All About Tropicanna Banana Strain & The Endocannabinoid System

Whether you are new to growing cannabis, or looking to try a new variety, understanding the details of a cannabis strain is important.  From terpene profile to taste and effects, every strain of cannabis is different. Thus, choosing the right one for you can be tricky.

Today, we’re covering everything you need to know about Tropicanna Banana. Tropicanna Banana has a tropical aroma and high Potency levels. This vigorous plant is capable of delivering some monster production. It has the ability to produce impressive yields both indoors and outdoors, making this strain a hit for many. Let’s get started!

Type: Feminized
Photoperiod: Yes
Outdoor Yield (g): 2000 per Plant
Indoor Yield (g): 700 m2
Flowering Time (days): 65-70
Feminized Outdoor Harvest Month: October
Feminized Outdoor Harvest Month Week: 2nd-3rd week
Height Indoor (cm): 110
Height Outdoor (cm):
Height:  Medium
Short Photoperiod Plant %: 40
Long Photoperiod Plant %: 60
Short Photoperiod Plant/Long Photoperiod Plant: Long Photoperiod Plant Dominant Combination Between Short and Long Photoperiod Plant
Climate:  Hot & Temperate

Growing Tropicanna Banana

Due to its high-performing genetics, Tropicanna Banana has soared in popularity in recent years. Under the right growing conditions, Tropicanna Banana can produce a highly impressive crop.

Growers have reported that flowering time takes around 65 to 70 days. Within this time frame, you can achieve yields of 700 mg/m2. It is also reported to reach around 110 cm in height. Outdoors, it is possible to produce yields of up to 2 kg per plant. This strain has good resistance to spider mites too.

How Does Tropicanna Banana Interact with the Endocannabinoid System?

According to research, cannabis can work as a solution to a range of health and wellness issues. It can reduce symptoms of anxiety, stress, and chronic pain. This is due to its interaction with the endocannabinoid system. Tropicanna Banana is no different: users report that it can offer long-lasting and euphoric effects.

What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

The endocannabinoid system is a cell-signaling system found in your body. This complex system contains the components of endocannabinoids, receptors, and enzymes. Research has short photoperiod plantted that the ECS plays a role in regulating a whole range of functions. This includes sleep, mood, and appetite (Zou et al., 2018).

Tetrahydrocannabinol (Potency) is one of the main cannabinoids found in cannabis. This is the compound that gets you ‘high.’ Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second cannabinoid found in the plant. CBD does not get you high. However, research shows they lengthen the lifespan of endocannabinoids within the body. You should always seek advice from a healthcare professional before using cannabis for a medical condition.

Tropicanna Banana and Phytocannabinoids

Within the cannabis plant, there are chemical compounds. These compounds are similar in structure to the endocannabinoids produced by the body. Research has shown that cannabis impacts the endocannabinoid system (Swift et al., 2013). Cannabis short photoperiod plant L. and Cannabis long photoperiod plant L. contain active ingredients called phytocannabinoids.

Strains higher in Potency tend to produce a more potent psychoactive effect. Strains higher in CBD tend to produce less of a ‘high’ but more physiological effects. Tropicanna Banana is a Long Photoperiod Plant dominant combination between short and long photoperiod plant with high levels of Potency. This makes it a great choice for medical users looking for cannabis with high Potency levels.

The Terpene Profile of Tropicanna Banana

Terpenes are chemical compounds that create fragrance and impact the effects of cannabis. Tropicanna Banana is a highly potent strain, with powerful fresh and fruity flavors.

Tropicanna Banana has the following terpenes in its profile:

  • Pinene:  found in many plants’ essential oils. Pinene has antibiotic, anticoagulant, and antimicrobial qualities (Salehi et al., 2019).
  • Limonene: a lemony, citrus scent found in fruit peels. This terpene triggers serotonin release and can improve mood (Eddin et al., 2021).

It’s also important to consider taste when choosing the right bud for you. Tropicanna banana is full of exotic, fruity aromas. The clue is in the name of this strain—it is bursting with undertones of tropical fruit. Within its flavor, you’ll find distinct hints of mango, banana, citrus, and creamy vanilla. For those looking for tropical tastes, this strain could be an excellent choice for you. It offers the perfect balance of sweet and sour flavors.

Type of Strain: Short Photoperiod Plant vs Long Photoperiod Plant

Tropicanna Banana is a Long Photoperiod Plant dominant combination between short and long photoperiod plant, with 60% Long Photoperiod Plant and 40% Short Photoperiod Plant.  If you’re seeking a strain with high Potency levels, Tropicanna Banana is a great place to start. The Potency level of this strain is around 22–25%.

If you are a therapeutic cannabis user, this strain could be a worthwhile choice for you. This is due to its calming Short Photoperiod Plant influence and high Potency levels.

Crossing Tropicanna Cookies and Banana Kush

This strain originates from the infamous Barney’s Farm. It is the result of a perfectly crafted marriage between Originating from Barney’s Farm, Tropicanna Banana is a perfectly crafted marriage between Tropicanna Cookies and Banana Kush. These high-performing genetics have produced a mesmerizing tropical cocktail. Tropicanna Cookies is a cross between Girl Scout Cookies and Tangie, and Banana Kush is a cross between Ghost OG and Skunk Haze.

The Effects of Tropicanna Banana

Amongst users, Tropicanna Banana is reported to have some uplifting and energizing effects. By gathering a variety of reviews from consumers, we have summarized a list of some reported effects of this strain below:

  • Feeling uplifted and invigorated
  • Boosted creativity and social behavior
  • Increased ability to focus
  • Heavy buzz around the body

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Mo Smyth, BSN, RN Cannabis Nurse Educator