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Robert Bergman

February 27, 2019

A Jamba Juice is a healthy smoothie made out of fresh fruit or vegetable. While it may not be a blended drink, its cannabis counterpart is just as delicious. It has the sweet taste of ripened berries accentuated by an earthy pine undertone that leaves a refreshing aftertaste in the mouth.

Jamba Juice is a cross between two fruit-flavored strains, Banana OG and Strawberry Cough. The latter is a base for its offspring’s Sativa-dominant genes as well as tropical overtones. Meanwhile, the former enhances its terpene profile while influencing the stress-crushing relaxation.

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Its zesty smoke induces an invigorating high that helps relieve the mental and physical stress that comes with living one’s daily life. At the same time, it sparks interest in one’s tasks and rekindles the motivation to complete or finish it. Moreover, it has an analgesic quality that comforts patients in need of a reprieve against pain and aches.

Information About Jamba Juice Strain

ORIGINBanana OG and Strawberry Cough
EFFECTSCreative – 10
Happy – 4
Relaxed – 2
Uplifted – 2
Tingly – 2
FRAGRANCETropical, sweet, fruit, berry, pine
FLAVORSFruity, berry, pine, zesty, sour, woody
ADVERSE REACTIONSHeadache – 10
MEDICALStress – 10
Cramps – 1
Fatigue – 1
Depression – 1
Lack of appetite – 1
FLOWERING TIME INDOOR10 to 12 weeks
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORLate October to mid-November
PLANT HEIGHTUnknown
THC CONTENT %17% to 20%
CBD %Unknown
INDICA/SATIVA %30%/70%
INDOOR YIELD12 to 16 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD16 ounces or more per plant
CLIMATEMediterranean climate
GROWTH LEVELUnknown
RESISTANCE TO DISEASEUnknown

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest

Effects

Jamba Juice’s effects begins almost immediately after the first few puffs. It starts as a tingling sensation in the temples that, before it trickles down to the rest of the body, spreads through the mind first. It uplifts the mood and leaves users feeling happy as it clears the mind

Jamba Juice Strain Effects
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The mental clarity offers more than just an upbeat disposition for casual users. It creates free space for thoughts to flow and form into fresher perspectives, boosting creativity in the process. For this reason, it is a great wake-and-bake treat for when spirits are particularly low or one is generally unmotivated to work.

After about an hour or two, the same tingling pressure from behind the eyes oozes down to the rest of the body. It comes in waves, soothing each muscle powerfully until it is free of tension. Keeping it from overwhelming the body into a full-on couch lock, however, is the persistent. Overall, Jamba Juice is a great strain to use in the morning or early afternoon. It has a tropical smoke that brings back one’s zest for life. At the same time, it helps one brainstorm for a personal passion project when used outside of work.

Fragrance

A single whiff of Jamba Juice can bring back memories of a stress-free vacation in the tropics. It has the sweet scent of ripe fruits with strong hints of berries. Broken apart or combusted, a refreshing pine permeates in the room.

Flavors

Like sipping on an exotic smoothie, Jamba Juice explodes in the palate with the taste of freshly picked berries. Accentuating its fruity profile is the refreshing taste of pine. On the exhale, a zesty tang washes over the mouth along with hints of wood.

Adverse reactions

Dry eyes and a cottonmouth are typical reaction to marijuana. At times, it is accompanied by a mild headache due to the intense cerebral stimulation. The effects are usually mild but can last for a few hours. And, while the dry spell is manageable through staying hydrated throughout the day, the latter is a signal to take a break from using the strain. It can also be prevented by simply starting with low dosages.

Medical

Jamba Juice is a great treat to have after a stressful day or week. It reinvigorates the mind with its head high while its mood-stabilizing qualities appease the overwhelming dread that worries bring. This is also precisely why it is effective at managing anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues like PTSD.

One of the best times to use Jamba Juice is an hour or two before a meal. Its stimulating effects on the mind also encourage a hearty appetite. But, first, it appeases any turbulence in the stomach caused by either cramps or uncontrollable contractions that may keep patients with cachexia or eating disorders like anorexia.

Jamba Juice Strain Medical
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Apart from uplifting the mind, the same psychoactive compound also enlivens tired users. It delivers a rush of energy throughout the muscles that removes the feeling of physical exhaustion as a result of either disease or stress. As a result, users feel livelier and more upbeat.

Growing

Jamba Juice is a tall strain with a lanky structure. Generally, it is weak against strong winds but a light breeze strengthens its branches. Being a tropical strain, it prefers the warmth and humidity of a countries located near the equator. Thus, climate and location are two prerequisites to consider when cultivating Jamba Juice.

A Mediterranean climate also provides adequate sunlight as days are generally longer. This is not to say the plant will not thrive in the northern hemisphere. Rather, it may take longer to flower due to the lack of sun and changing seasons. For this reason, many growers prefer cultivating it indoors.

Jamba Juice Strain Growing
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The Screen of Green works best with Jamba Juice. It requires installing a screen a few feet above the batch and nipping branches or leaves that go beyond it to create an even canopy. It keeps the plant short too, especially when it is topped early too. With that said, growers may also weave or bend the branches into the net.

Using soil as a medium is highly recommended to bring out its tantalizing flavors and scents. However, growers may also opt for a soilless based medium such as hydroponics. This will not only hasten Jamba Juice’s flowering process but also encourage higher yields. Once mature, the plant produces large, pine-cone shaped buds that stretch out on one end. It is colorful too, with yellow and amber pistils lining the green nugs. When exposed to cooler temperatures, it turns into a light purple to deep violet hue.

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Flowering Time

Indoor
Jamba Juice matures between 10 to 12 weeks after initiating the flowering period. Once ready for harvest, it yields between 12 to 16 ounces of buds per square meter.

Outdoor
In the northern hemisphere, Jamba Juice flowers from the last days of October to the middle of November. Growers can expect at least 16 ounces of buds per plant during harvest..

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

Robert

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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