Banana Punch is a fruity, well-balanced hybrid strain (cultivar) comprising 55% indica and 45% sativa. Its THC content ranges between 18% and 23%, and its CBD level is high, sometimes reaching up to 6%. Banana Punch has been described as having tingly, relaxing, and giggly effects, which suggests that this variety could help manage stress, chronic pain, and anxiety.
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Flavonoids are one of the lesser-known compounds in cannabis, and little is known about the flavonoids present in each strain because they are rarely tested. Like terpenes, flavonoids add to each strain’s flavor and fragrance profile.
Studies have shown that the major flavonoids present in all cannabis plants are cannflavins A, B, and C.
Banana Punchs has been reported to have the following effects:
The following adverse effects have also been reported:
- Dry Eyes
- Dry Mouth
- Rapid Heartbeat
People who have tried Banana Punch report experiencing a number of positive and negative effects.
Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.
THC can stimulate the production of the hunger hormone ghrelin.
THC can stimulate the release of the sleep neurotransmitter, adenosine.
Cannabinoids like CBD can help modulate serotonin transmission, giving it anti-depressant and anxiolytic effects.
Cannabis contains anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can help reduce or distract from pain, including THC, CBD, and beta-caryophyllene.
The THC content of Banana Punch ranges from 18% to 23%, depending on the individual plant and the conditions in which it was grown. Because of this, the potency of your Banana Punch may vary. When trying this strain for the first time, beginners should focus on THC content in the lower ranges.
Banana Punch is a “creeper strain,” so initially, you may not feel any strong effects, but you should be cautious of the amount you take, as the effects will intensify as the high develops. Taking higher doses of Banana Punch may lead to more intense negative side effects. This is especially important to remember if you want to use Banana Punch to help with anxiety, as high doses of THC may increase stress and anxiety.
The Banana Punch plant grows strong and sturdy, making this strain suitable for novice growers. It is resistant to mold and disease and can be grown indoors and outdoors.
Banana Punch is a low-risk, high-reward strain that is attractive to growers. Banana Punch can yield upwards of 2 ounces per square foot when grown indoors and up to 50 ounces per plant when grown outdoors.
Banana Punch buds should be olive green with deep purple undertones from its Purple Punch heritage. The buds should be crusted in golden, amber trichomes with hints of dark orange hairs peeking through.
A Banana Punch plant grown indoors can reach a height of 3.5 feet. A plant grown outdoors can reach a size of almost double that, at 6.5 feet.
Humidity and Temperature
Like most strains of cannabis, Banana Punch will do well in a warm, sunny, dry climate. To grow your plants indoors, you must control temperature, humidity, and light levels.
If you are using an indoor growing environment, your Banana Punch plants should have a shorter flowering period, between 60 to 65 days. In an outdoor environment, your plants should be ready to harvest by the end of September.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Banana Punch strain good for?
How does the Banana Punch strain make you feel?
Banana Punch produces a well-balanced high that has been reported to make people feel creative, happy, giggly, silly, sleepy, sociable, talkative, and tingly.
Is Banana Punch an indica or sativa?
Banana Punch is an indica-dominant hybrid cannabis strain composed of 55% indica and 45% sativa genetics.
THC 17%-20%CBD 0.56%-0.87%
12 Year OG
THC 24%CBD 0.5%