Blue Cheese is a descendant of the original hybrid UK Cheese crossed with the Indica strain Blueberry. Blue Cheese is a sweet and rich Indica dominant strain and if you are already a fan of either Cheese or Blueberry, you must check out this variety. The complex savory aroma and taste coupled with heavy Indica effects make this strain a top contender for regular smokers looking to kick back and relax.
The buds are light green with a slightly bluish hue and are crystallized with a few red hairs. The fruitiness of the Blueberry really penetrates through the musky skunk of the Cheese while bringing along some of its skunky attributes. With a sweet, fruity and berry scent it has a noticeably musky undertone typical of the original Cheese. The potency is intense and comes on smooth in the beginning and mellows out to a “happy” high allowing you to concentrate on even the most tedious tasks while letting you down nice and easy. It is a great strain for the morning or early afternoon packing a punch without the dazed effect.
Black Jack is an Indica dominant hybrid whose lineage springs from Black Domina, a potent Indica strain crossed with Jack Herrer, a very popular Sativa strain. By crossing two of the most powerful and premium strains, Black Jack is super potent Indica plant that produces hard, dense buds with huge, grape-like calyxes that are completely encrusted with crystals. Because of its high THC levels, this strain is very popular among medical marijuana patients who appreciate its effectiveness. This strain will more than satisfy the pickiest of connoisseurs.
The smell is slightly sweet and although not overpowering or “strong” tasting, this strain covers the palate with flavors of very tasty grape and “sour wine” leaving a lip smacking sweet aftertaste with a hint of sour lemon candy. Even though it is Indica dominant, it provides a nice burst of energy and focus along with pain relief which made it a decent choice for daytime use and has enough Indica traits allowing you to sleep comfortably without getting knocked out.
Big Bud is an Indica dominant strain (85% Indica, 15% Sativa) with a very fitting name and reputation. Producing large, hulking buds with phenomenal yields, this strain earned its place in the pantheon of marijuana strains taking 1st Place in the “Mostly Indica” division at the first High Times Cannabis Cup competition in 1989. Big Bud is a classic Indica strain that has been crossed with many strains over the years because of its favorable qualities. Prized for its fast-acting, powerful high, it boasts THC levels up to 20% with excellent yields.
The original strain was developed in the USA in the early 1980’s and produced an Afghani strain with Skunk genetics. Growers love it for its high yields and thick dense buds. However, efforts need to be taken to support the lower branches that can collapse under the weight of the enormous compact round buds.
The taste is sweet with a strong flavor of grapes and the smell has some sweet undertones with an occasional waft of sour. This unique strain is good for patients trying to relax and relieve body pain and is good for sleep in higher doses.
B-52 is an Indica dominant skunk hybrid which is a cross between Big Bud and Skunk #1. Although it is Indica dominant, it also contains a decent amount of Sativa genetics. As with other Skunks, B-52 has a skunky aroma while the flavor is sweetish with notes of exotic spice. Users report experiencing a mellow high with remarkable Sativa effects for a strain that leans towards the Indica end of the spectrum. Often considered to be a top variety for commercial skunk growers, the plants grow tall with mid-green leaves and robust branches bearing a profusion of large heavy buds, much like its Big Bud parent. Its subtle Sativa flavor and its energetic, joyful high makes this strain a favorite with seasoned and novice smokers alike.
Once upon a time, Alaskan Thunder Fuck was one of the most potent Sativa strains in the world. It was bred for potency and the ability to grow in harsh climates. Since then, dozens of powerful strains have come up and de-throned ATF. That doesn’t mean it’s not worth checking out. It is a legendary strain among smokers with a very strong orange/banana taste with a spicy aftertaste that will have you feeling the effects soon after exhale.
Alaskan Thunder Fuck is a pure Sativa strain coming from the Matanuska Valley in Alaska (a.k.a. Matanuska Thunder Fuck) with a very cerebral high that leaves users feeling happy and uplifted. Originally said to be a cross of Northern California Sativa that was crossed with a Russian Ruderalis strain and then back crossed with the an Afghani strain. ATF works great for any kind of pain and gives you an immediate high. Mostly used for patients with no appetite, this strain will starve you in the comedown phase.
Amsterdam Gold is an Indica variety developed in California in the seventies and has been successfully grown outdoors in Holland since 1980. This pure Indica strain smokes soft with a citrus like aroma and flavor. The resulting high is very clean and clear, helping the patient’s body and mind all at once. This is a very potent strain with THC levels ranging between 16-18% and has a tendency to demonstrate its couch lock abilities if you smoke too much at once.
This strain is easy to grow and produces long compact resinous buds and is one of the best green outdoor varieties. When growing this strain outdoors, allow about six weeks to pass in the flowering cycle before harvesting.
Amnesia Haze is one of the stronger cannabis strains available. Because of its extremely strong effect and great taste it is by far the most popular type of Haze in the Dutch coffee shops. Don’t let this name fool you. Anyone who has tried this strain never forgets just how awesome it really is.
As a hybrid with 80% Sativa and 20% Indica, users report a very uplifting experience. Winning 1st Place at the 2012 High Times Cannabis Cup, Amnesia Haze boasts a complex mix of Southeast Asian Sativa, Jamaican Haze and Afghani/Hawaiian genetics and gets its famous name from the strong mental high it is capable of delivering.
With fresh, strong, lemon-like smell and taste, the effects are quickly noticeable as you will find yourself in a trance that is combined with a slightly psychedelic high. With its high THC content, this strain is more suitable for the experiences smoker and is strong enough to sometimes cause memory loss as the name might suggest. Users report intense feelings of euphoria which causes them to feel very happy.
Since the mid 90’s “AK” strains have been increasingly popular and AK-48 is one of the strongest finishing strains available anywhere.
The result of a cross between Ice and Jock Horror. Its Ice mother has Afghani, Skunk, Northern Lights and Shiva stock lineage and the father is Jock Horror, a three-way hybrid combining genetics from Northern Lights, Skunk and Haze. Producing super dense hard buds with an exceptional penetrating aroma, the buds are a bright neon green color with super bright orange hairs and loads of crystals.
AK-48 is an Indica/Sativa hybrid yet it retains most of its Sativa qualities in its high making you talkative and energetic with that classic body effect. Patients like this strain for its sour citrus spice smell and taste but they keep coming back for its potency. AK-48 tends to have sort of a trance inducing effect which can knock you out so if you want to stay awake, use in moderation.
AK-47 is a Sativa dominant hybrid with Indica undertones that produces a quick stone with a long-lasting cerebral high. The name suggests intensity yet this strain will leave you totally mellow and uplifted. The result of a four-way cross of Columbian, Mexican, Thai and Afghani strains, AK-47 is tall with large girth and giant calyxes. Due to its high THC content, AK-47 has become hugely popular winning a couple of Cannabis Cups. The aroma is spicy with a slight sandalwood taste and this Sativa heavy hybrid offers a long-lasting cerebral high without dulling the senses. Patient’s may find it makes their mind drift a bit but medically, AK-47 can aid in dealing with anxiety and pain while also providing a good respite for those with insomnia. This girl can satisfy any connoisseurs’ taste.
Afghani is a pure variety, never hybridized and was imported from Afghanistan near the Pakistan border and grown in Holland. This pure Indica strain has very broad leaves with high quality dense buds with lots of resin making it a great strain for making hash. Some plants turn purple at harvest time. Rather high flower to leaf ratio without many pesky stems. Aroma and flavor are heavy, almost medicinal and this strain has a creeping effect. Users report a very strong, physical, practically narcotic high with serious sedation and deep relaxation leading to munchies and couch-lock.
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