This year I will again be exercising my newly acquired right to grow 4 marijuana plants. It’s February 23 and this year’s pheno-hunt has culminated in this short research outline.
Which genetics to grow?
Desired traits overview: high yield, high potency, hearty, huge.
- hearty plants that will thrive in extreme desert-like climate
- relatively early finishers, before October frosts
- uplifting, happy highs
- for day use: energy, focus, sociability,
- for night use: relaxation, euphoria,
- huge plants with high yield and potency, duh!
Historic Okanagan-Similkameen outdoor climate and weather trends
- Growing season length
Primary peer-reviewed literature
Recent regional climate change and likely future weather patterns
- (Masoudi 2018) High-resolution modeling of climate change impacts on water supply and demand, and GHG emissions in an Okanagan-Similkameen Subwatershed, British Columbia, Canada
- (Masoudi 2019) Modelling historical and potential future climate impacts on Keremeos Creek, an Okanagan-Similkameen watershed, British Columbia, Canada: Part I. Forecasting change in spring and summer water supply and demand
Open Source Intel (OSINT)
CCA winners (most popular flowers first)
- Hybrids: Gabriola (Frost Monster), Ruxton (Sour OG), Quadra (Headstash)
- Indicas: Pink Kush,
- Sativas: Delahaze, Tangerine Dream
- Best Canadian breeders: Broken Coast Cannabis, San Rafael 71
- lift.co: best selling
- lift.co: most expensive
Hearty, high yield Canadian seeds
Energetic, uplifting sativas for afternoon
Federation Seed Co.: Cabaret (Island Sweet Skunk) “has proven itself excellent for managing mood disorders such as anxiety, depression, and ADD/ADHD.”
Euphoric, deeply relaxing indicas for evening
- Summer Jam
- Twilight: too weak
- Oceanview: too weak