All About Strawberry Cough Cannabis Strain
Is there something better than the weed that smells like strawberries? There is! Strawberry Cough smells like strawberries and alleviates stress. It’s the kind of strain that leaves you with a huge smile on your face and a relaxed mood for hours to follow.
The story behind Strawberry Cough is funny: this favored strain was made by accident by a famous breeder Kyle Kushman. A fellow breeder gave Kushman a clone, which was grown in Connecticut. The funny part is that it grew next to strawberries, and it got their powerful scent. Kyle Kushman’s Strawberry Cough creation won the Best Flower award in the Cannabis Cup of 2013.
Strawberry Cough genetics are interesting. The strain comes from the classic Haze strain and Strawberry Fields (an Indica-dominant strain grown in-between strawberries). Strawberry Cough is 100% of Sativa in its genetics. It’s not enough to completely calm down the energizing effects of Sativa. The strain contains 17-20% THC.
Imagine you’re smoking weed in the middle of a field full of fresh strawberries. You feel an earthy scent that feels like a spring day after a light rain. That’s how the strain feels like when you smell it. The herbal touch adds depth to its sweet aroma, so it smells like a perfectly balanced perfume.
The sweetness of strawberries hits you right after you inhale Strawberry Cough. It leaves a delicious aftertaste of an earthy, smoky flavor. It feels like you’ve been smoking classic Haze while eating strawberries.
The Most Common Effects of Strawberry Cough Strain
This is one of those strains that settle in without delays. You’ll fill its buzzy high after a couple of inhales. It gives you a mental high, characterized by such effects:
Due to its beneficial mental effects, involving a relaxed sense of focus, the Strawberry Cough weed is perfect for coping with:
- Phantom limb pain,
- Bipolar disorder
The negative effects of Strawberry Cough are relatively mild. The main problem with it is revealed by the name: it causes coughing. It dries out the mouth, which worsens the cough. You’ll get the feeling of a “cottonmouth” and you’ll want to drink a lot of water.
Information for Growers
This strain gives small buds, but they are potent enough for users to love. It thrives easily outdoors, and it gives a decent yield, so it’s easy for amateurs to cultivate. Professional growers like dealing with it, mainly because this weed sells well.
It does require a hot environment to thrive, though. It needs tons of sunlight. It can grow inside, but you’ll need to invest in a greenhouse if that’s your goal. They keep the temperature warm all the time, so they maximize your yield.
When grown outdoors, October is the time for harvesting.
This strain is easy to grow, mainly because it’s resistant to mold and common pests. Even amateur growers can handle it just fine.
Strawberry Cough usually needs 9-10 weeks to flower. On average, it gives about 14 ounces per plant. That’s a pretty generous yield.
Does Strawberry Cough make you sleepy?
No; it doesn’t make the user sleepy. Being a Sativa-dominant strain, it’s energetic and causes a mild sense of euphoria. Strawberry Cough is generally used by those who need a boost of energy. It inspires creative work, such as painting, writing, and composing. It also works well on social occasions, since it makes you conversational.
What is the strain Strawberry Cough?
Strawberry Cough is a taste-focused strain with a Sativa-dominant character. It was crossbred by Kyle Kushman, who used Haze to balance out an Indica-dominant strain grown next to strawberries. Users love it because of its awesome taste and the breezy effect it has on their mental state. It’s a good choice for daily use, but it’s also perfect for night use after a stressful day.
Why does Strawberry Cough make you cough?
The smoke of Strawberry Cough is smooth, but hash enough to irritate your lungs. They react to it as an irritant, so you start coughing in an attempt to preserve your lungs from damage. You can make this effect milder if you don’t hold the smoke in your lungs, so you won’t irritate them too much.