Banana Sherbet is a cross between Sunset Sherbet and Banana Kush strains and was created by Growers Choice. It shouldn’t be confused with its offspring Sour Banana Sherbet. This strain is a highly potent hybrid and indica-dominant weed strain (cultivar). Although Banana Sherbet sounds like it has a deliciously sweet nature, this strain packs an unexpected punch. Banana Sherbet has been described as having arousing, relaxing, and giggly effects, suggesting that this cannabis variety is ideal for managing stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain.
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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 Sherbets has been reported to have the following effects:
The following adverse effects have also been reported:
- Dry Eyes
- Dry Mouth
Banana Sherbet is an energizing high, with the 50/50 indica to sativa mix helping to keep this strain non sedative. It has a sociable effect and allows you to experience creative and exciting conversations. Banana Sherbet has been reported to help users concentrate on artistic tasks and often results in the user having an uplifted and happy or giggly demeanor through sweet intoxication.
Banana Sherbet can have negative effects due to its potency. It has been reported to cause worry and dizziness, and cause paranoia. These negative effects are common but not enough to cause people to swear off this strain. Banana Sherbet is very popular but can sometimes be overwhelming, particularly for new users.
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.
THC and CBD interact with the endocannabinoid system to relieve some of the pain and other symptoms associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.
Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.
Cannabis contains anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can help reduce or distract from pain, including THC, CBD, and beta-caryophyllene.
A combination of THC and CBD can help reduce the frequency and intensity of muscle spasms and any related neuropathic pain.
Banana Sherbet has a very high THC content of up to 26%. Because of this high level of THC, it’s recommended to use this strain cautiously, even for experienced users. When using it for medicinal purposes, you may prefer to ingest it with a vaporizer or any other method that allows you to dose slowly.
This strain is listed as easy to grow and usually grown outside in a dry, warm, and sunny climate. It’s a high-yielding strain, producing around 26 ounces (730 grams) per plant when grown outside. Banana Sherbet can also be grown inside and will produce approximately 21-26 ounces (600-730 grams) per square foot when grown indoors.
Detailed information on height is unfortunately not available for this strain. It’s often grown outside and is reportedly medium/tall, depending heavily on the size of its planting pot. When grown indoors, the height is generally controlled by the growing space.
Humidity and Temperature
Banana Sherbet is extremely sensitive to humidity, so it’s traditionally grown in dry climates to avoid this issue. If grown outside, it should be protected from adverse weather conditions. Extra precautions, such as trimming, are required when growing this strain indoors to avoid mold or mildew buildup.
Banana Sherbet has a flowering time of approximately 60 days and is usually harvested towards the end of September or early October.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Banana Sherbet strain good for?
How does the Banana Sherbet strain make you feel?
Banana Sherbet produces a potent high that has been reported to make people feel energized, creative, focused, sociable, and talkative.
Is Banana Sherbet an indica or sativa?
Banana Sherbet is an indica-dominant hybrid cannabis strain composed of 70% indica and 30% sativa genetics.
THC 24%CBD 0.5%
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THC 25%CBD 0.3%-0.4%