Strain Review: Forbidden Fruit

Adam and Eve are said to have eaten from the Forbidden Tree, allowing them to feel in new ways they never have before. This is also possible with Forbidden Fruit, as it’s so strong. That is, Forbidden Fruit is the cannabis strain, not the apple of good and evil.

Forbidden Fruit is sweet and tasty like an apple. Many users fall in love with this strain because of its flavors alone. As you can read below, various unique flavors blend well in this balanced Indica strain. In addition, Forbidden Fruit is strong and the high can hit hard. Potency and flavor, all in one little tree.


Looking for a strain that is a hybrid, but leans more towards India? And for that strain to be quite potent? Try out Forbidden Fruit. Bred from its parent strains Cherry Pie and Tangie, this strain offers strong indica effects, but also a slight hint of Sativa. This strong dominance of India makes this strain great for nighttime use.

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As with the indica dominance, it surely looks like an indicator as well. The buds are very colorful and mesmerizing. They include dark shades of purple along with tiny orange hairs sticking out. They are known to break down easily as well and also smoke very smoothly. The high will start in the head and works its way down to the neck. After reaching the neck, it will continue throughout the body, relaxing it completely.


Be prepared for sleepiness to follow that relaxation. Make sure you don’t have any major responsibilities after smoking some Forbidden Fruit unless it involves laying down with your eyes closed for a few hours. Though the strain makes you sleepy, it will not knock you out. The slight presence of sativa allows you to also feel uplifted, mixing well with deep relaxation. Here are some other effects:

  • Happy
  • Sleepy
  • Relaxed
  • Uplifted
  • Euphoric

Again, Forbidden Fruit is best to be used at night. It is known as one of the “couchlock” strains; that is, a strain that makes you feel glued or locked to your couch. The potency is high with this one. THC levels have been recorded up to 26%! While it may not knock you out, it can give you a great night of sleep.

Medical Benefits

After reading the effects, you can most likely guess some of the medical benefits given by Forbidden Fruit. The number one is insomnia. If you can’t sleep, smoke some of this strain. In pain? Smoke Forbidden Fruit. Along with pain, this strain is known to be good for relieving minor physical discomfort. More conditions this strain help with include:

  • Physical Discomfort
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Lack of Appetite
  • Insomnia

Stress is another thing that this strain can get rid of. Along with stress may be depression, which this strain helps with as well. And let’s not forget a lack of appetite. Medical patients who are having difficulty eating can bring that appetite back after some Forbidden Fruit. Just beware, if you have no issue eating, you may get a serious case of the munchies.

Flavors and Scents

Besides strongly felt effects and help with sleeping, Forbidden Fruit is very popular for its flavors. If you are one for loving cannabis strain flavors, you need to try this strain. Very flavorful. It gets a sweet cherry taste from one of its parents, Cherry Pie. Its other parent, Tangie, gives it many tropical flavors. The two parents create a well-balanced mix.

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What about aromas? Forbidden Fruit can smell lemony, but also cherry from Cherry Pie. Pine can also be smelled and tasted from some smoked Forbidden Fruit. Unique, isn’t it?

That’s all for this strain review. What did you think about Forbidden Fruit? Is it a strain you could fall in love with, or hit it then quit it? Remember, it helps with sleep and tastes so good even Adam and Eve may want to try it. Thanks for reading!

FAQ: Forbidden Fruit the cannabis strain Good And Bad

Q: What are the origins of the Forbidden Fruit strain?

A: Forbidden Fruit is a hybrid strain that was created by the blending of Blueberry and Tangie strains. 

Q: What are the effects of this strain?

A: Forbidden Fruit is an energizing and uplifting strain that can provide users with a relaxed and euphoric feeling. Other effects include increased creativity, improved moods, and relief from stress and depression.

Q: What are the most common aromas associated with Forbidden Fruit?

A: Forbidden Fruit has a sweet and earthy aroma that is complemented by hints of tropical fruity scents.

Q: What is the recommended dosage of Forbidden Fruit?

A: It is recommended to start with a low dose of around 2.5 grams and titrate as necessary.

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Evan Weston

Evan Weston is a contributor to Reefer Posts, a growing community for exploring the developing market of Cannabis and CBD-related products. He spends a lot of time researching the development of health-related products that utilize Cannabis and CBD oils. He also keeps tabs on the developing legal environment regarding medical, recreational cannabis use, and production.

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