Blue Cheese is known for its sweet and savory flavor and aroma. This taste is just as unique as the euphoric feelings it delivers its user. With a makeup of 80% indica and 20% sativa, this hybrid is a fave among both recreational users and medical marijuana patients worldwide.
This hybrid offers some potent indica-dominant properties. With origins in Europe, Blue Cheese is a result of crossbreeding the sweet and fruity Blueberry, with UK Cheese. Such properties give it the ability to provide you with a pleasantly balanced high, filled with relaxation, yet no drowsiness.
Recreational users love this strain thanks to its high THC levels of 19% or more. It also delivers a full-bodied, solid, long-lasting high. And, with a medium CBD level of 2%, it is very effective for treating and relieving various conditions, pains, and ailments, both mental and physical.
This strain delivers an indica effect that’s both heavy and powerful. After smoking it, you’ll be left feeling relaxed, making it an excellent strand for treating stress and/or winding down at the end of the day. It’s also highly recommended by medical marijuana dispensaries for managing muscle spasms and chronic pain.
Origin Of Blue Cheese
Blue Cheese is a cross between the male Blueberry and the female Skunk #1 phenotype UK Cheese. This cross led to savory, sweet scents of blue choose mixed with berries. Its creamy flavor reminds its users of a pure cheese strain.
Blue Cheese is an indica dominant marijuana strain. Genetically, it is composed of 80% indica and 20% sativa. It is believed to have originated in Europe.
Effects Of Blue Cheese
Blue Cheese is one of the best marijuana strains as far as the effects are concerned. With this strain, you get the best of both worlds. It has a euphoric effect that leaves its user in a joyful cerebral state. It also helps its user relax due to a general mellow feeling that is usually accompanied by bursts of energy.
This strain has THC levels of about 19% and medium levels of CBD. This amount of THC is plenty to give those who consume it a very solid cerebral high; and many users rely on this strain for a long-lasting, powerful high.
Blue Cheese is also the perfect strain to cure a lack of appetite. It induces pangs of hunger and brings on munchies making food taste like “life.” Blue Cheese also makes many who consume it sleepy, making it the perfect nighttime strain. A few puffs of this strain will induce relaxation and make anyone fall to sleep at will, and stay asleep all night long.
This strain surprisingly has very few adverse effects. There are some reports that it may cause mild feelings of paranoia and anxiety. On rare occasions, Blue Cheese may also cause mild feelings of dizziness.
This strain may at times lead to dehydration. This is clearly evident in the dryness of the mouth and eyes. At times the dehydration may cause feelings of a headache. Prevent these symptoms by staying hydrated with lots of liquids during and after smoking it.
Medical Uses Of Blue Cheese Strain Of Marijuana
As indicated earlier, Blue Cheese is useful in medicine. Patients use this strain to treat a variety of chronic diseases and complications. This strain is highly recommended to treat symptoms related to:
- Muscle spasms
- Chronic pain such as back pains.
- Anxiety disorders
- Lack of appetite
Blue Cheese has a way of making you calm down, relax and completely unwind. Yet, it doesn’t cause your body to become tired and worn down. You’ll be left with an after-feeling of happiness, that will linger around for hours.
And, because it causes such pangs of hunger known as the munchies, it’s a very effective medical marijuana strain for fighting the loss of appetite and chronic nausea. This is why some medical doctors and many dispensaries recommend this strain for treating nausea caused by radiation and chemotherapy treatments.
Taste And Aroma Of Blue Cheese Strain Of Marijuana
When it comes to the smell, Blue Cheese is so dank, it could almost be called stinky. You will not miss the pungent yet sweet blueberry smell, and for many, it makes them smile. Although the strain is well-known for being stinky, the smell doesn’t keep anyone away.
Instead, the uniquely savory and sweet smells of blue cheese and berry combine to create a unique creamy fragrance, reminiscent of the original strains. Due to its unique taste, smell and effects, Blue Cheese remains one of the favorite marijuana strains in the recreational and medical field alike.
While Blue Cheese’s aroma is notable, its flavors should not be ignored either. Special and interesting are the best ways to describe the effects of this strain. When the strong taste of cheese combines with the delicate sweetness of blueberry, it creates a sensational flavor similar to the blue cheese it was named after.
Growing Blue Cheese
Blue Cheese can be grown either indoors or outdoors. Growing indoors makes managing the conditions easier, but this strain isn’t too difficult to grow, so outdoor growing works as well. As an indica dominant strain, Blue Cheese can be grown in cooler climates.
Blue Cheese is a strong and vigorous strain that can resist most infections and molds. Whereas inflections and molds are common when growing marijuana, knowing what to do in these cases is a challenge for many growers. Blue Cheese’s natural resistance, therefore, makes it the perfect strain for novice growers who want to grow a strain with the least amount of risks.
Blue Cheese should be grown in cool to moderate temperatures of about 65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit to flourish. Indoors, it takes about 8-9 weeks for this strain to flower. Grown indoors, it produces a moderate yield of about 5 ounces of cannabis.
Outdoors, this cannabis strain will deliver yields of about 9 ounces of usable marijuana per plant. It flowers early fall, and harvesting takes place around the end of September.