Papaya Cake Strain Information & Review

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Papaya Cake Strain
Author avatar By Parker Curtis
July 14, 2022
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This cannabis strain is perfect for tokers who want to chill in the evenings and let their stress melt away. Papaya Cake strain is a fruity herb favorite of recreational and medical marijuana users.

Our Papaya Cake strain review will showcase the cultivar’s characteristics, genetics, flavors, and effects. Find out where to buy the seeds and how to grow them to get the delicious buds for your stash.

Papaya Cake strain

Papaya Cake weed is a potent 80% indica and 20% sativa hybrid strain resulting from crossing Papaya and Wedding Cake cultivars. Both strains are flavorful and contain high levels of THC, giving their offspring the traits tokers love.

Papaya Cake weed strain produces plants with minty green dense trichome-filled, slim, triangular buds. The thin light orange pistils and violet spots on the leaves and calyxes enhance its striking looks. 

If you haven’t tasted papaya before, this herb will give you the perfect idea of what that’s like. Its effects uplift and motivate users before relaxing and relieving their stress.

Here’s a summary of the Papaya Cake strain info: 

  • Type: Indica dominant
  • THC: 25-30%
  • CBD: 1%
  • Top reported effects: Happy, euphoric, relaxed
  • Top reported flavors: Sweet, citrusy, fruity
  • Dominant terpene: Limonene
  • Flowering time: 7–8 weeks
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Yield: Indoors 11–21 oz./m2, outdoors 20 oz. per plant
Papaya Cake Strain info

Papaya Cake strain effects

Recreational users savor the Papaya Cake strain’s mood-boosting and productive effects. It gives you a sense of euphoria and a level of focus that allows you to be creative and complete your tasks. Note that it’s not a wake-and-bake cultivar. The herb is best enjoyed in the evenings as it can relax you and ease your stress to the point you won’t leave your couch.

Papaya Cake weed is a delight to smoke, but we advise you to start with moderate doses until you adapt to its impact. Have snacks on hand as the herb can trigger the munchies. Stay hydrated and keep eye drops close by if you experience cottonmouth and dry eyes.

Studies show many therapeutic benefits that cannabis offers to patients. Medical users of Papaya Cake claim relief from the following conditions:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Chronic pain
  • Appetite Loss
  • Sleep disorders
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Although more clinical studies are necessary to confirm these anecdotal reports, they offer a natural alternative to prescription medications.

Papaya Cake strain flavors

Papaya Cake’s aroma is a blend of sweet, citrusy, woody, and skunky scents. Users describe the fragrance as akin to being in a skunk-infested Caribbean bakery.

The buds taste exactly as the herb’s name suggests. First-time papaya consumers get to savor the tropical flavors of the fruit with hints of sour lemon, mint, and pine that linger on the taste buds. Papaya Cake strain’s delicious nugs make it difficult for users to resist seconds.

Papaya Cake strain grow information

Due to the challenges some cultivators face, we don’t recommend Papaya Cake weed strain to beginners. Growing outdoors is tricky as you need to control environmental elements, such as temperature, light exposure, and pest infestation. 

Papaya Cake weed is ideal for indoor cultivation using the Sea of Green (SOG) method. Pay attention to factors like overwatering and light stress to avoid harming your plants. 

After a 7–8 week flowering phase, your crops produce yields between 11–21 oz./m2. Expect 20 oz. per plant from your outdoor efforts. The harvests may be modest, but the delectable and potent nugs make it worthwhile.

Papaya Cake strain genetics

The weed strain Papaya Cake gets its genetics from two tasty and potent cultivars—Wedding Cake and Papaya. The former has a high THC content and is one of the most flavorful herbs on the market. Medical users claim it helps control anxiety.

Although Papaya’s THC level is moderate, its tropical notes make it a favorite among tokers who want creativity and motivation to flow. 

Here’s a graphic that illustrates the Papaya Cake’s lineage: 

Papaya Cake Strain genetics

Papaya Cake strain seeds to buy near you

Papaya Cake weed strain seeds are not in our seed bank yet, but we have the cultivars where the herb gets its impressive traits and potent THC content.

Girl Scout Cookies Feminized Cannabis Seeds

Girl Scout Cookies is one of Papaya Cake weed’s grandparents. It’s a potent herb with 21% of THC. As an indica-dominant cultivar, Girl Scout Cookies feminized also offers amazing sativa effects. Grown indoors, it produces 16–18 oz./m2 of buds. Outdoors, cultivators get 18–20 oz. per plant.

Wedding Cake Autoflower Cannabis Seeds

With Wedding Cake autoflower seeds, you get flavorful high-THC buds that invigorate and relax users without worrying about adjusting light cycles during the cultivation process. Indoor growers enjoy abundant yields of 18–21 oz./m2 indoors, while outdoor plants produce 3–6 oz. 

Granddaddy Purple Regular Cannabis Seeds

Further up the Papaya Cake weed strain’s lineage is Granddaddy Purple (GDP). Breeders favor regular seeds as they produce male and female plants. Containing 22–24% of THC, the effects of smoking the buds hit hard, but do not overwhelm if you consume them in moderate doses. You can get 16–21 oz./m2 of nugs from indoor cultivation and 21 oz. per outdoor plant.

Papaya Cake strain – a delectable toking adventure

A delicious high-THC cultivar, Papaya Cake weed is the perfect choice for users who enjoy tasty buds and relaxing and stress-free evenings. Medical marijuana patients may find relief from their ailments after using the potent strain.

Beginners may find it challenging to cultivate Papaya Cake strain seeds. We recommend getting help and guidance from professionals. Join our Homegrown Forum to gain knowledge from experienced growers and contribute your ideas.

Share your Papaya Cake strain experience in our Homegrown Diaries by starting a Papaya Cake Homegrown Diary today.


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.