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strains | 09.27.2022

Strains Sense: Strawberry Cough

It’s simple: a potent strain that tastes like strawberry and will make you cough as you feel its powerful hit.

Strawberry Cough is a strain that is surrounded by mystery. There are many rumors about its origin and its particular dominant strawberry smell, and we may never know the answers. But we are grateful to enjoy its uplifting and balanced effects.

One thing that we do know is that this strain is a real winner, from its delicious smell and taste to its inevitable cough-inducing high to its incredible buzz, even for the most experienced consumers. No wonder it is such a popular strain.


As we told you, no one really knows where the Strawberry Cough comes from, but rumors abound.

Some claim that it is the work of Kyle Kushman, but he himself has denied it, confirming that he was only given a baffling clone. The clone had been grown in a strawberry field somewhere on the east coast of the US, probably in Connecticut. The original breeder claimed that the strawberry field is what gave this Sativa its distinctive smell. Is this completely true? Who knows.

What is certain is that Kushman began sharing the strain freely among growers in New York and later across the country when he moved to California. As a result, several varieties of Strawberry Cough have emerged across the country.

Features Of The Strawberry Cough

Most Strawberry Cough buds have between 15-20% THC. This makes it a decent strain for anyone new to psychoactivity. Experienced consumers will find that these levels provide a pleasant and easy experience, nothing too over the top or potent.

The buds may be small or medium, but they are dense and potent, with dank red and violet hairs and crystal trichomes. They are almost like small strawberries.

Since appearing on the scene, this strain has spread rapidly throughout the United States.  The aroma of this strain is really reminiscent of strawberries. However, this fruity sweetness is accompanied by earthy, floral, and herbal undertones.

Strawberry Cough Experience

Do you need to concentrate? are you looking for inspiration? do you have a deadline? Well, all these problems can be solved with a little of this strain.

Strawberry Cough is a smooth but energizing sativa that promotes focus and lucidity. The THC content in this strain is not that high, making it a good choice for those who are new to weed or have a low tolerance. Expect to be energized and overcome by a feeling of euphoria.

This strain embodies its name perfectly. While many strains earn their names because of their lineage, this one earned its title because of its aroma and effects. Yes, you really will feel like you’re coughing up strawberries.

While a little pain is inevitable, it is very quickly followed by a strong dose of pleasure. That’s why Strawberry Cough is so popular despite its most common side effect (aka coughing).

This sativa produces an energetic and uplifting experience, although it tends to provide a slight body high that promotes physical relaxation. In general, however, expect mental effects. If you have an office job or need help concentrating, Strawberry Cough is a great choice.

Flavor And Terpenes

As the name already indicates, this strain is sweet and has a strong smell and taste, well… strawberry.

You can expect to feel sugary tones that will satisfy the sweet tooth. But you can also experience hints of earth, similar to when you eat a berry picked straight from the ground.

Its main terpenes are myrcene and pinene. Which give their contribution to the taste and smell of this strain.

Strawberry Cough is a strain that every smoker needs to experience; the sweetness of the tropical berries comes into perfect conflict with the subtle notes of earth.

Effects & Medical Benefits Of Strawberry Cough

Strawberry Cough is an ideal strain when you have things to do. Do you have to study? Work to do? The to-do list seems endless? This is the strain best suited to give you a boost of energy during the day, or when you start to wind down in the evening but still want to be in the mood to go out and socialize.

When consuming Strawberry Cough people can expect to feel upbeat, energetic, talkative, and in good spirits.

The benefits of Strawberry Cough are varied, it also seems to have a lot of potential in the medical area, especially in mental health issues.

  • Users often use this strain to help them deal with stress and social anxiety.
  • Helps with migraines and headaches.
  • Thanks to the increased focus it brings, Strawberry Cough may help with ADD/ADHD.
  • It also tends to make you a little hungry, making it a good choice for anyone struggling to maintain an appetite throughout the day.
  • This strain is also known to help with stress, anxiety, and depression.

 Lineage & Genetics

Its origin is a mystery and so are its ancestors and lineage, some people claim that it may come from a cross between Haze and Strawberry Fields. Although some even mention that it may have influence of Erdbeer or some Indica strain.

It is a mystery. No doubt about it. But what a great creation Strawberry Cough is.

Yield And Growing Info

Strawberry Cough is a relatively easy plant to grow both indoors and outdoors, no complicated hydroponics is required, just soil and organic nutrients. This strain grows in a bushy form that requires frequent pruning.

Strawberry Cough grows quite bushy and to an average height of up to 78 inches, producing bud yields in a flowering period between 9 and 10 weeks.

Although the genetics of this strain are sativa-dominant, the buds of Strawberry Cough tend to have a more indica-like structure.

An important aspect of taking care of your Strawberry Cough crop is temperature. The strain prefers a warm or hot tropical location, with temperatures between 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit, or 21-30 degrees Celsius, even at night.

A word of advice: watch out for caterpillars. Apparently, the little guys love Strawberry Cough, and who can blame them?

Final Opinion Of The Strawberry Cough

This is a strain worth trying. When you consume it, it burns dense and smoky while giving you a relaxed and relieved high, which will probably make you cough a few times, but it’s worth it.

Strawberry Cough pairs perfectly with days of activities, studying, working, and reading. If you have hobbies or artistic projects going on, this is a great strain to get the happy, creative energy you need to keep working.

Its flavor is everything its name can say, but with the sweet fruity strawberry tone, it mixes a hint of skunk. You’ll be smiling with this strain all day long, with a hint of balanced cerebral sensation.

This strain may make you feel like you’re in the movie Limitless, but don’t think it’s a magic solution to get your tasks done, although it does give you a good boost along the way.

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