Gelato Cake is a delicious strain created by crossing Wedding Cake with Gelato #33. This strain is part of the Cookies family and is known for its flavor of sweet berries and vanilla. Indica heavy and high in THC, Gelato Cake is paired perfectly with a relaxing evening on the couch.
At the onset, Gelato Cake inspires a sense of creativity and motivation in the user, giving them a spark of cerebral energy. Although these sativa associated effects are present, the high will quickly mellow out and leave the user in a state of relaxation. Depending on your tolerance level, this strain is known to be fairly sedative, especially towards the tail end of the high. For this reason, Gelato Cake is best suited for evening and nighttime use! Another note is that this strain is fairly high in THC, with it averaging around 25%. New users and those with low tolerances may want to take it slow with this one, as to avoid any undesirable side effects.
Flavor and Appearance
As mentioned previously, Gelato Cake has a strong flavor of sweet berries and vanilla, which attracts many users! In addition, notes of spice, herbs, and pine can be perceived on the exhale. This strain is pungent, so expect an intense diesel aroma to fill up the room when you’re smoking it! In terms of looks, Gelato Cake produces dark green buds, each with a generous amount of rust colored pistils and white crystal trichomes.
Gelato Cake appeals heavily to both recreational and medical users. It is most commonly used to help alleviate conditions such as depression, anxiety, or mood disorders. Because of its ability to relax and comfort the user, this strain is said to help lessen feelings of sadness and stress, replacing them with a hazy, peaceful state of mind. Gelato Cake is also effective in treating physical ailments, such as chronic pain, inflammation, and headaches. Lastly, because of its ability to relax the user, this strain is oftentimes used to induce sleep in patients who struggle falling or staying asleep.
There isn’t an abundance of information out there about growing this strain, but we can assume that it’ll be similar to its parent strain Gelato 33 in that sense. We do know that it can be grown indoors or outdoors, with a flowering period of about 9 weeks. Its yields are rumored to be around 18 to 21 ounces per square meter, so if you do manage to get your hands on some seeds, the harvest should be plentiful!