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Gorilla Candy

Hybrid 20% S, 80% I
Dominant terpene
Pinene 0.3%

27 - 28%


0.79 - 0.9%


0.02 - 0.18%


Spicyherbal, Woody



Gorilla Candy strain is a pretty rare weed with a THC level measured between 27% and 28%. It is an Indica-dominant specimen that holds 80% Indica and 20% Sativa. It is not recommended for use by unprepared smokers since it is a super potent phenotype. Also, veterans shouldn’t underestimate this cannabis and smoke it with caution.

Gorilla Candy Strain Review

The marijuana cannabinoid profile is listed below:

  • CBD 0.79-0.9%
  • CBC 0.19-0.23%
  • CBG 0.02-0.18%
  • CBN 0.3-0.39%
  • THCV 0.06-0.11%

Smell, Flavor, and Major Terpenes

The aroma drifting from cured buds of Gorilla Candy is sharp and spicy herbal. It is determined by large amounts of pinene. A deeper whiff also detects woody and earthy notes with hints of sweet grapes. When the buds are ground or cracked apart, they give off fruity and floral scents. These aromas are brought by myrcene and caryophyllene. Burning these flowers results in spicy smoke that may trigger coughing fits in novice users.

Properties and Effects of the Gorilla Candy Strain

The strain comes with a rushing effect that slams into the smoker’s brain with a lifted and energetic euphoria. Soon, the high turns hazy, accompanied by tingling sensations, and the mind settles into peaceful relaxation. The kush can deliver mild cases of munchies and prompt giggles in some smokers.

The Gorilla Candy strain is consistently purchased by medical marijuana patients who seek relief from symptoms and ailments such as:

  • Muscle spasms
  • Arthritis
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Lack of appetite

All cannabis breeds with substantial THC levels may bring adverse effects. The reactions expected from Gorilla Candy as a THC-heavy strain are as follows:

  • Dizziness
  • Depression
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Heightened sensory perception
  • Insomnia

The best possible way to avoid any potential side effects is to consume this pot in moderation.

Hints For Growers

In terms of growing difficulty, the Gorilla Candy strain is moderately difficult. So, it would be wise for beginners to start their cultivation career with more accessible cannabis types. Indoor, growers will get 30’’-60’’ plants that yield at 1-2 oz./ft2. In the open air, the shrubs can be 60’’-80’’ in height, with the harvest of 10-15 oz./plant. The plants flower in 53-61 days, forming fluffy spade-shaped nugs of an olive green color with purple undertones and amber hairs. The time for crops is 63 days after germination.

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Strain details

Gorilla Candy 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. 27 - 28%
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. 0.79 - 0.9%
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 - 0.23%
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. 0.02 - 0.18%
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. 0.3 - 0.39%
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. 0.06 - 0.11%

Gorilla Candy 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. 0.3%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.26%
Phellandrene Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender. 0.16%
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. 0.28%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 53 - 61 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 63 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 60-80

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