Forbidden Fruit Strain

Forbidden Fruit is a delectable combination of Tangie and Cherry Pie. This fierce mix produces gorgeous dense buds with dark green foliage, lovely purple hues, and thin yet noticeable orange hairs.

Sativa/Indica %Indoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
30% / 70%15 ounces per meterAround 15 ounces per plantAbout 10 weeks

This potent strain packs a big punch due to its high THC content. Forbidden Fruit has amazing flavor, tantalizing aroma, and a gorgeous appearance. To top it all off, the mind and body effects never fail to disappoint.

Categorized as an indica with a few sativa qualities, Forbidden Fruit has the Cherry Pie hybrid and Tangie sativa as its two parent strains.  With a ratio of 70% indica and 30% sativa, this weed provides the best mix of both worlds. In addition to its many appealing qualities, the Forbidden Fruit strain also has a high THC content to add to the list, making it very potent. Lab results show that it has between 23% – 27% THC on average.

The Forbidden Fruit cannabis strain gets its name from the story of Eve taking the forbidden fruit in the garden of Eden. This strain has been called a “dankenstein,” which means a combination of two or more really potent strains. It is well balanced, great-tasting, and strong – making it a popular go-to strain for many. It’s also a popular therapeutic strain due to its euphoric effects.

Forbidden Fruit was created by Dutch growers at the Marijuana Seed company. It has a unique terpene profile to go along with its beautiful dense bud structure.

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Forbidden Fruit weed strain attributes:
ORIGINTangie and Cherry Pie
EFFECTSEuphoria and calmness
FRAGRANCEAroma of flowers and fruit
FLAVORSLemon citrus
ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)No reported adverse side effects
MEDICALEases migraines, chronic pain, and muscle spasms
CBD %< 1%
INDICA/SATIVA %70% / 30%
INDOOR YIELD15 ounces per meter
OUTDOOR YIELDAround 15 ounces per plant
CLIMATESunny mediterranean outdoor climate
RESISTANCE TO DISEASEBest grown indoors, when grown outdoors, needs to be tended to as this plant can be a little sensitive


This is the strain you want when you need to forget about your problems and feel great for the moment. Its effects are exhilarating, relaxing your body into a deep, trance-like state all while easing the mind. Your mind enters a sort of meditative state that lets you leave your worries behind.

The Forbidden Fruit strain offers mind and body euphoria and calmness that quickly leads to a stoney high. It is a mood enhancer with a powerful high that will cause you to slip into a sleepy inebriation. Its deep relaxation and mental high make it just right for reducing minor physical discomfort and relieving stress and balancing moods.

The strain is stronger than most, so be but sure to keep the dosage low to medium to avoid feelings of paranoia. Forbidden Fruit is best consumed in the evening.


Forbidden Fruit Smell

The pleasant smell of this strain will instantly overpower you. The sweet aroma of flowers and fruit are accented by a pine overtone and followed by a fruity lemony zest with sweet berries.


Forbidden Fruit’s unique flavor is incredibly alluring. Beneath its floral taste, hues of lemon citrus combine with a nut-like essence.

The flavors of this Forbidden Fruit Punch strain are described as tropical, citrus, cherry, or grapefruit. There are also notes of mango, pine, and passionfruit. The different notes come together without being overwhelming. Many loyal Forbidden Fruit fans say it is one of the best tasting marijuana strains they have ever consumed.

Adverse reactions

Forbidden Fruit Weed

While there are no reported adverse side effects from Forbidden Fruit, it is still possible to have a negative experience. With any marijuana strain, there is a chance of cottonmouth and dry eyes. The same applies with this strain.


This strain was developed with such balance that it’s great for aiding a variety of ailments. People have used Forbidden Fruit to ease migraines, chronic pain, and muscle spasms. It has also been helpful for issues such as chronic stress, lack of appetite, anxiety disorders, and nausea.

If you have a very active mind and struggle with getting to sleep at night or you have issues with anxiety, Forbidden Fruit is the strain for you. Using large amounts could lead to couchlock, which may be good if you are stressed out.

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Forbidden Fruit Weed Review

Forbidden Fruit is quite easy to grow with the right amount of light. It is a low maintenance plant and relatively resistant to diseases, mildew, mold, or pests. This strain does best grown outdoors.

We don’t currently sell Forbidden Fruit seeds. Check out other indica dominant seeds in our marijuana seed bank.

For indoor growing, maintaining average humidity levels and keeping the room at a reasonable temperature works well for this plant. Under the right grow conditions, your plant can produce a harvest of approximately 3 ounces per square foot.

Flowering time

It takes roughly 10 weeks for Forbidden Fruit to flower.


  1. Tangie
  2. Cherry Pie

FAQ About the Forbidden Fruit Strain

What is the Forbidden Fruit strain yield?

15 ounces per meter indoors, around 15 ounces per meter outdoors.

How much THC does the Forbidden Fruit strain have?

The Forbidden Fruit strain has 14–17% THC.

What are the origins of the Forbidden Fruit strain?

The Forbidden Fruit strain is a descendant of Tangie and Cherry Pie.

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2 comments on “Forbidden Fruit Strain”

  1. I realize this is an older post, but…
    It really depends on where you are. In far southern climates, the weather won’t turn cool enough at night to effectively cause the plant to turn purple. Farther north, where nights get cool before the end of the season, they will turn.