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Tips for Growing Platinum Girl Scout Cookies Cannabis

Ever wanted to grow your favorite strain? Leafly and Botanicare are teaming up on a series of grow guides that will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need to grow different strains successfully.


Strain Overview: Platinum Girl Scout Cookies is a sweet and spicy hybrid strain with THC levels that will make even experienced consumers feel they are trying cannabis for their first time. Created by the Cookie Fam in the Bay Area, Platinum GSC is the follow-up to the well-known Girl Scout Cookies. It was bred by crossing OG Kush, Durban Poison, and an unknown strain.

Grow Techniques: Finding a cutting of Platinum Girl Scout Cookies will probably be the most difficult part about cultivating this strain. Grow outdoors in a warm, summery climate, and top the plant continually to develop a nice large bush with lots of bud sites. When grown indoors, Platinum GSC produces dense, small, trichome-soaked popcorn buds.

Flowering Time: 8-9 weeks

Yield: Moderate

Grow Difficulty: Moderate to high when trying for a high yield

Climate: Platinum Girl Scout Cookies grows best between 68-80 degrees Fahrenheit, and is recommended for greenhouse gardens.

Indoor/Outdoor: This strain cultivates well both indoors and out.

Feeding: The heavier the feeding schedule, the better. Platinum Girl Scout Cookies needs a lot of nutrients to stay happy and healthy.