Blackberry Strain Review – Bonza Blog
Blackberries are not only rich in bioflavonoids and vitamin C, but it also has among the most antioxidants in all fruits. As such, its benefits to health is undeniable. As such, when a breeder names a hybrid after it, could it only be because of its sweet and pleasant aroma?
Previously, Nirvana Seeds has released Raspberry Cough. A mostly-Sativa strain, it made its mark by inducing a clear-headed and uplifting high. The breeder then paired it with a clone of Sensi Seeds’ Indica-dominant Black Domina, a hybrid that delivers an overwhelming body relaxation.
Nirvana completed their work and released Blackberry in 2009. Like its namesake, it boasts of the fruity aroma of berry. Aside from the mental high it delivers, its Indica side also packs a host of health benefits as well as producing better yields than its predecessors.
|Blackberry Strain Quick Facts|
|Genetic Lineage||Black Domina x Raspberry Cough|
|Sativa / Indica Ratio||50 / 50|
|THC %||10% to 13%|
|CBD %||0.01% to 0.21%|
|Flowering Period||8 to 9 weeks / Mid to late October|
|Average Yield||500 g/m2 / 400 g/plant|
Odor and Flavors
The influence of berry is undeniable as it is distinct amidst its earthy scent. Soothing and enticing, its sweet note is as captivating as its effects are when it comes.
Upon drawing in the smoke, some people may detect a mild hint of fuel mixing with the dank earthy blend. With a more pronounced taste of berry, it is one of the best-tasting cannabis that one can get ahold of and use.
Being a balanced hybrid, Blackberry should appeal to fans of cannabis that first brings on a stimulating high before settling down as the day ends. Perfect for use in the late afternoon to early evening, it allows users to finish tasks before calling it a day.
Possessing at best 13% THC, Blackberry is above-average when it comes to potency. Used in moderation, its mental and physical high is what many people would describe as gentle.
In its early stages, Blackberry delivers a classic Sativa experience. It ushers in a euphoric rush that uplifts the mood in no time at all. Such swing leads to users feeling quite pleased and more sociable. Even as it clears the mind, it inspires creativity as well as provide an energy boost. As such, it motivates users to stay active and productive.
From being talkative as well as having bouts of laughter, the mental high tapers off as the Indica traits begin to manifest. As it warm buzz creeps into the body, it helps bring on an overwhelming sense of well-being. Once it fully kicks into the body, users should find themselves in deep relaxation. It will not be long before sleepiness sets in.
Granted that Blackberry is not an insanely potent cannabis, it is still no different from others in that it can cause some adverse effects. In fact, some people may end up underestimating it and use a tad bit too much. Doing so can only make the symptoms of these conditions become more pronounced.
In most cases, users can expect to have dry mouth and dry eyes. It is also possible that some may have a mild headache or slight dizziness. In extreme cases, a few people may feel an elevated level of anxiousness.
Medical Use and Benefits
Health issues are a source of discomforts. For instance, chronic illnesses often cause constant pains and aches. Here is where Blackberry is best at; to provide comfort as it has pain-relieving properties. Among its most popular use is in dealing with muscle spasms. Even women who experience PMS or cramps can find relief from its use.
The uplifting mental high combined with the soothing body effects can significantly enhance the mood. As such, it helps in wiping out stress as well as make depression, anxiety and PTSD more manageable.
Lastly, insomniacs find a great deal of goodness in this cannabis if smoked in adequate amounts. During the comedown, it promotes drowsiness that results in a restful sleep after a long and tiring day.
Look no further as this beautiful hybrid can wow anyone with its look. The dark green leaves showcase purple buds with some white crystal coatings and bright orange hairs.
Blackberry is great for beginners and veteran growers. It is quite a sturdy plant, but it will still need tender loving care. Among the things growers will want to do to prevent many problems from occurring is to make sure that its growing medium has the right pH level.
Although the Indica heritage is evident not only in its effects but also in its above-average yield, it does grow a bit taller especially when planted outdoors. It thrives best in a dry and warm climate and should begin flowering before mid-October. Growers can expect each plant to produce at least 400 grams of buds.
Indoors, the plant adapts very well to the Sea of Green training method. It has a somewhat quick flowering period of 8 to 9 weeks and once ready; growers can expect up to 500 grams per square meter.
Have you grown or used the Blackberry? If not, would you like to get your hands on this strain? Please leave a comment to let us know what you think. We want to hear from you.