The Blue Dream strain is one of cannabis’ most popular Sativa-dominant hybrids, first coming onto the scene in Northern California, then exploding nationwide as the proliferation of medical cannabis increased. The strain is a perfect example of a Sativa-Indica fusion — combining a selected Santa Cruz Haze mother with a DJ Short’s Blueberry F4 male made this a Sativa-dominant plant, but with the most desirable traits of the Blueberry father intact, including its sweet aroma and large, dense nug structure.
Blue Dream strain is uplifting yet smooth and anxiety-free, perfect for patients who like more of an “”uppy”” strain, but don’t want it to get into the nervous/racy area. The sandalwood Haze-meets-blueberry muffin aroma and flavor make Blue dream a crowd favorite, while its relatively fast flowering time and high production makes it a grower’s favorite… its popularity certainly makes sense!”
Though the creator remains a mystery, this strain came out of the Santa Cruz area medical scene in Northern California and has since blown up in every medical marijuana marketplace around the country since, becoming one of the most popular strains available. The strain was recently recreated by DJ Short himself as “Azure Haze”, using a special Silver Haze mother and a Blueberry F4, one generation closer to the mother plant than the F5 used in the original cross.
Sweet and floral berry, often with a hint of citrus-sandalwood sharpness from the Haze.
Much like the smell, it’s floral berry with some almost ‘purple’ notes at times (grape, flowers) — some expressions are heavy on the floral, almost hitting a lavender note at times.
Very uplifting and cerebral, it takes mostly after its Haze father — but in the background exists a strong sense of body relaxation and quality pain relief. Energetic and aware to start, its potency may still catch some users by surprise — there are some rushy tendencies early on. The strain evokes lots of creative energy despite occasional bouts of scatter-brained distraction, and at times the user will find themselves in a state of near-euphoria. Solid body relief seems to increase as it goes along, building until it becomes more of an Indica feeling to finish; warm and relaxed, with the patient completely at-ease. We recommend this strain as a daytime or early evening choice, a great way to take the edge off of the day and relax the mind and body for a restful night of sleep as the effects decline.
Northern Lights strain stands among the most famous strains of all time, a pure indica cherished for its resinous buds, fast flowering, and resilience during growth. Itself a descendant of indigenous Afghani and Thai landrace strains, Northern Lights has given rise to famous hybrids like Sour Diesel, Shiva Skunk and Super Silver Haze. Rumor has it that Northern Lights first sprouted near Seattle, Washington, but was propagated out of Holland after 1985 at what is now Sensi Seeds.
Chem 4 OG, or Chemdawg 4 OG, is an indica dominant strain bred using Cali Connection’s SVF OG Kush and ChemDawg 4. The dense, green buds are covered in a thick layer of trichomes with THC levels that reach as high as 20%. The indica dominance will provide a full body high great for relaxing and increasing appetite. The mysterious ChemDawg genetics provides uplifting, energetic effects that are great for stress, depression, and fatigue.
Sour Diesel has since become one of the most popular strains on the marijuana market, spurring a ton of imitations and hybrids trying to jump on the hype train. The true Sour D is a lime green color with fluffy pink stigmas and an incredible, almost unearthly-strong kerosene/lemon/skunk aroma which stinks through almost any container or grow room. While the flavor and aroma are legendary, the effects are also among the most potent you will experience when well-grown.
Also known as the Mandarin Sunset, this strain’s exact origins are unknown, but it is composed of an incredible-smelling Orange Skunk and Motarebel’s famous Herijuana. This is one of our most potent and sedative Indica-dominant strains, known for putting even the most veteran among us down for an early nap.
East Coast Sour Diesel is a fast-acting attitude lifter that patients love for its truly sativa effects. This strain has a sour lemon smell and taste that’s crisp and uplifting. East Coast Sour Diesel is powerful so new patients should be cautious. Those looking to alleviate anxiety or get some sleep may want to skip this high energy medicine.
One of legendary breeder Soma’s most varied and geographically-diverse strains, Lavender strain (formerly known as Soma #10) is named for its common finishing color and also for its unique flowery-spice scent that brings to mind fragrant charas hashish.
Despite the plant’s Indica-dominant genotype, it grows tall and leggy and is very easy to manicure. Lavender is a very relaxing and mellow strain, making it easy to slip into early sleep with a high dosage. Great for evening relaxation leading into sleep as well as muscle pain and anxiety.
This strain has taken the cannabis scene by storm since its release, with a variety of choice phenotypes (including Raskal’s own WiFi #3 selection) being frantically traded throughout the scene. Known for its great combination of bag appeal and potency, The White is a good match for the OG because it receives a needed boost of flavor and character.
The Scoop: Jack Herer is a lofty and inspired hybrid that was first cultivated by one of the resourceful breeders. Perpetuating the notoriety of its deceased hemp-activist namesake, Jack is thought to be a cross between Shiva Skunk, Northern Lights #5, and an enigmatic Haze hybrid. Debatably considered one of the most victorious varieties competing in modern cannabis festivals, Jack Herer has taken home multiple HTCC trophies over its celebrated 23-year lifespan.
Lemon Kush is an effective hybrid strain with a 50:50 sativa/indica ratio with 26% THC content. It is actually a blend of Afghani Kush and Lemon G with a potent lemon flavor of its own. Its taste can be credited to the high amounts of Limonene found within the strain. But if you do plan to get your hands on Lemon Kush strain, it would be wise to buy some that is organically grown.
Along with Blueberry, the Flo lines are known as legendary breeder DJ Short’s best work. Though they share the same genetic pool (Afghani and two different Thai lines), they are quite different strains, with the Flo taking on the exotic aroma of the Purple Thai and the Blueberry taking on more of the Afghani sweetness.
The Flo line is a Sativa-dominant hybrid with an Indica base, meaning that it has uplifting mental effects and more sedative physical effects. A perfect choice for daytime relaxation without bleariness, Flo is maybe the most popular strain in the Colorado cannabis scene over the past 5 years.
A sister plant to our Deadman OG, this hybrid uses a different example of the Mandarin on the same Deadhead OG mother plant. The results are more citrusy and less OG than the Deadman, bringing more of the Mandarin to the party. The uplifting Mandarin takes control of the majority of effects, as this is not a sedative strain at all — this one is social, active, and great for daytime use.