Mochi Weed Strain
About The Strain
Aroma and Flavor
The Mochi cannabis strain, also known as Mochi Gelato or Gelato 47, is an indica-dominant hybrid known for its sweet, fruity, and creamy profile, reminiscent of the Japanese dessert it’s named after. With a balanced 50% Sativa and 50% Indica composition, it offers a rich gelato-like richness, fruity and tropical undertones, and hints of peppermint and lavender. This strain is ideal for clearing the mind and relaxing, popular among users with anxiety and sleep disorders due to its sedative effects. It has a THC content of 21% and a CBD level of 1%.
Origin and History
Mochi was developed by the San Francisco-based Sherbinskis, a renowned group of breeders. It’s a cross between Sunset Sherbet and Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies, creating a sweet and potent strain. Sherbinskis, part of the Cookiefam collective, is famous for releasing the Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) strain and has further solidified their legacy with Mochi, combining the best traits of its parent strains.
|21% (up to 29%)
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Composition and Breeding
The Mochi strain is a cross of Sunset Sherbet and Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies, bred by the notable Cookiefam. This indica-dominant hybrid, also known as Mochi Gelato or Gelato 47, is another standout creation from the GSC family, thanks to its sweet scent and taste. The breeding was a collaborative effort of Sherbinskis, Jigga, and Flux, members of the Cookiefam.
Mochi is distinguished by its striking appearance, featuring large, colorful flowers with a conical formation. The buds are dense, with a mix of mossy green and deep purple leaves, the latter owing to high anthocyanin concentrations. The buds are adorned with curly orange pistils, making them visually appealing and potent.
Detailed information about the specific terpenes present in the Mochi strain is not provided in the sources referenced.
Aroma and Flavor
Mochi is celebrated for its incredible fragrance, with a fruity and sweet smell akin to incense. Its flavor mirrors its aroma, offering a fruit cocktail experience with sweet, tangy, creamy notes on inhale and hints of peppermint, earth, and lavender on exhale.
Potential Benefits from Using This Strain
Mochi is a popular choice for medical use due to its potency. It’s effective against chronic pain, insomnia, depression, stress, anxiety, and fatigue. Its use is recommended in moderation during the day, with a larger dose in the evening for sleep aid.
Common Psychoactive and Physical Effects
Mochi provides a sense of focus and happiness, with effects leaning towards sleep and sedation. It’s an ideal strain for relaxation and mental clarity, balancing the cerebral and physical effects smoothly.
Mochi is beneficial in treating conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and fatigue. It’s a potent strain that offers relief for various symptoms, particularly in conditions like fibromyalgia.
Mochi is a clone-only strain, not available in seed form for home growing. It grows short and bushy, ideal for limited spaces. The flowering time is around 9-10 weeks, and the plants exhibit a short stature but produce abundant buds. To enhance the strain’s purple hues, expose the plants to cooler nighttime temperatures a few days before flowering.