CBG-Force is a new strain from Dutch passion and their first featuring high levels of CBG (cannabigerol), a cannabinoid that is attracting a lot of interest in medicinal cannabis circles. With less than 0.15% THC, and CBG around 12 - 15% CBG-Force can be grown legally wherever it is considered legal to cultivate hemp plants.
CBG-Force plants are medium-sized and take a mere 7 weeks to complete the flowering phase. Indoor growers can expect to harvest 400 gr/m2 while outdoors each plant can yield 500 gr. The resulting buds have a nice density and are covered in frosty-looking crystals which, unusually, are not at all sticky. Other than this quality, the buds resemble standard, high-THC buds.
Another facet of CBG-Force which is somewhat unexpected is that flowers exude little scent due to low terpene production, a fact that caused Dutch Passion's breeders to ponder whether there was a link with higher THC and/or CBD production. What scent exists is slightly fruity and peppery. When smoked or vaped the flavour is fresh, soft and creamy with hints of melon and sweet background notes. Its effect is mildly physically relaxing.
|Product Type||Seeds THC|
|Yield||Indoors: 400 gr/m2; Outdoors: 500 gr/plant|
|Medicinal Properties||Believed to be medically interesting but not yet identified.|
|Taste / Flavour||Cream, Fruity, Melon|
|Effect||Body, Calming, Relaxing|
About Dutch Passion
"You don't buy that many seeds a year, it's one area of your life where compromise isn't necessary so choose a seed bank with a long tradition and proven record" - Dutch Passion
In the 1970’s, Dutch Passion’s founder, Henk van Dalen, began collecting and breeding with cannabis seeds which he found in the early Dutch cannabis imports arriving from all over the world. He realised that it was possible to grow your own cannabis and often it was far superior to the often poor-quality, heavily seeded, imported product.
Some of his best varieties were selectively crossed and bred and he soom realised that many people would prefer to grow their own cannabis from seed rather than buy it on the streets.
In 1987, the Dutch Passion Seed Company was formally established. 10 years later, they became the first seed bank to learn how to make feminized seeds, something that many people at the time said was impossible with cannabis. Ever since then, Dutch Passion have been busy trying to create the best cannabis seeds and trying to keep up with customer interest in other varieties of seeds such as autoflowering and CBD-rich etc.
Dutch Passion grow from their own gene bank of original genetics collected decades ago, These days, many newer seed banks simply regurgitate existing varieties/genetics and put a new name on them. Dutch Passion are both proud and fortunate to have their own legendary varieties from the 1980’s and plenty of old original seeds to use for future projects.
Crowned Best Seed bank at Spannabis 2014, Dutch Passion are well known for their sophistication and quality. The Dutch Passion breeders concern themselves with creating and preserving quality, and their varieties have won many prizes in cannabis cup competitions.
To find out more, read our 10 Quick Questions with Dutch Passion