Cannabis is always associated with one particular scent, skunk. Whether you are a newbie to smoking weed or just a passer byer, weed smell is always linked to that of the sour aroma spraying creature. For those however who are more accustom to smoking cannabis, there is a bouquet of hidden aromas and flavours found in every individual strain that are bursting with flavor and tickling the taste buds. Each strain is carefully crafted and expertly bred to provide these very particular flavors and aromas, this is down to what’s known as terpenes and terpenoids. Here we’ll dive into how fruity cannabis strains get their flavor and the best fruity weed strains available.
So you’re looking for a fruity marijuana strains but your not sure where to start, not a problem! We are here to help you find your favorite fruity weed, but before we start listing off different fruity weed strains, let’s take a look at how fruity weed strains get their smell and how understanding terpenes can help you choose the best fruity weed strain for you.
Terpenes are found in many different types of plants, they produce a fragrant oil that produces a unique smell and taste within the flower. There are several terpene profiles that can produce a wide variety of aromas, profiles include earthy, herbal, spicy, cheesy, diesel, citrus, sweet and so much more. Cannabis particularly gets its smell from the terpene compound, like other fruits, vegetables and herbs, terpene is what gives your favorite fruity marijuana strain its unique scent. Commonly terpenes within cannabis are there for the same reason as other flowers and plants, to both repel predators and attract pollinators. When a plant develops terpenes it is influenced by a variety of factors such as climate, fertilizers and age, with over 100 different terpenes every fruity weed strain has its own unique terpene and composition.
When looking for fruity marijuana strains it comes down to the consumers preference, this is what makes terpenes so important, the consumer can choose their fruity weed down to the particular flavor. It has even been suggested that terpenes can influence the effects the cannabis gives off, which is known as the entourage effect. The entourage effect is where the cannabinoids and terpenes interact and influence the euphoric effect the cannabis can give off, this however has still yet to be fully proven within the world of science.
There is a variety of fruity cannabis strains that provide that earthy fruity flavour, making the smoke pleasurable and enjoyable. When looking for fruity cannabis strains there are two major terpenes that are rich in fruity flavours, myrcene and limonene.
Myrcene is the most present terpene found in cannabis, with myrcene usually covering over 20% of the terpene profile within any particular strains. Myrcene is a terpene that is largely found in mangos hence why it’s one of the terpenes with a fruity element.
Limonene is another fruity weed terpene that is commonly found in citrus fruits. Limonene gives off a citrus aroma resembling tangerines, grapefruits and lemons. Limonene can be found in the rinds of citrus fruits and even is used in household cleaners and cosmetics.
Types of Terpenes
As mentioned above, there are over 100 types of terpenes that can influence the way cannabis smells and tastes. Here we’ll breakdown various flavors that you may be looking for in your quest for fruity weed and which particular terpene can provide you with your highly sought-after fruity strains.
Borneol: Rich earth, Menthol and Camphor
Sabinene: Woody, Spices and Pepper
Terpineol: Lilac, Lime, Cardamom and Cloves
Beta-Caryophyllene: Pepper spice and Wood
Myrcene: Fruit, Earthy and Musk
Citronellol: Floral, Sweet Citrus and Rose
Nerol: Bitter, Citrus and Rose
Terpineol: Florals, Lilac, Lime, Cardamom and Clove
Geraniol: Geranium, Rose, Citronelle, Fruit
Flavour/ Smell: Earthy
Myrcene: Mush, Earth and Fruit
Humulene: Woody and Earth
Terpinolene: Smoke, Wood and Pine
Borneol: Menthol. Camphor and Earth
Nerolidol: Wood, Flowers and Apple
Cedrene: Ceder, Amber, Sadalwood and Patchouli
Carene: Earth, Pine and Citrus
Flavour/ Smell: Floral
Terpineol: Floral Lilac, Lime, Cardamon and Clove
Ocimne: Flower, Fruit and Herbs
Linalool: Sweet, Flowers and Cirtrus
Geraniol: Geranium, Rose, Citronella, Fruits
