Everything You Need to Know About Blue Dream

Sep 05, 2021

A cross between the popular strains Blueberry and Super Silver Haze, this sativa-dominant hybrid strain is a cannasseur's true blue dream. Its balanced high is characterized by sprouts of soothing cerebral excitement and a deep sense of relaxation. Because of its hybrid nature, Blue Dream offers a splendid, well-rounded buzz that will leave you creative, elated, and yet unhurried, as its effects go on for quite a while. 

Blue Dream has a significant floral and berry-like aroma, with subtle notes of sharp citrus, which was inherited from its Haze parent. Its low CBD percentage is paired with a THC content that ranges from 18% to 24%, making it a favoured choice for all types of consumers. 

Before reading along, be sure to visit Smokey’s online store and stock up on your Blue Dream essentials!

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A Brief History of Blue Dream 

Blue Dream’s roots in sunny California sprouted in the early 2000s, and because of its well-rounded effects, high potency, and appearance, it quickly became popular across the country and then across the border to Canada in just a couple of years.

So how were the first seeds of Blue Dream planted? It happened in the idyllic surf town of Santa Cruz, which was also the capital of the medical marijuana community in the States during the ‘90s. 

During that time, local activists began trailblazing the medical cannabis movement by starting the Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM). The organization focused on patients’ rights and became the first cannabis advocate collective to gain non-profit status in the United States. Co-founder Valerie Corral had a vital role in the passage of Prop 215, which made California the first American state to legalize medical cannabis. 

With the cannabis culture deeply ingrained in Santa Cruz, it was natural for growers to get creative and explore trying different crosses. In 2003, an unknown grower decided to cross the indica-dominant DJ Short’s Blueberry with the citrusy, sativa-heavy Super Silver Haze, another local strain found in the area, to create a powerful mixture of effects and aromas. 

When the flowering time came, the growers must have felt like they hit a goldmine. 

Blue Dream’s buds are filled with dense, deep green wide leaves and striking orange pistils accented by hypnotizing frosty white trichomes that shine over the flowering buds. Its potency is deemed higher than average strains, making it even more famous. Today, Blue Dream is considered a top-selling strain in both the recreational and medical spheres because of its marvelous effects.

Effects of Blue Dream 

Blue Dream’s effects are packaged into a beautifully balanced, flavour-rich experience, opening up with a head high. Upon smoking, Blue Dream greets its consumers with an inspiring cerebral buzz coming from its Haze parentage. After a few minutes, the mind race evolves into bursts of creativity that will fill you with ideas and your body with enthusiasm to get up and do something

Blue Dream is known as a fitting daytime toke because of its thought-provoking properties combined with a focus-centric, energetic feeling. Those who suffer from fatigue and chronic pain will benefit from its high potency, as Blue Dream is known to be a stimulant and pain reliever. 

Emotional Effects 

  • Creative
  • Energetic
  • Elated
  • Euphoric
  • Focused

This Strain Is Researched to Help With… 

  • Stress
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Lack of appetite
  • Muscle spasms
  • Chronic pain
trimmed cannabis buds with frosty trichomes

 

Cultivating the Blue Dream Strain 

Cultivating the Blue Dream strain falls on average difficulty, and when done properly, can produce around 22 ounces of dried flower per plant. DJ Short’s Blueberry has a Central Asian heritage, while Super Silver Haze thrives well in South Asian climates.

Novice growers can efficiently grow the Blue Dream indoor at any given time of the year, or during the last weeks of September to early October for outdoor growing setups. In order to keep the plant thriving indoors, growers are advised to top the plants early, as they tend to grow up to five feet in height. This strain is known to possess a natural resilience against mildew and mould. 

In the hands of an experienced cultivator with hydroponics, the Blue Dream can produce high yields. Its slow start is acceptable, as it is expected to quickly flower after nine to 100 weeks. Expert growers can choose to use soil since Blue Dream flavours develop the sweetest with this method. 

An Overview of the Blue Dream Strain 

Blue Dream looks as pleasing to the eye as it is to the taste, with dense buds, bright orange pistils, and frosty trichomes powdered over the flower. Its bountiful trichome production is responsible for its fruity scent and aroma. 

Blue Dream truly embraced all the satisfying effects of its parent strains and blended everything into a uniquely satisfying toking experience that you would want to repeat.

A classic, and legendary hybrid strain for all the right reasons, Blue Dream is the perfect strain to consume when you’re trying to finish a creative project or simply if you wish to uplift your mood, sit back, and relax. 

Looking for Some Blue Dream? 

Smokey’s carries Blue Dream products, from the classic dried flower to Blue Dream bath bombs for a complete relaxation package. 

Visit any of our stores to pick which ones suit your reference, and browse through our collection of quality smoking essentials and accessories. Our budtenders are always happy to assist and answer any questions you may have.

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