Zookies Strain

Nothing quite does the job quite like Zookies, an intense strain for fans of the Cookie cannabis family. The head high is unfocused, blissful, and will leave you floating in the stratosphere. As you come down, the body buzz will have you melting comfortably into your couch for hours.

Sativa/Indica % Indoor Yield Outdoor Yield Flowering Period
50% / 50% 12 and 14 ounces per square meter 16+ ounces per plant 9 weeks indoors, early October outdoors.

The Zookies cannabis strain is a high-powered combo of Animal Cookies and Gorilla Glue #4. Alien Labs combined these animalistic strains, sending users on a real trip from a balanced 50/50 hybrid with very potent THC levels.  Look for numbers that range between 23% and 25%, with some samples as high as 30%.

Zookies is
more than a great recreational strain. Zookies weed is excellent for
therapeutic use as well. The intensity of the high helps relieves feelings of depression
and anxiety. The bliss interferes with the ability to notice chronic pain. It’s
a great option for anyone who needs a serious infusion of relief.  

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Information about Zookies:

ORIGIN Animal Cookies and Gorilla Glue #4
EFFECTS relaxing, peace, calm, quiet
ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE) cottonmouth, dry eyes, anxious, paranoid
FRAGRANCE nutty cookie, peppery notes, hint of chocolate
FLAVORS chocolate, coffee, nutty cookie
MEDICAL depression, PTSD, OCD, stress, anxiety, panic, headaches
PLANT HEIGHT 6 – 8 feet
THC CONTENT % 23 – 25%
CBD % < 1%
INDICA / SATIVA % 50% / 50%
INDOOR YIELD 12 and 14 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD 16+ ounces per plant
CLIMATE Sunny, Mediterranean climates


Zookies Strain Effects

Users start to feel the effects of the Zookies cannabis strain almost as soon as they finish their first puff – it’s just that fast. The head high feels almost like being launched into a fuzzy, floating cloud, and it stays around for hours. It’s a blissful and dreamy state that comes with a gentle tingling that builds after the mental effects have hit. Worries will float away on the breeze.

The body
high follows shortly after the head high and helps relieve any stress that
might have survived. Users will notice a touch of couchlock, but they won’t
mind. It’s such a relaxing high that it just feels natural to remain comfortably
in place for hours at a time. The combination of both helps users find real
peace, calm, and quiet for the hours that it lasts.


first impression is a nutty, cookie scent that comes from its parent Animal
Crackers. There are also heavy peppery notes, with a hint of chocolate and some
diesel from the Gorilla Glue genes.


Those that
like biscotti will love Zookies’ flavor. The nutty cookie flavor comes out in
force, while chocolate and coffee still follow through. It is less intense than
the scent, so users who want something milder in taste will enjoy the

Adverse reactions

First and foremost, like many high-THC strains, there’s a likelihood that users might face cottonmouth or dry eyes. Keeping some water nearby can make that much less of an issue.

importantly, the sky-high THC levels in the Zookies strain makes it important
to watch consumption levels. People with a tendency to get anxious or paranoid
with stronger strains should pace their dosage because Zookies is no slouch.
People new to cannabis should also be cautious because it hits quickly enough that
it’s easy to go overboard in a single breath. Luckily, by pacing and taking it
slowly, it’s easy to avoid these symptoms.


recreational effects of the Zookies weed strain are legendary. Still, it has plenty
of therapeutic use. The blissed-out head high is a sure-fire way to distract
anxious thought processes and repetitive worries. It’s also an easy way to step
away from depressive thoughts and depression in general. Dark moods have no
chance in the face of Zookies.

from PTSD to OCD has been mentioned as lessened by the zookies strain. Stress,
anxiety, and panic yield to the unfocused feeling of the head high. Worries
fade away as other, more pleasant things become more attractive. This effect is
hugely beneficial to the chronically stressed.

also works on physical symptoms. Problems like muscle tension are wiped out by
the delicious, relaxing body high Zookies offers. The tension relief can help
with everything from tension headaches and migraines to chronic injuries.
Zookies weed also has terpenes known for their anti-inflammatory properties,
which can help with chronic pain caused by arthritis, cancer, or fibromyalgia.
When balanced with the easy, breezy head high, it’s a perfect distraction from
any lingering discomfort.

Most of
all, Zookies weed is a perfect companion for anyone suffering from insomnia. The
deep body relaxation keeps anyone comfortably in bed; meanwhile, the mild
sedative effect makes your brain drift into a long and restful sleep.


Growing the Zookies Strain

Zookies cannabis strain is fairly rare, but it’s worth the effort to find and
grow. The reports from early growers place it as a moderately difficult strain
to grow, with big payoffs.  It’s known
for big harvests and big growth, combined with a relatively upright growth
pattern. Indoor plants can reach up to six feet, while outdoor plants can reach
up to eight.

If you’re
confident in your growing skills, you can use some high-stress training
techniques to get more bud per plant. Options like topping, fimming, and other
trimming ideas are great for coaxing the plant into producing more bud sites.
In particular, developing a manifold is a perfect way to grow one plant into a
big, beautiful canopy. This style of growing gives each bud site more light,
meaning better nugs at harvest.

We don’t currently sell Zookies seeds. Check out other hybrid seeds in our marijuana seed bank.

should also consider lollipopping the plants and watching out for humidity
problems. Its ancestor, Animal Crackers, is prone to problems with pests. The
Gorilla Glue genetics help mitigate those effects; still, it never hurts to
keep an eye out for problems that could affect a harvest.

Flowering Time


Zookies plants thrive. They can reach up to six feet and are typically ready
for harvest in about nine weeks. Look for yields between 12 and 14 ounces per
square meter indoors.


hemisphere growers can look for a stellar Zookies harvest in early October. The
plants prefer stable conditions, so they are best cultivated outside in more
Mediterranean climates. They can produce 16+ ounces per plant when grown


  1. Animal Cookies
  2. Gorilla Glue #4

FAQ About Zookies Strain

What is the Zookies strain yield?

Zookies yields 12 and 14 ounces per square meter indoors and 16+ ounces per plant outdoors.

How much THC does Zookies have?

From 23% up to 25%

What are the origins of the Zookies strain?

Zookies was created from a mix between Animal Cookies and Gorilla Glue #4.

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