ChemDawg is one of those strains that acquired world fame due to her quintessential aroma, flavor, invigoration cerebral effects, and of course her proven efficiency with offering relief on a broad scale of physical and mental discomforts.
The mystery of her origin as well as the unusual background story of how she obtained her name amidst a Grateful Dead tour, only adds to the appeal of this remarkable strain.
The background story of the ChemDawg seeds
While the exact origin of the cannabis strain remains unclear and subject to controversy, we do know that it started with a grower called Joe Brand aka Wonkanobe and his friend Pbud, who happened to be touring with the Grateful Dead in 1991.
They brought along a pound of weed which they called “Dog Bud’ since it was so powerful it made you roll over like a dog. Among the entourage, they called it Chemweed, because of its strong, fuel-like chemical odor.
They sold some of this weed to a young grower who instantly fell in love with it and kept coming back for more.
They decided to combine the names “Dog Bud” and Chemweed “into Chemdog, which also became the nickname of their new friend.
The trio kept in touch after the Grateful Dead tour had ended and Wonkanobe and Pbud sent Chemdog two more ounces of the original “Dog Bud”. The bag contained thirteen seeds, and that was the start of the ChemDawg dynasty.
This ChemDawg strain would eventually become the basis of all Chem weed strains such as OG Kush strains and even Diesel strains, including our HeroDawg and our ChemDawg F4 Regular.
High-quality ChemDawg seeds
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Creating our ChemDawg cannabis seeds
Creator first came across the ChemDawg strain when he was visiting a fellow breeder, MR, in the US. The befriended breeder told Creator that this strain would be a life-changer. And he didn’t exaggerate! Creator kept a small supply in his private stock and continued to grow it in small quantities for personal use.
Much to his dismay, after a few years he only had 10 seeds left and decided to germinate them and have them pollinate each other in order to get more seeds.
After the pollination and flowering phase, he had gotten approximately 1000 seeds off the ChemDawg and did a small grow to see how they’d turn out.
While he was amazed by their potential in many areas, there were too many different phenotypes in the new batch. So, he was not entirely satisfied with the outcome of this back cross.
Over the course of the next 4 years, he made 3 different selections. Finally, he managed to stabilize her to a 2-phenotype strain that offers a high yield, an average flowering time, and a plant that grows a little over 110 cm/ 43 inch indoors.
This ChemDawg F4 is the plant for every enthusiast of something special and her manageable growth makes her a suitable plant for growers of any skill level.