About Dolato Strain
dolato strain is a hybrid crossed from taste-engineered parents Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies and fruity indica
Sunset Sherbert. With a balanced, mellow high and a universally appealing flavor profile, this is a great strain
for social use. San Francisco creators Cookie Fam Genetics have released multiple numbered phenotypes of
Gelato – phenotype #33 has picked up the nickname Larry Bird in reference to the legendary player’s jersey
number. This strain has an indica-leaning high and carries a THC composition that ranges from 20% to 25%.
Gelato’s buds tend to be small but they have the thick and dense structure characteristic of many indica
varieties. This is a strain with immediate visual appeal: bright orange pistils stand out against forest green
leaves that are accented by shades of deep purple. The purple hues come about when high concentrations of
pigments called anthocyanins are stimulated by cold weather in the vegetative stage. Although the buds
themselves are sticky, short stalks on the trichomes mean that this strain has a less frosty appearance than
many others. Cured properly, flowers of Gelato have a predominant smell of pungent citrus, compliments of
fruity parent strain Sunset Sherbert. Notes of yeast and dough can be detected as well. Grinding up or breaking
apart the flowers gives off a more herbal, earthy profile. Though it’s thick and lung-expanding, the smoke from
Gelato is smooth and leaves behind a soft and creamy sensation — perhaps going some way towards explaining
its name. This is one pungent smoke, and those trying to keep their consumption discreet should take any
How To Consume Dolato Strain
Gelato is known to hit users quickly, sometimes taking effect before they’ve had a chance to even exhale. The
most striking effect is a sense of altered perception and confusion, forcing smokers to adapt to their newly
intensified surroundings. leaves users mobile and not couchlocked. Some describe Gelato as having amplified psychedelic effects like
time dilation and sound sensitivity. The floaty and comfortable but still lucid feeling conferred by this strain
makes it great for daytime or early evening use. Medically, Gelato has value as a way to treat chronic aches and
pains with its powerful numbing effects. Some use it to medicate headaches and migraines as well. This strain’s
carefree elevation of mood can also offer temporary relief from the troubling symptoms associated with
anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Gelato is said to be potent, even for more experienced cannabis users;
newcomers should temper their consumption accordingly. That said, because of its lack of intense cerebral
effects, this strain is not likely to put users into a deeply paranoid mindset.
Buy Dolato Strain
Seeds of Gelato are not commercially available, meaning that prospective growers may need to obtain plant
trimmings in order to cultivate clones. Outdoor cultivation
requires consistently warm and humid conditions around 75 degrees Fahrenheit; indoor grow operations are
more easily controlled and can accommodate the medium-height plants. In order to bring out this strain’s full
purple potential, growers should expose plants to colder temperatures just before the flowering period to
stimulate the aforementioned anthocyanin pigments.
Gelato flowers within 8 to 9 weeks when grown indoors
and is ready for harvest in mid October when grown outdoors.
Despite limited information on cultivation of
this strain, we know that its Thin Mint and Sunset Sherbert
parents have higher than average yields. Finally,
this strain’s pungency makes itself known during the growing process — indoor growers should put odor
control measures like carbon air filters or exhaust fans in place.
Gelato has all the smooth and fruity appeal of Sunset Sherbert with the earthy, herbal goodness of Thin Mints.
With limited availability and a bold look and taste, this strain falls into an emerging category of west coast craft
hybrids that are focused on taste. Carrying multiple desirable traits from its heavily crossbred lineage, Gelato
has standout visuals and taste. Its trippy but relaxing vibe makes it a perfect choice for some solo introspection
or for chatty socializing.