Robert Bergman

September 24, 2019

Ape Shit would likely make a crowd of cannabis enthusiasts go crazy over its abilities. It has an excellent recreational buzz that not only uplifts the mood, but also encourages a happy disposition. Not to mention, it is a great option when planning a fun-filled day with friends or alone.

It hails from three noteworthy strains in the market:

Purple Urkle. The Indica-leaning strain gains popularity for its rare purple hues and its accompanying grape and berry scents. It is deeply relaxing, ushering users into a state of gentle euphoria and heavy calm. Its effects are highly versatile too as it offers a reprieve to patients looking for relief.

Acapulco Gold. This golden boy sports flashes of luxurious yellow against a backdrop of brown and green, giving one the impression of a newly discovered precious metal. It has an earthy smoke that, upon consumption, delivers a stimulating head high paired with a relaxing body buzz. The industry holds the Sativa in high regard, granting it the position of being one of the best cannabis plants to have been developed.

Cinderella 99. Cindy is renowned for its powerful cerebral onset, delicious fruit-flavored terpene profile, and versatile growing profile which allows it to flourish in different environments. Indoor growers are particularly fond of cultivating the strain as it stays short even during the flowering phase. Not to mention, it yields high.

The hybrid also exhibits many notable therapeutic traits. In inducing its happy high, it comforts long-sufferers of depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Meanwhile, its soothing body buzz appeases various physical discomforts.

Information About Ape Shit Strain

ORIGINPurple Urkle, Acapulco Gold, and Cinderella 99
EFFECTSHappy – 10
Giggly – 10
Uplifted – 9
Relaxed – 8
Euphoric – 6
FRAGRANCELavender, sweet, fruity, grape, blueberry
FLAVORSGrape, blueberry, sweet, herbal, lavender
Dry eyes – 5
MEDICALDepression – 10
Eye pressure – 6
Insomnia – 6
Stress – 6
Headaches – 4
THC CONTENT %15% to 19%
CBD %Up to 1%
INDOOR YIELD12 to 14 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD14 ounces or more per plant
CLIMATETemperate climate

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


The onset is relatively quick, delivering a rush of euphoria within minutes after the first few puffs. It improves the mood and the change in disposition is evident. Not only does it brighten the day, it also raises confidence by shushing negative thoughts that plague the mind. In its place are cheerful thoughts and a sense of calm.

Ape Shit Strain Effects
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Used with like-minded friends recreationally, Ape Shit inspires a series of giggles over the simplest reasons. No doubt, it will lead to hours of joyful laughter, interesting conversations, and happy memories. One could also simply use it alone as a lazy day treat.

30 minutes to an hour after the first puff, a soothing sensation trickles down from the temples toward the lower extremities. It kneads the muscles, bringing relaxation back to the body. Like a well-oiled machine, users move with limberly while completing light physical tasks.

Taking a few extra puffs could lead to a sedating end. The eyelids become heavier as users get drowsier by the minute. In all likelihood, one should look for a comfortable spot as the heaviness begins to settle in the limbs so that one could slip into dreamland with Mr. Sandman and wake up feeling comfortable.

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Ape Shit, in spite of its name, has a calming effect on the senses. It exudes an aromatic lavender along with a subtle sweetness reminiscent of fruits like grapes and blueberries.


Tantalizing the palate is a blend of grapes and blueberries. It leaves a sweet impression on the tongue before following up with the more herbal flavors of lavender.

Adverse reactions

Dryness in the eyes and the mouth are common reactions to smoking cannabis including Ape Shit. Thankfully, it is mild and barely a cause for concern. Enthusiasts who experience discomfort may down a few glasses of water to stay hydrated and manage the arid spell.


Stress relief is essential in living a quality life. In this regard, Ape Shit could be of great use. Its uplifting buzz that instantly reduces cortisol levels and, instead, improves the production of happy hormones. As a result, it removes worries and leaves users feeling happy.

Ape Shit Strain Medical
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Similarly, it could also be used as an anti-depressant, anxiolytic, and antipsychotic. The better spirits provide comfort to people dealing with psychological distress. Moreover, it allows for easy management for certain symptoms such as overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and despair. Meanwhile, in quieting down the cynicism, it allows users to gain confidence in the pursuit of goals.

Ape Shit also has analgesic properties that appease aches and pains beginning from the temples. It delivers a soothing body buzz that relieves intraocular pressure or pressure from behind the eyes. As a result, it also stops headaches.

Free from mental and physical inhibition, patients eventually feel a heavy drowsiness weigh down on the limbs. It lulls users to a deep, unencumbered slumber that not only enhances the quality and quantity of sleep. As such, Ape Shit could be of use to patients dealing with insomnia.


Inheriting the widely acclaimed growing traits of Purple Urkle, Acapulco Gold, and Cinderella 99, one could say that Ape Shit truly does go above and beyond in the grow room. It has an impressive profile that is characterized by a sturdy frame, thick foliage, and dense buds. Not to mention, it has a short stature that allows home growers to cultivate it inside a dedicated tent or small grow room.

Ape Shit Strain Growing
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Flowering Time

It takes Ape Shit approximately 8 to 10 weeks to fully flower. Afterward, growers can harvest at least 12 to 14 ounces of buds per square meter.

Growers can expect this plant to produce buds around the second to the last week of October. At the chop down, it yields up to 14 ounces of buds per plant.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Ape Shit? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]

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