The Blue Dream Strain is a sativa-strong hybrid that has become somewhat of a legend in its native California. It has earned its reputation for being the perfect day-time strain, in that it is the perfect “pick-me-up” without being overpowering, resting more on being “mood-altering” rather than a heavy physical high.
|Sativa/Indica %||Indoor Yield||Outdoor Yield||Flowering Period|
|60% / 40%||21oz/ m2||21oz/ plant||9 – 10 weeks indoors, October outdoors.|
Blue Dream Strain Information
Download my free Grow Bible and learn how to easily grow your own Blue Dream
Truly representative of the “cool California vibe”, Blue Dream originated in the medical cannabis scene in sunny California. A Blueberry Indica crossed with the Super Silver Haze, Blue Dream was born for its role as what is now known as one of the most popular strains on the global market. Its Top Shelf qualities make it an easy favorite, while its reputation for being easy-going in its high has truly pushed Blue Dream to the top of the ranks.
Information About Blue Dream Strain
|ORIGIN||Blueberry indica crossed with Super Silver Haze|
|EFFECTS||Relaxed – 9|
Happy – 10
Euphoric – 8
Uplifted – 8
Creative – 6
|FRAGRANCE||Sweet berry, blueberry, vanilla, herbal|
|FLAVORS||Sweet berry, blueberry, mangoes, sharp earthy, vanilla, herbal|
|ADVERSE REACTIONS||Dry mouth – 10|
Dry Eyes – 6,
Paranoid – 3
Dizzy – 2
Anxious – 2
|MEDICAL||Stress – 10|
Depression – 9
Pain – 7
Headaches – 4
Fatigue – 4
|FLOWERING TIME INDOOR||9-10 Weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOOR||October|
|THC CONTENT %||17-24%|
|INDICA/SATIVA %||40% / 60%|
|INDOOR YIELD||21 ounces per square meter|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||21 ounces or more per plant|
|CLIMATE||Mediterranean or subtropical|
|GROWTH LEVEL||Moderate to easy|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||In outdoor cultivation can be susceptible to red spider mite infestation|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
The famously chill Blue Dream is popular for the full-body relaxation it provides. Fans of the strain love it for its gentle way of inducing a calm form of euphoria, making it easy even for novices to enjoy. Another effect it has is the feeling of a gentle cerebral invigoration, an attribute that makes it ideal as a day-starter.
Its feel-good properties maximize the happy vibes, also encouraging a general feeling of motivation and a drive to become creative. It is the ideal companion for brainstorming activities, especially in a team setting, as it can help spark new and wild ideas and suggestions. This makes it ideal for anyone working in the creative field in need of a little inspiration.
The fact that it relaxes without turning someone into a couch-potato, is what makes it such an easy choice: Blue Dream truly defines a dreamlike floaty state, while allowing social interaction and the energy to physically accomplish tasks. Its ability to create a subtle mood-altering high, gives a warm fuzzy feeling that is hard to resist.
Given its blueberry background, Blue Dream boasts of a fruity, lusciousness that is both enticing and appetizing. It resembles the scent of blueberry closely, but has a strong general fruity whiff to it. It has been described as vanilla-sweet, while traces of mango also have a strong presence.
Besides its obvious berry fragrance, Blue Dream carries hints of spice, breaking up the overall fruitiness, and turning it into an aromatic treat on its own.
“What you smell is what you taste” could easily be said about Blue Dream. Its flavor lingers in the sweet berry variety, with undertones of herbal and spices. Its strong, fruity characteristics makes it easy to enjoy, and its slight sour notes offers up the perfect balance between flavors.
Altogether, it is known for these reasons to be a gentle choice – its taste isn’t overwhelming, and has helped Blue Dream become one of the most popular strains available today.
One of the few adverse effects of the Blue Dream strain, is that it can cause blurred vision, which can be attributed to a momentary feeling of mild dehydration, which can cause your eyes to feel a bit dry.
It can also induce a feeling of tiredness, and in rare cases cause slight anxiety and paranoia, largely an after effect of smoking or consuming a large quantity. Other minor complaints have been about the presence of a mild headache from the use of Blue Dream, as well as an urge to cough due to throat dryness.
With what conditions does it work?
The Blue Dream strain, with all its ability to cause a gentle, mellow high, has become a go-to for those seeking it out for medicinal purposes. This is a no-brainer, since it was rumoured to have been created in a medical Marijuana lab in the Santa Cruz area.
Blue Dream grows into a tall plant and is classified as easy for indoors and easy to moderate for outdoors due to its slight sensitivity to extreme weather changes. It is also susceptible to red spider mite infestation due to its sweet scent, which can attract the parasites. It is most successfully grown indoors but can also be grown in outdoor mediterranean or subtropical climates.
Once the plant is fully grown you will need to start thinking about flowering and harvest time. Our free little Harvest Guide will help you determine the best moment to cut your plants. Download it here.
Indoor Flowering Time
When growing Blue Dream indoors, an average yield of 21ounces per square meter can be expected. An average of 9-10 weeks can be expected in the flowering period.
Outdoor Flowering Time
Outdoor-grown Blue Dream is expected to yield an average of 21 ounces per plant, with October being the ideal month to for a harvest.
FAQ About Blue Dream Strain
Blue Dream yields 21oz/ m2 indoors and 21oz/ plant outdoors.
From 17% to 24%
Blue Dream was created in California, by crossing a Blueberry Indica with Super Silver Haze.
Have you ever smoked or grown your own Blue Dream? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.
Top 50 Marijuana Strains
Afghan Kush | Agent Orange | AK-47 | Alaskan Thunder Fuck | Amnesia Haze | Berry White | Blackberry Kush | Blue Cheese | Blue Dream | Blueberry | Bubba Kush | Cheese | Chemdawg | Cherry Pie | Chocolope | Death Star | Durban Poison | G13 | Girl Scout Cookies | God’s Gift | Golden Goat | Gorilla Glue #4 | Grape Ape | Green Crack | Harlequin | Headband |Hindu Kush | Jack Herer | LA Confidential | Lemon Haze | Lemon Kush | Mango Kush | Master Kush | Maui Wowie | Northern Lights | OG Kush | Pineapple Express | Platinum Girl Scout Cookies | Purple Kush | Purple Urkle | Skywalker | Skywalker OG | Sour Diesel | Strawberry Cough | Super Lemon Haze | Super Silver Haze | Tahoe OG Kush | Trainwreck | White Rhino | White Widow
The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]
Blue Dream Strain Review
The one you reach for..
No matter how many strains I have, Blue Dream is the first thing I want on a lazy weekend..
A great weed to smoke on a Sunday!
This is a Sativa dominant you’ve probably heard of before, especially if you’re in California. Blue Dream is a great option for that “in-between” feeling of relaxed and alert. Unlike other Sativas, it won’t have pacing around your kitchen talking nonsense, but it also won’t glue you to the couch. A great weed to smoke on a Sunday!