Even without its bold flavor, Lemon Cherry Gelato would be notable for its prestigious genetics. The sativa-dominant hybrid comes from Mexican landraces Oaxacan and Zacatecas and the aromatic strain Lemon Skunk and Lemon Kush. It offers a buzzy, head-focused high that lasts longer than average. Legendary Lemon’s THC content has been measured at between Legendary Lemon’s flower are marked by an impressively large size and a rounded, slightly elongated shape. Despite their sativa influence, they cling together in a tight, characteristically indica structure. The small and tightly-curled leaves are a vivid spring green and are twisted through with neon yellow pistils. Finally, glassy trichomes cover all visible surfaces of these compact buds.
Lemon Cherry Gelato is known to hit users quickly, sometimes taking effect before they’ve had a chance to even exhale. The most striking effect is a sense of altered perception and confusion, forcing smokers to adapt to their newly intensified surroundings. This head rush is met by a palpable body buzz that discourages much activity but still leaves users mobile and not couch locked. Some describe Lemon Cherry Gelato as having amplified psychedelic effects like time dilation and sound sensitivity. The floaty and comfortable but still lucid feeling conferred by this strain makes it great for daytime or early evening use.
Medically, Lemon Cherry Gelato has value as a way to treat chronic aches and pains with its powerful numbing effects. Some use it to medicate headaches and migraines as well. This strain’s carefree elevation of mood can also offer temporary relief from the troubling symptoms associated with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Gelato is said to be potent, even for more experienced cannabis users; newcomers should temper their consumption accordingly. That said, because of its lack of intense cerebral effects, this strain is not likely to put users into a deeply paranoid mindset.
Just looking at a nug of Lemon Cherry Gelato makes your mouth water, as it’s covered with crystal clear trichomes and a web of bright pistils. One whiff of this flower gives you more of a diesel smell than you’d imagine, but hints of lemon come through to break up the odor. Thankfully the taste is incredibly delightful, as strong notes of lemon and citrus shine through and a hint of spicy nuttiness finishes it off. Diesel is only slightly detected when smoking, and it’s not enough to put off even the pickiest user.