Linalool: Sweet, Flower, Citrus
Ocimene: Flower, Fruit and Herbs
Nerolidol: Wood, Flower and Apples
Citronellol: Floral, Sweet, Citrus and Rose
Limonene: Lemon and Lime
Valencne: Oranges, Tangerines and Grapefruit
Phellandrene: Citrus, Mint, Herbs and Pepper
Cymene: Tangy, Carrots and Musk
Carene: Earth, Pine, Forest and Citrus
Myrcene: Musk, Earth, Fruit
Alpha-Pinene: Pine and Rosemary
Beta-Pinene: Dill, Parsley and Basil
Beta-Caryophyllene – Peppery Spice, Wood
Limonene – Lemon, Lime
Linalool –Sweet Flowers, Citrus
Alpha-Pinene –Pine, Rosemary
Beta- Pinene –Dill, Parsley, Basil
Beta-Caryphyllene –Peppery Spice, Wood
Limonene –Lemon, Lime
Humulene –Wood, Earth
Linalool –Sweet Flowers, Citrus
Nerolidol –Wood, Bark, Flowers, Apples
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Best Fruity Weed Strains
Fruity weed strains are plentiful and after this article you should be able to identify exactly what fruit aroma and flavour you want out of your weed, but if you haven’t, don’t worry. We’ve put together a list of our fruitiest Haute Health strains that we know you’ll love. Each strain can be found on our website for the best prices in Canada, enjoy!
This taste focused sativa hybrid is bursting with strawberry flavor. The flower is covered in amber trichomes and red pistils, it gives off a mild scent of strawberries with a hint of a peppery spice. When you inhale Strawberry Cough you will taste ripe strawberries with little to no skunkiness, the exhale will bring out the strong strawberry flavors with some added sweetness to top it off. The scent of berry will remain in the air after smoking, leaving a pungent fruity smell after consumption. Smoking this fruity strain provides a sharp focus and an urge to engage in conversation or working on various tasks that involve creativity. Great for those looking for a boost of energy, creativity or those suffering with anxiety, this fruity strain is sure to meet all your needs.
This indica dominant hybrid stain is a cross between MGC and Blueberry, providing a delicious flavour of super sweet, citrusy and blueberry flavours with a sour aftertaste. The aroma resembles earthy berries, herbs, sour citrus and fresh oranges. Blue Gelato is a body lifting, clear headed strain that is perfect for relaxing at home or outside. High in THC, Blue Gelato helps with motivation and provides a nice energy boost while expanding the mind with clarity. Get your Blue Gelato for only $5 a gram, only at Heaute.Health.
Blue Dream provides a delicious aroma of sweet blueberries pie and fresh blueberries picked straight off the branch. A mix of Blueberry and Haze, Blue Dream provides a motivated and focused high while providing a creative energy. Used for those dealing with conditions like chronic stress, pain and sleep disorders, this flavourful strain is one of the best fruity Indica strains around. Blue Dream is one of our finest quality strains here at Haute.Health, head over and get yours today before its all gone!
Mimosa is a sweet and a sour sativa dominant strain with flavours of tropical citrus and a light berry exhale, just like a fresh mimosa. Mimosa is a great wake and bake strain, that helps prevent sleepiness and an uplifting mood feeling. Each toke will provide a euphoric motivation and a sharp focus with a nice body high that follows. Used for conditions such as stress, anxiety, migraines, nausea and loss of appetite, Mimosa is a great fruity weed strain with lots of medical benefits. For $6 a gram, how can you go wrong with Mimosa?
Mango Dream strain is mango tasting and mind-bending strain that ticks all the boxes for a dense fruity strain. This strain provides a cerebral rush that will help keep you awake with just a few tokes. Perfect for a wake and bake session, Mango Dream is relatively strong and should be used in moderation. Mango Dream flowers are frosty trichomes and are covered mango colored hairs. Used for such ailments as pain, fatigue, stress and anxiety it is best to start slow with Mango Dream as smoking too much can cause a surge in energy possibly causing some anxiety. The flavors are fruity and bright, giving the smoke a light and easy feeling. Want to try Mango Dream? Haute has you covered, for $5 a gram you wont find a better quality bud for the price. Get your Mango Dream now!