Candyland strain on my recent trip to SFVDM in Van Nuys, CA. After being on the prowl for a good batch of this strain for months, I couldn’t be more excited to see it on the shelf.
Ken Estes has a history of creating award winning hybrids, and the Candyland strain is his latest creation. It stems from two Grand Daddy Purp Collective classics – Bay Platinum Cookies and Ken’s Grand Daddy Purple (GDP).
As far as genetics are concerned, the Bay Platinum Cookies strain is a combination of the Bay 11 strain (an unknown Sativa) and a Platinum Cookies phenotype from the Bay Area. Combine this with the Ken’s GDP strain’s genetic lineage (Big Bud X Purple Urkle) and you have quite the cocktail.
Overall, I would expect the Candyland strain to be great option for stress and anxiety relief. It may also be beneficial for patients who suffer from PTSD, OCD, neuropathic pain, depression, and more.
This batch of the Candyland strain held true to its name as far as taste is concerned. The delicate terpene profile created a sweet-tasting vapor that reminded me of pink lemonade.
I began to feel my anxiety taper off after just a few minutes of medicating with this strain. I found this to be quite useful when medicating in the late afternoon, setting the table for a stress-free evening.
It’s a shame this medical marijuana strain isn’t as ubiquitous as it once was but it makes sense why it growers choose strains that perform better and grow faster. Panama Red seems to be one of those strains that if you want to get your hands on a bunch of it, you need to find some good seeds, take your time, and grow it yourself.
Panama Red strain is an old school pure Sativa from the Panama region that was extremely popular between 1960 to the early 90’s. Since then, the genetics have died off slowly as most growers have switched to other Sativa strains that have faster grow cycles (to have more profitable grows). Panama Red’s flowering time is roughly 11-13 weeks which is longer than the most other popular Sativa strains.
Being in California, I’ve had the opportunity to to enjoy both of these strains on plenty of occasions. They are definitely two of my favorites, albeit for different reasons. I’ve come to expect an energetic, racy experience with the Green Crack strain, and a mild, euphoric effect from Jack Herer.
Being so familiar with the Cracker Jack strain’s parents, I was excited to see how well their characteristics would mesh together. Interestingly enough, it was exactly what I would expect.
The aroma of the Cracker Jack strain was nearly the same floral scent that I’ve come to expect from the best batches of Green Crack. However, the Jack Herer influence made itself known as soon I could taste the vapor
As for its effects, the Cracker Jack strain gave me a slight surge of energy that great in the morning. However, it was not nearly as racy as the Green Crack strain.
In fact, the Jack Herer seemed to help counter this effect; so much so that I find the Cracker Jack strain to be helpful when I’m in need of soothing anxiety relief.
Patients who prefer a noticeable body melt when they medicate would be unlikely to declare the Cracker Jack strain as their first choice. However, it could be ideal for those who gravitate towards strains with a more uplifting head high. It may be most beneficial those who suffer from depression, schizophrenia, OCD, or anxiety.
As the story goes, the NYC Diesel strain originates from a bagseed that Soma came across while living in New York. Many people will say that the seed was a phenotype of Sour Diesel, but it’s possible that it was actually the original Diesel strain or another strain with a similar terpene profile.
With that being said, Soma is rumored to have crossed this bagseed with Shantibaba‘s popular Afghani X Hawaiian male plant.
The NYC Diesel strain has been the go-to morning strain for me the past few days. This batch smells just like the Sour Diesel strain, but with more of a sugary sweetness to it. The vapor is smooth, and leaves a pungent gassy after-taste that is similar to that of cookies.
I found the NYC Diesel strain to produce an energetic high that would be great for exploring a city or getting active in any way. It seems to speed up the brain and make it race with ideas, making it the perfect choice for artists looking to get their creative juices flowing.
After medicating with the NYC Diesel, I would expect it to be a solid choice for patients in need of some serious stress relief. This strain can be stoney – it may be best reserved for weekends or vacations when you don’t have much physical work to do.
Jack Herer Marijuana Strain Genetics – Skunk #1 x Northern Lights #5 x Haze
Flowering Time – 50 to 70 days
Yield – Medium – High
Look – Nice thick, chunky buds covered in crystals
Smell – Spicy, skunky and musky
Taste – Spicy, nutty, chocolate, skunky. Thick smoke and stays on the tongue a bit.
Effects – Jack Herer marijuana has a very uplifting cerebral high. One of my favorite strains to socialize on.
Medical Uses – Anxiety, Uplifting, Mood enhancer, Stress, Depression.
