Our Ice Cream strain review covers this decadent indica treat. Experience a full and complex aroma of vanilla, cream, and honey when you smoke or vape this indica strain. It doesn’t get any better than that. An average of 18% THC content is enough to keep you calm and cool throughout the day. A balance of body and mind is all you need to feel at peace and in the moment.
Marijuana Strain Profile: Ice Cream
Grown by Paradise Seeds, Ice Cream is a strong indica-dominant hybrid strain with tons of personality. Also known as Ice Cream Kush, this strain has a roughly 60% indica and 40% sativa profile. Its genetics are kept under lock and key, so we’ll probably never know its true origin. But, the mystery is part of its appeal.
Cannabis Strain Information
Average THC Level: 18%
Average CBD Level: <1%
Strain Type: Indica
Breeder: Paradise Seeds
Awards: 2nd place in the Hydro Category of the 2008 Highlife Cup, 3rd place in the Bio Category of the Highlife Cup 2009, 2nd place in the Bio Category in the 2009 Spannabis Cannabis Champions Cup
History & Genetics
Paradise Seeds have never released the genetics of this masterpiece strain. However, they have revealed that its strain name comes from its smoothness and flavor. No wonder it’s a favorite among growers and users around the world. All we know is that this breeder used classic original strains to produce this exotic and high-strength strain.
Ice Cream Hybrid Strains
Strawberry Cream: Ice Cream x Strawberry Creme
Red Sugar Auto: Ice Cream x Hindu Kush
Gorilla Ice Cream: Ice Cream X Gorilla Glue #4
Vanilla Ice Cream: Ice Cream x Vanilla Kush
Blue Moon: Ice Cream x Blueberry
SouthEnd Sours: Ice Cream x Sour Gummy Bears
Icer: Ice Cream x SFV OG Kush
Grab a spoon because you’re going to want seconds. Ice Cream has a mouth-watering vanilla and creamy taste. Pay attention to its earthy notes of pine and honey on the back end. This sugary strain features slightly skunky and tangy flavors that create a complex and rich flavor profile.
Just like its lip-smacking flavor, Ice Cream boasts a dessert-like aroma with notes of vanilla, honey, and sugar. High-quality nugs can bring out the subtle pine and skunky notes. The mix of candy and earthy funk makes for a pleasant smoke or vape session. The strain’s aroma makes it great as an extract, too.
Feel your best self after imbibing in this sweet strain. Ice Cream strain delivers relaxing and euphoric effects. Feel at peace as blissful thoughts percolate within. Experience a balanced head and body buzz throughout. If you love a good indica strain, you’ll appreciate this strain’s calming nature and slight cerebral high.
As the energizing and invigorating effects wear off, users report feeling an increased sense of calm that can transition into a pure couch lock. Enjoy after work or on the weekend for a full day of R&R. Make sure to keep the munchies around because this strain can really build up an appetite. You’ll need the energy to unleash your creativity while doing your favorite hobby.
Ice Cream strain’s balanced effects are helpful in producing a meditative state. That means that people with depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders may find relief with this strain from stress. It’s equally body-relaxing effects are known to be used by patients for its analgesic properties. Some patients find that Ice Cream reduces minor aches and pains, including headaches and sore muscles.
In terms of side effects, Ice Cream strain can be an extra potent strain for some new or low-tolerance users. Its high THC content can lead to mild negative reactions such as increased paranoia and anxiety. This strain can also induce dry mouth, dry eyes, confusion, and dizziness. Make sure to keep water on hand and go low and slow if it’s your first time.
Feelings: Relaxed, Happy, Euphoric, Uplifted, Hungry
Medical Uses: Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Pain, Insomnia
Negative Side Effects: Dry mouth, Dry Eyes, Dizzy, Paranoid, Anxious
Products: Flower, Pre-Roll, Badder, Live Resin, Vape Cartridges
Ice Cream strain grows like a sparkling Christmas tree. Brilliant resinous trichomes completely cover this bushy plant. This strain grows short and wide. It’s strong side branches can support its dense buds. When dried, these buds are hard as ice. Glimmering and compact, these light green flowers feature red, orange, and yellow pistil hairs.
How to Grow Ice Cream
Ice Cream strain is a favorite among beginners and seasoned growers alike. Why is that? This strain is very low maintenance and can grow just as well indoors as it can out. However, growing this strain indoors can produce higher yields compared to outdoor grows. Inside, this strain can grow fast and strong without stretching itself too much. Growers have had great success using the Sea of Green (SOG) method to get the most out of their small plants.
Ice Cream strain is only available as feminized seeds. Regular seeds are not available. Ice Cream strain has a flowering time between 55 to 60 days. Expect to wait about 8 to 9 weeks for fully ripe buds ready to be harvested. Ice Cream is a hardy plant that is resistant to mold and cold weather. It has been grown in far north regions such as Canada, the UK, and the Netherlands. However, good old sunshine is crucial to bringing out this strain’s resin, aroma, and flavor.
Growing Difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate
Plant Height: Medium
Flowering Period: 8-9 weeks
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