Peaches and Cream is a sativa-leaning phenotype of staple strain Skunk. It improves on the latter’s aroma with a more fruity, crowd-pleasing flavor profile. Cultivated by Big Buddha Seeds, the same growers who have created Blue Cheese and Buddha Haze, Peaches and Cream has mostly upbeat and stimulating effects. Its THC content has been measured at between
This memorable strain stands out right away with medium to large-sized flowers. The buds adhere in an elongated, tapered formation, somewhat like miniature pinecones. They also have a seemingly indica bud structure, with a dense core and closely-packed leaves. The leaves themselves are a mottled mix of dark and pale green and are set off by neon orange pistils. Peaches and Cream’s flowers are finished off by a dense covering of sticky, translucent trichomes.
As you might anticipate, flowers of Peaches and Cream have a distinct peach aroma when properly cured. This fruity scent is accented by some sweet and flowery basenotes. When broken apart or ground up, these buds have more of a tangy, almost fermented odor, somewhat like rotting leaves. They burn with a smooth and extremely palatable smoke and have a smooth, silky mouthfeel on the exhale with just a hint of vanilla
For a sativa-dominant strain, Peaches and Cream has a surprisingly slow onset. Some five to 10 minutes after toking, consumers are struck by feelings of heaviness in the head. This sensation may be marked by an increased pulse around the temples and lower forehead and by slight stimulation of the salivary glands. Cognitive changes follow, with users immersed in a kind of fast-paced, freely-associative mindset. Ideas or concepts (or even objects) that might not otherwise be interesting may suddenly occupy the smoker’s attention. This cerebral can be great for working on detailed, complicated tasks or on more open-ended creative pursuits. Alternatively, the strain’s mental action can simply provide some nice entertainment for those working on mundane tasks like laundry. In social situations, meanwhile, Peaches and Cream has a tendency to amplify internal monologues, leading to easy conversation among friends and even strangers.