Ice Cream Strain

Eating Ice Cream is fun, and for some, a means to feel cheerful or relax. The marijuana strain is not any different as it has a great scent and taste, and it can make people feel happy. But overindulging may not be a good idea because of its above average THC content.

Sativa/IndicaIndoor yield Outdoor yield Flowering period
40% / 60%18 ounces per square meter18 ounces or more per plant8 – 9 weeks indoors, early to mid-October outdoors.

There are many types of ice creams, and they come in countless flavors. But when it comes to Ice Cream strain, we do not know its exact genetic lineage. Bred by Paradise Seeds, they have opted to keep its origin classified.

According to the breeder, Ice Cream is 60% Indica, but it delivers an equal head and body buzz. Besides its excellent effects, the plant has done well too. For instance, it has won the Bio Category of the Amsterdam Highlife Cannabis Cup. Once in 2008, and then in 2009.

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Ice Cream weed strain attributes:
EFFECTSHappy – 10
Relaxed – 9
Uplifted – 8
Giggly – 7
Talkative – 7
Dry eyes – 5
Paranoid – 5
Dizzy – 3
Headache – 1
FRAGRANCESweet, fragrant, vanilla
FLAVORSSweet, vanilla, creamy, nutty, honey
MEDICALStress – 10
Depression – 9
Insomnia – 8
Pain – 4
Fatigue – 2
THC CONTENT %15% to 22%
CBD %1.03%
INDICA / SATIVA %60%/40%
INDOOR YIELD18 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD18 ounces or more per plant
CLIMATEWarm climate
GROWTH LEVELSome experience needed

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest

Ice Cream Strain Effects

Ice Cream starts with a gentle buzz that uplifts the mood of users. Soon enough, they also start feeling happy.

At this point, the mellow mental high remains pretty constant. In other words, it does not intensify further causing euphoria or psychedelic experiences.

As soon as one gets ahold of Ice Cream strain, it starts delivering its effects even before lighting it up. No, it’s not because it comes with an out-of-this-world never-before-seen THC content. Instead, it’s amazing scent brings back sweet memories of licking delicious ice creams.

For many people using Ice Cream, they tend to talk a little too much and may even giggle or laugh at anything. As such, we can say that this strain is perfect for social circles and parties.

But up to this point, that is only the smaller Sativa side of Ice Cream working its magic. Of course, it would not take long before its Indica side wields its influence.

Following the gentle head high, users will also feel their muscles relaxing. Like the onset of its Sativa effects, Ice Cream does not come charging in out of control. Instead, it has a gentle buzz that blends in nicely with its mental high. The general body relaxation should now enhance the happiness users already feel. Best of all, it does not cause one to stay locked on the couch unless overindulging.

Indeed, feeling happy and relaxed are the reasons that make Ice Cream strain one of the top choices for recreational marijuana users.


As we alluded to, Ice Cream comes with a fantastic scent – one that captivates users in no time at all. It is not the same a blueberry which invokes thoughts of candies, but the creamy smell does remind one of irresistible ice creams. Best of all, it does smell like vanilla too, and as everyone knows, this makes for a great base for any flavor.


Carrying over to its taste, this is where it gets a little interesting. Upon inhaling, immediately, users detect a sweet, creamy, and honey-like taste with a few pieces of nuts thrown in. Sometimes, we have to wonder. Do some people use Ice Cream strain because of its taste more than its effects?

The irresistible flavor profile and the feelings of happiness and relaxation it brings make Ice Cream a go-to weed for recreational marijuana users. Find seeds with similar traits in our shop.

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Adverse Reaction

Try to indulge too much with real ice creams and end up absorbing too much in the body or getting fat. In the case of the cannabis strain, use too much, and we can expect some adverse reactions.

Among the most common ones are feeling the throat and the eyes drying. It’s not a big deal, though, as these are typical with the use of almost all strains. But what we do not want is to feel paranoid. But that is what happens when using too much. Also, some people are genetically predisposed to paranoia. Also, in some cases, there are also people who may feel dizzy.

Ice Cream comes with a scent and flavor that is delightful. And the way it delivers its effects may cause some people to throw caution to the wind. But it is lowering the guard that causes some people to underestimate its potency. Keep in mind that it does comes with as high as 22% THC content.


A marijuana strain that makes a person feel happy, as well as inducing complete body relaxation offers more than one medical benefits.

For instance, Ice Cream is great in reducing stress. Hence, it may prove helpful in depression and other mental disorders including PTSD.

One of the great things about the Indica effects of Ice Cream is that it does not cause a numbing body buzz. While this is ideal for those who do not want to use a strain that can cause couch-lock, it also means that it is not the best when it comes to dealing with pain. Still, many users do report that it helps with minor pains and aches.

Finally, without stress, feeling happy but not hyperactive, and relaxed, it also follows that most users also feel drowsy after an hour or two after its use. People who need help sleeping may find the strain useful.

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Paradise Seeds did not only create Ice Cream to deliver the effects it gives to users. They also designed it to be cultivated indoor. It will thrive in an open environment, but it will not have a much greater yield than when grown indoor, though.

So, the best way to grow this plant is to use hydroponics and combine it with the Sea of Green technique.

Flowering Time


In as early as eight weeks, Ice Cream may reach full maturity, and each square meter can have a yield of 18 ounces.


Ice Cream, grown in a warm climate, should be ready during the first to the second week of October. Each plant, in turn, would have a yield of around 18 ounces.

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FAQs About Ice Cream Strain

What is the Ice Cream strain yield?

Ice Cream yields 18 ounces per square meter indoors and 18 ounces or more per plant outdoors.

How much THC does Ice Cream have?

It contains from 15% up to 22% THC.

What are the origins of the Ice Cream strain?

Ice Cream was originally created by Paradise Seeds, but its exact lineage is still a mystery.

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

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