Phantom Cookies Strain

Phantom Cookies is such a creepy name for a cannabis. It is both absurd and spooky at the same time. From the name alone, this strain could arouse curiosity and spark an interest.

So, what is it with the name? We think there are only three plausible reasons. One is that the name was taken from the parents. Another could be because of how it tastes and the effect it gives. Perhaps, it could also be both.

Regardless of the name, Phantom Cookies is one that would bring on a powerful mental high and keep the creative juice flowing from the mind. This Sativa-dominant strain dominates the physical high and should keep consumers in a state of happiness and elation. Considered an upper, this strain is not recommended for anyone predisposed to depression or anxiety disorders, though.

Tracing the lineage of this strain is confusing. By most accounts, Phantom Cookies is the offspring of Grand Daddy Purple and GDP hybrid Cherry Pie.

Over the years, some strains could have variations and Phantom Cookies is one of them. For instance, one variant is the addition of a third strain called Bay Platinum Cookies. Adding to the confusion is the Pink Champagne, which has the same parent strains as Phantom Cookies.

While the unclear origin of the strain makes this strain a phantom, the effects it gives to consumers is.

Information about Phantom Cookies:

ORIGIN Granddaddy Purple and Cherry Pie
EFFECTS Happy – 10
Relaxed – 9
Euphoric – 8
Focused – 6
Uplifted – 6
ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE) Anxious – 10
Paranoid – 10
Dry mouth – 9
Dizzy – 3
Dry eyes – 2
FRAGRANCE Grape, pungent, earthy
FLAVORS Sweet, nutty, berry, grape
MEDICAL Depression – 10
Pain – 9
Stress – 8
Inflammation – 6
Fatigue – 5
FLOWERING TIME INDOORS 8 to 9 weeks
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS Early October
PLANT HEIGHT Up to 0.66 feet
THC CONTENT % 15% to 18%
CBD % 0.10% to 0.33%
INDICA / SATIVA % 35%/65%
INDOOR YIELD Up to 28 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD Up to 32 ounces per plant
GROWTH LEVEL Some experience needed to grow

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest

Effects

Phantom Cookies is one strain that Sativa lovers would appreciate. From the onset, it cannot be denied that the cerebral high it gives rushes in an incredible sense of happiness and to the point of feeling euphoric. At up to 18% THC level, while a little above average, the psychoactive ingredients of this strain is still potent. As the mental high intensifies, so does the heightened sense of focus and creative thoughts flood the mind. Use a little too much and one is bound to experience psychedelic high.

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Some ten minutes later, as the Indica-property starts to make its presence felt, consumers generally would feel the mental high settling down a little. Despite the complete body relaxation, the mental high clearly dominates the effects of Phantom Cookies.

Phantom Cookies Effects
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Novice users who are not used to the sudden rush of the cerebral high might have a moment of an elevated level of anxiousness, though. For that reason, beginners should start with a small quantity before progressing on.

Using too much could make consumers feel the head high reach narcotic-like psychedelic effects and leave them immobile on the couch.

Fragrance

The Phantom Cookies has a very unique and complex aroma. Users will notice a rich blend of earth and roasted nuts with hints of the sweet smell of berry and grape. Overall, Phantom Cookies is described as being one of the best-smelling cannabis strains.

Flavors

Although some users would insist that the strain has the familiar cookie dough taste, others would beg to differ. Instead, what users will mostly taste is the sweet and fruity flavor of berry. The difference might be due to the different variants of this strain. However, regardless of which one consumer use, one thing is for sure. Phantom Cookies has a great taste that most people would find delightful.

Phantom Cookies Flavors
Phantom Cookies Flavors

Adverse Reaction

Using cannabis results in dry mouth and sometimes, dry mouth. However, in the case of Phantom Cookies, this is one of the few strains that should be avoided by people who are dealing with anxiety issues and depression. Caution is needed when using this strain for the first time to see how it affects a consumer.

Even if Phantom Cookies does not increase anxiety or paranoia, that does not mean it would not occur at higher dosages. In some instances too, especially for beginners, the sudden onset of a powerful cerebral high comes as a shock causing one to feel panicky. Another typical reaction would be feeling dizzy, usually at the onset.

Medical

This might sound strange. How could a strain that is not recommended for those who are dealing with anxiety and depression also use the same strain to help deal with the same conditions?

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Without going into the scientific details, the psychoactive ingredients of Phantom Cookies is further compounded by the variants. In other words, not all Phantom Cookies will have the same effect, as this is also dependent on the physiological makeup of consumers, and no one person is exactly the same as the next person.

Generally, because of the potency in which the strain could make consumers feel happy and euphoric, that in itself should be of benefit to instances when they are dealing with stress and anxiety. At the same time, this would be conducive to managing depression. But if the reaction is negative, then rather than being of benefit, it might also increase the same conditions, hence medical cannabis consumers need to use this strain with caution.

The strength of its mental high, as well as the body relaxation, also contributes to taking the mind away from the thoughts of the physical body pains and aches caused by certain illnesses. For this reason, those with chronic pains might find Phantom Cookies a useful strain for pain relief.

Used in moderation, one thing this strain could do is to temporarily give consumers a boost in energy, much like how drinking a cup of coffee does.

Growing

Phantom Cookies may be grown outdoor or indoor, including greenhouse so as long as the ideal conditions are met and that growers have some level of knowledge and experience in growing cannabis.

Phantom Cookies Growing
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While there is not much information regarding outdoor cultivation, it is reasonable to expect Phantom Cookies to do well in a temperate to warm climate.

Indoor, this is another matter, and in fact, the preferable way of growing Phantom Cookies. For one thing, regardless if grown in a home or a greenhouse, growers could control the environment. For instance, because this strain is really short, grow lights could be positioned to provide a more even coverage. Using the Sea of Green (SOG) method, the vegetative growth stage could be reduced. In other words, growing indoor is faster and results in a massive harvest.

Flowering Time

Indoors

In only 8 to 9 weeks, using an ideal indoor garden set up, Phantom Cookies should give a yield of up to 28 ounces per square meter.

Outdoors

For outdoor cultivation, the Phantom Cookies should be ready for harvest by early October with an estimated yield of up to 32 ounces per plant.

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

Robert

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Robert Bergman

Robert Bergman is an Amsterdam-based marijuana grow expert who has years of experience from small grows to massive operations. His passion for growing lead him to develop his own Gold Leaf strain. Now, Robert is dedicated to sharing his knowledge with the world.... [Read full bio]

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