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Freeze Cheese 89 Freeze Cheese '89
Hybrid 50% S, 50% I
Dominant terpene
Geraniol 0.3%

18 - 21%


0.08 - 0.42%


0.19 - 1.24%


Cheese, Skunk



There are a few strains that can make you feel nostalgic and remember the old days. With this strain, you can reach that point because it has the same properties as the kush from back in the day.

Info About Freeze Cheese 89 Strain by Big Buddha

Probably this is where this marijuana got its name since it might remind users of the old days of 1989, hence the 89. That adds to the relatively high THC content entailed by this cannabis which incites strong effects on smokers. If you are keen on trying to smoke this strain, here are important details about this weed:

Information about Freeze Cheese 89

The strain of cannabis is a hybrid of two different strains that both contributed to different effects. There is more Indica to this cannabis than Sativa and that makes this marijuana Indica-dominant. Due to that, this type of marijuana has effects leaning towards an Indica-related high.

The high is exacerbated by the 19% to 20% THC levels packed in the buds of this weed. It is quite heavy and is also heavy physically, as it strongly affects the nervous system. Although that is true, it is not too adverse on beginners so they can start out with it but what is so special about this weed? Here is a brief history of this marijuana.

History of Freeze Cheese 89 kush

The Freeze Cheese 89 strain was developed by mixing two powerful strains and that is what made it so effective. Big Buddha crossed Friesland Indica with its own Cheese strain and the results were an old school kush.

An interesting historical fact here is that Friesland Indica grew in popularity on the year 1989 with the shorthand ‘89. The aim when developing the weed was creating and Indica-dominant type of marijuana for its fans out there. Sativa fans may feel a little left out in the cold when it comes to this marijuana because it might not tickle their fantasy.

What are the effects of this particular type of marijuana?

If you are wondering what type of high your body is up against this cannabis strain, the answer is a very relaxed one. The kush has significantly relaxing effects uplifting the user's moods and making them feel more euphoric.

It also has a strong body high relaxing and numbing the body organs and prompting the user to dose off and sleep. All of these effects manifest the dominance of Indica in this type of marijuana because they are all consistent with this kush. Ensure that you are close to the couch or bed to relax and sleep with any disturbances.

Medical applications

Because of the effects of the Freeze Cheese 89 weed, it has been determined fit to use it for various medical purposes. There are various medical effects of this cannabis and we’ve listed  just a few of them here:

  • Since the strain uplifts the mood of its users, it has been used for mental and personality conditions. They include chronic stress, PTSD, night terrors, and other sleeping difficulties.
  • It has also been used to treat physical ailments such as chronic pain, cramps, and muscle spasms.
  • Other conditions treated by the cannabis include fatigue, digestion issues and lack of appetite

What is the downside of using it?

All cannabis strains have some common side effects and this one is no different. The negative effects that are caused by smoking this marijuana are not extraordinary but are common amongst almost all types of weed. Here are those negative effects:

  • Users may start experiencing a dry mouth and eyes followed by pressure building up behind them, making the individual feel sleepy.
  • When the user is not seated or relaxed the kush might make the feel dizzy and drowsy
  • You can also expect immense hunger after smoking this weed

Main reasons you should Freeze Cheese 89?

There are countless reasons why you should choose the Freeze Cheese 89 marijuana and try it out, but here are only three related to its taste, aroma, and appearance:


Each bud of this marijuana looks like popcorn in shape but it has a deep green color basing the nugs. On top of them, there are orange hairs with some thick trichomes surrounding the cannabis buds.


The kush has an enticing aroma that sparks up retro feelings and has similar Skunk scents from long ago. Those scents have a lemon but in this strain is has a lighter note making it just perfect.


Another important thing to know about any type of cannabis you are to try out is its taste. Freeze Cheese 89’s taste is sharp with some fresh citrus notes making it taste like old-school has.

Who is more suitable for this weed?

People who like Indica-dominant strains will definitely love this kush and beginners can also smoke it. Although that is true, if you are overly sensitive to THC, it might not be a great idea to smoke this weed. People with the following conditions will also benefit greatly from using this type of marijuana:

  • Insomniacs will enjoy the relaxing properties of this kush
  • People suffering from chronic pain can also enjoy its numbing effects
  • People with PTSD suffering from flashbacks of stressful situations will also benefit from this weed

Opinion from the growers

Since Big Buddha has been so generous to commercially sell its seeds of this marijuana, there have been a lot of growers of the strain. Many are satisfied with the growth of this kush but they are also more excited about its yield, which is quite generous.

The growing difficulty is also not much but total beginners may need some mentoring to successfully cultivate this pot. Since it is mold and mildew resistant it does not need much attention which makes the job easier for the growers.

How to grow the strain?

You can start growing this cannabis in any type of environment of your choice regardless of whether it is outdoors or indoors. The total time it takes for it to flower ranges between 8 to 10 weeks, depending on what environment you chose growing it under.

It is not that hard growing this cannabis and it grows quite strong and resilient to elements that might kill it. The marijuana plants will not require much attention, which might make it conducive for beginners, although some may find it hard to do so.

Is it useful for cooking edibles?

Some may wonder if it is possible to cook edibles with this weed. It is totally possible but since this cannabis has such high THC content, you might need to vape it with the intention of decreasing it. The flavors it will contribute to the edibles are citrusy hints, which might pair well with different ingredients.

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If you are looking for weed that will bring some nostalgic feelings from back in the day, this strain might just be the one. It has a high THC content that brings strong bodily effects that are relaxing, prompting the user to get some rest and sleep. You can gain access to the seeds directly from Big Buddha and start growing your own home garden or advanced operation.

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Strain details

Freeze Cheese 89 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. 18 - 21%
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. 0.08 - 0.42%
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. 0.49 - 1.39%
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. 0.19 - 1.24%
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. 0.18 - 0.26%
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. 0.34 - 2%

Freeze Cheese 89 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. 0.15%
Geraniol Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation. 0.3%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.12%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.15%
Bisabolol Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut. 0.27%
Total terpenes content 0.99%

Growing Info

Flowering time 62 - 70 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 75 Days
Yield outdoor
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

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