Marijuana Cotton Candy Strain Review

Strain name info:Cotton Candy KUSH Marijuana Strain

Our Overall Rating:  4.5 / Best known for:  Smells like Cotton Candy

Positive Effects Marijuana Cotton Candy strain effects
Origin / ancestryCotton Candy Type: hybrid.  Parents: Lavender from Amsterdam crossed with Power Plant from South Africa.  The Lavender parent is a blend of Skunk and Afghan Hawaiian.
Aromas, FlavorsSweet, flowers, berry, Cotton Candy
May RelieveStress, chronic pain, depression, anxiety, migraines, low back pain, headache
THC Content:

12% to 22%, often toward the higher end

 Cannabis Cotton Candy strain THC CBD
Indoor/Outdoor Yield16 ounces per square meter indoors, 35 ounces per plant outdoors, high yield
Flowering time8 to 9 Weeks
Genetic Cotton Candy weed strain genetics
HarvestMid October
Disease resistanceHigh, resistant to mold and pests
Plant HeightOver 2 meters, tall
Adverse effectsCotton-mouth, dry eyes, lower adverse effects than other strains
Growing difficultyMedium difficulty

Cotton Candy cannabis

Origins, Genetics, History

Cotton Candy is a balanced mix of Indica and Sativa, giving it the properties of inducing relaxation and lifting mood.  It is the offspring of a cross between South African Power Plant and the Lavender strain from Amsterdam.  The Lavender strain is unique itself, a cross between Skunk and Afghan Hawaiian strains.  It is known for its distinctive smell reminiscent of Cotton Candy.

Appearance and Smell

Cotton Candy is a beautiful and flashy plant.  It has prominent hints of purple, alongside white and orange hairs, and light green leaves.  It has a frosty appearance and develops numerous crystals of resins, trichomes, and pistils.  Both the appearance and smell is reminiscent of Cotton Candy.  It has also hints of berry and smells very sweet.

Cotton Candy weed

How to Grow Cotton Candy Cannabis Seeds and Cuttings

Growing weed from Cotton Candy cannabis seeds and cuttings is of medium difficulty.  It requires a dry and sunny home.  Flower Power fertilizer is an excellent choice to provide extra nutrients.  Cotton Candy is a very tall plant so trimming is necessary to make sure sunlight reaches all the leaves.  Cotton Candy is resilient against attacks from mold and other pests.

Indoors, Cotton Candy will take 8 to 9 weeks till harvest.  These tall plants provide abundant yield of around 16 ounces per square meter.

Outdoors, harvest will be in mid-October.  You can expect a whopping 35 ounces of delicious candied bud per plant.

Medicinal Marijuana Review

Cotton Candy weed has high THC levels for a plant considered Indica dominant, from 12% to 22%.  It is highly medicinal due to its Indica properties balanced with Sativa.  This strain is highly palatable.  Patients use Cotton Candy strain marijuana to treat chronic pain due to its balanced nature.  It can be used as needed to treat the pain, without inducing couchlock or other loss of ability to function.  This strain can be used to treat muscle aches and spasms, migraines, fibromyalgia, shingles, and low back pain.

Cotton Candy bud can give a smooth mood boost.  For this reason, it can be used for depressive symptoms.  The sweet smoke will put a smile on your face and may also relieve anxiety.

Cotton Candy, like many strains, can relieve nausea from many different causes.  The sweet, candy smoke will be easy to consume.  It will certainly stimulate appetite for those who find it hard to eat due to loss of appetite from anxiety, depression, cancer treatment side effects, and other causes.

Finally, the smooth, relaxing Cotton Candy bud will lull you to sleep when taken before bed.  For people who suffer with insomnia but don’t want to take the usual hypnotic drugs, and other solutions such as sleep hygiene has not worked, Cotton Candy can be a great alternative.

Cotton Candy marijuana

Cotton Candy Weed Price

Vendor: Blooming Deals by Cannabis Nation

Portland, Oregon

Strain name: Cotton Candy Kush – Ommp and recreational prices

Gram – $ 15 USD

Eighth – $ 49 USD

Quarter –  $ 91 USD

Half – $ 168 USD

Ounce – $ 249 USD

Vendor: Growing ReLeaf

Beaverton, Oregon

Strain name: Cotton Cndy

Gram – $ 11.50 USD

Eighth – $ 34.50 USD

Quarter – $ 66 USD

Half – $ 126 USD

Ounce – $ 255 USD


The hit of Cotton Candy is first off sweet and delicious.  The smell of this bud is pungent and sweet, with hints of blueberry.  The leaves are showy with purple and psychedelic orange and green.  The smoke will carry the user into a realm of pain-free, euphoric, cerebral thoughtfulness.  This bud strain may be good for relaxing activities like watching movies with friends, stimulating conversation, or even listening to or producing music.

The balanced stimulation may make this weed good for romantic activities.  The user and his partner will be united in the realm of titillating appreciation of each other.  Thoughts will come and go without causing worry or discomfort.  You will feel a pleasant tingling in the body that will make it easier for partners to get physically comfortable with each other.  You will be able to see your partner without being distracted by fears and hurts from the past.  Your union will have a feel on non-judgmental appreciation.

Finally, Cotton Candy is good for sleep.  With this bud, you can make sleep into an experience rather than a necessary evil.  You can put on your favorite music, playing lightly and drift off into blissful unconsciousness.

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