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Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake is an indica-dominant hybrid created by cross-breeding The White and White Wookie strains.

Strawberry Shortcake emerged out of Colorado, but the detailed history of the strain is unknown. Multiple cultivators have been credited for creating Strawberry Shortcake, such as Cannarado Genetics and The Jungle Boys.

The indica-sativa ratio of Strawberry Shortcake is not entirely known. Still, it has all the characteristics of a strong indica instead of a sativa-dominant hybrid strain, such as sedation and a feeling of being unable to get up (“couch lock”). This makes Strawberry Shortcake potentially very useful for conditions like insomnia and chronic pain.

Strawberry Shortcake has moderate levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that sit around 20%. The cannabidiol (CBD) levels of Strawberry Shortcake are almost nonexistent at 0.4%, with a higher concentration of cannabigerol (CBG) at 0.8%-1%.

Strawberry Shortcake lives up to its name with a strong and inviting aroma of sweet fruity strawberries. After use, you’ll have no question about how it got its name.











Strain types

  • 60%Indica
  • 40%Sativa


  • Fruity
  • Strawberry
  • Sweet


  • Fruity
  • Strawberry
  • Sweet


Strawberry Shortcake contains many terpenes, each having health benefits.

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Camphene

  • Humulene

  • Limonene

  • Linalool

  • Myrcene

  • Phellandrene

  • Pinene



Strawberry Shortcakes has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Calming
  • Creativity
  • Euphoria
  • Focus
  • Happiness
  • Pain Relief
  • Relaxation

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Couch Lock
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Rapid Heartbeat

Strawberry Shortcake has moderately high THC content at around 20% but doesn’t let this number fool you, as the effects are fast and hard-hitting. Underestimating this strain can leave you chained to the couch and suffering from severe headaches, fatigue, and a rapid heart rate.

While the dosage of Strawberry Shortcake needs to be correct to maximize its positive effects, you’ll feel a surge of euphoria, focus, and creativity when you get it correct.

Even though the Strawberry Shortcake strain effects bring on feelings of elevated creativity and focus, it subsides into a calm and deep state of relaxation, making it optimal for use towards the end of the day while unwinding.

Medical Applications

Due to its effects, it could help manage and treat the following:
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Strawberry Shortcake is widely used by people to treat insomnia, as the balance between cerebral and physical relaxation provides an entryway into a deep sleep.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Mental / Emotional
Anxiety, Panic Disorders

The increased creativity and focus that Strawberry Shortcake brings also means it can be an effective way to combat mild stress and anxiety while maintaining a clear-headed approach to thinking creatively.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System



growing strains

Strawberry Shortcake is unsuitable for new growers and can be somewhat tricky to maintain.
First, the seeds are hard to come by, but if you manage to get your hands on some, you need to be cautious as these temperamental plants only thrive in optimal conditions. You must make an above-average effort to prevent mold and pests before harvest.
Strawberry Shortcake grows into a medium-sized plant. When harvesting, you can expect yields of 1-2 ounces per foot (indoors) and 15-20 ounces per plant (outdoors).


Whether it’s grown indoors or outdoors, Strawberry Shortcake plants grow to 6 feet.

Humidity and Temperature

Strawberry Shortcake grows best in a slightly humid environment but always be on the lookout for mold growth.


The flowering time of Strawberry Shortcake is relatively fast compared to other strains at just 46-53 days.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Strawberry Shortcake good for?

The Strawberry Shortcake weed strain has potent cerebral effects such as increased focus, creativity, and relaxation. It can help melt away feelings of stress and anxiety while allowing the user some mental clarity and focus.

Is Strawberry Shortcake an indica or a sativa strain?

Unfortunately, the indica to sativa ratio of Strawberry Shortcake is not wholly known, but the cannabinoid profile and effects lean towards it being a highly indica-dominant strain.

How does Strawberry Shortcake strain make you feel?

Strawberry Shortcake initially brings intense feelings of euphoria, creativity, and focus. Once these feelings subside, you feel calm, relaxed, and ready for bed.
Getting the dosage right is crucial, as too much of this potent strain will bring on adverse effects such as severe headaches, fatigue, increased heart rate, and "couch-lock."

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