- Has a very high CBD
- Great for growing outdoors
- Suitable for medical use
This compact plant is considered a cult strain, although it is popular (and has been for quite a while). In fact, Blueberry has been around for decades — since the 1970s, actually. Since then, people everywhere have absolutely adored it.
Award after award has been granted to the Blueberry strain over the years, making it a hero among marijuana strains. For example, it won the award for best Indica in the High Times Cannabis Cup in the year 2000. It was at this point that Blueberry gained some status and prestige around the world.
Even the plant itself looks amazing — bright greens and blues mix to form the distinct Blueberry look. Blueberry bud is also one of a kind in aroma and flavor. Sweet (reminiscent of actual blueberries) tasting bud combined with a happy and pleasant relaxation effect makes for the perfect beauty that is Blueberry.
This review is based on the feminized strain, attributes can slightly differ for autoflowers.
|Plant type||Feminized Autoflower|
|Sativa or Indica||15% – 85% Indica dominant|
|THC Level||Medium at 14%|
|Height||Compact (±80 cm – ±32″)|
|Yield||Medium (±160 gr/m² – ±6 oz/11ft²)|
|Flowering period||Average (56 days)|
|Climate||Average / land climate|
|Good for||Indoor, Medical, Beginner|
Growing Blueberry Autoflower Strain
Growing Blueberry Autoflower is not particularly difficult when comparing it to growing other strains of marijuana. Like most autoflower strains of marijuana, the Blueberry plant is fairly compact, getting as tall as just 32 inches. It also has a fairly high yield, averaging around 6 ounces per three square feet of plant.
The flowering period of the Blueberry Autoflower marijuana plant is average, lasting somewhere around 55 days. It can be grown by beginners without too much trouble. Although an indoor grow setting is preferable, outdoors would work fine as well.
It’s important to note that this particular strain of Blueberry is an autoflowering strain. That means that, instead of entering its flowering phase along with the seasonal changes in the light, it will instead automatically enter the flowering phase after a certain amount of time. If you’re growing indoors, this means that you don’t have to change the light schedule at all. If you are growing outdoors, it means that you could harvest in the middle of the summer and even plant another harvest after that, assuming you have a long enough grow season.
Origin Of Blueberry Autoflower Strain
Blueberry comes from the mixing of several landrace strains. These strains came from Afghanistan and Thailand. An Indica from Afghanistan was crossed with a Sativa from Thailand and a Purple Thai Sativa. The result? The excellent Blueberry strain.
It was originally bred by an American marijuana breeder called DJ Short. He was working with various landrace strains until he mastered the perfect Blueberry marijuana plant. Since he has been working with a variety of people in the marijuana seed scene, the genetics for Blueberry have been spread around quite a bit.
Blueberry is considered an Indica. It does have some Sativa genetics, but it is roughly 15% Sativa and 85% Indica, making it more or less an Indica plant.
Effects Of Blueberry Autoflower Strain
First and foremost, smoking Blueberry with make the user feel relaxed and happy. It is known for its ability to help people simply relax and unwind after a hard and stressful day. It lifts the user up right away, bringing happy thoughts and feelings to the forefront of your mind. Fits of the giggles are not uncommon after smoking Blueberry.
The fact that it is an Indica means that it will also give its users a sleepy vibe. For that reason, smoking it at the end of the day (rather than at the beginning or in the middle) is the best choice. The high will last quite a while, leading to an excellent way to unwind and fall deeply asleep.
The Blueberry high is a strong one, so newcomers to the smoking scene should proceed with caution. If too much is taken at once, paranoia and dizziness are more likely, as is an unpleasant amount of drowsiness. It’s important to drink a lot of water when you are smoking Blueberry.
The positive effects of smoking Blueberry include:
The possible negative effects of smoking Blueberry could include:
- Dry mouth
- Dry eyes
Medical Uses For Blueberry Autoflower Strain
Blueberry can be used to help alleviate a number of symptoms and ailments, making it a popular choice for medical patients and doctors’ prescriptions. It has a fairly high level of CBD (2%), which is why it is especially useful for medicinal purposes.
Because CBD has some anti-psychotic properties, it helps a lot with panic reduction as well as alleviating anxiety — even when these are in response to THC. Strains that have high levels of CBD are generally more suitable to be used during the day. Its levels of THC are medium (14%) and are also useful for a number of medical issues.
Some of the most common ailments that Blueberry is used to help with are depression, insomnia, pain, a loss of appetite, and stress. Other more specific ailments are also often treated with Blueberry marijuana. It is especially good for taking before bed, so for people who struggle to fall asleep or experience pain that keeps them up at night, Blueberry is the perfect aid.
Medical Uses For Physical Ailments
The following physical ailments are often treated with Blueberry marijuana:
- Lack of appetite
- Muscle spasms
Medical Uses For Psychological Ailments
Some of the psychological ailments that Blueberry is often used to treat include:
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
Taste And Aroma Of Blueberry Autoflower Strain
Predictably, due to it being named after a fruit, Blueberry has a fruity flavor. The fragrance is strong, and the bud is sticky. If you take a good whiff, you will likely relate it to a pile of sweet-smelling berries. The smell is fresh, sweet, and fruity, although it also has an earthy, pine scent. This somehow lingers in the air and becomes reminiscent of blueberries themselves.
The smell and the taste of Blueberry are impressively similar. It would be easy to simply smell Blueberry and guess which strain it is immediately; the same goes for the taste of Blueberry. It is a strong, sweet combination of fruity flavors as well as creamy vanilla. Much like the Blueberry smell, the taste also tends to linger after you’ve already taken a hit.
Blueberry Autoflower Strain Taste & Aroma At-A-Glance