Cherry Pie Strain

Cherry Pie is a strong hybrid strain that was made when Grandaddy Purple and Durban Poison were crossed. This strain is a 60:40 indica-leaning strain that has successfully synthesized the best traits of its parents. It is well-known for its tasty fruity flavor and well-balanced cerebral effects profile.

Cherry Pie, also known as Cherry Kush, has an average THC percentage of 20 but has been measured to contain up to 26 percent. There’s no doubt about the appeal of this strain—no wonder it’s been a dispensary staple for so long!


The cherry pie high begins with a slow onset of relaxation, with a sensation of pressure behind the eyes being widely reported. As you begin to feel this strain settle in, you can expect a slow progression of muscle relaxation and a sense of mental stillness.

Although you may feel much calmer, this strain doesn’t tend to lead to couch lock and can be a pleasant addition to any part of your day. As the experience goes on, you’ll be able to start feeling its more sativa-derived effects in the form of shifts in sensory perception.

You may notice that colors and lights become a bit brighter and more enjoyable to check out, with many users reporting that music becomes significantly nicer to listen to. Cherry pie draws the user into a deep contemplative state, so prepare to sit back and ponder the intricacies of your own mind and the outside world.

Appearance and Flavor

Since this strain is indica-dominant, it tends to grow like a traditional indica in that each plant is relatively short and bushy. The buds themselves are dense and olive green, with some dark purple streaks depending on how they were grown.

Each nug has a lot of resin and a layer of frosty white trichomes on top. When cherry pie is properly cured, you’ll notice an overwhelming aroma of — you guessed it — cherries.

When broken down, you can expect a fruity smell to fill the room with dank and hashy undertones. When smoked, a sweet and fruity flavor will grace your palate, with more earthy and herbal notes coming through on the exhale.

Medical Benefits

Because it is an indica-heavy hybrid, Cherry Pie is able to treat both physical and mental conditions. It has anti-inflammatory properties as well as the ability to lessen chronic pain stemming from a wide variety of conditions.

This strain can help people with migraines, fibromyalgia, and many other health problems. For those who have difficulty directing their attention towards one task, Cherry Kush allows them to enter a calm environment in which they can remain focused on that task for the time being.

Psychologically, cherry pie is very helpful to those with anxiety or chronic stress. It calms both the body and the mind, making it easier to feel safe and at ease in a place where there is no worry or bad energy. As the high goes on, you’ll be able to feel any negative emotions and mental patterns begin to dissolve, being replaced with a hazy sense of serenity.

This strain can also really help those with PTSD to feel safe and mentally calm, as well as those with depression to have their spirits lifted for awhile.


Cherry pie plants grow to be a medium size and prefer to be cultivated indoors. When grown outdoors, this strain needs a warm Mediterranean environment and plenty of sunshine. It is generally an easy strain to grow, given its high resistance to mold and pests.

It has average yields, and it blooms for about 8 to 9 weeks. It is naturally ready to be harvested in late October. If you grow outdoors, you can expect about 14 ounces of sweet, fruity buds per plant.

When grown indoors, the yields tend to be around 16 ounces per square meter, which is slightly higher than outdoor yields. Overall, this strain is well suited to growers of any level, with your hard work paying off in a decent supply of delicious bud!