The Blueberry strain is one of the most sought after cannabis hybrids out there. This Indica-dominant strain is a winner of the 2000 High Times Cannabis Cup and was created by the one and only DJ Short. Back in the 70’s, this breeder sampled numerous strains from all parts of the world.
Whether from Thailand, or places like Colombia and Mexico, DJ Short worked on a lot of landrace strains. These are the original strains whose genetics haven’t been altered by humans. They are natural breeds of cannabis that evolved over thousands of years.
After going through hundreds of strains and testing them out, Short finally found what he was looking for. He found two of the most highly regarded strains of the modern cannabis industry.
He mixed Highland Thai (Juicy Fruit) and Purple Thai. This gave him the female plant. These two Thai sativas make up the female side of all DJ Short’s strains. He absolutely loved them.
With the female ready, he simply needed the male to create the strain he had envisioned all this time. It was only in 1979 that a group of Californian growers introduced DJ to a strain that surprised him. Said strain was an Afghani indica. And at the time, indicas were a very new breed of cannabis. Sativas controlled most of the grow rooms before indicas changed the trend.
This new genetic was able to yield the same bud density, with less height, and at a faster rate. The original Blueberry strain was 80% indica and 20% sativa. But DJ also worked on a more sativa-dominant plant which was later refined into what we know today as the Blueberry sativa.
A true A-List cannabis strain. Blueberry strains is legendary status soared to new heights after claiming the High Times’ Cannabis Cup 2000 for Best Indica. The long history of the strain is traced back to the late 1970s when American breeder DJ Short was working with a variety of exotic landrace strains. However, throughout the decades of Blueberry’s cultivation the genetics have been passed around, due in large part to DJ Short working with multiple seed banks and breeders. The sweet flavors of fresh blueberries combine with relaxing effects to produce a long-lasting sense of euphoria. Many consumers utilize Blueberry to help contend with pain and stress, while connoisseurs and growers admire the strain for its colorful hues and high THC content.