Fruit Punch Strain Genetics
Hailing from three legendary cup winners, it’s not often that we are left a little starstruck when it comes to genetic lineage, but Fruit Punch hails from truly impressive stock. First, in the genetic mix we have Skunk, an indica-dominant hybrid that changed the face of cannabis culture when it first burst onto the scene in the ’70s.
A legend around the globe, next, we have Northern Lights, possibly one of the most famous indica dominant strains of all-time. At this point, you might be wondering how Fruit Punch ended up as a sativa dominator? That would be thanks to potent parent number three, Haze. A legendary sativa dominant high in THC strain that originated from the Santa Cruz region of California back in the 1970s.
Fruit Punch Strain Terpene Profile
As with so many popular cannabis strains, myrcene is the dominant force here. Although most cite this terpene as being responsible for that notorious slump, let’s not forget, Fruit Punch carries sativa-dominant genetics, meaning you should be safe from the clutches of the fabled couch lock.
Here myrcene manifests itself in sweet fruity form. Prominent notes of red grape are accented with a subtle hint of spice, delivering the sweetest of smokes. Limonene also helps add to this veritable fruit salad, bringing to the table a tangy tartness to even out myrcene’s notorious earthy muskiness.
Fruit Punch Strain Effects
As far as strain names go, Heavyweight Seeds Fruit Punch may sound relatively unassuming, but this fruity hybrid treat certainly hits hard. With a THC content of around 20-25%, Fruit Punch is a high THC strain that will take you on a cerebral, euphoric ride, charging the mind with plenty of uplifting and creative energy, a quality that is often heralded in parent strain Haze.
Whether it’s social occasions, cleaning the house or just hammering through your to-do list, Fruit Punch provides the push you need to focus and achieve. However, being such an impressively potent strain means Fruit Punch might not be the best choice for beginners or those with less cannabis experience.
Medical Benefits Fruit Punch Strain
Heralded as being an effective medicinal strain, Fruit Punch is said to offer plenty of medical value thanks to its unique blend of terpenes and high THC content, particularly in the treatment of stress-related conditions like depression and anxiety.
Although an activating, sativa-dominant hybrid, Fruit Punch still carries the benefit of being deeply relaxing. Due to the calming effects of terpene myrcene, Fruit Punch an excellent remedy for helping with conditions such as depression and can help to detox the mind of anxious clutter, providing waves of calm and tranquillity. But thanks to those sativa-dominant genetics, Fruit Punch can also boost the mind with creative and social energy making it suitable for daytime consumption.
How to Grow Fruit Punch Strain
Fruit Punch cannabis seeds (available as feminised seeds) produce both big yields and beautiful plants. Easy to grow both indoors and out, large bullet-shaped flowers are this marijuana seed’s signature, with vivid green leaves and dense buds emerging, flecked in milky-white trichomes affording this marijuana strain some serious bag appeal.
With a plant height ranging between 100cm and 160cm and a quick flowering time of just 8 weeks, you can expect to achieve up to 600g/m2 for an indoor crop, and if you plant outdoors, an outdoor yield of 1,000g per plant is possible.