- 1 What is Strawberry Banana Strain?
- 2 Background and Lineage
- 3 Types of High
- 4 Medical Benefits
- 5 Adverse Effects
- 6 Growing Strawberry Banana Strain
- 7 Quick Reference Guide – Strawberry Banana Strain
What is Strawberry Banana Strain?
Strawberry Banana strain, aka Strawnana, is an Indica dominant hybrid (70% Indica/30% Sativa) marijuana strain and famous for its heavy resin production and high THC content.
The Strawberry Banana strain ranks up there with the very best of the best when it comes to THC. On average, the test results show around 25% THC content level for this strain. In 2018 Emerald Cannabis Worx LLC shared their lab testing report with Wikileaf, which showed a whopping 32.61% THC for one of their variants of Strawberry Banana strain.
The Strawberry Banana strain is also popular for its happy, peaceful effects that boost creativity and clear awareness.
Background and Lineage
DNA Genetics developed the Strawberry Banana strain in collaboration with Serious Seeds. It is a love child of two fruity hybrid strains and very popular on the west coast. The mother is a female Banana Kush from Crockett Family Farms crossed with a male phenotype of Bubblegum selected from a pack of seeds bred originally by Serious Seeds.
Strawberry Banana Strain won several awards, including best hybrid Flower at the 2015 High Times Cannabis Cup, and won the Judges Choice award at Cannabis Cup Brazil in 2016.
Types of High
Strawberry Banana strain’s well-balanced high makes it an ideal strain for unwinding and use it in social surroundings.
Like other potent Indica dominant strains, the Strawberry Banana strain gives you a high that builds slowly. Initially, you will feel a mild head buzz that will gradually intensify into a more uplifting and euphoric high. You will feel a sharpened sensory perception and may also experience certain sights or sounds taken on a psychedelic component.
The initial cerebral effects will soon be overtaken by powerful Indica relaxation, and it will have you couch-locked in the later stages of high. That’s why it is best to use this strain in the evening or night time.
Because of its potent effects and low CBD content, Strawberry Banana is an ideal strain for treating various health conditions such as stress, chronic pain, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and appetite loss.
Stress, Depression, & Anxiety
Strawberry Banana strain’s powerful, uplifting and relaxing Sativa effects may provide patients temporary relief from stress, depression, and anxiety.
The strain makes the users’ feel drowsy after the initial high wears off. So, those who are struggling with sleep deprivation can get benefit from using this strain.
Strawberry Banana strain improves users’ sense of focus and sharpens awareness, helping patients with ADHD and attention deficit disorders.
Its heavy sedative Indica effect gives a relaxing body buzz. It can provide relief to patients who are suffering from both moderate and acute pains and aches.
Loss of Appetite
Patients who have lost their appetite have reported that using this strain helps them gain their appetite.
If you are looking for help with a more physical ailment, then Strawberry Banana may not be the right strain for you. You may want to try a strain with higher CBD content for those kinds of medical conditions, and always consult with your physician.
It is also impossible to say how any strain will affect each individual, which is the same with any medical treatment. Unfortunately, there is no 100% guarantee that it will work the same for everyone.
Just like any other potent cannabis strain, Strawberry Banana has some adverse effects.
The most common side effects of the Strawberry Banana strain are dry mouth and dry eyes. The best way to avoid this is by consuming plenty of fluid to keep yourself hydrated and use eye-drops.
New users often experience mild paranoia and anxiety.
It can also induce a sense of heavy drowsiness. So, make sure that you don’t operate heavy machinery or drive after use.
If you are taking any cannabis strain for the first time, take it in a smaller dose and only increase the dosage if it seems appropriate. You should always know your limit and stick to it at all times.
Growing Strawberry Banana Strain
Strawberry Banana Strain seeds are available to buy online. You should always be buying them from reputable sellers. Make sure to do some research before you purchase them.
You can also obtain clipping from a healthy and mature plant to grow the Strawberry Banana strain’s genetically identical clones.
The strain is very easy to grow, and the plants are hardy and resilient. They also respond well to various growing methods, which make this strain a perfect choice for beginner growers.
The Strawberry Banana strain thrives in both indoor and outdoor.
Growing this strain indoors will allow you to have a more controlled environment. The plant grows to a medium height, so it is perfect for indoors if you have limited space.
If you are going to use the artificial shocking technique, you will have a better chance indoors than outdoors. This technique involves exposing the plant to cold temperatures during the night to bring out the leaves’ purple hues.
It takes about 9-10 weeks to flower when you grow this strain indoors. If you top the plant regularly and feed it well, it will offer you a bigger yield of 15 to 19 ounces per square meter.
To grow strawberry banana strain successfully outdoor, you will need humid weather with a temperature around 70°F range.
If cultivated in an ideal outdoor environment, the plant should be ready for harvest by early to mid-October. You can expect a yield of up to 23 ounces or more per plant.
Quick Reference Guide – Strawberry Banana Strain
Indica Dominant Marijuana Strain
Bubble Gum x Banana Kush
Strawberry Banana buds look like fluffy popcorn. These tight, dense nugs are bright neon green and spattered with long and twisty dark orange pistils. The nugs are covered in a thick layer of crystal white trichomes and sweet sticky resin.
Sweet, Tropical, Berry
Tropical, Sweet, Fruity
Preferred Consumption Time
Preferred Consumption Method
- Hardcore OG
- Cobra Lips
- 5th Element
- White Fire OG
Concentration and Potency
|Indica/Sativa Percentage||70% / 30%|
|THC Percentage||22% – 25%|
|Effects||Uplifting, Happy, Relaxed, Euphoric|
|Duration of Effects||1 -2 hours|
- Relaxed (57%)
- Happy (52%)
- Euphoric (47%)
- Uplifted (35%)
- Hungry (25%)
- Dry mouth (18%)
- Dry eyes (12%)
- Dizzy (3%)
- Anxious (3%)
- Paranoid (2%)
- Stress (23%)
- Anxiety (19%)
- Depression (17%)
- Pain (15%)
- Insomnia (13%)
Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
|Flower Develop||8 – 9 weeks|
|Indoor Yield||15 – 19 ounces per square meter|
|Outdoor Yield||23 ounces per plant|
|Outdoor Harvesting||Early to mid-October|