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Fried or baked, sweet or glazed, Apple Fritters certainly hold a place among the best desserts in the world. The ancient Romans ate them, and the use of apples in this delicious dessert dates back to medieval England. But, when it comes to weed, the Apple Fritter strain is among the most potent strains in the world, and if you want to know a little more about this sweet and mysterious variety, this post is for you.

Key Takeaways

  • Apple Fritter is known for its high THC content, ranging from 22% to 32%, making it one of the most potent strains available.
  • The strain has a unique flavor profile, which includes sweet and earthy tones with apple pastry and a slight cheesy influence, reflecting its name.
  • The strain is a slightly indica-leaning hybrid, believed to be a cross between the Sour Apple and Animal Cookies strains. This combination contributes to its potent relaxing, stress-relieving, and pain-relieving effects.
  • Users can expect an initial burst of euphoria and creativity, followed by intense relaxation, making it suitable for muscle relaxation and alleviating conditions like stress, depression, and chronic anxiety.
Feature Details
Strain Type Slightly indica-leaning hybrid
THC Content 22%-32%
Genetics Cross between Sour Apple and Animal Cookies
Flavor Profile Sweet and earthy tones with apple pastry and a slight cheesy influence
Appearance Dark olive green coloration with vibrant purple hues, fiery-orange pistils, frosty layer of trichomes
Effects Euphoria, creativity, intense relaxation, suitable for muscle relaxation, stress, depression, chronic anxiety
Terpenes High content of caryophyllene, sweet and earthy aroma with apple pastry tones
Growing Info High-yielder under right conditions, prefers temperate climates, 60–65 days flowering period
Medical Uses Stress, depression, chro

What is the Apple Fritter Strain?

Apple Fritter is sure to leave you fried after a couple of puffs. It is one of the most potent hybrid strains out there, as it packs a high THC content, delicious fruit flavors, and balanced effects that can kick even the most seasoned cannabis connoisseurs hard.

In fact, Apple Fritter is listed on the High Times' “World's Strongest Strains” 2016 list. So we're not kidding when we say this award-winning strain is seriously potent.

Apple Fritter is a strain as popular in the cannabis world as the dessert of the same name in the baking world and is a highly sought-after strain in the state of California due to its incredible potency and exquisite flavors and aromas.

Apple Fritter Strain Appearance

Apple Fritter buds display an elegant elongated sword-shaped appearance and a dark olive green coloration, trimmed with vibrant purple hues. Apple Fritter's colorful buds feature clusters of thin, glowing, fiery-orange pistils running through the flower. A frosty layer of tiny trichome crystals packed with therapeutic potency covers all buds and parts of the stems of this eye-catching and potent crop.

Apple Fritter Strain Genetics

Many people might think such a popular strain would have a clear genetic history. But the truth is that this variety has been sweeping competitions and winning awards without much being known about it.

However, many cannabis connoisseurs agree that this slightly indica-leaning hybrid strain comes from a cross between the famous Sour Apple and Animal Cookies strains. So, we could say that Apple Fritter is a distant cousin of the GSC dynasty that also carries some of the revitalizing power of the Diesel family.

On the part of the Diesel family, we have Sour Apple, also known as Sour Apple Diesel, resulting from the cross between the Sour Diesel and Cindarella 99 strains. This variety has delicious fruity apple-like tones inherited from Apple Fritter. Perhaps the brilliance of Apple Fritter's orange pistils has to do with the Sour Apple genetics, as well as the potent relaxing, stress-relieving, and pain-relieving effects characteristic of both strains.

On the “Cookies” side of the Apple Fritter genetics, we have the splendid Animal Cookies, also called “Animal Crackers,” which are most likely responsible for the pastry tones in the Apple Fritter flavor profile thanks to the similar terpene profile from both strains.

Animal Cookies is a powerful, balanced strain that can reach up to 20% THC content and is the result of crossing the legendary strains Girl Scout Cookies and Fire OG. Like Apple Fritter, Animal Cookies buds feature a deep purple coloration and a frosty coating of trichomes that carry the strain's relaxing and pain-relieving power.

THC/CBD Content

Apple Fritter's high THC level is one of the most impressive characteristics of this strain, peaking from 22% to a staggering 32% THC content. Apple Fritter is one of the top high-THC strains currently available in the cannabis market. Apple Fritter contains virtually undetectable traces of CBD and no significant content of other cannabinoids.

