Strain Review: Cherry Pie

Cannabis Cherry Pie

Those cannabis strains out there that are named after delicious foods sound so tasty, don’t they? Sometimes the name alone is enough to sell a strain, let alone the aroma of the buds. And let’s not forget, the effects of that strain are what lay the foundation for whether or not you will be returning to those particular buds. For a strain that does well in each of those categories, try out some Cherry Pie!

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After you try this strain out, you will have the munchies so bad you may want to eat an actual cherry pie all by yourself! That’s how strong this strain can be. For rookies, keep your doses low. But for those experienced stoners looking for a powerful, sedative high, look no further. Cherry Pie is just right for you.


Cherry Pie is a cannabis strain that is most popular throughout the United States. Here, the strain can be found almost everywhere that legal cannabis is sold. If you live in one of these areas, ask your local dispensary about this strain. Then you can get a personal review of it for yourself.

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The exact location of origin is unknown, however we do know both parent strains of Cherry Pie. Its parents are Granddaddy Purple and Durban Poison, two very potent and popular strains on their own. This sets Cherry Pie up to be a great strain, in which it is. Luckily, this strain gained benefits and a great balance between both of its parents. It is even thought to be one of the most balanced hybrid strains out there.

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Cherry Pie is an indica-dominant hybrid strain. Since it leans more towards indica, it definitely gives off sedative effects (as explained below). Its bud feature a touch of purple (guess from which parent).


One thing to keep in mind about this strain is that it is very potent. THC levels hang around 16-20%. The highest recorded test of THC in this strain was at 26%! That is almost as much as average concentrates hold!

The effects from Cherry Pie are known to kick in fast. It begins with relaxation that flows throughout the body. This relaxation turns into an ease of tension in the muscles and limbs. By now, any small worries have been forgotten.

Here are some other effects given off by this strain:

  • Happiness
  • Relaxation
  • Euphoria
  • Creativity
  • Focus
  • Sleepiness

As good as this strain may be, however, one negative aspect is almost guaranteed from it: cottonmouth. This is no big deal as long as you stay hydrated and keep some water with you! In addition to the effects above, there is one more. When taken in larger doses, Cherry Pie has been known to stimulate sexual desires.

Medical Benefits

Cherry Pie is not one of the best medical strains out there, but it still has its benefits. For one, due to its extreme relaxation throughout the body, this strain is great for relieving stress and worry. It is also great for those who suffer from insomnia due to its heavy sedative effects.

Other conditions that this strain can help with include:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • PTSD
  • ADHD
  • Pain
  • Depression

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Flavors and Scents

Can you guess the main flavor of this strain? After all, it’s not that hard to get correct. It tastes like Cherry Pie, of course! Yes, users have noted that this strain can have hints of actual Cherry Pie in it after it is smoked. No wonder why it was named that.

Other flavors from this strain include pepper and pine. Also, it is very herbal. Aromas from these buds can be those of sweet and sour.

The buds from this strain can be very, very pungent. For those looking to discreetly smoke, this may not be the best option. If you do so anyways, make sure you know how to eliminate those odors, or the whole room (plus you) will be smelling like Cherry Pie (the cannabis, not the actual pie unfortunately).

What do you think about this strain? It is a potent, well-balanced hybrid strain with a pull towards indica and its sedative effects. Had a long day? Use some of these buds to wind down and relax for the night. Leave your thoughts on Cherry Pie and any experiences you may have had with it in the comments for others to check out. Thanks for reading!


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