Originally bred in the Netherlands, Strawberry Ghost consists mainly of sativa cannabis and is a strain with a pungent fruity scent. It can provide comforting uplifting effects, allowing you to embrace a calm and relaxed state of mind.
In this article we’ll be discussing everything you need to know about the Strawberry Ghost strain…
At first, Strawberry Ghost provides an uplifting effect thanks to the sativa. It can help boost focus and put you in a productive mindset making it perfect for brainstorming and getting your creative juices flowing.
Towards the end, Strawberry Ghost delivers a smooth transition where your body seeps into relaxation.
Due to its relaxing properties, the strain can have muscle relaxant effects. It’s also great for providing a sense of calm to those suffering anxiety, depression, insomnia or fatigue. However, as it’s sativa dominant, it also provides a productivity boost so it won’t lower your energy levels.
What Is Strawberry Ghost Strain?
Strawberry Ghost is a mostly sativa cannabis strain characterised by its pungent fruity scent. As a hybrid strain it provides a combination of uplifting and relaxing effects.
The dominance of the sativa provides a sense of comfort and provides a boost to your mood, while the effects of the indica provide substantial body relaxation.
How Was Strawberry Ghost Developed?
Strawberry Ghost was originally bred in the Netherlands and was created by Elev8 Seeds. They cross-bred the well-rounded Strawberry Kush with the sativa-dominant Geist Grow OG strain.
The outcome? A sweet combination of the two that provides a great balance between calming and energizing effects.
Strawberry Ghost has a fruity, candy-like taste which also has a flavor reminiscent to sweet cream as it hits the tongue. Most people report the predominant flavors of this strain to be strawberry, while a large proportion also detect sweetness and some berry notes.
Odor and flavor
The scent of Strawberry Ghost is best described as picking fresh strawberries in a field, with slightly earthy notes like damp soil mingling with the sweetness of the fresh fruit. There’s definitely a strong berry scent present.
This cannabis flower features a bright green color, with yellow hairs and a strong berry scent.
As a hybrid strain, Strawberry Ghost produces high yields quite frequently, making it a popular choice for growers.
While sativa plants have vegetation periods of 10 to 16 weeks to fully mature, indica strains have a much shorter growth period, and as a result, Strawberry Ghost has a flowering period of around 10-12 weeks. As a phenotype, it is better grown indoors.
Many people turn to Strawberry Ghost for its calming but also uplifting effects. The sativa strain helps increase focus and boost productivity as well as triggers creative sessions for many people, making it ideal for brainstorming.
This is balanced out by the indica strain, which helps lower anxiety and provides a feeling of calm during periods of stress.
For this reason, it’s a perfect option for those weeks when tensions are running high and you’re feeling anxious and on edge, because it provides a sense of calm without lowering energy levels to the point where you can’t get off the couch!
According to Leafly, 34% of people say Strawberry Ghost helps with stress,
27% of people say it helps with anxiety, and 23% of people say it helps with depression. In terms of feeling, 54% of people reported feelings of happiness, 48% said they felt uplifted, while 37% reported an increase in energy levels.
There are a couple of side effects associated with Strawberry Ghost, mainly to do with a loss of moisture. Of those who tried the strain via Leafly, 32% of people reported experiencing a dry mouth, 21% had dry eyes afterward, while 8% reported feeling a headache.
The indica strain of Strawberry Ghost makes it have a relaxing effect on users. As it relaxes muscles and calms the mind, it may be suitable for treating stress and anxiety, and the calming effect could also be beneficial for insomnia.
Medical marijuana patients also choose Strawberry for treating physical pain. On the other hand, the sativa strain of Strawberry Ghost triggers an increase in mood or an uplifting feeling for some users, so it may be an option for treating depression.
Strawberry Cough: this is another strain that offers the sweet smell of fresh strawberries. It also features an infamous expanding sensation that can make even the most seasoned consumer cough!
A potent Sativa marijuana strain, it’s thought to be a hybrid of Haze and Strawberry Fields and offers cerebral, uplifting effects and a strong sense of euphoria.
Strawberry Fields: this is an indica-dominant hybrid strain that takes the flavorful Strawberry Cough and combines it with an undisclosed indica parent. It still offers a strong strawberry aroma, but its effects are more tranquilizing than Strawberry Cough.
Strawberry Banana: known as “Strawnana” for short, Strawberry Banana is an indica marijuana strain developed by DNA Genetics in collaboration with Serious Seeds.
It combines Crockett’s Banana Kush and the “Strawberry” phenotype of Bubble Gum to provide a sweet, fruity flavor. The strain is known for its heavy resin production and high-THC content, triggering happy, peaceful effects that can sharpen creativity and sensory awareness.
Strawberry Diesel: This is a hybrid strain that crosses NYC Diesel with Strawberry Cough to provide consumers with a well-balanced experience. It relaxes the muscles while also creating an energizing, clear-headed sensation similar to Strawberry Ghost.
It can be useful to those suffering from insomnia who need an energy boost to get things done. It’s a very versatile strain, so it’s suitable for both daytime and nighttime use, though novice consumers should be cautious with Strawberry Diesel as it’s known to be fast-acting and intense.
Strawberry Ghost Strain Cannabinoids
- THC – .5%
- THCA – 30%
- CBD – .0%
- CBDA – .0%