Blue Dream

Written by KindReviews on November 22nd, 2010. Posted in Blog, Sativa-Dominant Hybrid, Strains

(samples pictured above come from Native Roots Apothecary, Boulder Medical Marijuana Center (BMMC), and Denver Relief)

BLUE DREAM STRAIN INFORMATION

General Information

Type:  Sativa-dominant hybrid

Genetics:  DJ Short’s Blueberry F5 x Santa Cruz Haze

Geographic Origin:  California, USA

Seed Company/Clone: Clone only

Description: A big-yielding and rangy Blueberry cross, Blue Dream has a wonderful Sativa-dominant effects package and retains much of the Blueberry taste from its mother.  Developed in the Northern California medical scene, it is becoming very popular in other medical states for its potency and high production.

History

Story:  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.

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Growing Information

Flowering Time:  55-65 days

Preferred Growing Medium:  Blue Dream normally grows bigger in hydro, but gets the best flavor in soil.  It grows slow at first, but once it gets kicked into flower, it will stretch a bit and will branch out more than it did initially.  Training helps to maximize yield, but the dense, rounded nuggets this strain produces will weigh heavy and reward a skilled grower with a very above-average yield.

Patient Expectations

Scent: Sweet and floral berry, often with a hint of citrus-sandalwood sharpness from the Haze.

Flavor: 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.

Effects: 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.

KindReviews:

Andy’s Blue Dream – Pink House Mile High – October 2011

Blue Dream – High Grade Alternatives – July 2010

Blue Dream – Delta 9 – June 2010

Blue Dream – Green Belly Co-Op – April 2010

Blue Dream – The Hemp Center – April 2010

Blue Dream – CAM – April 2010

Blue Dream – Pure Medical – April 2010

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