Blue Cheese Strain Review
Considering Blue Cheese as appetizing is an understatement. Like its namesake, this strain keeps delighting people with the creamy aroma of cheese that has made it the gourmet of strains. Moreover, it contains up to 17% THC making it a very potent cannabis.
There are many variants of Blue Cheese in the market, but the most notable one was bred by Big Buddha Seeds. It began with the painstaking process of picking the best male Blueberry strain among all other breeders. This hybrid did not only come with a divine fragrance but was also a past winner of the High Times Cannabis Cup Best Indica. Afterward, Big Buddha then crossed the selected Blueberry strain with their very own UK Cheese, a phenotype of Skunk #1
As a result of crossing the two classic strains, Big Buddha Seeds created Blue Cheese. Besides inheriting the berry aroma, it also took the incredible relaxing traits of both parent strains.
|Blue Cheese Strain Quick Facts|
|Genetic Lineage||Blueberry x UK Cheese|
|Sativa / Indica Ratio||30% / 70%|
|THC %||15% to 19%|
|Climate||Temperate and cool climate|
|Flowering Period||7 to 9 weeks / Late September to early October|
|Average Yield||450 to 500 g/m2 / 425 to 475 g/plant|
Odor and Flavors
The best way to describe how Blue Cheese smells is to think of some of the best tasting cheese in the world. Several do not necessarily come with a delightful scent yet tastes divine. The pungent cheesy aroma emitted by the buds is either pleasant or otherwise. Nonetheless, the sweet and spicy note of blueberry during exhalation certainly enhances its flavors. For this, the strain has thank one its parent strains.
Blue Cheese is a widely available strain. However, because there are many breeders, its traits from one to the other are not exactly the same. Generally, though, it is an Indica-dominant plant. Furthermore, regardless of which seed bank, this strain is very potent.
Almost as soon as one starts using it, an intense euphoric buzz accompanies its relaxing sensation. In no time at all, users feel uplifted and motivated. Some people may actually feel energetic as go on to complete their tasks.
However, the intensity of the body high keeps intensifying. As such, most users tend to stop their activities after an hour or so. Instead of being hyperactive, they allow themselves to chill and soak in the Indica effects of Blue Cheese. Although it does not cause a couch-lock, most people tend to feel lazy and would rather stay in one position as opposed to moving around.
In some ways, the pungent odor of Blue Cheese can be misleading. It has the kind of aroma that suggests raw aggression yet its effects are mostly gentle. But that is not to say it is not potent. Far from it, people who underestimate it may find themselves experience some adverse reactions.
For instance, users are more likely to experience dry mouth and eyes with Blue Cheese than with some other strains. Some users may also experience feeling a little more anxious or paranoid than usual. Finally, it is also common for beginners to feel dizzy.
Keep in mind that tests have shown its THC content to be as high as 19%. In fact, may sources also cite figures that are much higher. Once overused, then not only do users suddenly stay glued to the couch. It can also cause mental haziness.
Medical Use and Benefits
As alluded to, Blue Cheese is gentle in delivering its effects, but the high is intense. As the euphoric and relaxing buzz surges into the body, one immediate benefit is stress relief. Consequently, it is also useful mental disorders such as PSTD, Bipolar Disorder, and ADHD/ADD.
The Indica traits of Blue Cheese also have properties that not only calms the muscles, but it also helps in providing comfort to people suffering from chronic pains including muscle spasms.
Finally, people using Blue Cheese tend to feel sleepy after an hour or two. Used at the end of the day, it helps people sleep better. Patients, as well as insomniacs, will find this strain an excellent alternative to sleeping pills.
Growing Blue Cheese
The strain does not only deliver a premium-grade high, but it is also easy to cultivate. Even beginners should have not much trouble. One trait that makes it ideal for newbies in gardening is that it is resistant to mold. Growers also have the option of planting it indoor or outdoor.
Indoor, the best way to cultivate Blue Cheese is to use hydroponics. It has a flowering time that falls between the 7th to 9th week. Once ready, each square meter can produce up to 500 grams of buds. It does require a little more work in the sense that growers will need to trim and prune it early. Due to limited space, promoting a lateral growth is a crucial step in having abundant yields.
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