SnowDawg

Written by KindReviews on September 12th, 2011. Posted in Blog, Sativa-Dominant Hybrid, Strains

General Information

Type:  Sativa-dominant hybrid

Genetics:  Bubble Chem [Chem Sister x Sagarmatha's Bubbleberry] x (Mass. Super Skunk x Oregon Sno)

Geographic Origin:  Eastern United States

Seed Company/Clone:  Clone only

Description:  The sweetest and quickest to harvest of all the original ChemDawg varieties, the SnowDawg (sometimes known as “Super SnowDawg”) yields well and forms pointed light green colas which appear almost white with trichomes.  The influence of the Bubbleberry is evident in the aroma and flavor, which sweetens up the often acrid Chem family.

History

Story:  This strain came out of the latter ChemDawg projects happening on the East Coast, using many of the same genetic lines which ended up in Sour Diesel and others, including the Massachusetts Super Skunk.  Chem Sister (sometimes “Chem’s Sister”) is one of the original seeds popped which produced the family line, but is one of the rarer cuts and doesn’t have the reputation that the Chem ’91 does.  Sagarmatha’s Bubbleberry was a special plant at the time, and added heft and sweetness to the equation, while the male used came out of a cross of a Mass. Super Skunk female and an Oregon Sno male.

Awards:  2011 High Times Denver Medical Cannabis Cup, 1st Place Sativa (grown by Natural Alternatives for Health)

Growing Information

Flowering Time:  8 – 9 weeks

Preferred Growing Medium:  Responds well to training rather than topping, as it produces a good yield from the main colas and will branch out a bit if super-cropped.  As a rule, growing this one in soil gives the most pungent aroma and flavor, while hydro will produce a slightly more impressive-looking plant with additional resin coverage.

Patient Expectations

Scent:  SnowDawg has a tantalizing and complex aroma which really develops as it is broken apart.  A softly sweet and earthy aroma in its undisturbed state gives way to a blend of fruity sweetness, chemical funk, and earthy citrus that recalls its Chem family origins but seems wholly different.

Flavor:  There are many elements of the aroma present in the flavor, but there is a more direct Chem element, while still displaying a very healthy almost floral sweetness.  The smoke is smooth and crisp, with a mentholated quality which leaves the mouth feeling clean.

Effects:  Extremely uplifting from the start, SnowDawg has an almost euphoric mental effect which fills the user with energy, positivity, and creativity.  It calms down a little bit as it goes along, but the focused and clear-headed state that composes the rest of the experience is perfect for daytime or early evening use.  Patients seeking relief from depression, anxiety, light muscle pain/tension, or migraines will find great relief here, and it just serves as a wonderful mood elevator, with little ‘ceiling’ and high value as an all-day medication.

(Samples pictured above came from Natural Alternatives for Health, and include a cola from the Cup-winning batch)

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Comments (2)

  • Chefsmoke
    August 1, 2012 at 6:22 am |

    Im a believer in good meds and this is good well it is great actually . I was given a handful of seeds from Nester who won the cup and started them immediately after I got them I ended up with a pheno that purples in the end and it is so smooth a real keeper thanks Bud o and did I mention she is done at 56 days and FAT

  • Sandi
    September 26, 2012 at 9:07 am |

    I got a clone of her from Nestor. She is in an outdoor grow and should be done in the next few weeks. Can’t wait to see what we get when she is done.

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