Gelato is a balanced hybrid, which tilts a tad bit in favor of Indica, that traces its parents to Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies and Sunset Sherbet. Having a cannabis strain, Gelato, nicknamed after NBA legend Larry Bird is no disrespect to the hall-of-famer. Certainly, it does not suggest that the player turns to gel when the lights shine the brightest, and he cracks under the pressure. No, there is another reason for that, which will be covered in the next section. Gelato is so named after its fragrance and flavor. As is to be expected, this cross between two cannabis weeds that were designed to have an agreeable aroma and taste resulted in one that you would find irresistible.
There is a cannabis strain nicknamed Larry Bird. But no, it is not because the legendary NBA player endorses it or anything, but more a reference to his jersey number 33.
Gelato is a hybrid that was bred by an outfit in San Francisco, Cookie Fam Genetics. After having released several Gelato phenotypes, one, in particular, is numbered 33 which is how it became associated with Larry Legend.