The Platinum Cookies strain is a potent hybrid with pungent yet complex earthy aromas. It’s also got hints of sweetness that get stronger when you grind the buds.
The effects of this variant lean slightly more towards indica as tokers report feelings of calm euphoria. It’s quite popular with those who enjoy the Girl Scout Cookies strain due to its similarities in fragrance and flavor.
The Platinum Cookies also have several reported health benefits. Join us as we explore this tasty hybrid.
Platinum Cookies (Platinum Girl Scout cookies, Platinum GSC)
The Platinum Cookies strain has won a few awards and is well-known on the 420 scene. It’s loved by newbies and veteran smokers alike.
Let’s check the profile of this exclusive hybrid.
Platinum Cookies description
Some refer to the Platinum Cookies strain as the European adaptation of the famous Girl Scout Cookies strain. They claim that it’s crossed with an additional unknown cannabis variant, giving it a distinctive taste, scent, and profile.
The buds are attractively light green with bright orange pistols and dashes of purple. The dense nugs are also covered in trichomes.
Right off the plant, the Platinum Cookies strain has a strong scent. It’s earthy yet fuel-like with light wafts of sweet pine and spice. These aromas intensify once you break up the bud and it takes a few minutes for the remnants to leave your nostrils.
Its gustatory experience is delightful. The Platinum Cookies strain’s flavor is fruity and spicy, with a touch of berry. As you exhale, you can detect a subtle earthy and sweet aftertaste.
The effects of this hybrid lean more towards its indica genes, inducing euphoric, peaceful sensations that leave you feeling relaxed. The hit is almost instant and the flavor lingers in your mouth for a few minutes after each toke.
Initially, you’ll still have energy for certain light tasks or creative projects, but it’s best to take the Platinum Cookies strain in the evening. It offers high amounts of THC, and the heavy laziness only kicks in after approximately 30 minutes.
Aside from the high, users also claim the strain has medicinal benefits and can help with:
Platinum Cookies grow information
The Platinum Cookies strain’s flowering time is approximately nine weeks and the best time to harvest is between late September and early November. By then, you’ll be able to enjoy its beautifully thick buds.
The ideal climate for Platinum Girl Scout Cookies is moderately warm, with temperatures varying between 68–80℉. Cannabis growers can cultivate this hybrid indoors or outdoors.
If you’re cultivating the Platinum Cookies weed strain in a greenhouse or indoor setup, ensure you have adequate ventilation. Also, try to avoid overcrowding your grow space, as this can negatively impact your yield.
The Platinum Cookies cannabis strain flourishes when supplemented with liquid nutrients. Liberally feeding your crops will result in a larger yield. Your plants will benefit from supplements of:
It’s a good idea to have your weed plants on a feeding schedule and to change their nutrients after reaching the flowering stage.
One major advantage of growing the weed strain Platinum Cookies is that it’s genetically more resistant to pathogens and diseases than other plants, making maintenance easier. This makes the strain perfect for beginners.
You’ll still need to monitor your crops for any signs of infestation, of course. The main pest you need to keep an eye out for is spider mites.
These unwanted guests breed rapidly and could potentially ruin your whole Platinum Cookies strain crop if you don’t act swiftly. You can use a natural pesticide as a preventative measure.
Platinum Cookies genetics
The Platinum Cookies strain’s history has a bit of mystery because the third parent strain is unknown. The hybrid is a combination of landrace Durban Poison, OG Kush, and an additional variant.
Other strains in the Platinum Cookies lineage include:
- Lemon Thai
- Hindu Kush
Platinum Cookies seeds to buy near you
Now that you’ve absorbed all this Platinum Cookies weed strain information, you may be inspired to start cultivating this hybrid yourself. You can browse through our seed store to find the option that suits you.
Our most popular variants are:
- Platinum Cookies Feminized: This is ideal if you want to cultivate a crop without males.
- Auto Platinum Cookies: A convenient option that’s not dependent on light cycles—best for beginners.
- Platinum Cookies Regular: These seeds are suitable for growers who cultivate the traditional way.
Those of you looking to experience Platinum Cookies parentage, check these out:
- Durban Poison Feminized: These seeds are very special because they have a deep history that lives on in many other strains, songs, movies, and through word of mouth—passed on from one generation of smokers to the next.
- OG Kush Feminized: These seeds are popular because the cultivar is known among cannabis users as a medical marijuana strain.
Platinum Cookies strain reviews
There aren’t any English reviews of this strain yet, so why don’t you be the first? We adore hearing from members of our homegrown community, so make sure to tell us about your Platinum Cookies growing experience when you get the chance.
The Platinum Cookies strain offers tokers intense yet pleasant aromas and complex flavors. The hybrid’s effects leave you feeling relaxed, calm, and ready to relinquish the burdens of anxiety and stress.
Cannabis growers who cultivate this strain are usually rewarded with healthy yields of popcorn-looking buds after 8–10 weeks. Many of them subscribe to our Homegrown Diaries to track their progress.
If you’re an aspiring grower, check out our Homegrown Forum, where like-minded individuals congregate to discuss tips and tricks
Becoming a grower is easier than you think. Follow our growing tips above and subscribe to our Platinum Cookies Strain Homegrown Diaries to monitor your progress. Start your cannabis crop today.
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.