I’ve heard a lot about Chernobyl through the grapevine but never had the chance of trying the strain myself until now. When I saw that one of my favorite collectives in California had the Chernobyl strain available (Buds and Roses LA) I knew I had to see what all the fuss was about. I headed to meet the President of the collective, Aaron Justis, to get a tour of their new facility and take a sneak peak at some of the new Veganic cannabis strains that are about to be released to MMJ patients residing in the valley.
Drying and curing good quality cannabis buds is like aging an exquisite wine. It needs time to develop its bold lingering taste and memorable terpenoid profile, but it is always worth the wait.
TGA Genetics (aka Subcool Seeds) is a team of breeders with locations in California, Oregon, and Washington. TGA Genetics started, in 2001, as a small group of dedicated medical cannabis gardeners who had grown tired …
One female plant was said to have all of the traits of the famous Trainwreck strain without producing a single male stamen. The crew from TGA then decided to combine this female with the genetics of Jack the Ripper, a tasty sativa-dominant hybrid. Subcool goes on to say, “the complex coloring that shows up late in the plant’s life is a thing of beauty and the potency of this mother is epic.”
Subcool is the Head Breeder of TGA Genetics and a self-proclaimed “weed nerd.” Accordingly, he stars in the Weed Nerd YouTube series, that peels the curtain back on the life of commercial cannabis breeding.Subcool has …
After many failed attempts, he had almost written off this legendary strain. That is, until one day Subcool came across an amazing plant discovered by a buddy of his that goes by the name Smokescreen.
Grown with care utilizing Kushman Veganic’s cultivation techniques, the buds on the Chernobyl plant are mightily resinous and capable of producing a sweet Sativa-like stench and flavor profile reminiscent of a lemon-lime slurpee. So you may be wondering… “Veganic Pot?”
I felt a noticeable buzz behind the eyes after just 2-3 hits from my latest vape of choice, the Herbalizer Vaporizer. Typical to most uplifting Sativa-dominant strains, I found Chernobyl to have a 1-2 hour head-high followed by a mellow, tiresome crash. Of course, it depends on your tolerance, how much you consume, how well your cut of Chernobyl is grown, and a variety of other factors… so start with a little and let this potent strain creep up on you.
Extremely potent, vaporizing just a small amount of Chernobyl is a sure way to calm your nerves and get into a relaxing zone. Used by many medical marijuana patients for its ability to fight mental disorders including depression, PTSD, chronic stress, and even anxiety. Chernobyl is also used to help calm symptoms related to tremors, nerve pain, and nausea. You can proably thank the exceptionally strong Trainwreck genetics found in its lineage for that.
Originating from TGA Subcool Seeds, the Chernobyl strain of cannabis is known for its heavy-hitting, yet calming effects on both the body and mind. Chernobyl is classified as a …