Taming the Beast
Those on the lookout for the highest THC strains money can buy often look no further than the explosively powerful Bruce Banner - often tipping the scales at a whopping 30% THC. As you’d expect, this herb’s capacity to blow even the most seasoned stoners into an entirely new dimension is no less than legendary.
Meanwhile, Carmen is an altogether gentler specimen, with a much lower THC content and a generous dose of CBD. Combine the two together and you have Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized – a strain that lacks creativity in terms of her title, but makes up for it in absolutely all other areas.
Boasting a beautifully balanced CBD to THC ratio of 1:1, Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized is the strain to reach for when looking for a relaxed, controllable and enjoyable buzz.
Leaning slightly towards the Indica side of the scale, this hybrid is more about blissful tranquility than hardcore energy. THC and CBD levels hover around the 10% mark, making this the kind of session smoke you can enjoy for hours without taking things too far.
Speaking of enjoyment, Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized has a beautifully complex fragrance and flavor profile, bursting with floral and citrus notes with a hint of fuel in the background.
She’s also an exceptional resin producer, making a great choice for the production of DIY concentrates and extracts. Thanks to the feminized nature of these beans, you’ve no problematic male plants to worry about. Just a generous crop of tasty yet surprisingly tame weed, with a near-endless list of recreational and therapeutic applications.
Flavor and Fragrance of Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized
Properly cured, this pot produces a complex and enchanting bouquet of fragrances, dominated by sweet floral notes and plenty of wet earth.
There’s also a distinct spiciness to the fragrance when the buds are broken, bursting into life with a hint of diesel and black pepper when combusted. Vaporization brings out more of the buds’ subtle fruity flavors, but this is really a session strain to enjoy the old-fashioned way.
Both the inhale and the exhale are dominated by sweet and sour citrus flavors, often leaving behind and aftertaste of juicy tangerines. Sweet, smooth and superbly palatable, Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized isn’t known for irritating the airways or triggering coughing fits.
Expect a light and refreshing experience from beginning to end, filling the air with a mouth-watering fragrance that’s guaranteed to have you coming back for more.
This is where Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized really shines, due to her elevated CBD content and perfectly balanced THC to CBD ratio. Measuring at about 10% in both instances, this isn’t the kind of strain that’s going to tear off your head and roll it down the street.
Even if you’re not a particularly seasoned smoker, you’ll find this cannabis comprehensively easy to handle.
The high begins with a feeling of motivation and enthusiasm, though not to such an extent as to result in nervous energy. There’s a delightful clear-headedness to the whole experience – Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized is also known for bringing on wave after wave of inspired creativity.
You’ll never be sent over the edge into a state of frantic euphoria – you’ll simply feel on top of the world and capable of achieving just about anything.
Soon after this initial cerebral uplift kicks in, a warm and relaxing body stone begins making its way through the extremities. Though again, never to such an extent as to come close to incapacitation. You’ll still have the ‘get up and go’ needed to do whatever it is you need to do – couch-lock with this cannabis is more or less out of the question.
All aspects of the experience are enhanced by the strain’s elevated CBD content, which (to an extent) counters the effects of the THC to keep things grounded. This is a true ‘best of all worlds’ strain, which can be just about anything you want it to be. All with pretty much zero risk of paranoia or panic attacks, for those with an underdeveloped THC tolerance.
Medical Uses of Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized
Again, the fact that Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized balances the best of all worlds makes her an absolute superstar on the therapeutic cannabis scene.
10% CBD alone is enough to grab the attention of many medical marijuana users, but the fact that this stuff is perfectly balanced with 10% THC makes this a uniquely desirable and versatile strain.
The initial cerebral uplift is great for getting to grips with the occasional bout of depression or anxiety, or when simply in need of a mood-boost. Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized is just the thing to reach for at the end of a hard day, or when looking to make the most of a quiet afternoon at home. Though the body stone is equally mild in nature, it can still do the business where mild to moderate aches and pains are concerned.
All of which is enhanced further by the herb’s elevated CBD content, which is renowned for notable antidepressant and anxiolytic effects.
Insatiable bouts of the munchies are far from guaranteed, but you can certainly expect Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized to bring a good few hunger pangs, too.
Growing Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized Seeds
Not only is Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized one of the most desirable and perfectly balanced strains out there, she’s also an absolute gift to grow.
As this is the feminized version of the strain, you’re looking at only female plants in your crop, with problematic males eliminated from the equation. As long as you can keep temperatures between 20°C and 25°C, the rest more or less takes care of itself.
Bruce Banner x Carmen Fem typically reaches heights of around 120cm, so you don’t need a great deal of space to get the job done. Expect a flowering time of approximately eight weeks, after which you should be looking at around 500g of quality cannabis for every square meter of grow space.
If growing outdoors, aim to harvest at the beginning of October at the latest. Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized works well in both soil and hydro setups, but you don’t need any particularly sophisticated gear to get the best out of these beauties.
There aren’t many strains in circulation that pull off quite the same balancing act as Bruce Banner x Carmen Feminized. An exceptional specimen for recreational and therapeutic use, this is an enjoyable session strain absolutely anyone can enjoy.
As an added bonus, this herb is also fabulously fragrant, decadently delicious and an absolute gift to grow. One to check out if you haven’t already and a super-versatile strain you’ll always find a good reason to reach for.
|Variety||Indica / Sativa|
|Flowering Time||8-10 Weeks|
|THC Content||Low (5-10%)|
|CBD Content||High (5-10%)|