Blue Haze has medium to large flowers that hold an elongated, spade-like shape. The yellowish-green leaves stick together in the dense, sticky bud structure so characteristic of indica varieties. Some phenotypes of this strain also boast bold shades of blue and purple in their flowers; these vibrant hues appear when high concentrations of anthocyanin pigments (inherited from parent strain Blueberry) are agitated by colder than average weather during the growing process. Dewy, translucent trichomes coat the colorful flowers inside and out, making Blue Haze difficult to break up for pipes or joints without the use of a grinder. The unmistakable scent of blueberries jumps off of the cured buds, cloyingly sweet without any tart or skunky notes. Also present is a musky, herbal profile that may be familiar to fans of Haze. When combusted, Blue Haze gives off smoke that is thick and lung-expanding but smooth and unlikely to trigger a coughing fit. It tastes fruity and slightly spicy on the exhale, making it potentially appealing to smokers with a distaste for the dank, Kushy flavors of many other strains.
Blue Haze delivers a quick headrush, manifesting as some initial dizziness or disorientation. Smokers may detect a full relaxation of their facial muscles -- and may not be able to resist a slow, creeping smile. The sativa in this strain’s lineage makes itself known upfront, with frenetic mental stimulation. Users may find themselves jumping gleefully from one thought to another. In social settings, such cerebral effects can stoke absorbing conversation among friends or strangers. As the high wears on, users inevitably feel a weightiness spread throughout the body. But while a newly heavy head and limbs may provoke the desire to lounge on the nearest couch, users will still feel functional enough to process their surroundings. Blue Haze’s balance between mental acuity and physical relaxation makes it an ideal choice for menial tasks like cleaning or running errands, as well as more intense, creative work like writing or drawing. It can also be great for unwinding with a movie and a nightcap after a long day.
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