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Origins of Wedding Cake

While the creator of Wedding Cake remains a mystery, it’s believed to be a cross-breed between two noteworthy parents: Cherry Pie and Girl Scout Cookies (GSC). Still, this legacy is sometimes disputed by seedbanks. Many claim Wedding Cake is a Triangle Mints phenotype.

Regardless of the exact origin, the strain is an Indica-dominant hybrid (about 60% Indica and 40% Sativa) with a very high THC count (averages 25%).

Wedding Cake Effects

The effects of Wedding Cake tend to come on quicker than other strains. This is largely due to its high potency of around 25% THC, which you’ll be sure to notice almost immediately.

As mentioned, this strain is a hybrid. Most users initially notice the Sativa effects – providing them with feelings of euphoria and giddiness. However, these effects will eventually melt into an Indica-dominated body high which is defined by warm and pleasant rushes through the body and relaxation. Still, even once the Indica aspect of this strain kicks in, certain Sativa effects will remain prominent, such as your environmental awareness.

Naturally, these unique effects have been attractive to both recreational and medicinal users. However, the reason for this reaction differs between the two users:

For Recreational Use

When using Wedding Cake recreationally, it’s in your best interest to reserve this strain for the evening. Since it’s an Indica-dominant, it’s likely to make you feel tired and sluggish. Not the best effect to have right when you wake up in the morning.

After consumption, recreational users tend to enjoy the Sativa awareness this strain provides. Usually opting for activities they can do from a comfortable position, such as writing, watching movies, and playing video games.

Being that the Indica-dominant effects will eventually lock you into the couch, it can also be a prominent strain for just relaxing and meditating. We found after just a few tokes, it was ideal for us to sit down and just listen to some good music with a pair of headphones.

For Medical Use

There’s versatile potential for the medicinal benefits of Wedding Cake. Most notably, those who struggle with anxiety, stress, and depression may find this strain helps them to let go and be more present in the moment. The euphoria helps ease worries and concerns while the Sativa aspects of this strain keep you level-headed. Therefore, it’s a great option if you need a little pick-me-up while taking care of light at-home tasks.

On top of this, even though Wedding Cake is a hybrid, its Indica-dominant characteristics make it useful for those struggling with insomnia. As mentioned above, the strain will initially cause Sativa-like effects. Therefore, if you struggle with insomnia, it’s in your best interest to consume Wedding Cake an hour or two before bedtime. That way, you give enough time for the Indica effects to lock you into a comfortable rest.

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How to Grow Wedding Cake

Unfortunately, Wedding Cake has always had a reputation for being one of the more difficult strains to grow. This is namely because the original growers kept their craftsmanship in secret. It wasn’t until recently that you could garner seeds for this strain. In most instances, growers would take clippings to produce a clone.

Luckily, with seeds now available, experienced growers should have no problem harvesting this strain. Wedding Cake does well in both indoor and outdoor grows, as long as the environment is suited. The strain does best around 70°F (21°C). It also really enjoys humidity (which means indoor grows will need to adjust humidifiers and dehumidifiers accordingly).

Indoor grows will likely enter the flowering stage about 8 weeks after planting. In total, Wedding Cake typically yields 16 ounces per meter squared.

For outdoor growers, Wedding Cake is only appropriate if you’re in an area with a moderate year-round climate. As mentioned, it does best in temperatures of 70°F. Being that harvest will likely be sometime in mid-October, those in colder areas may find the plant struggles to maintain high quality during this period.

Flavor and Aroma of Wedding Cake

Put simply, Wedding Cake tastes like a dessert and this is largely where it gets its namesake from. It has a sticky sweetness with soft notes of vanilla followed by an earthy flavoring. As such, Wedding Cake is a popular strain for edible makers. Still, it provides you with delicious tastes even when just smoked.

And this delicious flavor is matched by the aroma. Many have referred to the smell of the strain as similar to that of cookies, cake, butter, sweetness, and sugar. Once smoked, the after-scent may also leave behind gingery, spicy, nutty, and skunky aromas.

Final Verdict on Wedding Cake

We definitely recommend Wedding Cake to both recreational and medical users alike. The Indica-dominant effects of this strain make it a perfect relaxation tool at the end of a hard day’s work. However, such effects also hold the potential to provide you with versatile medical relief, namely from conditions like stress and insomnia.

Being that it’s difficult to grow, we don’t recommend cultivating it for those learning to grow cannabis. Instead, we recommend growing more established strains, such as GSC or Cherry Pie. From there, you can always opt to attempt to clone Wedding Cake.

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