This is an Indica-dominant hybrid strain consisting of 60 percent Indica and 40 percent Sativa.
The Royal Cheese strain is a coveted strain by seasoned smokers, and its genetics come from the original #1 Skunk strain and the Cheese family. The average THC levels are approximately 17 percent while CBD levels register around three percent or less. This strain offers a calm body buzz coupled with great, mellow euphoria.
Although this strain can be used during the daytime, it’s best used at night and provides a hard-hitting effect that most users find to be quite enjoyable. Royal Cheese has been a popular strain throughout most of the UK for decades, and thanks to the seed makers at Royal Queen, people worldwide are now experiencing the medical and recreational benefits associated with this strain.
Taste, Aroma, and Appearance
Royal Cheese has a very strong and pungent cheese taste, especially on exhale. Your taste buds will instantly pick up on its trademark cheese taste. The aroma is sweet and also cheesy as to be expected with a name such as Royal Cheese, but the smell is rather pleasing and well-balanced. The flowers are saturated with frosty THC crystals and it has a light green texture with orange pistols coupled with dense and sticky buds.
Medical Benefits, Effects, and Potency
There are a lot of medical benefits associated with the Royal Cheese strain. It is often used to treat depression as well as anxiety, nausea, loss of appetite, and chronic pain. The effects have a fast onset that can be felt with every toke, and it creates a euphoric and relaxed feeling. It has also been known to enhance creativity with a mellow but energetic buzz. Royal Queen boasts about 17 percent THC on average with trace amounts of CBD.
Growing Royal Cheese
Royal Cheese grown outdoors can grow six to seven feet tall while indoor grows average about three to four feet in height. It thrives in sunny locations and it loves water, especially when grown near natural water sources. Coastal regions like California offer the best climates to grow Royal Cheese; however, it can also be grown in Northern regions but doesn’t yield as much there. The flowering time is between six and eight weeks and the average bounty is 550-600 grams for outdoor grows and 450 to 500 grams for indoor grows.
Where to Buy the Royal Cheese Strain and Retailers
You can buy the seeds to grow this strain directly from Royal Queen Seeds as well as other seedbanks such as True North Seed Bank, Seedsman, and others. It is also available at certain medical and marijuana dispensaries as well as select breeders.