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An advanced taste (picked at 7 weeks) of the most mature Scarlet Begonias plant tells me this strain will be in my life for as long as I can keep the moms alive. To put it more succinctly: Holy shit.

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That joker sounds right up my alley! Interested to see if that apple sticks around when she’s done.  Everything is coming along nicely man! 

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14 hours ago, krotchsak said:

That joker sounds right up my alley! Interested to see if that apple sticks around when she’s done.  Everything is coming along nicely man! 

This is definitely a breeder to explore if you enjoy a variety of different kinds of highly potent sativa doms. The Dark Hollow, which is an indica dom, is also spectacular. Powerful indica with a touch of "mind spark" to keep you interested and awake. The keeper has a heavy garlic scent. Another pheno has almost no scent. I doubt she'll be kept.

 

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A couple of Scarlet Begonias, a Blueberry Butcher and a Dark Hollow have been chopped and are drying. Early impressions:

Scarlet Begonias: Only one pheno checked- the apple one. It now has developed a scent like a sweet apple slice that someone wiped under their sweaty armpit. (An improvement over my initial impression, that it was like an apple that a dog peed on). It is a high-flying sativa buzz, but needing no paranoia warning.

Blueberry Butcher I would say is roughly 60% sativa, but has the ability to make a newbie paranoid if over-done. The scent is strongly menthol/pine, with some fruity undertones.

Dark Hollow will NOT be replacing Peyote Pancake as my go-to, put-me-to-sleep indica. It's powerful, but it's got some serious mind spark. I typically have a heavy indica loaded into my Mighty vaporizer, on my night table. When I wake up at 2 or 3 AM, I draw on it for a couple of minutes, and spiral down to sweet unconsciousness. Well, when filled with DH, I was kept awake for at least an hour, maybe more.

I kind of doubt there is anything in the Irie Genetics lineup that can be used as a sleep aid. I think an Indican strain will be in my next seed run.

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Scarlet Begonias #3 got chopped about an hour ago. Kind of a wine and roses scent. We'll see after a few weeks in a jar.

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She definitely produced. Wouldn't it be amazing if she was also the keeper?

A few buds:

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My Lemon Sunrise clone came down yesterday. She always produces more than I have any right to expect.

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The big difference between these two is that Lemon Sunrise will make you jump. Scarlet Begonias is powerful, but doesn't have any raciness/paranoia about it.

I still have a couple of Blueberry Butchers, another Scarlet Begonias and another Dark Hollow to go. I doubt they'll see next weekend.

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The last Scarlet Begonias came down, which was a small, unassuming plant. But also, larger Dark Hollow girl (GMO x Arise):

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This is an indica dom with some mind energy to it. Not the sleep aid I was hoping for, but very enjoyable weed. I would guess anyone using indica doms for pain would be able to use this during the day without slowing down.

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Smell had significant garlic in it, but was just deep, dark, danky and skunky when I chopped it.

I still have a couple of blueberry butcher girls going, but they might be coming out this weekend, amber or not.

Next run will include this Dark Hollow plant, a couple of the Scarlet Begonias plants, Peyote Pancake, Lemon Sunrise, MOTHERLODE and either Motherlode Kush or a strain from a breeder called "Lit" named Cinnamon Rollz (Pancakes x Runtz). This was a freebie. The only thing I know about Lit is their seeds are somewhat more expensive than I typically pay. I don't know anyone who has grown something from them.

I hate to only pop one seed and then judge the breeder by one plant, but that could easily happen. Sorry Lit.

 

 

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