Hybrid
Punch Cake

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 12 - 16%

CBD 0.29 - 0.48%

Effect Creative

Side Effect Hunger

Flavor Orange

Punch Cake Strain Review

THC

Medium High
10% 12% 14% 16% 18% 20%

CBD

Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%

Potency

Newbie Skilled

The Punch Cake strain is a perfectly-balanced marijuana hybrid with a THC level that can vary, depending on the conditions the plants are bred in. Its amount can range from 12% to 16%. The weed includes other valued cannabinoids such as:

  • CBD 0.29-0.48%
  • CBC 0.37-0.43%
  • CBG 0.02-0.18%
  • CBN 0.04-0.28%
  • THCV 0.12-0.15%

Due to the low percentage of psychoactive compounds found in this cannabis, it is suitable to be used by people with a moderate THC tolerance. Newbies may still struggle with its high THC level.

Aroma, Flavor, and Terpenes

It takes little time for the Punch Cake strain to captivate potential smokers with its aroma. They will notice a pleasant orange whiff typical for linalool with coffee notes brought by limonene. Your tongue will also be delighted with mint and spicy herbal flavors as affected by the geraniol terpene.

Punch Cake Strain Effects

Get ready for the initial euphoric high that will elevate your mood and help concentrate on multiple tasks. The high is not overwhelming but gives inspiration and creativity to smokers. It will allow you to carry on conversations with ease. Over time, the focus diminishes, leaving consumers relaxed and sedated. In some people, it induces sleepiness. The combination of these effects make this cannabis a good option for managing symptoms of the following diseases:

  • Migraines
  • Hypertension
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Insomnia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Stress

Negative reactions are rare, but some users may complain about:

  • Hunger
  • Slurred speech
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Paranoia
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Low blood pressure

Information for Cultivators

The Punch Cake flowers blossom 52-64 days after germination. They are ready for harvesting in 59 days, producing 1-2 oz. per 1 ft2. The strain develops neon green nugs with a purple undertone and has red-orange hairs. The plants that are bred indoors reach 30’’-60’’ in height, and outdoor cultivated plants grow a little taller – 60’’-80’’.

Side Effects

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Hunger 93% Voted
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Slurred speech 50% Voted
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Thirst and dry mouth 34% Voted
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Punch Cake Strain Cannabinoids

THC 12 - 16% 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.
CBD 0.29 - 0.48% 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.
CBC 0.37 - 0.43% 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.
CBG 0.02 - 0.18% 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.
CBN 0.04 - 0.28% 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.
THCV 0.12 - 0.15% 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.

Punch Cake Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.08% 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.
Myrcene 0.09% 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.
Geraniol 0.13% 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.
Humulene 0.01% 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.
Limonene 0.2% 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.
Linalool 0.12% 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.
Bisabolol 0.1% 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.
Terpineol 0.01% Terpineol (also known as alpha-terpineol or a-terpineol) is a terpene naturally occurring in more than 150 plants, including lilacs, lime blossoms, eucalyptus sap, and pines. Among the therapeutic qualities are anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, and antimicrobial. In cannabis, terpineol boasts the distinctive pine smoke aroma and causes a relaxing, sedative effect.
Valencene 0.08% Valencene is a terpene that got its name from Valencia oranges - a fruit where It's initially found. Valencene offers citrusy, sweet aromas, with flavors having notes of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, and, occasionally, fresh herbs or freshly cut wood. Citrus aromas, frequently found in a wide variety of cannabis strains, are contributed to by valencene, which is known for anti-inflammatory and insect repelling properties.
Terpinolene 0.11% Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases.
Caryophyllene 0.09% 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.
Total terpenes content 1.02%

Growing Info

Flowering time 52 - 64 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 59 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

Punch Cake Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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