What are UK Cheese Seeds?
The Origins of UK Cheese Seeds
Although the exact history of UK Cheese Seeds is unknown, legend has it that attempts to breed the stink out of Skunk No. 1’s resulted in something distinctly cheesy. The resulting phenotype became known as Luton Cheese, Exodus Cheese—or perhaps most famously, UK Cheese.
Popularity of UK Cheese Seeds
Whether its story is legend or fact, one thing is for sure: the UK Cheese strain became wildly popular throughout the British Isles and eventually, around the world. Today, it’s adored by growers and consumers alike for its musky smell, well-balanced effects, and other exceptional qualities.
In fact, UK Cheese seeds became so popular that they inspired the development of other strains in the cannabis seed industry such as Original Cheese, Blue Cheese, and Cheese Auto.
What are the Characteristics and Uses of UK Cheese?
A mixture of 60% Sativa and 40% Indica, UK Cheese Feminized seeds have a THC level of 22% and moderate CBD content of 3-10%. Below is a comprehensive overview of this strain’s characteristics and uses such as its flavor, effects, optimum growing conditions, and more; read on for the basics of how to cultivate and enjoy.
What is the Aroma and Smell of UK Cheese Seeds?
UK Cheese strain seeds’ signature aroma comes from a rich terpene profile. Aromatics include:
The resulting scent is an acquired taste. Just like the real thing, its extraordinary smell isn’t for everyone—though adore its pungent funkiness. This strain packs a potent dose of aged cheddar cheese notes. Others have described its scent as skunk-like, funky, and earthy—and just a little fruity.
One note: Because its fragrance is so strong, we recommend checking others in the vicinity who also appreciate its cheesy aroma.
What are the Effects of UK Cheese Seeds?
UK Cheese seeds’ 60/40 Sativa to Indica ratio uplifts yet relaxes. A cerebral mixture, it is known for providing a burst of lucidity. In fact, it’s been nicknamed “Cognitiva” for its cerebral effects.
What are the Growing Conditions for UK Cheese Seeds?
A photoperiod strain, UK Cheese seeds are well-suited to both outdoor and indoor spaces. They thrive in a warm, dry environment, and are reliant upon appropriate temperature and humidity levels.
Yields from UK Cheese Seeds?
This strain has a flowering time of 9-10 weeks and will provide average to generous yields either through indoor or outdoor cultivation. Indoor growers can expect a yield of approximately 14 ounces per m² while outdoor growers can look forward to 16 ounces per plant during harvests in mid-October.
Available Strains of UK Cheese Seeds?
Due to this strain’s wild popularity, UK Cheese seeds have inspired a number of other cheesy strains. Below are a few that we find especially noteworthy:
Blue Cheese Strain
This strain’s lineage is a cross between the Blueberry and U.K. Cheese strains. The result is something creamy, delicious, and yes—quite similar to actual blue cheese. While both the food and the strain may not be for everyone—those seeking blue cheese’s salty, bright properties plus a dose of glee should be in for a treat.
Under the right growing conditions, these strain seeds will produce cannabis plants with truly distinct characteristics, flavors, and effects.
Original Cheese Marijuana Strain
Original Cheese seeds are also a product of the UK’s underground cannabis scene with lineage originating in London. Cheesy and skunky, this strain evokes both physical relaxation while simultaneously uplifting and enlivening the mind.
While its effects and yields will vary between growers, growers can expect indoor yields of approximately 14.1 to 17.6 ounces per m² and outdoor yields of 21.1 ounces per plant. Its available seed varieties include both feminized and autoflowering.
Seeking more cheese? Here are some popular strains with similar properties:
- Blue Cheese marijuana seeds: This aforementioned strain has a similar savory, cheese taste.
- Super Cheese: This strain also has deeply soothing properties and a musky smell to boot.
- Blueberry Cheesecake: For those seeking a little sweetness with their savory.
- Green Cheese: Cheese lovers seeking uplifting conversation will love this strain for its tangy taste and sociable effects.
- The Cheese Plate: If any of the above pique your interest, there’s plenty more. Take a look at the full assortment.