Wedding Cake is a potent indica-hybrid marijuana strain made by crossing Cherry Pie with Girl Scout Cookies. Wedding Cake provides relaxing and euphoric effects that calm the body and mind. This strain features a rich and tangy flavor profile with undertones of earthy pepper. Medical marijuana patients choose Wedding Cake to help relieve symptoms associated with pain, insomnia and appetite loss. Consumers with a low THC tolerance should enjoy this strain with an extra slice of care due to its high THC content. Wedding Cake has soared in popularity over the years and was named Leafly Strain of the Year in 2019. Fun fact: In Canada, this strain is known as Pink Cookies. Cannabis testing lab Analytical 360 has founded flowers of this strain to have between 16 and a staggering 25% THC.
Wedding Cake is distinguished by its very large and colorful flowers. The chunky, globular nuggets adhere in a dense, indica-typical bud structure, with tightly curling leaves. The leaves themselves are an earthy green to brown. They are threaded through with orange hairs, which are actually pistils, meant to catch pollen from fertilizing male plants. A high concentration of trichomes gives this strain its high THC levels as well as an incredibly sticky texture. Wedding Cake’s buds are as aromatically striking as they are visually impressive. When properly cured, they smell vegetal: damp and mossy with just a hint of citrus. Hanging out underneath is a skunky funk that betrays the influence of grandparent strain OG Kush, while breaking up or grinding the buds gives off notes of spicy sandalwood. When combusted, Wedding Cake may be harsh, stinging smokers’ sinuses or throats with its acrid smoke. It tastes sweet and rich on the exhale, with a super subtle creamy mouthfeel that some might compare to the taste of cake.me might compare to cake.
This strain’s high starts relatively quickly, taking hold primarily in the head. Users may find their thoughts to be more fast-paced or intense, and may perceive their surroundings more acutely. In the right set and setting, this change in thinking is accompanied by feelings of giddiness or euphoria. Less than an hour into the high, Wedding Cake’s indica side kicks in. Smokers might feel increased warmth and a pleasant heaviness that spreads through the spine and limbs. Even in the midst of this sedation, though, cerebral stimulation continues, allowing users to feel uniquely “tuned in” to their surroundings. This holistic combination of mental and physical effects lends itself to complex activities like creating art, exercising, and even sex. As the high progresses, so does this strain’s body high — after a few bowls, smokers may find themselves couchlocked.
Wedding Cake Strain: Overview
Wedding Cake Strain: Aroma
Limonene (citrusy) is the focal terpene in Wedding Cake or Pink Cookie strain with small amounts of Caryophyllene (peppery) and Myrcene (herbal). Properly cured buds of Wedding Cake have a doughy and earthy aroma with citrusy undertones. Once you break the buds or rub them in between your palms, it releases a soothing sweet candy-like fragrance.
Wedding Cake Strain: Effects
Remember one of those action scenes from a thriller movie where the protagonist stands still and, everything around him moves with a 1/1000 shutter speed in high-definition?
It keeps on moving with the same speed until the nightmare ends he wakes up with a profound snap.
Well, that sounds terrifying. Wedding cake hits you exactly the same way. Its high starts relatively quick, taking hold of your head such that you start seeing everything in high-definition. It’s pretty cool till here.
You are more likely to experience your thoughts moving intensely, and, you start perceiving your surroundings more accurately (reminds me of Lucy). It is probably the time to sit and work on the song or the painting that you left incomplete.
After one hour or so, the Indica side of the strain overpowers and makes you feel giddy, euphoric, and weak. You start feeling warm and a pleasant heaviness that spreads through the spine to the limbs. This particular state when your mind and body come into supreme harmony, it’s perfect for some artwork, exercise, or even sex.
As the high spreads, you can even be couch-locked. Wedding cake’s genetics is an ideal blend of weed salad that includes Durban Poison, OG Kush, Chemdawg, and Granddaddy Purple. Towards the end of your sesh, you’ll feel light, sleepy, and relaxed.
Seems like whiffing on this strain after-party is not at all a good idea unless you’re going home soon after.
Wedding Cake Strain Grow Info
It is not easy to get your hands-on Wedding Cake seeds. As the cultivators of this strain have not shared its growth information, growing it may be a case of trial and error. Your best option is to obtain a cutting from a female plant.
Set your fan and exhaust system to allow a bit of humidity in the air. The flowering time is believed to be around 7-9 weeks. The indoor yield is approximately 18-21 ounces per square meter.
If you decide to grow it outside, make sure you live in a warm, sunny, and slightly humid environment. Once again, use rich soil as your growing medium. Your crop should be ready for harvesting by late September to mid-October. A bountiful harvest of 21 ounces per plant awaits successful outdoor Wedding Cake growers.
CBD Content – Highest Test
Wedding Cake seldom has more than 0.23% CBD and usually has approximately 0.1%. As a result, it commonly has a THC: CBD ratio of around 250:1. However, it also has high levels of the terpene, beta-caryophyllene, which creates a similar response to high-CBD strains like Harlequin. As the terpene hits the same CB2 receptors, Wedding Cake is an excellent medicinal strain.
Medical Benefits of the Wedding Cake Strain
Some cannabis consumers use Wedding Cake to manage anxiety and depression due to its uplifting effects.
The Future Of Wedding Cake
Just like the creation of Haze led to Skunk, and the creation of OG Kush led to G.S.C., the creation of Wedding Cake may lead to some of our future crowd favorite strains.
Already, its hybrids like Jungle Cake, which crosses Wedding Cake with potent indica White Fire #43 are popping up. There’s also Guava Cake, which is a Wedding Cake backcross; the newly released Divorce Cake, a cross between Wedding Cake and The White; and the very well-known sugar treat of Ice Cream, a cross of Wedding Cake and Gelato. Though much of this strain’s past remains a secret mystery, its future is as clear as ever. This one’s here to stay.
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Strong, perfectly balanced hybrid. Made me smile without even trying. Felt extremely relaxed. Smelled real strong. An all time favorite.