Apple Fritter Strain Terpenes

The terpene profile of Apple Fritter is characteristically peppery. The high content of caryophyllene, together with the rest of the terpenes in this strain, generates a characteristic sweet and earthy aroma, with peculiar apple pastry tones that honor the name of this variety and a slight cheesy influence that rounds off the aromas of these nugs.

Apple Fritter's terpene profile becomes even more noticeable as soon as you start to break the buds, and the aroma becomes so intense that it will flood any room with delicious sweet and herbal essences that seduce the nose of any cannabis lover.

Apple Fritter Strain Effects

The high of Apple Fritter is intense and noticeable with the first puffs. This is an interesting strain, as it starts with a great feeling of euphoria and a burst of creativity that lifts you up and pushes away any traces of negativity or bad thoughts.

But although it sounds like an ideal high, as the effects progress, you will start to feel a body tingle that will probably make you feel so relaxed that it may be hard for you to do anything with this new charge of inspiration.

Nonetheless, as the high progresses, this same relaxation will melt away any muscle pain or discomfort, leaving you with an embracing sense of peace with the world around you. In fact, Apple Fritter could easily earn a place among the best strains for muscle relaxation due to the full-body effects and the heaviness and calm that this strain generates.

Generally, overly potent strains, just like Apple Fritter, are great for treating medical conditions. The therapeutic power contained in these buds will sweep away your problems, fight insomnia, eliminate pain, and help to fade mood swings or unwanted mental burdens such as stress, depression, or chronic anxiety.

If you are looking for some of these benefits, but THC-rich cannabis is not legal in your state. In that case, you can also check out this list of the best Delta-8 strains for anxiety and enjoy the anxiolytic and relaxing powers of cannabis completely legally.

Apple Fritter Strain: Reported Flavors

Aside from the hard-hitting high and high THC content that Apple Fritter carries, this strain's delicious load of flavors is certainly part of its appeal. The taste of Apple Fritter will leave you wanting more immediately after trying it for the first time.

Apple Fritter lives up to its name with a deliciously sweet fresh-baked apple fritter flavor, luscious vanilla tones, accompanied by a savory, cheesy aftertaste, and some sour notes that excellently complement this strain's flavor profile.

We could say that Apple Fritter tastes as delicious as it smells. Nevertheless, you should not get carried away by the flavor, and try not to take too many puffs to continue enjoying this strain since its power can leave even the most veteran user glued to the sofa.

Apple Fritter Strain Growing Info

A halo of mystery still surrounds the genetic origins of Apple Fritter. Like most plants with uncertain genetic roots, information on the growth of Apple Fritter is still scarce or nonexistent. In fact, finding seeds or clones of the original Apple Fritter is still practically impossible.

However, some brands have made their own version of Apple Fritter by combining Sour Apple and Animal Cookies genetics. Some versions of Apple Fritter appear to be high-yielders and give very generous yields under the right conditions. For example, the seed version of Zamnesia's Apple Fritter grows vigorous plants with a fast flowering time but remains short in stature and stocky.

These Apple Fritter seeds can be grown both indoors and outdoors, giving a harvest of approximately 450g per plant in a flowering period of 60–65 days when grown indoors. When growing these Apple Fritter seeds outdoors, the yield can be anywhere from 400g to 500g per plant under the right conditions.

This strain seems to have a preference for temperate climates, and it is vital to monitor its moisture radius constantly to prevent it from getting trapped in its dense canopy and buds.

Strains like Apple Fritter Strain

Due to how difficult it can be to find original seeds or clones of this strain, the easiest way to try some Apple Fritter buds is still to hunt them down at your local dispensary or find an online retailer with Apple Fritter buds in their stock. But if finding Apple Fritter has been very difficult for you and you want to try a similar strain.

At Botany Farms, we have some exquisite batches of Super Sour Space Candy that carry delicious flavors of apple sour with a slight twist of lemon and notes of diesel that will deliver a flavor profile very similar to Apple Fritter.

You can choose between Super Sour Space Candy buds or just go for our 1g pre-rolls of this tasty strain with sour and sweet apple flavors. But if what draws your attention to Apple Fritter is its peppery accents, then perhaps an ideal substitute is our original Sour Space Candy.

Our Sour Space Candy is a hybrid strain of sweet and fruity flavors and aromas with sharp, spicy diesel accents that will give you flavors and aromas almost identical to those of Apple Fritter. The choice is yours!

If you want some of these luscious buds, come to our online store, choose your favorite strain, and order. Your order will arrive at your house as fast as eating a freshly baked Apple Fritter! 

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