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Tips for Growing Blue Cheese Cannabis

Ever wanted to grow your favorite strain? Leafly and General Hydroponics are teaming up on a series of grow guides that will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need to grow different strains successfully.


Strain Overview: Blue Cheese is a heavy indica strain that was created by crossing UK Cheese and Blueberry. The strain offers a funky cheese-like aroma combined with a unique blueberry scent. It’s a potent strain commonly used by medical patients for pain management.

Grow Techniques: Grow Blue Cheese indoors or outdoors in any medium. You can train the plants to increase yields or top them to help round out the growth. Blue Cheese is a vigorous grower and strong plant that easily resists mold and infections, making it a good choice for novice growers.

Flowering Time: 7-8 weeks

Yield: Moderate

Grow Difficulty: Easy to moderate

Climate: Prefers cool to moderate temperatures between 65 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Indoor/Outdoor: Growing Blue Cheese indoors allows you to easily train the plant. Outdoors is also a good option because of its ability to handle cooler temperatures.

Feeding: Blue Cheese is a strong plant with lots of foliage, and it will need plenty of nutrients to grow. Because of its vigorous growth, it is hard to overfeed. Nitrogen, calcium, magnesium, and silica are great friends to this strain.