Hybrid
Sour Papaya

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 18 - 20%

CBD 0.65 - 0.82%

Effect Happy

Side Effect Low blood pressure

Flavor Pineapple

Sour Papaya Strain Information

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

Sour Papaya is one of those hybrid strains that lean towards Indica. It has an Indica/Sativa ratio of 60/40. Originally bred by Oni Seed Co., the Sour Papaya strain has been created by crossing Citral #13 and Ice #2. These parent strains lead to a child strain that offers potent effects without too high of a THC content. The THC here is between 18% and 19% while the CBD content lies around 1%. With its tropical fruity flavor, this cannabis is one that will be enjoyed by many.

Aroma, Taste, and Appearance of Sour Papaya

If you're a fan of fruity marijuana, then this one is for you. It has a tropical aroma that will remind you of a sour pineapple. This sourness is accented by the scent of fresh citrus and sweeter fruits. The taste is quite similar, with an overall fruity flavor that has notes of creaminess as well. The overall profile of this weed is quite sweet and tangy as a result.

These buds are bright neon green in color with thick orange hairs. There are also very small frosty white trichomes that coat the buds.

Effects and Uses

Upon smoking these buds, you are likely to feel the following effects:

  • Relaxation
  • Focus
  • Creativity
  • Upliftment
  • Happiness
  • Hunger

The effects start off very quickly and lead to a soothing pressure in the forehead. This then leads to a sense of happiness, with all your worries washing away. Users also report retaining a sense of focus of creativity while smoking this weed. These effects make this cannabis ideal for smoking in the late afternoon or evening when you don't want to relax but not completely get knocked out. The lower THC content makes it possible for beginners to smoke this one as well.

This marijuana has also been reported to help medical marijuana users in treating issues such as chronic pain, lack of sleep, loss of appetite, stress, and anxiety.

Side Effects

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Low blood pressure 92% Voted
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Thirst and dry mouth 37% Voted
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Concern 32% Voted
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Sour Papaya Strain Cannabinoids

THC 18 - 20% 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 0.65 - 0.82% 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 0.45 - 0.52% 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 0.06 - 0.12% 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 0.47 - 0.51% 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 0.01 - 0.26% 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.

Sour Papaya Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.02% 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 0.1% 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.
Humulene 0.09% 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 0.3% 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 0.16% 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.
Valencene 0.15% 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.
Phellandrene 0.07% 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.
Caryophyllene 0.1% 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 0.99%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 62 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 61 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

Sour Papaya Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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