Lemon Pound Cake Strain Information & Review

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Lemon Pound Cake Strain
Author avatar By Derek LaRose
July 13, 2022
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The Lemon Pound Cake strain evokes comforting memories of home. Imagine the overwhelming aroma of citrus and sugar as you dive into a warm slice of cake drizzled with a sticky, smooth glaze. 

The marijuana strain hits you with strong yet delightful sensations. The hybrid is a great way to start your day with its citrus taste and euphoric effects. Want to learn more about its genetics, effects, flavors, and growth information? Discover all you need to know in this Lemon Pound Cake strain review.

Lemon Pound Cake strain (aka Lemon Cake, Lemon Cheese, Lemon Cheesecake)

Lemon Pound Cake has a dessert-like flavor and it induces an intense mental buzz. It’s also fit for beginner tokers and growers. Who doesn’t want to have their cake and eat it too? 

Here’s a brief overview of the Lemon Pound Cake cannabis strain before we dive into specifics:

  • Type: Sativa-dominant hybrid 
  • THC: 18–25%
  • CBD: <2% 
  • Top reported effects: Euphoria, Sociability, Creativity
  • Top reported flavors: Lemon, Vanilla, Cheese
  • Dominant terpene: Limonene
  • Flowering time: 9–10 weeks
  • Growing difficulty: Beginner
  • Indoor yield: 18 oz./m²
  • Outdoor yield: 25 oz./ plant
Lemon Pound Cake Strain info

Lemon Pound Cake strain effects

The first thing you might notice when consuming Lemon Pound Cake cannabis is the instant burst of euphoria. Users report entering a state of happiness ideal for social settings. You feel uplifted and engage in conversation more naturally.

You can compare this sudden jolt of energy to drinking a caffeinated beverage. A boost in concentration and creativity levels follow. Given the Lemon Pound Cake strain’s THC level of medium to high, it’s a great wake and bake option.

Sensitive tokers may experience discomforts like cotton mouth, dry eyes, dizziness, and paranoia. Some users also experience an increased appetite. These sensations typically last for 2–5 hours and aren’t common in severe cases.

Lemon Pound Cake strain flavors

The Lemon Pound Cake hits you with the tangy taste of the sour citrus fruit. The flavor profile includes sugar, cheese, and a hint of skunk. You can detect undertones of vanilla, making the strain a perfect blend of earthiness and fruit.

The scents are similar. Get a whiff of lemon, cheese, musk, and spices derived from the strain’s powerful terpenes. Myrcene gives the Lemon Pound Cake strain earthy tones, while Humulene and beta-Caryophyllene form a fragrant cocktail of citrus and pepper.  

Lemon Pound Cake strain grow information

The plant’s aesthetic is as unique as its flavor, and growers will be delighted to include it in their greenhouse. Bright orange pistils and trichomes cover the colas, which gives it an attractive fuzzy appearance.

As for Lemon Pound Cake strain information, the cultivar is beginner-friendly. It’s a hardy cultivar so you won’t have much problems with bugs and mold. Instead, you can focus on training it until flowering time, which takes about 9–10 weeks indoors.

The cheesy aroma is intense during the growth stage. Invest in proper ventilation for indoor growth, such as exhaust fans and air filters, to minimize the risk of pathogens.

The strain’s advantage is the greater-than-average size and bud density. Train the plant to be more resilient to handle the weight. Low-stress training is best, but they also thrive in a Sea of Green (SOG) setup.

If cultivated well, the Lemon Pound Cake rewards indoor growers with yields up to 18 oz. /m² and outdoor growers with up to 25 oz./ plant.

Lemon Pound Cake strain genetics

The blend of Lemon Skunk and a potent Cheese strain produced the unique hybrid. Lemon Pound Cake inherits its parents’ signature citrus and cheesy flavors. Both also contribute to the head rush you get with the hybrid.

Lemon Pound Cake Strain genetics

Lemon Pound Cake strain seeds to buy near you

Not only is the Lemon Pound Cake a delight to toke, but it’s also rewarding to grow. The Homegrown Store currently doesn’t have stock of this strain, but you can try similar cultivars.

  • Lemon Blast Regular Seeds: Reminiscent of lemon desserts with hints of vanilla, this strain offers a similar flavor profile to Lemon Pound Cake.

Have your Lemon Pound Cake and eat it too

The Lemon Pound Cake is easy to grow and an enjoyable toke. Novice growers can produce above-average yields if they use the right techniques.

After harvesting, they can revel in the euphoria it produces. Use it as a wake and bake, to energize and steer your day in the right direction. 

Take on the challenge of growing Lemon Pound Cake and check out our Homegrown Diaries for advice from fellow growers. You can also use it to monitor your progress.

Feel free to explore the Homegrown Forum, too. From learning basic propagation techniques to advanced plant training methods, our site offers a wealth of information for growers. Utilize all these resources when growing the Lemon Pound Cake strain. 

If you’re ready to start your marijuana growing journey, browse our catalog of high-quality seeds here at Homegrown Cannabis Co. Don’t forget to track your growing journey with the Lemon Pound Cake HomeGrown Diaries.


About the author: Derek LaRose

Also known as Kronic from The Cannabis Kronicles, Derek LaRose is a young ambitious cultivator and a staple educator for indoor cultivation.