Paradise Seeds has certainly produced a few classics over the years and a recent addition to the list has been the Tommy Chong’s™ Collection big hit sativa, L.A. Amnesia, which carries the power of two continents in its beautiful buds. So how to improve on such an outstanding plant? Dial up the Cali connection with a complement of Thin Mint Cookies to raise the terpene profile bar and accelerate the potency of Chocolate Wafflez to extra sensory perceptive levels.
Aromas and Flavours
The predominant terpene in the profile of this variety is Alpha-Pinene and on first sampling, the herbal taste of Chocolate Wafflez swirls with characteristic Hazey notes at the fore, while the aftertaste is very much all about the Cookies. It’s the layers of complexity in between that will delight flavor fans – a hint of blackberry and tones of chocolate and mint – all wrapped up with an essence of creamy smoothness.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Indoors: At its core this strain is a big plant and for this reason it needs to be shown some respect, but also needs discipline in the grow room to keep it in check. A raging sativa, it will stretch and shoot for the light source if you neglect to keep an eye on it and for this reason it can’t be left in veg state for too long. In a restricted height grow space it will definitely need some training and restraining.
Outdoors: In an al fresco environment, with the sun and warmth to fuel it, this strain will do everything in its power to fulfil its big plant destiny! In Mediterranean and southern regions it will soar, while in northern regions it will chase the lesser light just the same, although cloud cover and grey skies will inevitably clip its big plant ambition a little. Nevertheless, it’s a vigorous climber and northern region growers will also appreciate good mold resistance qualities.
Yield and Presentation
Chocolate Wafflez produces compact and well branched plants but show their sativa credentials during flowering with a surge of growth. Branches extend outwards, with the lateral branches puffing up with fat crystalline buds which are more indica in characteristic. The resinous credentials of this plant are already on display after just six weeks of flowering, with a royal resin coating that shimmers like silver before turning heavenly white to close the show at harvest time.
Indoor Yield: 600 g per m²
Outdoor Yield: 1000 g per plant
Recreational: How potent do you like your sativas? This plant is a two puff powerhouse that brings an immediate effect which has been described as a head rocket, below the eyes and under the jaw taking the strain as the Chocolate Wafflez power takes hold. It benefits from a very high THC count (+ 21%) and the entourage effect of its cannabinoid and terpene profile produces a very distinctive perception-altering experience that will appeal to art and music lovers.
Medical: The strength of this strain makes it suitable for experienced cannabis users who will appreciate the injection of energy it brings, along with an uplifting sense of wellbeing. The initial energizing jolt levels off, leaving the consumer with a sense of smooth relaxation.
Suitable for growing outside between 50º n.L. and 50º s.L., Chocolate Wafflez finishes at the end of October outdoors (n.L.), while indoor finish time is 9 weeks. The estimated yield is 600g per m² indoors / 1000g per plant outdoors.