This sweet and minty holiday treat known as the Candy Cane strain has genetics that make it an Indica-dominant Hybrid(70% Indica/ 30% Sativa). Originally, the Candy Cane strain was created through cross-breeding the three-parent strains that go by the names of AK-47, Mango, and White Widow. Thus producing weed with an aroma similar to a mint leaf because it has a very pungent, minty and slightly sweet scent. Additionally, the THC content can range anywhere between 15% to 20%. To make things even better this flower is used to make you feel euphoric in your mind, cerebral in the body, and uplifted in mood.
I can’t quite say enough about how great this is, it blew away expectation and it’s a killer crossing of your favourite shit. AK47 x White Widow x Mango. AK47 is just about my 2nd favourite strain of all time. AK has a way of making me feel so utterly happy in a very sativa way yet clearly stoned in a indica way, a best pick for a physical OR mentally medicinal strain – or both at the same time. White Widow I’ve had about thrice, once many years ago and recently from here – it was a game changer both then and recently because of its slew of potent effects that are kinda specific in its cerebral – it just makes you feel so blitzed and like you’re floating. Mango I’ve had but I forget the effects, surely a sativa that I remember I liked. It may have been Mango Haze so…
It feels similar to the $135 Nuken after smoking – without the psychedelic euphoria but still has plenty of euphoria and nearly similar to a quad Death Bubba overall which is also a 70/30 indica so it’s an extremely great grow for a cheap price. From potency to smell to hand feel to smoke (hand feel is the 3.5) it does not get below a 3.5 out of 5! I would even give its scent and pungency a high 4.8 / 5, it doesn’t waft with much will power but when you put it to your nose you’re like oh, shit, it’s stanky and cheesey and shit. While it isn’t as quite as dense as Nuken it feels similar in potency and possibly more so, this stuff kicked in real fast & hard and the switch from sober to high this morning (a bowl in a bong) I was like “holy hell”, it’s a super-bake that hits right between the eyes and without any cons to note from thoughts jumping to being tired to its cerebral feeling very well-off, very happy, uplifting and comforting. Very OG-Kushy, higher THC and feels like the high won’t let up, it feels stronger after ~20 minutes because it has cupped the back of my eyes in a soothing glow and it’s just the tiniest, most minute tiring feeling. It has a really enjoyable effect, definitely a 70/30 indica feel where there’s a hidden cerebral right under the initial indica effects, giving a very bright visual that makes everything… vivid. It’s not as dense as Nuken but holds quite enough density, not a cheap feeling but it does have some small leave ends around the bud in random places (the bud is trimmed extremely well, no lengthy run-away leaf).
Its Leafly description is too on point but I would have called this strain something like Happy Dance or Seven Widows, not Candy Cane lol, I wonder why it’s named that. I hate candy canes, the buds not even minty, though. It busted out really nice, not to a powder and not much leaf, it smoked really easily and I barely coughed and it was the first bowl of the day so big points.
Do yourself a favour and request a sample, you’ll probably buy an oz, I most likely will. Compared to their similarly priced Master Kush this looks, feels and smells much better and has such similar flooring potency/euphoria, just a different overall effects profile – and I dig this more because it’s a 70/30, not a 90/10 indica. Master Kush doesn’t make you happy like this does nor is it quite as “bright”, having its own thing going on.
I’m giving this strain an award. A me award. I win.
MTL_CANNAisseuse (verified owner) –
I’m trying this strain for the first time as I write this review. It has a strong kind of sour but yet minty smell, kind of hard to describe. It has a nice spicy/minty taste. It is kind of hard to bid up and doesn’t stay lit. I’ve already had relight my joint at least 7 times since I’ve lit it. It’s the kind of weed you can’t really smoke it and do anything else like look at your phone or even talk as it goes out way too fast. I will see if this remains an issue as the days goes on as I have a feeling it’ll smoke differently in a few days. I’m halfway through my spliff and already feeling the effects. I’m also starting to cough as it’s starting to finish.
Thanks for your feedback on this strain. We hope you enjoyed the effects, even though it didn’t stay lit for very long.