Sunset Sherbet, often called just Sherbet, produces a hazy and relaxing high. It is an indica dominant hybrid that is a cross between Girl Scout Cookies and Pink Panties, and is reportedly derived from Blackberry Kush. Sunset Sherbet provides the best of indica and sativa, an energizing high with full body relaxation. It usually has THC levels of between 18% and 24%.
Sunset Sherbet has medium to large flowers that have a dense indica structure. The leaves are a bright green with rust coloured pistils. Some phenotypes have traces of deep purple thanks to pigments called anthocyanins that are stimulated by colder temperatures. The flowers are covered in sticky trichomes and it gives of an aroma of sweet berries and fresh oranges. When burnt, Sunset Sherbet gives off harsh smoke that can cause you to cough. When exhaled it leaves behind a tart taste.
The high starts with a powerful body stone followed by a zap of mental stimulation. Sunset Sherbet induces a thoughtful mind-set that can be a real asset when working on creative projects, or just watching television. A little bit of this strain will go a long way and even experienced smokers will not need much to feel its effects. The strain also brings an uplifting social vibe that is excellent for small gatherings. It can be used at any time of day, but as the name suggests, is probably best towards evening.
The strain is also popular with medical marijuana users. It can provide temporary relief for those who suffer from depression and anxiety. It can also help to numb pains and aches, and it can be used as a tool to increase the appetite of users. Thanks to its balance of stimulation and relaxation, it rarely causes paranoia and is great for those with anxiety disorders or a low tolerance for THC.
Seeds of Sunset Sherbet are not available for commercial sale. However, it can be cloned from clippings of healthy adult plants. The strain can be grown indoors and outdoors, but outdoor growing will require semi-humid climates with daytime temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The plants are short and bushy and have strong lateral branches. It is recommend to top the crops by trimming away any broad fan leaves that may prevent air and light from reaching the lower nodes. The strain flowers within 8 to 9 weeks when grown indoors.
This is an excellent strain to enjoy with some psychedelic music or a visually stimulating film. It has also become popular for crossbreeding and it has been bred with Girl Scout Cookies to produce Gelato, another popular hybrid strain.