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Durban Cookies
Hybrid 80% S, 20% I
Dominant terpene
Caryophyllene 0.36%

20.25 - 19%


5.95 - 7.39%


0.28 - 1.37%


Sweet, Mint



Durban Cookies is a Sativa-dominant marijuana strain. The breeders have crossed the renowned Durban Poison with OG Kush to create this excellent addition. Its genetics traces back to Afghan and South African origin. The strain tests for THC levels amounting to 19-20.25%. Also, it includes a higher-than-average CBD amount, reaching 5.95-7.39%.

Durban Cookies Strain

The potency and effects of its parent strains make Durban Poison a phenotype worthy of trying for cannabis connoisseurs; however, it may be too strong for first-timers.

Durban Cookies Tastes and Aromas

This royal baby packs a remarkable bouquet of aromas. It releases pine and sweet mint scents brought by pinene, which are interlaced with spicy flavors. Linalool and caryophyllene are terpenes responsible for bringing this pungency to the strain. Due to its unique taste, most marijuana experts put Durban Cookies on the top of their smoking list.

Typical Effects and Benefits

Due to high CBD content, the Durban Cookies strain is an excellent remedy for medical cannabis consumers. It is a perfect option to combat unpleasant symptoms caused by various medical ailments and is suitable for people who are diagnosed with:

  • Inflammation
  • Stress
  • Pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Arthritis
  • PMS
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

This weed induces an uplifting cerebral high, which helps individuals focus on tasks. It fuels people with energy, boosts mood to new heights, and makes negative emotions fade away. Your happiness will expand to creative energy. Then, it follows with relaxation and slight sedation.

There are some adverse effects that may come alongside this kush. The most commonly reported reactions are:

  • Dry eyes
  • Fatigue
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Heightened sensory perception

To minimize the risk of getting unwanted reactions, go low and slow when smoking Durban Cookies.

Tips for Cultivators

Growing the Durban Cookies strain at home is not tricky. It can thrive in both indoor and outdoor environments but prefers lots of sunshine. The plants reach 60’’-80’’ in stature and require regular topping. This cultivar takes a long time to flower (73-82 days). In optimal conditions, it delivers yields in 89 days, which amount to 1-2 oz./ft2 for indoor plants. It develops large nugs, which are labeled as oversized, with plenty of resin. Unfortunately, this strain is quite rare and hard to find in a seed form.

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Durban Cookies Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 20.25 - 19%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 5.95 - 7.39%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.19 - 0.59%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.28 - 1.37%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.34 - 0.52%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.46 - 0.66%

Durban Cookies Terpene Profile

Pinene Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects. 0.32%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.32%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.36%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 73 - 82 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 89 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

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