Chemo Cannabis Strain Profile with Ratings & Reviews

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Chemo Cannabis Strain Profile with Ratings & Reviews

Chemo Strain Profile

  • INDICA: 100%
  • THC: up to 29%
  • GENETICS: Unknown, Originated from Canada

The Chemo cannabis strain, also known as UBC Chemo, is said to have originated in the 1970s in Canada. This 100% Indica strain was also said that it was developed to treat the side effects of chemotherapy.

Chemo is a rare strain and is very high in THC with levels up to 29%. It grows like a bonsai tree, UBC Chemo grows dark green resinous buds that have an earthy woody scent.

Chemo has unknown genetics. Although, a popular theory involves Dr. David Suzuki who is said to have developed this strain during the late 60s to 70s at the University of British Colombia. Thus, Chemo is often referred to as UBC Chemo.

The Chemo cannabis strain has potent medicinal effects perfect for patients dealing with stress and treating appetite loss, pain, and sleeplessness.

Effects & Benefits

Dry Mouth
Dry Eyes
Poor Appetite

UBC Chemo Image Gallery

Provided by: The Green Ace Online dispensary Canada

Where can I buy UBC Chemo in Canada?

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How to Grow the Chemo Cannabis Strain – (UBC Chemo)

  • FLOWERING TIME INDOORS – 7 weeks using hydroponics, 8 weeks using soil
  • FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS – Early to mid-October
  • PLANT HEIGHT – 3 feet
  • THC CONTENT – 18% to 29%
  • CBD – 0.1% to 0.5%
  • INDOOR YIELD – 18 to 28 ounces per square meter
  • OUTDOOR YIELD – 24 ounces per plant
  • CLIMATE – Cool to warm climate
  • GROWTH LEVEL – Experience is required
  • RESISTANCE TO DISEASE – Resistant to molds and pests

Growing Chemo

Perhaps, the fact that the Chemo cannabis strain is so rare, it requires some expertise to grow successfully. If you are an experienced cannabis grower, you can try growing your own Chemo strain either indoor or outdoors.

However, the ideal indoor cultivation should not involve the Sea of Green (SOG) method which means that its flowering stage can take a tad longer. If grown outdoor, you would be happy to know that this strain can tolerate cool to warmer climates.

Another good thing about this strain is the fact that it is resistant to molds and pests.

Flowering Time

As mentioned, SOG method is not recommended for this strain. Therefore, the flowering time indoors could take several weeks depending on your medium.

The quickest way to do it is through hydroponics. With this method, flowering time will only take 7 weeks. If you’re not equipped with the right equipment and knowledge of using hydroponics, you can still grow Chemo using soil. Although, this method could take you 8 weeks before your Chemo is ready for harvest.

At the end of each flowering time, you can expect a high indoor yield of 18 to 28 ounces per square meter.

Since the Chemo cannabis strain is quite flexible with its environment, it will not be that difficult to grow Chemo outside. So as long as that you plant this strain in a cool to warm climate (but not in harsher conditions), then you should be able to start harvesting your Chemo by early to mid-October with an expected yield of 24 ounces per plant.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Chemo? Please let us know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.

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Chemo Ratings & Reviews

The Chronic Beaver and the cannabis-loving community would love to hear about your experiences with smoking, consuming, and growing this Canadian cannabis strain Chemo or UBC Chemo. Please rate it below and review it in the comments section at the bottom.


MEDIOCRE - unenjoyable with flaws
DECENT - somewhat solid buds, unmemorable
WORTHY - has special qualities, attractive flowers
AMAZING - with extraordinary characteristics
CHRONIC - simply legendary bud
18 user votes x 4.1
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