- 1 What is Orange Cookies Strain?
- 2 Background and Lineage
- 3 Types of High
- 4 Medical Benefits
- 5 Adverse Effects
- 6 Growing Orange Cookies Strain
- 7 Quick Reference Guide – Orange Cookies Strain
What is Orange Cookies Strain?
Orange Cookies is an Indica dominant hybrid marijuana strain. The THC level of this strain can be anywhere from 12% – 18%, and the ratio of Indica and Sativa is 60% /40%.
The strain has a strong aroma of sweet citrus and orange that resembles fresh tangerine and gives away a long-lasting calming body effect and euphoric cerebral buzz that will leave you happy and super relaxed.
Background and Lineage
Orange Cookies bred by a cannabis seed company named Franchise Genetics. Orange cookies strain is a cross between two delicious marijuana strains, Girls Guide Cookies and Orange Juice.
Compare to average hybrid strains, the THC level of orange cookies is very high. It won second place in the 2015 High Times SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup and first place in the 2019 Colorado Cannabis cup for the best hybrid.
Types of High
Orange Cookies strain is known for its happy and energetic high. It will make you quite talkative, which is great for social gatherings or recreational activities.
Despite being a hybrid, the effects of this strain are typical of its Indica heritage. The high is relatively mild and settle in very quickly. You will feel a buzzy and energetic feeling in your brain, accompanied by a relaxing body high without feeling sedated or couch-locked.
Without feeling zoned out, you will feel motivated, clear-headed, grounded, and in tune with your surroundings.
Because of its mellow effects and moderate THC level, it won’t cause you paranoia or anxiety.
Its well-balanced effects make it a perfect strain for both day and night time use.
Its versatility and its moderate THC level make Orange Cookies a perfect strain for medical cannabis patient. It is a popular choice to treat patients suffering from headaches, nausea, chronic stress, anxiety, mild cases of depression, muscle aches, pains, spasms, and tremors.
Depression and Anxiety
It is a great mood elevator, and its uplifting effects make this strain an effective antidote to mood disorders such as depression. Because of its mellow effects and moderate THC level, it doesn’t cause paranoia to the patients who are already suffering from anxiety.
Chronic aches and pains
Orange Cookies’ numbing effect can relieve chronic aches and pains.
Patients who have insomnia and suffering from other sleeping disorders find it very helpful. If higher doses are consumed, it can also help bring about profound and refreshing sleep.
One other condition that Orange Cookies is excellent at treating is helping deal with fatigue. Its energetic effects help patients who are struggling with fatigue and chronic tiredness. It won’t make you race around the house but gives you a moderate amount of energy to get done what you need to get done.
The adverse effects of the Orange cookies strain are very minimum.
Like most cannabis strains, it can cause a feeling of cottonmouth and dry eyes when smoking this strain. The best way to avoid this is by consuming plenty of fluid to keep yourself hydrated and use eye-drops.
It can also give you munchies.
Growing Orange Cookies Strain
Orange Cookies seeds are not yet available for commercial sale. To grow this strain, you will need to obtain clippings from mature plants of Orange Cookies.
Orange cookies strain can be grown indoors and outdoors.
Always make sure to top off the short, bushy plants, trimming any broad fan leaves that could block light and air from reaching the lower branches.
Like its parent, Girl Scout Cookies, the plants may need staked supports like wooden dowels to keep the flowering buds from drooping on overburdened branches.
If you want to ensure you get a deep and rich coloration on your end product once you have harvested, make sure that you can dry it thoroughly, as this strain can suffer from inadequate drying methods.
Though it might not impact the flavor, you won’t get as brilliant a purple hue if you don’t put special effort into your drying.
With these techniques, you can expect a hearty and rich harvest at the end of your efforts.
It takes about 7 to 9 weeks for flowers to develop and yields 12 ounces per square meter when grown indoors. You should expect similar results when growing this strain outdoors.
Quick Reference Guide – Orange Cookies Strain
Indica dominant hybrid marijuana strain
Girls Guide Cookies x Orange Juice
The buds of Orange Cookies are super dense, lumpy, and spade-shaped. The light minty green nugs are covered in fiery orange hairs and a sparse spattering of white crystal chunky trichomes and resin.
Citrus, Earthy, Fruity, Spicy, Sweet
Citrus, Fruity, Lemon, Orange, Sweet, Tangy, Tropical
Preferred Consumption Time
Preferred Consumption Method
- Orange Creamsicle
- Golden Pineapple
- Moonshine Haze
Concentration and Potency
|Effects||Relaxed, Uplifted, Euphoric, Happy, Creative|
|Duration of Effects||1-2 hours|
Lack of appetite (9%)
Dry mouth (20%)
Dry eyes (12%)
Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
|Flower Develop||7-9 weeks|
|Plant Height||40-80 inches|
|Indoor Yield||12 ounces per square meter|
|Outdoor Yield||12 ounces per square meter|
|Outdoor Harvesting||Late September to early October|