A Worthy Award-Winner
Sweet Tooth may have taken home the top prize at the 2001 High Times Cannabis Cup, but this isn’t her most important claim to fame. What’s even more impressive is the fact that two decades later, this herb is still considered one of the most remarkably fruity and enjoyable session smokes on the face of the earth.
Even by today’s impossibly high standards and in the face of ridiculous competition, there’s almost nothing out there that can hold a candle to this stuff. More a smokable dessert than a cannabis strain in the traditional sense, Sweet Tooth Regular takes everything you know about sugary-sweet weed to an entirely new a level.
Originally cooked up by the folks at Barney’s Farm, this is a slightly Indica-heavy hybrid with a manageable 16% THC content. Relatively modest by today’s standards, but nonetheless exactly what you should be looking for in an enjoyable session smoke. Not to mention, a strain that hits the sweet spot (in more ways than one) for novice smokers and anyone with a low THC tolerance.
Sweet Tooth was brought to life by combining the genetics of Nepalese and Hawaiian Sativa landrace strains. The result of which was something completely new and quite remarkable, exploding with ripe peach and mango aromas.
If all this wasn’t enough, Sweet Tooth Regular is a comprehensively easy strain to grow that needs no specific skill or expertise to succeed with. Whether chasing the best possible yields or looking to create your own new-generation hybrids with the world’s most iconic genetics, this regular version (with a 50/50 split of male and female seeds) has you covered.
Flavor and Fragrance of Sweet Tooth Regular
The immediate aroma is one of ripe peaches and juicy mangoes, with a distinct floral undertone and waves of wet earth. The dankness of the fragrance is intensified when the buds are broken, at which point there’s a more prominent herbal aroma doing its business in the background.
Sweet Tooth tickles the taste buds with a combination of tropical fruits and springtime flowers, with an aftertaste not dissimilar to freshly picked rosemary. The smoke itself is as sweet and smooth as anything you’ve experienced, making it impossible to resist going back for more… and more.
Sweet Tooth Regular errs very slightly towards the Indica side of the scale, though you wouldn’t realize this was the case from these effects. The whole thing is so beautifully balanced and consistently controllable that you’d swear you were smoking a 50/50 hybrid. With a THC content that hovers around the 16% mark, you can smoke a serious amount of this stuff without losing control.
The Sativa side of the genetic composition makes its presence known first, in the form of a gentle yet empowering uplift that makes bad vibes a thing of the past. Without even realizing what’s happened, you’re suddenly propelled to a more positive and optimistic state of consciousness where everything is more or less marvelous.
You’re enthusiastic, appreciative of your surroundings and able to enjoy the company of anyone in the vicinity at the time. All of which makes Sweet Tooth Regular perfect for social situations, or mid-afternoon lulls when a quick pick-up is called for.
Still, timing is of the essence as the Indica side of the stone quickly follows. An hour or two into the experience and the initial wave of energized optimism is replaced with a sense of relaxed contentment. You no longer feel as if you need to get things done, for the simple reason that you’re so damn satisfied with things as they are.
Meanwhile, enjoy the warm and tingling body buzz, which gradually gravitates from the neck down. Couch-lock is more or less out of the question, unless you’ve a low THC tolerance and you take things way too far.
Newcomers should have no trouble tolerating this herb's 16% content.
Medical Uses of Sweet Tooth Regular
Increasingly, medical cannabis users are setting their sights on strains with moderate THC levels. Rather than looking to get as high as possible, therapeutic audiences are (understandably) more about the medical properties of cannabis. Precisely what makes Sweet Tooth Regular one of the most popular choices and a staple in dispensaries across the United States.
Mild to moderate psychological health issues are quickly taken care of and held at bay for the duration – examples of which include anxiety, depression, mood swings and stress. If you’re simply feeling down in the dumps for any reason (or no specific reason), you’ll be back at your best in no time.
The physical side of the stone is far from incapacitating, though has more than enough punch to deal with mild to moderate aches, pains and stiffness. It’s a gentle yet enjoyable body stone, which does the job without knocking you off your feet. Again, precisely what therapeutic cannabis users tend to prefer – something they can use at any time of day or night, without losing the ability to function.
Growing Sweet Tooth Regular Autoflower Seeds
Alongside a truly remarkable fragrance and flavor profile, Sweet Tooth’s other main point of appeal is just how easy she is to grow. This is the regular version of the strain, meaning an average 50/50 split of male and female seeds. Ideal if you're looking to create your own new-generation hybrids, or pursuing the best possible yields.
You’re unlikely to be looking at plants that exceed 100cm in height. The denseness of the foliage calls for careful pruning, in order to ensure good air circulation and avoid issues with mold. Sweet Tooth Regular a strong and resilient enough strain to withstand changeable weather conditions, making both indoor and outdoor cultivation a possibility in most climates.
Get things right and you could be looking at a maximum yield of 400g for every square meter of grow space, with the added bonus of a fabulously fruity fragrance that permeates everything in the vicinity.
Sweet Tooth made her mark on the scene when she became a 1st Place High Times Cannabis Cup winner back in 2001. Since then, she's gone from strength to strength as one of the most popular and celebrated session smokes the commercial cannabis market has ever seen.
Aromatic, flavorful and fantastically easy to grow, Sweet Tooth Regular is everything you could ask for in an enjoyable hybrid and so much more besides.