Strawberry Shortcake Strain

The strawberry shortcake weed strain is a tasty Indica-dominant hybrid that entices you to consume more.  The complex mix of fruity flavors and THC draw you in and hold you in a sweetly relaxing bliss. With 20-22% THC, you’ll experience a pleasant buzz that relaxes the body and places the mind at peace. Some compare it to a magic carpet ride. 

Sativa/Indica % Indoor Yield Outdoor Yield Flowering Period
Richly Indica, though the exact split is unknown 1oz per sq foot 1 oz per plant 49-70 days

This strain delivers rich terpenes and cakey, berry-like flavors. If you love the taste and smell of strawberries, you’ll love this strain the moment you crush some of its buds. Beautiful green buds sit alongside purple-ish foliage and evenly distributed trichomes. Take a moment to sit in awe of nature’s creativity. 

This unique strain originated in Colorado, where renowned growers – Cannarado Genetics, bred the remarkable Strawberry Shortcake. At first, you could only find this strain in a few states; however, it became one of the most celebrated strains of the marijuana industry. Strawberry Shortcake is a cross of The White and White Wookie. 

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At A Glance

ORIGIN The White and White Wookie
Dry mouth
Dry eyes
FRAGRANCE Sugar, strawberry, earthy, gassy, diesel
FLAVORS Strawberry, creamy, earthy, soil, biscuits, rubber
THC CONTENT % 20-22%
INDOOR YIELD 1oz per sq ft
OUTDOOR YIELD 1oz per plant
CLIMATE Slightly humid

No matter when you take it, the euphoric effects of the strawberry shortcake weed strain put the mind in a blissful state while the flavor leaves you craving more. The powerful indica effects provide a knock-out punch of earthy terpenes that take you on a rollercoaster ride and keep you occupied for a long time. Do not be surprised if you suddenly become well-acquainted with your couch – even if only after a few puffs. 

If you’re feeling bad- mentally or physically, this strain can help. Strawberry Shortcake weed is useful for aches, pains, and restless nights. Use it for persistent headaches, unresolved sadness, or an inability to eat.  

Strawberry Shortcake Strain Fragrance

You won’t experience a sweet aroma like Strawberry Cough or Strawberry Sequoia. Despite that, it still smells inviting. You’ll notice a hint of sugar and strawberries with each inhale. Then, the scent lingers, leaving the mouth watering for more. 

Some can also smell a blend of earthly, gassy, and diesel-like aromas after breaking the buds. This can be surprising when you expect it to smell like berries

Strawberry Shortcake Strain Flavors

In general, the strawberry shortcake marijuana strain resembles the taste of strawberries. In fact, its flowery and sweet taste is what many people love.  However, there’s also a creamy and earthy flavor to this strain hidden beneath that.  

The strong taste of strawberries soon changes into a flavor of soil, biscuits, and rubber. The change is sudden, but it hangs around just enough to surprise those who enjoy it. The earthy after flavor give this strain its shortcake name.

The euphoric and relaxing effects of Strawberry Shortcake will engage your senses and put you into a blissful calm. Find seeds with similar traits in our shop.

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Adverse Reactions

There are many reasons to love this strain, and in general, most people do. However, sometimes this strain produces less-than-desirable effects.

Many people report feeling anxious and weary due to the intensity of this strain. Therefore, if you are new to marijuana, you’ll want to start slow with this one. Taking your time helps your body adjust to the high and makes it easier to enjoy the pleasure longer. 

You may also experience dry mouth and eyes. This is especially the case when you do not hydrate. Keep a generous amount of refreshing beverages around when enjoying this strawberry shortcake.  You may also consider having actual strawberry shortcake nearby since this strain is very likely to cause hunger. Planning ahead can save you from the pain of rummaging through the refrigerator later. 

Growing Strawberry Shortcake Strain

Want to grow this strain from seeds? It’s a little difficult since these strawberry shortcake strain seeds are generally unavailable. The advanced technique of cloning produced this strain. That is why the chances of finding its seeds are low to zero. It’s also fairly difficult to grow this strain. In other words, leave this one to the experts. 

The strawberry shortcake strain lineage is richly indica.  Brightly forest green and moderately dense buds cover this moderate-sized plant when mature.  It should grow well indoors and outdoors in slightly humid climates.

Based on its parent, you’ll need to use advanced techniques on this strain. Most growers recommend lollipopping the plants to expose the bottom and increase airflow. This is extremely helpful for dense indicas like Strawberry Shortcake. It also means growers have to do a lot of work to prevent mold and pests. Needless to say, a watchful eye is a must when growing this strain. 


The lucky few that have grown this strain say it is fast flowering with average times ranging from 49-70 days.


One strawberry shortcake strain review says you shouldn’t expect a high yield from this strain – although it is hard to say when so few people have grown it. They reported a yield of about 1oz per sq foot. 

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Outdoor yields are typically higher than indoor yields, but that may not be the case with this strain. Current estimates are 1 oz per plant.


  1. The White
  2. White Wookie

FAQs About Strawberry Shortcake Weed Strain

Is Strawberry Shortcake an Indica or a Sativa?

The strawberry shortcake strain lineage is richly Indica.

How does the Strawberry Shortcake cannabis strain make you feel?

Just a few puffs of this strain can make you feel happy, euphoric, and uplifted. It also prompts creativity and focus, enough to easily push past stress.

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