Officer Dick Downey's Pot Report
Case: Banana Split (flower)
File Date: 01/30/2017
Case No: 0090
Banana Split Flower
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Type: Sativa-dominant Hybrid (60%/40%)
Genotype: Banana Split = Tangie X Banana Sherbet
From GTI’s ‘White Album’ collection of strains.
The original breeder of Banana Split is Crockett Family Farms.
Tangie = California Orange X (Skunk X Unknown Strain)
Banana Sherbet = Family Secret (i.e., a Crockett private reserve Haze) X Unknown Strain
Note to Self: After tasting this bud, I wonder if this is Banana OG or Banana Split?
Cultivator: Green Thumb Industries (GTI)
Purchase Date: 01/25/2017
Packaged On: 12/29/2017
Net Weight: 3.54g
Purchase Price: $59.66, + tax
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Delivery Method(s) Used: Clean glass pipe
Cannabinoids Profile: THCa 25.45%; THC .53%; CBDa 0%; CBD 0% (ACT Labs)
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Phenotype Profile: This sample consisted of dense, neon-green buds with random brown-orange pistils and coated in a heavy, fuzzy blanket of trichomes.
Bud Density: 4.5 [1 -5]
Terpene Profile: Unground, these buds smelled mildly of banana and pungent citrus notes. When ground, the banana smell is still there, though it takes a little bit of a back seat to the tangie, sweet-n-sour citrus aromas. When smoked, I found that the flavors were more simplified than the aromas and also very subtle. I detected mild banana, light citrus with light pine notes. It seemed the terpenes were more complex and prominent in aroma than in flavor.
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Effects: At this elevated THC level, the effects were immediate and potent. For me, it started in the eyes and spread outward. The cerebral is soon joined by mild-to-moderate body relaxation. The balance the effects accurately reflects the 60/40 Sativa dominance. These effects work well as a daytime med that won’t get you too wound up or relaxed; however, at high doses you may lose focus.
Duration of Effects: 2 hours
May Help With: Helped with mood and fatigue. May also help with mild body and muscle pain, depression, appetite, stress (and more)
Compared to other “flavor” strains (that’s what I call them), this is a very good example. Overall I thought it was well grown, dried, cured and trimmed.
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