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Robert Bergman

October 3, 2020

Do you like desserts such as Ice cream sundaes? Then you’ll definitely enjoy Banana Split. This tasty strain is a combination of Crockett Farms’ Tangie and Banana Sherbet. It’s a high-intensity strain that is perfect as a sweet after-dinner treat that will get you going before sending you to sleep. It’s known for intense, long-lasting highs that are the perfect way to chill out on a day when you have nowhere to go.

Sativa/IndicaIndoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
60% / 40%16oz / m216oz / plant9 weeks indoors, early October outdoors

The high starts as a heady buzz that quickly turns to a tingling, full-body buzz. Couch lock can last for hours with this strain. Banana Split makes you want other delicious treats, so be prepared to melt into the couch with your snacks.

When it comes to therapeutic use, this strain is a definite win. Many find it helpful for loss of appetite, pain, and insomnia, while the lasting effects help chronic pain sufferers feel hours of relief. Banana Split is also useful for insomnia, as it can help sufferers finally slip into sleep once the high wears off.

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Information about Banana Split:

ORIGIN Tangie X Banana Sherbet
EFFECTS buzzy euphoria, relaxed, full-body sensation, mental clarity
FRAGRANCE hints of banana, tropical, cherry, citrus
FLAVORS sweet, creamy, hints of banana, citrus, fruity
ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)Cottonmouth, dry eyes, cough
MEDICAL nausea, insomnia, anxiety, chronic pain, headaches
FLOWERING TIME INDOOR 9 weeks
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOOR Early October
PLANT HEIGHT Medium
THC CONTENT % 24%
CBD % < 1%
INDICA/SATIVA % 40% / 60%
INDOOR YIELD 16oz / m2
OUTDOOR YIELD 16oz / plant
CLIMATE Temperate/Mediterranean climate
GROWTH LEVEL Medium
RESISTANCE TO DISEASE Can fight off mites and mildew

Effects

Banana Split will make you just as happy as the dessert did as a kid. Almost as soon as you toke, you’ll notice the buzzy euphoria begins to build. Most people say it’s a relaxed, full-body sensation that leaves you tingling to your toes. The mental clarity of the high allows you to focus for hours, as long as you don’t need to leave your couch.

The munchies will hit hard just after the couchlock kicks in, so be prepared! It’s a great way to spend an afternoon, until the hours-long high starts to fade. Then you’ll be ready for a long sleep, and some sweet dreams as the sedative effect finally kick in.

Fragrance

Surprisingly, the scent profile isn’t banana-heavy. There are certainly hints of banana, but other sundae ingredients take center stage. The primary scents are tropical and cherry, with cream and undertones of citrus. The Tangie genes are clearly noticeable.

Flavors

Like the scent profile, look for sweet, creamy flavors and hints of banana. There are stronger citrus and fruity flavors, along with a hint of nutty, earthy undertones on the exhale.

Adverse Reactions

Cottonmouth and dry eyes are the most commonly reported side effects. Some people say Banana Split will cause a cough if you’re not prepared. Outside of those, the biggest trick to the Banana Split is not overindulging. This strain of weed does not mess around. Start slow, and the Banana Split will treat you kindly.

Medical

Banana Split may have been created as a dessert smoke, but that’s by no means all it’s good for. The full-body buzz and the euphoria are great for what ails you.

The most significant benefits of this strain are its sedative and appetite-inducing effects. For people who suffer from nausea, insomnia, or anxiety, Banana Split weed is excellent for calming down and eating without stress.

Because of how relaxing this strain is, many use it to reduce chronic pain or inflammation. Tension headaches and migraines are also two examples of reasons people have used Banana Split. This strain keeps the pain away for hours, longer than other strains, without needing to use more.

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More than one review of this strain includes plenty of praise for this strain’s evenly balanced effects. People dealing with chronic conditions appreciate the mental energy and the relaxing effects that both last for hours. Regular marijuana users value the long-lasting effects.

Because of the high THC content, this strain is not always the right choice for someone new to cannabis. However, for experienced users or those with significant pain, it can be a lifesaver.

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Growing

Banana Split is a cross between Tangie and Banana Sherbet. There are two phenotypes of Banana Split: a 60/40 sativa/indica hybrid, and a 40/60 sativa/indica hybrid. Because the ratios are so close, the effects remain very similar. The most significant difference is that the sativa strain takes slightly longer to flower.

This strain is a beauty to grow. It isn’t prone to any major diseases, and it’s easy to keep to a reasonable size. Without training, plants will grow about six feet tall, but super cropping, ScrOG growing, or low-stress training will all keep plants shorter. Expect a moderate amount of stretch once you do hit flowering.

Light is critical for growing weed, regardless of strain. Making sure your Banana Split plants receive enough light will ensure you get the huge harvests the strain is known for. That’s why training your plants into wide, even canopies is such a successful strategy. You get more light to more bud sites – leading to more weed per plant.

The best way to get the most flavor out of your Banana Split weed is by flushing their growth medium starting a few weeks before harvest. Because the buds are so big, they tend to harbor unnecessary nutrients. That leads to unpleasant, chemical tastes and a harsher smoke. Stop using nutrients and start flushing the soil two weeks before your intended harvest date, and your plants will use those stored nutrients. In the end, you’ll get a smooth smoke without anything extra to harsh your vibes.

Flowering Time

Indoors

Inside, your plants will flower in about nine weeks. Of the two phenotypes, the sativa strain will take slightly longer to get to flower. Indoors you can yield up to 1.5oz per square foot.

Outdoors

Outside, northern hemisphere growers can expect to harvest at the beginning of October. Banana Split has average yields. Under suitable conditions, it can produce up to 16 ounces per plant.

Origin

  1. Tangie
  2. Banana Sherbet

FAQ About Banana Split Strain

What is the Banana Split strain yield?

Banana Split yields 16oz / m2 indoors and 16oz / plant outdoors.

How much THC does Banana Split have?

Around 24% THC.

What are the origins of the Banana Split strain?

Bred by Crockett Farms, Banana Split was created from a mix between Tangie and Banana Sherbet strains.

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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  1. By Lillian M. Veazey ,20 Feb 2020
    Hello Robert, so excited to download your FREE ultimate Grow guide but it isn't working is there a way i can get the pDF? Can you send me a copy to my email
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    Hey, Robert can I also have a copy thank you. here's my email thegreenace (at) thegreenace.ca thanks

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