Born and bred California, Star Dawg is a popular cannabis strain. Although sativa dominant, the indica side is noticeable and centers on the cerebral high. A person using this strain will feel energized with a side of creativity. This strain has a long-lasting high which helps as a supplement throughout the day. Its popularity and potency were recognized when the strain became a winner of Rooster Magazine's THC Classic for "Best Sativa" in 2014.
Overview of Star Dawg
Star Dawg's recognition is derived from its dense stucture, extremely pungent smell, and its potency. This 80% sativa dominant strain has a quick onset and an average of 19% THC in addition to .6% CBD and .31% CBN. The dark green bud comes in small to medium clusters with rusty colored hair and frosty crystals. Its terpenes are comprised mostly of Caryophyllene (.69%) and Limonene (.18%).Its parent's strain, Tres Dawg and Chemdawg #4 are both known for their high THC providing the same for its prodigy. It provides and earthy flavor with a diesel undertone leaving a chemical, pine aroma.
Effects of Star Dawg
This strain provides a mood booster and allows a person to be focused and creative. The energy it offers is a great way to pick up the speed if your day getting a little sluggish. The indica effects will be noticed even though it's a highly sativa dominant strain. Combining these characteristics delivers a better chance of a great day.
This strain may not be the best for people with anxiety. While it's a great energy supplement, its energy may ignite symptoms depending on the person and the dosage. It also could cause dry mouth and paranoia.
Lineage of Star Dawg
Chemdawg #4 has a high potency, testing as high as 26% THC. Outdoors, they can reach up to seven feet tall. Indoors, they usually bud around four to five feet tall. Chemdawg #4 has dense, light green buds covered with a healthy crystal frosting. Though the hairs are scarce, the ones that do show are a dark red.
Tres Dawg, a dark green bud with purple leaves covered in orange hairs and crystals, is generally a 50/50 balanced hybrid strain. It's sold by Top Dawg seeds, and has a very high THC content ranging from 20 to 25% and CBD level of 0.5%. It flourishes indoors and outdoors with a high yield.
Growing Star Dawg
It's easy to grow, but it doesn't supply the highest yields compared to many strains. Indoors or out, you'll be looking at flowering times of around 75 days and an average yield of 75-100g for every square meter. Star Dawg is tremendous when given the proper training, feeding schedule, and enough time to develop its results. She will changeover into flower in 10-12 days, but even running her the full 78 days will still get you a mediocre yield.