strains | 11.04.2021

Blueberry

Blueberry is a classic Indica marijuana strain bred by the legendary DJ Short. This plant’s dark blue and green leaves draw you in, while the effects will leave you feeling euphoric and relaxed.

Clap your hands for this delicious High Times’ 2000 Cannabis award-winning strain, Blueberry! This Indica-forward Hybrid has us basking in its 80% Indica and 20% Sativa blend. We never judge a book by its cover and we say this because the simplistic essence of Blueberry has nothing on its robust nature. It’s a true A-list strain for the avid cannabis connoisseur.

The versatility of a ripe blueberry is quite hard to beat. Smoothies, pies, pancakes, and now as your new favorite strain, they serve as a juicy little burst of sweet goodness on your palette. Lucky for us, the Blueberry strain mimics its name in a mirrored manner that has our mouths watering for more just thinking about it.

As the High Times’ 2000 Cannabis Cup winner for best Indica, this should tell you plenty about the 20% THC levels found packed tightly in its snowy buds. 

Renowned for its elegant flavor and empowering, relaxing properties, the notably potent effects will have even the most experienced cannabis connoisseurs feeling its punch.

Blueberry Terpenes: 

Packing a sweet and slightly tart aroma that plays upon its more complex notes when busted open, there’s a well-rounded array of scents that bring out a spicy musk. When smoked, the smooth puffs dip you into the luscious blueberry taste as you inhale and exhale, with no lingering aftertaste that strays from the sweetness mentioned.

Blueberry Strain’s Dominant Terpenes Include:

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  • Beta-Caryophyllene: has a spicy and earthy smell, the perfect pairing with any sweet aroma. This terpene is believed to relieve pain.
  • Alpha Humulene: presents an earthy essence and helps users fight inflammation.
  • Alpha Pinene: has a pine-like aroma. It can help with pain, inflammation, and anxiety.
  • Beta Myrcene: helps users relax.

Effects:

Don’t be fooled by the sweet taste and elusive name that the Blueberry strain encompasses. If consumed in a relaxed setting, the heavy body buzz can convert into a therapeutic calmness. Blueberry allows users to unwind after a long day or week of work. Prepare for an experience with a long-lasting sense of euphoria, where you’re bound to get a serious tingling sensation throughout your fingers and toes.

Blueberry’s Effects Include:

  • Relaxed
  • Happy
  • Sleepy
  • Giggly
  • Euphoric

Blueberry Medical Benefits:

Due to its potent effects, Blueberry takes on almost narcotic-like properties. This is ideal for those looking to treat conditions such as:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Nerve Damage
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Stress

Please keep in mind the few side effects that consumers of Blueberry have experienced:

  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dizziness

Genetics:

Also known as Berry Blue, this Indica-hybrid was bred by crossing Purple Thai and Thai together in the early 1970s. The long history of the strain starts with the American breeder DJ Short, as he was working with a copious amount of exotic landrace strains. Through the eras, the cultivation of Blueberry’s genetics has been passed around by DJ Short as he continues to work with various breeders and seedbanks.

Grow Info:

As a plant that does exceptionally well outdoors, the resilience against the cold and humidity circles back to its origin in the Afghani mountains. Be sure to have your soil packed with nutrients because your Blueberry plants will be graciously using those nutrients right away. 

As with many Indica strains, Blueberry benefits from some early topping to promote a more horizontal growth pattern and heighten your yield. If you do indeed do this, please ensure that you’re also occasionally pruning off the very interior stems and branches caused by lateral growth and will produce mildew.

Flowering Time:             

The flowering time for an indoor Blueberry plant is approximately nine weeks. You can prepare for harvest around mid-October if grown outdoors. Indoors, Blueberry can yield up to 18 ounces per square meter. However, when grown outdoors, cultivators can expect a yield of up to 25 ounces per plant.

Where to Buy the Blueberry Strain:

Find Blueberry at your local dispensary near you. Strains similar to Blueberry include White Rhino, Granddaddy Purple, and Tangie.

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