Blueberry Cannabis Strain Review

Blueberry Cannabis Strain Review

Blueberry is one of cannabis strains with a long and storied history and winner of the High Times’ 2000 Cannabis Cup for Best Indica making it a world renowned strain for both its clean, elegant flavor coupled with its empowering, relaxing effects. This article looks at the history of this strain and its flavors, as well as what to can expect after trying some.

What is the Blueberry Cannabis Strain?

The creation of Blueberry cannabis strain dates back as early as the 1970s, when American breeder DJ Short was crossbreeding landrace strains and his eventual finished strain was named Blueberry due to its clear and consistent flavor of fresh blueberries.

Though this strain is commonly referred to as an indica because its 80% indica, it is actually a hybrid with lineage in Afghani and Thai landrace strains but the majority of its effects are entirely indica related and the small percentage of sativa helps give this strain an excellent undertone of cerebral energy, steering the strain away from being an entirely couch-locking strain. This strain gives an overwhelming sense of relaxation that will hit you exceptionally quickly and is known for the immediacy of its first hit as user’s experience some mild disorientation which if well handled can transcend into a very soothing calmness, as well as a general sense of serenity. So users of this strain should expect to feel happy and a little bit sleepy with this strain, but it is not so soporific in its effects that you run the risk of completely passing out and munchies also hit hard. This strain is best used to relax after a hard day.

Aroma, flavor and appearance of Blueberry Cannabis Strain.

Blueberry has an intense smell of tart, pungent berries of the blue variety which may begin to remind you of the common Purple Thai strain. The smell is strangely musky, spicy quality that is quite similar to many other landrace indica strains. Alongside this initial flavor of blueberries, spice, and muskiness, there exists a small amount of skunk and petrol, far more than you would expect from an indica strain. However, the aroma of Blueberry is extremely separate from what you would expect, carrying with it inherent complexities far beyond the taste of pure berries.


The flavor of Blueberry is an overwhelming taste sensation of freshly picked blueberries though there is a bit more subtlety to the taste of blueberries than you first might think for example, blueberries taste different depending on their ripeness, as well as their season. The taste of this strain is one of the slightly overripe Blueberries, only recently picked with is an inherent sweetness that is almost cloying with rich, juicy quality of the blueberries immediately outweighing any problems.

Similar to other indica-dominant varieties, Blueberry tends to have quite dense nugs.  As a result of its high quantity of anthocyanins, the bud will typically turn an interesting swirl of purple and red if allowed to dry properly, as well as growing them well enough to reach their full potential.

Blueberry Cannabis Strain Grow Tips

Blueberry is one  of outdoor strains due to its genetics being so closely related to indigenous landrace strains in the Afghani mountains which gives  it a great deal of resilience for both cold temperatures and humidity. the soil  should be packed with nutrients before planting  the  seeds, as this makes it easier for both of you; your plant can begin using those nutrients right away, and you don’t have to feed it as much. Blueberry benefits from some early topping, when the plant pruned by snipping off the very top of the new growth in an effort to encourage the plant to grow horizontally and produce more bud.

The Genetic composition of Blueberry

The THC content of this strain ranges from 16% THC all the way up to 23.5% THC, making this strain potentially one of the most powerful indica strains out there though we can have 12.5% for an average indica while the CBD content can be 0.26% CBD in your Blueberry, with the upper limit being around 0.5% as with most indicas

Medical Benefits of Blueberry Cannabis Strain

Similar to other  indicas with a powerful effect, Blueberry is best used for the treatment of  stress and pain, as well as feelings of depression or anxiety, mental disorders or general issues of unhappiness, due to the way in which the high quantity of THC interacts with the endocannabinoid system, and Insomnia  not because it forces you to go to sleep, as some other strong indicas do, but merely because it helps suppress those negative or stressful thoughts that often stop people from falling asleep. It is also good for treatment of neuropathic pain due to its slightly soporific and overall relaxing effects.

Possible Side Effects of Blueberry Cannabis Strain

In terms of side effects, Blueberry is woefully banal. Users of this strain can expect the ever-present dry mouth and dry eyes common with marijuana users for years.  Other than some few users of this strain have reported instances of dizziness or other feelings of head disorientation; but this can be managed by relaxing in a safe place.

Final Thoughts on Blueberry Cannabis Strain

Blueberry is an old school strain and  is one has earned its name in the history books, not just as a strain that helped lay the groundwork for marijuana popularity in the USA but also  for its  simple taste, yet elegantly complex aroma, its powerful relaxing effects, and its overall funkiness. Though many marijuana users  might describe Blueberry as “an old man’s strain,” nothing the changes the  fact that there are three simple reasons that it is still so popular to this day:  it is delicious, it is relaxing, and it is strong. So why not try it when next you visit our dispensary.

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