Big Buddha

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Strain Name
Big Buddha
indoor, outdoor
~63 days
Normal or female seeds.

Genetics: Skunk No. 1 (Cheese) x Afghani
Type: f1 Hybrid
Harvest Date: October/November
Flowering Period: 8-10 Weeks
THC Content: Unknown
Numero de Semillas Por Paquete: 10
Characteristics: Good yields with pungent cheesy smell.

Cheese is a unique strain, until now, available as clone form only. Like many cannabis strains the history and origins of Cheese are somewhat confused and distorted.

Cheese originated in 1988-89 as one unique female phenotype out of packet of Sensi Seeds Skunk No. 1 grown somewhere in the Chiltern Hills. This one plant produced impressively large buds and had a very distinctive cheesy odour. It was quickly cloned and named Cheese.

Around 1995 a Cheese clone was passed on to Exodus, an alternative community living in Haz Hall on the edges of Luton. Exodus organised free parties, championed the legalisation of cannabis, grew cannabis themselves and protected each other from the law. They also started CANABIS (Campaign Against Narcotic Abuse Because of Ignorance in Society). Because of all the people that passed through the Exodus community many clones were handed out to visitors and the strain continued to grow in notoriety.

For many years Cheese has passed around an underground network of growers in the UK, helped by Exodus and others, until one clone came into the hands of the Big Buddha.

The Big Buddha realised its importance and set about crossing the clone with a suitable father. This he found in a traditional landrace, pure-bred Afghani that a friend had brought back from Afghanistan during travels in that area.

The result is a strain that takes 8 - 10 weeks to flower and is consistently a much better yielder than the original Cheese, and flavour and taste is well preserved. Appealing fruity fresh smell, uplifting effect, highly pungent hence its name!

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Known Phenotypes:
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1.: short, stretched, fastly blossoming, indica-dominant Phenotype #1
2.: long, compact, slowly blossoming, indica-dominant Phenotype #2

For this strain we got input by 9 user(s). Here a short overview:

Flowering Time Indoor: 55 - 60 days (~58 days)
Yield / Quantity Indoor: The crop of this strain is very high.
General Impression Indoor: is all together insane strain - absolutely recommendable.
Strength / Lasting Effect: The weed is very strong and long lasting.
Votings of our users: Cheese gets 8.70 of 10 possible Points in the average!

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Where to buy Cheese cannabis seeds?

Cheese from Big Buddha Seeds is available only as feminized seeds. Regular seeds are not available at the moment. In 13 seedbanks, we found 30 offers between EUR 6.19 for 1 feminized seed and EUR 361.46 for 60 feminized seeds. If you are looking to buy Cheese Cannabis Seeds from Big Buddha Seeds somewhere - have a look to our Cheese Price Comparison page with all current offers from all the connected seedbanks and shops - or visit one of the following tested, trustworthy and recommended seed-shops directly to check out their current Cheese offers: Chu Majek, Alchimia Grow Shop,, Herbies Head Shop, Cannapot Hanfshop,, Seeds66, Discreet Seeds, Zamnesia, Indras Planet GmbH, Mary's Seeds, Oaseeds and PEV Seeds Bank.

Also available as cuttings!

This variety is currently available as cuttings in the following cities: Wien

Strain Lineage / Genealogy

Crossbreeds and hybrids with "Cheese"

User-Comments about this strain:

at the 09.12.2013, 13:16:This comment is connected to a Plant-Profile!

The BB Cheese is maybe the best overall strain for me. It»s easy to grow, the buds smell absolutely delicious and the high is excellent for all day enjoyment. This one is also a good med for pain, I recovered from a knee surgery just with cheese as my help for the pain. Just let the buds mature well and the high will last a long long time.


at the 15.11.2013, 21:30:

Es ist als Würde man Nachos rauchen!!!
=DD Damn cant stop Smiling :)


at the 20.08.2013, 22:11:

Two out of my 10 carried the cheese-smell, 1 of those was low yielding and smelt only of cheese, the other was an exquisite fruity cheese that I preferred to even blue-cheese. The other 8 were a mix of Afgani like structure and crystallisation and a dank fruity smell and taste, with a couple of taller more Central American Sativa like plants with hints of the Mexican in smell and taste especially.


at the 13.06.2013, 22:47:This comment is connected to a Plant-Profile!

Indeed an old school experience!! grown it in plagron soil, no fertilization, just some guano.. 3 indica like phenos and 2 sativa X-mas trees!! taste could be a bit better, yet the high is really old school, funny and long lasting!! recommendable on every level. def. going to grow that one again. Well done Big Buddha!


at the 12.12.2011, 06:47:This comment is connected to a Plant-Profile!

Ich hatte 5 feminisierte Samen von welchen ich als mutterpflanze die rausgesucht hab die am besten geschmeckt hat.
der hier beschriebene pheno wächst gedrungen mit sehr viel verzweigungen in der veggie und streckt sich dann in der blüte und sieht aus wie ne sativa.
die blätter sind dünner als bei den anderen phenos die ich hatte und die zacken an den blättern sehen schon fast scharf aus.
der ertrag dieses pheno ist etwas geringer als bei den anderen meiner bbc aber dafür ist der geschmack übertrieben geil...viel besser als im coffeeshop...


at the 13.07.2011, 03:28:This comment is connected to a Plant-Profile!

the best smelling and tasting seed i have ever grown. where most marijuana smells like marijuana, this one smells sweet and full. such a relaxed and laid back high. big buddha cheese hits on all cylinders, and is the favorite mother that i have.


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    Pure Power Plant and Big Buddha chesse (grow room 30 days)12.02.13

    This is my grow room. Inside there are 3 Big Buddha Cheese cloans a friend gave me off his beautiful mother plant and 1 Pure Powerplant from feminised seed all at 30 days into flowering. As you can see the PPP is flowering much faster then the BBC. PPP strain is from Dutch Passion seed company and the BBC is from Green house seeds both found in Holland. You can see i cropped the top of the Powerplant at a young age to get three tops. Now i need to tie the stalks together at the bottom of the plant as there starting to fall over. I use a 400w MH bulb for veg stage(4 weeks) and a 400w HPS Son-argo bulb for flowering(8-10 weeks) with organic peat free compost with a mix of peralite,chicken manure and some bone meal. I use BioBizz nutrients for feeding. Co2 levels and air curculation is kept stable with one 8" desk fan and one 12" floor fan. Temperature never exceeds 28 degrees.

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    Big Buddah Cheese (Week 6)12.02.13

    A lil burnt out from over feeding, But it`s Still lookin CHEEZY!!

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    big buddha cheese marihuana 56th day, grow your own weed12.02.13

    56 days from seeds, second week 12/12, starting to flower. Medium is soil, vertilizer Bio Bizz, 400 watt light... and yes, there are only five plants...

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