Blueberry has been a very popular strain of marijuana for many years now. Although it is 20% sativa, it’s still a powerful indica that delivers a distinct high. This bud is both fragrant and tantalizing with its fruity blueberry aroma and flavor. The high is quite euphoric, while providing useful medicinal advantages.
Today, Blueberry is one of the most purchased strains of cannabis on the medical marijuana market. It’s the recipient of the best indica of the year award from the High Times Cannabis Cup. The blueberry flavor makes it pleasing to the tongue, and the high lasts for quite a while. This strain grows best outdoors as it needs a lot of open space to grow wide and bushy.
Growing The Blueberry Strain
Blueberry cannabis seeds develop into fat, closely compacted plants with purple, red and later blue hues.
These marijuana plants require a lot of space to flourish because they grow wide, horizontally.
This cannabis strain is not recommended for newbie growers.
Its living environment must be highly optimized, which requires skills.
The Blueberry marijuana plant needs to be grown outdoors in order to cultivate a healthy, tall, full plant full of buds.
Blueberry is an autoflowering cannabis plant that takes the average flowering period of 9 weeks if grown indoors.
Harvesting can yield you about 18 ounces of usable cannabis per square meters. But, you will need space.
This marijuana strain flourishes best when cultivated in an open-air outdoor setting.
The climate needs to be sunny, and the soil must be healthy.
Outdoor Blueberry growers can expect to harvest during mid-October, with a yield of about 25 ounces of usable marijuana per plant.
Origin Of The Blueberry Strain
The Blueberry strain originated in the 1970s. It was created by mixing three different landrace strains.
All three parents of this strain are some of the best, most powerful on the market today, making Blueberry an ultimate A-list bud.
Parents of Blueberry
- Afg – Afghani Indica
- Tha – Thai Sativa
- Pth – Purple Thai Sativa
DJ Short, and American cannabis breeder, created Blueberry in the late 70s while messing around with various exotic strains. This breeder also had affiliations and dealings with multiple other breeders and various seed banks. Since then, its genetics have been tweaked to the Blueberry of today.
This cannabis strain is now a favorite among growers and users who love the high THC content and colorful hues. On the other hand, medical marijuana patients appreciate its effectiveness at relieving stress and suppressing pain.
Effects Of Blueberry Strain
Blueberry cannabis is widely known as a stress-buster. It relaxes the user, making it a very popular strain for those who just want to unwind. This is a great choice for toking up after a long day at work, as it provides a tranquilizing effect, which helps you sleep better.
It delivers a euphoria that uplifts you instantly. This marijuana brings out the happy emotions hiding inside, leaving you feeling giggly on the inside and smiling on the outside. The mood-altering high you’ll experience will uplift you, making the day much more bearable.
These are some of the main positive effects you’ll enjoy after enjoying some Blueberry cannabis:
Because this is such a potent strain of cannabis, newbies should proceed with caution. Blueberry should always be used sparingly, since consuming large doses could lead to adverse effects, such as:
- Dry Eyes
- Dry Mouth
Overindulging in Blueberry may lead to slight feelings of paranoia and possible dizzy spells. It does cause drowsiness, which some say causes minor headaches on rare occasions.
Like most powerful indicas, this strain can cause cottonmouth and dry eyes. The key to combatting this is staying hydrated. Drink plenty of water, juices and other fluids when smoking this strain of marijuana.
Medical Uses For Blueberry Strain
Blueberry is infamous for its relaxing abilities. That’s why it’s so highly recommended by both physicians and medical marijuana dispensaries. This indica powerhouse is an effective stress management tool because it restores calmness and promotes relaxation.
Blueberry is a very beneficial strain for medical cannabis patients with chronic ailments. CBD at this level helps to treat some of the most aggressive pain symptoms and easily treats insomnia and depression.
There are other medicinal uses for Blueberry as a pain management tool. It has also been known to relieve uncomfortable symptoms related to the following:
- Menstrual cramps
- Muscle spasms
Blueberry not only relaxes the mind, but it also delivers overall body relaxation as well. So, it’s able to provide medicinal advantages to those suffering from other debilitating symptoms that affect patients on a non-physical level. Some include:
- Cancer Patients – Helps with loss of appetite and extreme nausea caused by chemotherapy
- Loss of Appetite – Increases appetites, beneficial for those suffering from anorexia, HIV, etc…
- Insomnia – Combats restlessness, promotes relaxation, causes sleepiness
- Anti-Psychotic Properties – CBD reduces anxiety which helps with panic attacks and nervousness
- Depression – Delivers THC levels which release happy feelings and helps to relieve stress
Blueberry’s CBD Benefits
Blueberry’s CBD levels could help with a number of existing conditions, as well as prevention, such as:
- Some forms of cancer
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Huntington’s disease
- Preventing or reduce diabetes
- Nerve/brain damage caused by stroke
- Mad Cow disease and other prion infections
Taste And Aroma Of Blueberry Strain
If you like sticky, icky bud, this cannabis strain is for you. It’s fragrant is that of freshly harvested, sweet, wild berries. After each toke, you’ll note a hint of earthly-pine lingering in the air. Your mouth will water with anticipation for the taste of juicy blueberries.
And, as the name insinuates, this strain of bud also tastes like fresh, ripe blueberries. Get ready for a flavor explosion of vanilla and fresh fruit as you indulge in the sticky Blueberry buds.