Strawberry Cough delivers a fruity sweetness and a clear-headed high. This sativa-dominant strain of cannabis truly smells and tastes like strawberries. Its exact origin is well-disputed in the medical marijuana world. But, we do know that this strain was derived from some sort of Haze.
Supposedly, according to marijuana folklore, it was first cultivated in a strawberry field. Some say that’s where it gets its unique fruity flavor. And, it packs a powerful punch with its 20% indica and 80% sativa makeup.
Where does this strain get its name from? Well, other than its strawberry taste and aroma, it really triggers coughing attacks. This cannabis strain can cause uncontrollable coughing. Even the savviest smokers are subject to fits of coughing that leave the taste of strawberry flavor in their mouth. Plus, with an 18% THC content, you’re likely to enjoy this high.
Origin Of Strawberry Cough
The exact origin of Strawberry Cough is unknown, but it is definitely derived from the Haze strain.
It’s said to have been cultivated in a strawberry field, which accounts for the sweet smell and taste. This strain also has slightly skunky undertones.
Strawberry Cough was originally only available as a clone. But, a seed-form of the plant has been developed in the Netherlands.
Regardless of where it comes from, this strain has rapidly gained popularity among growers and smokers alike.
It has effects that create a feeling of happiness and euphoria, without hitting you too hard, so it is no surprise that a seed form was eventually developed.
Taste And Aroma
Strawberry Cough, as the name suggests, has a sweet taste of fresh strawberries. Despite the light fruity taste, however, it has a skunky undertone which may explain the cough that it leaves its users with after smoking it.
This strain delivers a unique aromatic experience that’s extremely pleasant. Prepare yourself for a cerebral high accompanied by the smell of fresh strawberries in a country field.
The aroma lingers in the air, reminding you of an earthy tang and fresh fruit. You’ll also smell a hint of herbal notes, along with pleasurable sweetness.
As soon as you inhale Strawberry Cough, your palate will get an explosion of the sweet, flavorful taste of berries. The aftertaste of its earthy yet spicy flavor will linger around inside your mouth for quite a while. If you like the taste of strawberries, this strain of cannabis will remind of the sweet, sugary fruit.
Effects Of Strawberry Cough Strain
For those seeking a mellow, slow acting strain of marijuana, Strawberry Cough might be the best choice. It typically isn’t too potent, although it does have the potential to be when smoked. It is said to offer a slow, easy descent into slightly euphoric, happy feelings. This is one reason why it’s so popular in the medical marijuana community.
Many users report feeling relaxed and energized at the same time when they smoke Strawberry Cough. And, the biggest effect, a feeling of happiness, is notable in almost all smokers. In fact, for those who want to experience a light high that leaves undertones of joy, and an ability to function, this is one of the more popular types of weed to smoke.
Strawberry Cough delivers an uplifting euphoria, but, it doesn’t cause you to become stuck. The high is pretty consistent, allowing you to get things done during the day. With just one toke, this strain will really make you cough. It may leave a tingling sensation in your throat after smoking this cannabis. However, once this disappears, the high is pure joy.
Strawberry Cough is said to be an amazing benefit to those that tend to experience large amounts of stress and anxiety. For those who like a sweet, smooth tasting experience that leaves you feeling relaxed and calm, this is the preferred strain.
All good things have some not so good things related to them. And, with Strawberry Cough, the negative side effects aren’t big enough to deter smokers from enjoying it. Remember, This strain of marijuana creates an unavoidable cough that even the most experienced smokers experience. Still, it is said that a resulting cough will taste like strawberries, and for many, it isn’t much of a deterrent.
The most commonly reported reaction is a dry mouth, also known as cotton mouth. Many say this is quickly remedied by consuming extra liquids while smoking and afterward.
Dry eyes are another negative side effect, but this side effect is also short lasting and not severe. Eye drops may help if needed.
In rare cases, Strawberry Cough may cause feelings of anxiety and paranoia. Some also experience dizziness, but these effects are not especially common.
Medical Uses For Strawberry Cough Strain
Strawberry Cough contains 0.20% CBD, making it a very effective strain for medicinal purposes. Since it has such a calming effect, this strain is often used to treat feelings of stress and social anxiety.
Many who struggle with high levels of stress experience relief when they add this strain of marijuana to their anti-anxiety regimen. Some medical marijuana patients have given up their anti-anxiety and anti-depressant meds and treat their conditions with cannabis only thanks to this strain.
Strawberry Cough can also be used to help address feelings of depression. This is because it creates feelings of happiness and euphoria in users. Also, since it tends to be a lighter type of high, this strain allows smokers to function throughout the day without feeling groggy, lethargic or bogged down.
Growing Strawberry Cough Strain
Strawberry Cough is easy to grow. It naturally grows in a bushy form, so you don’t need to train it. While it is low maintenance, pruning of unnecessary foliage, and providing a breeze will help it to grow to its best, most beautiful self. It has been noted that adding some organic nutrients to the soil can give it an additional boost and create the highest yield possible.
It grows to mid-height and has a high yield of 14 ounces per square meter when grown indoors, or 14 ounces per plant when cultivated outdoors. Indoor cultivators must wait about 9-10 weeks until it flowers. Outdoor growers can expect to harvest in October.