Ice Cream Cake Strain overview
Like ice cream, this strain promises to leave your tongue wangling in anticipation of more. But wait, there is much more you can expect from the Ice Cream cake cannabis strain: this hybrid has impressive potency, hard-hitting effects, and multiple medical benefits.
The Ice Cream cake is best-suited for expert cultivators. The strain requires skill, attention, and regular inspections to thrive. If you are looking for a strain to advance your growing skills, this is it – we promise the yield and potency will make it worthwhile. Below is everything you need to know about the Ice Cream cake feminized cannabis strain.
What is the origin and genetic composition of the Ice Cream Cake strain?
The Ice Cream Cake cannabis strain is the face of mystery and anonymity. The only existing and reliable information is that it was first grown in Bakersfield, California. Some researchers say it was developed after crossing Wedding Cake and Gelato #33, while others allege that it is a hybrid of Dream Cookie and Cheese Cake. At United Cannabis Seeds, we bred the first set of strains to create an Indica-dominant strain containing between 20 and 25% THC.
The dense and round buds in the strain have purple and green hues and are covered in frosty crystals and rusty pistils. Ice Cream Cake also boasts dark green leaves and grows to a maximum height of 180cm, which is rare for an Indica.
What are the effects of the Ice Cream Cake strain?
This creeper strain takes time to release its hard-hitting effects, so moderation is advised. Ten minutes into the session, a mellow cerebral rush kick in, leaving you elevated and happy. The strain will keep you in total bliss throughout the entire experience. This kicks out any negative thoughts and replaces them with optimism.
The Sativa effects are soon coupled with a powerful body stone that causes immense brain and body relaxation. As time goes on, you might experience numbing effects, starting in the palms and spreading to the rest of the body. Expect to remain couch-locked for hours before sleep eventually takes over. The Ice Cream cake strain causes deep hunger (munchies), so keep snacks around.
Can the Ice Cream Cake strain be used medically?
Yes. The strain suppresses nausea, boosts appetite, and increases sleep quality among insomniacs. People with mental health issues can trust this strain to alleviate stress, depression, panic attacks, and mood swings. Finally, the strain is both anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving. As a result, it can be used to manage pain resulting from menstrual cramps, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and muscle spasms.
What does the Ice Cream Cake strain smell and taste like?
When you break the Ice Cream Cake buds open, they hit you with a whiff of sweet and creamy aroma and vanilla undertones. When combusted, the buds produce an overwhelming nutty and citrusy scent with an herbal undertone.
The rich terpene profile also explains why the flavors in Ice Cream Cake are a cocktail. On the inhale, your taste buds get a sweet and creamy flavor. Upon exhalation, your taste buds record a mix of vanilla, citrusy, creamy cheese, and herbal notes.
How to cultivate the Ice Cream Cake Seeds
Veterans growers revere Ice Cream Cake due to its versatility and high yields. As a grower, it is advisable to subject the strain to warm temperatures and adequate space. You should also keep the humidity levels as low as possible since excess water can result in bud rot. The plants are susceptible to powdery mildew, so ensure you maintain a free airflow and sterilize the grow room before each grow.
Supplying the plants with adequate nutrients a week during the flowering stages ensures the plant gives the highest possible potency. Indoor-grown Ice Cream Cake completes flowering in 8-9 weeks and yields around 450g/m² and around 700g/plant outdoors.