London Pound Cake Strain Information & Review

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London Pound Cake Strain
Author avatar By Parker Curtis
September 22, 2022
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The London Pound Cake strain is as delicious as it sounds.

Join us as we explore every important aspect of this marijuana cultivar in our London Pound Cake strain review. Discover its impressive genetics that gives the herb its delectable flavors and potent traits that benefit recreational and medical users. 

Find out where to buy quality seeds and learn to germinate them, and grow healthy cannabis plants that deliver a bountiful yield of delicious buds.

London Pound Cake Strain (aka Pound Cake)

London Pound Cake strain, a.k.a. “Pound Cake,” comes from the renowned breeders, Cookies Fam Genetics. One of its parents is Sunset Sherbet, but the other one is still a well-kept secret. All that we know is that it’s a potent indica cultivar.

A member of the Girl Scout Cookies family, the London Pound Cake strain is a gorgeous plant with branches that extend outwards instead of upwards. It has thick, heavy colas covered with crystal trichomes. Its buds are olive-green with bright orange pistils.

Before we go into more detail, here’s a summary of the London Pound Cake strain info:

  • Type: Indica dominant
  • THC: 26–30%
  • CBD: 1%
  • Top reported effects: Happy, sleepy, relaxed
  • Top reported flavors: Lemon, berry, grape 
  • Dominant terpene: Limonene
  • Flowering time: 8 weeks
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Yield: Indoors 11 oz./m2, outdoors 11–13 oz. per plant
London Pound Cake Strain Info

Here’s what you can expect from toking the herb.

London Pound Cake Strain effects

The London Pound Cake strain’s THC content is extremely high at 26-30%. If you’re a new or occasional user, we suggest approaching this cultivar with caution. It’s very potent and packs a powerful punch that lasts a long time.

This strain is unsuitable for morning use if you have lots to do. It’s perfect for evenings because the London Pound Cake strain effects make you feel euphoric and clears your mind of negative thoughts when you toke. You’ll feel calm yet be able to focus before your body fully relaxes and leaves you stuck to your couch.

Expect the London Pound Cake strain effects to make you more playful and giggly. It’s ideal for social encounters. The delicious herb helps those with eating issues by giving them a case of the munchies.

Although there are no reported side effects of using the London Pound Cake strain, it’s best to consume it in moderation. Heavier doses may cause cottonmouth and dry eyes. There’s no need to worry. Stay hydrated and use eye drops to get rid of the symptoms.

The London Pound Cake strain has minuscule CBD, but users claim it helps with many medical conditions. People with fatigue, inflammation, chronic pain, migraines, depression, and PTSD report finding relief when using the herb.

London Pound Cake Strain flavors

If you associate the London Pound Cake strain with dessert, it doesn’t disappoint. Its strong lemon and citrus aromas translate into its taste, accompanied with flavors of berry and grape.

Users describe their experience as enjoying vanilla cookies with a sour berry flavor that lingers on the tongue afterward.

London Pound Cake Strain grow information

The London Pound Cake strain is more suitable for experienced growers because it produces tall plants with long branches that require regular pruning and trimming. Since the crops are also affected by humidity, there’s a greater threat of mold and mildew problems. 

There’s an 8–9 week flowering time before you can collect the delectable nugs. The London Pound Cake strain yield averages 11 oz./m2 when grown indoors, while outdoor plants produce 11–13 oz. each.

London Pound Cake Strain genetics

Besides knowing whether the London Pound Cake strain is a sativa or indica, its lineage remains a mystery. Its breeders haven’t revealed the identity of the powerful indica they crossed with Sunset Sherbet.

The following is the only information we have on the indica-dominant hybrid London Pound Cake strain genetics so far:

London Pound Cake Strain Genetics

London Pound Cake Strain seeds to buy near you

We currently don’t have London Pound Cake strain seeds in our extensive collection, but we expect to add them. Meanwhile, here are seeds with similar traits you can start with:

Sunset Sherbet Feminized Cannabis Seeds

Sunset Sherbet is one of the cultivars the London Pound Cake strain inherited its flavors. Its potent indica effects make it the ideal toke for people who want a mental uplift and a flow of creativity. Cultivators can look forward to 9 oz./m2 from indoor crops and 11 oz. per plant when grown outdoors.

Girl Scout Cookies Feminized Cannabis Seeds

The Girl Scout Cookies cultivar is the grandparent in the London Pound Cake strain’s sensational lineage. Its 21% THC content makes it a powerful and vibrant herb

Although an indica-dominant, Girl Scout Cookies feminized offers users amazing effects from its sativa genetics. Yield-wise, indoors you get 16–18 oz./m2 and 18–20 oz. per outdoor plant.

London Pound Cake – a delightful experience

If you’re excited to add London Pound Cake strain seeds to your stash, stay tuned to know when the seed is in our collection. The potent herb will give you many relaxing evenings and may provide you relief from medical ailments.

Until the seeds are available, be part of our Homegrown Forum to exchange news and knowledge with fellow cannabis growers. Share your experience with the London Pound Cake strain by joining Homegrown Diaries and starting a London Pound Cake Homegrown Diary to log your journey.


About the author: Parker Curtis

Parker Curtis has around a decade of cannabis-growing experience, specialising in soil-less and hydro grows. He’s mastering outdoor, greenhouse, and indoor grows.