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Sunset Sherbet

The Sunset Sherbet strain of cannabis is an indica-dominant hybrid strain (cultivar) with an 85% indica to 15% sativa ratio. Although primarily known as Sunset Sherbet, the strain is sometimes called “Sherbet,” “Sherbet OG,” or spelled as “Sherbert.”

The strain is a cross between the well-known Girl Scout Cookies and Pink Panties strains, has THC levels of between 18% and 21%, and has very low CBD levels. This means you can expect to feel relaxed when smoking in moderation and have a deeper sense of relaxation and euphoria in higher doses.

The strain will make you feel uplifted and positive regardless of how much you consume. For this reason, the strain is popular among people who consume cannabis for medicinal purposes, like combating chronic fatigue, stress, and anxiety. The THC content and high levels of beta-caryophyllene make Sunset Sherbet a popular choice for chronic pain.

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  • Citrus
  • Earthy
  • Pine
  • Sweet


  • Berry
  • Candy
  • Citrus
  • Sweet


Terpenes are the compounds in a cannabis plant that give it distinct flavors and aromas.

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Humulene

  • Limonene

  • Myrcene

  • Terpinene



Sunset Sherbets has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Giggly
  • Happy
  • Relaxed

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Anxiety
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Paranoia

Medical Applications

The Sunset Sherbet marijuana strain has many medicinal and therapeutic benefits due to its high level of indica genetics, which carries mood-altering effects. Many consumers of the strain report it has helped to cure or alleviate common medical issues.
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Cannabis is full of stress-busting compounds, especially terpenes like pinene, limonene, linalool, and beta-caryophyllene, which can help manage stress and inflammation by regulating the release of stress hormones.

Organ Systems

  • Immune System
  • Other
Acute Pain or Post-Surgery Pain

cannabis contains several anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving compounds that can help reduce or distract from the pain.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Muscular
  • Skeletal



growing strains

Sunset Sherbet is a simple indica-dominant strain to grow due to its ability to be grown outdoors and indoors and the low maintenance it requires during the growing cycle. The biggest downside to this strain is its relatively low yield. Indoor growers report an average of 8 ounces of bud, and outdoor growers report around 11 ounces per plant.

Sunset Sherbet plants love a warm, Mediterranean-type climate, so if you live in an area with this climate, you’ll be able to plant them outdoors in a nice, sheltered spot. If this isn’t an option, you can easily create similar conditions indoors with the proper setup.


Sunset Sherbet plants grow to a medium height between 30 and 78 inches and produce large flowers. When grown outdoors, they will grow to a larger size. During the growing cycle, they require little maintenance, whether grown indoors or outdoors.

Humidity and Temperature

Sunset Sherbet thrives in a warm, Mediterranean-type climate when they are grown outdoors. Alternatively, it is a great strain to grow indoors hydroponically. Unlike other strains, they grow best in more sheltered outdoor spots.


When you grow Sunset Sherbet plants indoors, you will have a flowering time of approximately eight weeks, and when grown outdoors, you can expect to harvest your yield between late September and early October.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Sunset Sherbet strain good for?

Because the Sunset Sherbet strain is indica-dominant, it’s an excellent strain if you want to feel relaxed and less stressed out. It can be a good strain to help battle insomnia when taken in larger doses.
For this reason, it is very good for people who suffer from mood disorders like depression, anxiety, and chronic stress. However, even if you don’t suffer from these conditions, Sunset Sherbet is still a great strain to help you relax and unwind at the end of a busy day.

Is the Sunset Sherbet strain an indica or a sativa?

Sunset Sherbet is an indica-dominant strain as it is 85% indica and only 15% sativa. This means that it gives you a full-body relaxed sensation when consumed in relatively small doses. Consuming in larger quantities can make you feel deeply relaxed, making the strain effective for managing insomnia and chronic stress disorders.

How does the Sunset Sherbet strain make you feel?

The high THC levels in the Sunset Sherbet plant can make you feel deeply relaxed and euphoric. This makes it a popular cannabis strain among people dealing with medical issues such as anxiety, depression, and chronic stress. However, care should be taken when consuming the Sunset Sherbet strain, as its potent effects can be too much for people without much experience consuming cannabis.

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