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Dragon Fruit

The Dragon Fruit Strain crosses two popular strains: Snow Lotus and Super Silver Haze. It has characteristics of both strains being 50% indica and 50% sativa, and contains relatively high levels of THC with almost no detectable CBD.

It gets its name from its fruity flavor, which resembles its namesake — a real dragon fruit. Users have claimed that this strain helps reduce stress and anxiety while elevating mood, making it a highly sought-after strain.

Cannabinoids

Tetrahydrocannabinol

THC

22%-25%

Cannabidiol

CBD

1%

Strain types

  • 50%Indica
  • 50%Sativa

Aromas

  • Citrus
  • Earthy
  • Orange
  • Skunky

Flavors

  • Citrus
  • Fruity
  • Herbal

Terpenes

The most common terpenes found in this marijuana strain include pinene, producing a herb-like or pine smell. Other terpenes include myrcene, herbal aroma, and caryophyllene, which give a peppery scent.

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Myrcene

  • Pinene

Flavonoids

Effects

Dragon Fruits has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Appetite-Inducing
  • Creativity
  • Energizing
  • Laughter
  • Mental Stimulation
  • Relaxing
  • Talkative
  • Uplifting

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth

The 50/50 split of indica and sativa give Dragon Fruit balanced effects of both stimulating and relaxing properties. Users also report feelings of euphoria, a “body buzz,” increased focus, and an increased appetite. Other effects include giggliness and an increase in both energy and creativity.

However, for new users, the relatively high average THC content may have some adverse effects. For example, studies on humans have found that THC can induce anxiety.

Medical Applications

Due to its effects, it could help manage and treat several mental and physical conditions.
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Depression

Cannabinoids like CBD can help modulate serotonin transmission, giving it anti-depressant and anxiolytic effects.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Anxiety, Panic Disorders

Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Glaucoma

THC can help reduce intraocular pressure (IOP).

Organ Systems

  • Eye / Ear
Anxiety, Panic Disorders

Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Loss of Appetite

THC can stimulate the production of the hunger hormone ghrelin.

Organ Systems

  • Endocrine
  • Other

Dosing

Growing

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Dragon Fruit marijuana can be grown indoors and outdoors but is often best grown indoors where the conditions can be controlled.

Height

The Dragon Fruit strain produces a classic indica-like plant: short and bushy. It reaches 60-80 centimeters, making it an ideal cannabis variety for those with limited space.

Humidity and Temperature

Dragon Fruit grows best in climates that mimic Mediterranean conditions, including moderate humidity and high light levels. It can be grown hydroponically and in soil, depending on available resources. This makes it an attractive plant to try and grow, with the addition of it being relatively mold and pest-resistant.
The plant benefits from being trimmed at the bottom, ensuring good airflow. It is also said to benefit from high-pressure sodium lights, accelerating maturation, and flowering for impatient growers.

Flowering

It flowers between 56-70 days if grown indoors, and the harvest period is between October and September, depending on the growing conditions. Its yield can be upwards of 300 grams if grown in the right conditions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is dragon fruit strain good for?

The Dragon Fruit strain is a strain of marijuana that is good for people who want to increase their energy and feel euphoric. It is a good strain to smoke during the day as it increases energy and may get you up and about. It is also suitable for increasing appetite.

Is dragon fruit strain an indica or a sativa?

The Dragon Fruit strain is 50% indica and 50% sativa, giving it characteristics of both.

How does dragon fruit strain make you feel?

The Dragon Fruit strain makes many users feel energized and happy, making it a popular daytime smoking strain. It can also help with socialization and increase the appetite of many users. However, its relatively high THC content can make many people experience feelings of anxiety and, in some instances, paranoia.

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