Additional Strain Info
The cream of the crops and perhaps the most exquisite ganja you will ever encounter; this strain ranks as the most awarded variety in the history of harvest festivals. Nine awards and counting would be the pinnacle of recognition for any strain, yet Jack Herer manages to go a step further and bears the distinction of being distributed under prescription by Dutch pharmacies as a recognized variety of medicinal-grade cannabis.
Sensi’s champagne of strains is named in honour of Jack Herer, author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Through tireless activism and his landmark book, Jack Herer can take most of the credit for reminding the world that cannabis in all its forms has always been one of humankind’s most valuable resources, and that we can literally save the planet with hemp!
The sublime blend of tropical Sativa high and monstrous Indica resin production captured in Jack Herer must be seen and sampled to be believed. At their peak, buds are so thickly smothered with clear trichomes that they appear sugar-frosted or sparkling with dew-drops. This crystal-coating extends to spear-leaves, fan leaves and even to Jack’s stems and stalks.
Plants from seed show favourable variation, due to Jack Herer’s complex background and delicate balance right at the cusp of Sativa and Indica. Enhanced features from both sides of the family are strongly evident and are expressed in different combinations, allowing growers to select mother plants tailored to their circumstances and tastes.
Three of Jack’s four main phenotypes are heavily Sativa-influenced while the fourth has a growth pattern leaning towards Indica 0 fast-flowering and relatively compact with a dense, expansive, rounded bud structure that’s suited to cash-cropping. Jack’s Sativa phenotypes can also produce a good per-meter or per-plant yield when cultivated skilfully, though it is rare for these crops to be sold commercially. Most growers who have watched their succulent, super-sized calyxes swell and mature will be hesitant to sell such buds, and the best Jack Herer is often passed around a select circle of friends – an example of one of those things that money just can’t buy.
The trait common to all Jack Herer phenotypes is a dazzling double-edged potency – a stratospheric cerebral high underpinned by a breathtaking body-buzz with seismic power. Smokers should be prepared to feel the earth shake beneath their feet – which can be a very pleasant feeling when your head is firmly in the clouds.
High Yield, Fast Finish… Jack Herer is the ultimate performer, a dashing mix of heritage and knowledge. The result? A big harvest sativa that became an instant classic when it was introduced.
We took our time to develop this new school strain. The quest was to breed a plant that combined the greatest characteristics of the greatest plants. It took time – years – to get the strain just the way we wanted it, but the result was worth it. A femme fatale that packs a punch.
The strong sativa genetics of this plant mean that it can climb and those side branches will reach for the space to support its bounty of long and well formed buds. Indoor growers with limited space may look to pruning and bending methods to control the growth; more information is available from our Jacky White grow report. A prinicpal characteristic that appeals to those with indoor set ups is Jacky White’s reputation for stability, meaning consistency with results.
medicinla marijuana is the best friend of the outdoor gardener, hardy and low maintenance. Give it some space and moderate sunshine and it will reward you with a plant that strikes a fine pose, making it a favorite with sativa aficionados in southern regions of the world.
Connoisseurs in northern climes are in luck too, because this plant also thrives in more moderate climates. It may not give you the optimum yields but the skinny gene makes Jacky White mold resistant and its natural hardiness means you’ll be smoking by Halloween. The reward is tasty too – a sunshine buzz to smooth your way into that northern winter.
An immediate hit when it first came out, this plant’s reputation still burns strong. That’s because: for a fast growing, high yielding plant, the effects are just so damn good… An overwhelming experience served on a layer of citrus ‘haze’.
Smoke this and you will have a smile for the rest of the day. It is the creative’s choice with rushes of energy and inspiration making it perfect for heightened focus.
A sativa strain, Hydro Green Crack is like Green Crack, just more powerful. The nuggets of Hydro Green Crack are colored in shades of green and coated with orange hair. The effect of this dank strain can last for about three hours and give users a pleasant mental high. Users who suffer from stress, anxiety, arthritis, body pains, migraines, tension or pre-menstrual syndrome can greatly benefit from this strain. With a pungent skunky and earthy smell, this strain can make you giggly and euphoric for hours at a stretch. It will soothe your nerves, relieve nausea and keep you energized. The unique spicy and earthy flavor of the strain will have you craving for more, soon after the affect is over. A few tokes of this delicious and smooth strain will have you feeling optimistic and upbeat and the rich earthy aroma will carry you into a zone of pure bliss, dousing your stress and worries within minutes. New users should start with a small dose as it is quite strong and can trigger cough. Once used to the affect, users can enjoy the strain to their heart’s content.
Hydro Green Crack cannabis strain is a 50/50 hybrid. The weed produces beautiful buds coloured in hues of green and filled with orange hairs. The nugs strongly smell of pungent earth and skunk. Hydro Green Crack’s high hits users very fast. This marijuana is good for day and evening time medical and recreational use.
