Cherry Durban Poison
About Cherry Durban Poison
Cherry Durban Poison is a sativa-dominant hybrid. This strain may be a distinct phenotype of the famous African landrace Durban Poison, offering all the cerebral stimulation of its namesake as well as a memorably fruity aroma. Cherry Durban Poison’s THC content has been measured at between 13% and 25%.
Flowers of Cherry Durban Poison stand out from the pack thanks to long, branchy flowers. These medium-sized blossoms may look unfamiliar to many consumers of commercial cannabis, with thin leaves that spiral away from each other in a loose and characteristically sativa structure. These forest-green leaves are interspersed with a few rust-colored pistils and are coated in a layer of cloudy, sticky trichomes.
As you might expect, cured flowers of Cherry Durban Poison give off the bright, fruity scent of cherry, with a light citrus aroma lurking underneath. Grinding up or picking apart these wispy flowers may yield more of a woodsy, piney odor. When this fragrant strain is combusted, it burns with a surprisingly light, fruity smoke that can be easily ingested. On the exhale, Cherry Durban Poison leaves behind a sweet and lightly grassy flavor, similar to that of hybrid favorite Jack Herer.
Like many other mostly sativa strains, Cherry Durban Poison reveals its high fairly quickly, possibly exerting effects before smokers have even had a chance to exhale. An initial head-rush can be accompanied by strange tics like a pressure in the temples and some flushing in the cheeks. Within minutes, these sensations die down, allowing smokers to bask in this strain’s potent cerebral state. Their ideas may seem to take on a new significance or complexity; similarly, thoughts may flow from one to another in unexpected connections and spontaneous associations. This stimulated mindset can help properly motivated consumers to accomplish work on detailed, analytical tasks. Cherry Durban Poison may also lift constraints on creative thought, allowing for productivity on artistic projects or brainstorming session. Meanwhile, consumers who aren’t interested in putting this bud’s mental energy to use can simply enjoy its illuminating background buzz while going about their daily agenda.
Cherry Durban Poison does not typically to do much when it comes to physically relaxing effects. Even as the high progresses, smokers can carry on lucid conversations and concentrate on complicated work. They may also be able to maintain high levels of energy, allowing them to indulge in some light exercise like jogging. Because it does more to stimulate than to sedate its users, Cherry Durban Poison is recommended for daytime use; for frequent cannabis consumers, it can even make a pleasant wake-and-bake strain.
Cherry Durban Poison’s upbeat, active properties can have several benefits for medical cannabis patients as well. Its plugged-in ways of thinking can help those with attention deficit disorders to stay focused on a single task. Its generally elevated mood can also relieve some of the pressure associated with mild to moderate stress and depression. On the physical end of the spectrum, the strain may take the sting out chronic, disease-related pain while its anti-inflammatory effects can soothe discomforts like headaches. In some cases, Cherry Durban Poison’s tendency to induce the munchies may serve as an appetite stimulant for those dealing with diminished hunger for various reasons. Because of its strong and pervasive head high, this strain is not recommended for patients who are prone to paranoia or panic.
While seeds of Cherry Durban Poison do not appear to be available online, prospective home growers could conceivably cultivate parent strain Durban Poison from seed in the hopes of raising a few Cherry phenotypes. Durban Poison proper is a user-friendly grow that can grow to almost 12 feet if left unchecked. It may thrive indoors or out, and, thanks to sturdy landrace genes, can be especially resistant to adverse outdoor growing conditions like temperature fluctuations. Durban Poison flowers within 9 to 10 weeks when grown indoors and is ready for harvest in late September when grown outdoors. It is said to have a higher than average yield of flowers at maturity.
While Cherry Durban Poison appeals to sativa lovers of all kinds, it’s especially worth sampling by fans of the landrace bud from which it’s derived. This strain’s surprisingly fruity aroma also makes it of interest to terpene connoisseurs.