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Imagine a strain that intertwines the vibrant energy of a midday sun with the soothing serenity of a moonlit night – and you will arrive at Mochi. This delicious 50/50 hybrid, also known as Gelato #47, is admired for its succulent aroma and flavours, as well as a potent high despite a widely varying THC content between 15 and 29%, coming from a cross of Sunset Sherbet and Thin Mint.
Just like the beloved Japanese dessert, Mochi evokes the same sense of joy and delight. Its effects don’t rush; instead, they start with a delicate tingle at the back of your mind that slowly develops into a potent euphoria.
Everything will suddenly seem much more fascinating. You will be in awe of the world around you, enveloped in bliss. This heavy cerebral rush sparks heightened brain activity, causing novel ideas to race through the mind at lightning speed. However, it is best to act quickly to make the most of this cognitive engagement. The initial euphoria will eventually transition into a deep physical relaxation, leaving you in a state of complete and total calm. Your body may sink deep into the couch, letting you enjoy a chill movie or your favourite game.
Eventually, if you smoke enough, you will feel ready to sleep. As such, the best time to indulge in Mochi is the late afternoon or early evening, when you can kick back and fully enjoy its effects.
Thanks to a combination of calming myrcene and uplifting limonene, Mochi can be an excellent ally for those dealing with stress, anxiety, and depression. The strain can also help with insomnia if smoked in the evening, easing the transition to a night of deep slumber. Due to a high THC and anti-inflammatory pinene content, it may also temporarily reduce various kinds of pain – from migraines and muscle spasms to even chronic pain.
Some phenotypes of Mochi are very potent, which comes with a risk of inducing some anxiety, mild hallucinations, paranoia and dizziness. Apart from these, you can expect the common side effects of weed consumption, such as eye and mouth dehydration. To ensure a smooth experience, start low and slow – beginning with a single puff and gradually increasing the dosage as necessary.
Taste & Smell
Cracking open a bud of Mochi feels like entering a charming candy store. It fills the air with an intoxicating blend of sweet fruits and earthiness, with subtle hints of mint and lavender. This is a perfect strain if you are trying to keep your consumption private, as any residuals will not smell like your typical weed at all.
Mochi is also a pleasure to your taste buds, burning with a smooth smoke that tastes like sweet berries on the inhale, turning into creamy vanilla with a refreshing mint note on the exhale.
Its looks don’t disappoint either – the large, thick buds display various colours, from deep purple and mossy green flowers to bright orange hairs.
Mochi was created by Sherbinskis – the esteemed collective under Cookie Fam Genetics. As a member of the Gelato family, it shares its pristine lineage with its most famous cousin, Gelato #42, coming from a Sunset Sherbet and Thin Mint GSC cross. This exclusive, hard-to-get hybrid puts an extra spin on Gelato for even more fabulous flavours and an experience satisfying the most demanding connoisseurs.
The information available on Mochi cultivation is quite limited, as the official seeds have yet to be released for sale. Your best bet would be to get a clipping from another grower and clone it. If you are lucky enough to overcome this hurdle, remember that it is a demanding plant needing regular maintenance. However, as it rarely exceeds a metre in height, you will not have to worry about space.
Mochi will flower within 9 to 10 weeks, yielding around 500 grams per plant outdoors and anywhere between 300 and 900 grams per square metre indoors.