Type of High
Hydro Green Crack marijuana strain induces uplifting high. Energizes body and mind, relieves stress. Promotes laughter and social behavior. Followed by moderate relaxation, controls inflammation, seizures and pain. May prompt paranoia.
The genetic origins of Hydro Green Crack cannabis strain are unknown hydro green crack
buy hydro green crack cannabis strain green crack cannabis strain hydro green crack cannabis green crack
Asteroid OG strain on my recent trip to SFVDM in Van Nuys, CA. I had seen batches of this strain in the past, but I never ventured to give it a try, mostly because nobody was able to give me a definitive answer on the genetics.
The effects of medicating with this strain started to set in almost instantly – first taking over my mind, and then making the limbs throughout my body heavy.
I was completely relaxed after medicating with the Asteroid OG strain, but I had to deal with some serious couchlock. So, it may be best reserved for those late night evening sessions when you don’t have much else to do.
Asteroid OG strain particularly useful when I was in need of some stress and anxiety relief. I expect that it would also be useful for those suffering from depression, PTSD or OCD.
Seeing as both of its parents are on the heavier end of the spectrum, I decided to wait until the evening before reviewng the White OG strain. I soon came to realize that this was a pretty smart decision on my part.
As far as its aroma/taste is concerned, this batch of the White OG strain was a near-perfect mix between its parent strains. Theterpene profile was reminiscent of a piney OG Kush with musty undertones (presumably from the White Widow influence).
I began to feel my anxiety taper off after just a few minutes of medicating with this strain. I found this to be quite useful in the middle of the day, although I probably wouldn’t consider it to be the best choice for morning medicating – larger doses seemed to bring about a couchlock effect that made it a battle to get up from my seat at times.
Overall, I would say that the White OG strain is a great option for stress and pain relief later in the day. It may also be beneficial for patients who suffer from PTSD, OCD, lupus-related pain, depression, and more.
Look – This strain looked way more like Sour Diesel than Strawberry Cough. Darker green spear tip shaped buds with peach colored pistils, the trichome coverage gives it a grey looking color under certain lighting. This bud isn’t too compact, not really airy though.
Smell – I didn’t really notice a Strawberry smell, this particular phenotype leans heavily towards Sour Diesel and smells just like diesel fuel or a gas station with earthy kush undertones.
Taste – Same as the smell, very fuely with a great fuel/kushy earth aftertaste. This smoke is nice and thick on the inhale/exhale and the Strawberry Cough comes through with nice expansion in the lungs.
Effects – Strawberry Diesel is a pretty heady marijuana and it also gives a nice body relaxation. Smoke a little of it during the day to receive a lighter head effect, then smoke more at night to help you sleep. I also noticed an onset of munchies. This is a very good all around marijuana strain.
Medical Uses – Anxiety, depression, stress, muscle relaxation, pain relief, appetite, sleep aid
Indica Dominant Hybrid – 70% Indica / 30% Sativa
THC: 20% – 27%, CBD: 1%
Granddaddy Purple, also known as “Grand Daddy Purple” or “GDP” or “Grand Daddy Purps,” is a heavy indica dominant strain created through crossing the classic Big Bud X Purple Urkle strains. This flavorful bud is said to be the grandfather of all weed strains, packing timeless full-bodied effects and an infamous flavor that will leave you begging for more. The Granddaddy Purple high hits you first with a cerebral rush that leaves you feeling completely euphoric although with a slight numbing effect. A slightly psychedelic effect will slowly wash over your mind, leaving it floating through trippy visions as your body falls into a deep sense of relaxation and peace. With effects like these and a powerful 20-27% THC level and almost 1% average CBD level, Granddaddy Purple is the perfect bud for killing the effects of chronic pain, muscle spasms, insomnia, and appetite loss. This bud has a super sweet grape flavor that has a heavily pungent harsh aftertaste that can overwhelm some. The aroma is pretty powerful with hints of sweet grape and berry accented by a heavy spicy pungency that’s pretty harsh in itself, too. Granddaddy Purple buds are strikingly purple, spattered with bright fiery orange hairs and coated in sweet sticky…
Grand Daddy Purple cannabis strain is an Indica dominant hybrid created by Ken Estes in 2003. As the name suggests, she grows huge dense purple buds which are coated in resin and orange hairs. Grand Daddy Purple marijuana has a strong aroma of grapes and berries. This makes her incredibly easy to smoke. She is mostly distributed in clone form. Grand Daddy Purple strain is good for evening and night time recreational and medical use thanks to strong sedative properties.
Type of High