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The Cake strain could be confused with a number of other popular strains. Birthday Cake Kush and Ice Cream Cake are two strains that offer a far different high, potency, and even flavor. The strain is rare compared to these popular strains but offers quite an attractive high. 

The Cake marijuana strain is one that you need to try to find for a moderate yet immaculate high. Below will delve into what you need to know about smoking or growing this strain. 


The Cake strain is a 70/30 hybrid of True Afghani and the legendary OG Kush. Expect the stereotypical stoner giggles with this strain that instantly improves your mood. The potency is perfect for nearly any level of smoker which can make it ideal for sharing with friends. 

Afghani weed strain induces a profound sensation of exhilaration and relaxation. Afghani offers flavors that are earthy and sweet. This strain is the one that medical marijuana users most frequently use to relieve stress, pain, and sleeplessness.

Afghani gets its name from its country of origin, where it is thought that the first cannabis strains were first cultivated. Breeders all across the world have learned to value this strain for its heavy resin production, which is genetically passed on.

OG Kush or Ocean Grown Kush was made famous in the semi-humid environment of Southern California. The strain is massively potent with up to 26 percent THC.


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The Cake strain can be grown indoors or outdoors. The information on yields differs depending on the source. You can likely expect 10 to 13 ounces per plant outdoors. Indoors you can expect 6 to 8 ounces per plant but this can vary depending on the space that you have to grow.

Flowering Time

The flowering phase of the Cake strain is 8 to 9 weeks. The appearance of the strain is dense light green buds with red hairs. The trichomes are prevalent although this is not one of the more potent strains on the market. 

THC Level

The Cake has a potency of 10 to 15 percent THC. The beginners looking into smoking for the first time or the first time in a while might find this strain the perfect potency.

Flavor And Aroma

The flavor of this strain is of spicy wood and pine. The aroma is of diesel and skunk. The dominant terpenes in this strain are Limonene, Myrcene, and Caryophyllene.


The Cake is going to cost $8 to $10 per gram. The full ounce is going to cost $190 which equates to around $6 per gram. .

Medical Conditions

Medical marijuana patients span all ages, religions, and socioeconomic groups. The relief found through cannabis spans multiple systems of the body and interacts naturally with the endocannabinoid system. The Cake strain can help with the following medical conditions:

  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Stress
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Cake Weed Strain Summary

Cake strains frequently have dense, resinous buds with a good trichome covering. The buds acquire a glistening or “frosted” appearance as a result.

Cake strains are popular for their sweet, dessert-like scent and flavor qualities. This might feature undertones of the soil, vanilla, berry, or citrus.

Effects: Although effects can vary significantly depending on the exact strain and the client, several cake strains are renowned for their balanced or indica-dominant effects. Relaxation, exhilaration, and an overall sense of well-being can be examples of this.

Medical Uses: Some cannabis users employ cake strains to treat aches, tension, and insomnia. As a result of their frequently balanced character, they can offer both cerebral inspiration and physical rest.

Similar to how effects can change based on the strain, so can growing information. On the other hand, many cake strains can be relatively difficult to grow, necessitating careful attention to elements like humidity, light, and nutrition.

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Is The Cake Strain indica or sativa?

The Cake strain is an indica-dominant 70/30 hybrid of True Afghani and OG Kush.

What are The Cake Strain effects?

Users report feeling creative, sleepy, relaxed, and euphoric.

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Gavin Kushman

Gavin is a worldly adventurer and cannabis connoisseur, embarking on journeys that take him to the far corners of the globe to explore and document the varied effects, flavors, and histories of both renowned and lesser-known strains. From the misty high-altitude farms of the Hindu Kush highlands to the vibrant cannabis cafes of Amsterdam, Gavin's quest for knowledge spans continents. A recognized authority in the cannabis industry, he frequently lends his expertise to leading publications such as Cannabis Training University, where his captivating blog articles chronicle his unique experiences with different cannabis strains.

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