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orient express

Sensistar42

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Had a small tester of the orient express this past weekend. My pheno seems to look like the squat but more spaced out nodes not the big chunky phenos thought, but I’ve also pinched the bell out of it to keep it from being to big so who knows. 🤣🤣

Anyways the aroma is like as stated organic earthy like after a fresh rain.
After the wake and bake sesh it made me feel like every moment that morning was a special and happy moment in life. Very surprising and very wonderful went through about 6 hrs or so of just feeling happy and things were right and not feeling like I should smoke more to retain my happiness. Though on the heavier side for work weed I think it will make a wonderful evening or relaxing day out on the weekends with the family.
Potency it feels like a very light blue berry/ train wreck feel to it. Can’t wait to try the finished product. Running 10/14 light scheduals for longer flowering things. To me it’s at 7.5 and looks done as far as trichomes go but I will take it till around 9 atleast to see for sure.
 

dubi

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Thanks a lot for your positive feedback on your first Orient Express experience, @Sensistar42! It makes me very happy to read that growers like you still enjoy the effects of this old strain :giggle: just like the first year it was released in 2005. Did you grow the regular or feminized version? Would love to see pics if you have some.
 

Sensistar42

Active member
Thanks a lot for your positive feedback on your first Orient Express experience, @Sensistar42! It makes me very happy to read that growers like you still enjoy the effects of this old strain :giggle: just like the first year it was released in 2005. Did you grow the regular or feminized version? Would love to see pics if you have some.
Your welcome! After liking through the China thread it definitely to me looks like a China leaner. I’ll have to take a picture of it later today. I got the fem version. I want to buy a fem and a regulate pack of each strain eventually. Fems to test out if I like it and regulars for preservation. I get weird if I just get regulars because I’ll get it in my head that I have to preserve everything because I wouldn’t want to toss males. After listening to so many breeders regrets. 🤣🤣

I believe in this thread you said that once you out cross it to something it loses it’s special vibe correct? What about f2,f3s of just orient express?

And I think In the coming years you’ll find your work to become much more important for effects that aren’t dumb and stoned. As more and more people are looking for mental medicinal relief as well.
 

dubi

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Your welcome! After liking through the China thread it definitely to me looks like a China leaner. I’ll have to take a picture of it later today. I got the fem version. I want to buy a fem and a regulate pack of each strain eventually. Fems to test out if I like it and regulars for preservation. I get weird if I just get regulars because I’ll get it in my head that I have to preserve everything because I wouldn’t want to toss males. After listening to so many breeders regrets. 🤣🤣

I believe in this thread you said that once you out cross it to something it loses it’s special vibe correct? What about f2,f3s of just orient express?

And I think In the coming years you’ll find your work to become much more important for effects that aren’t dumb and stoned. As more and more people are looking for mental medicinal relief as well.

If properly selected, a line doesn't lose the quality of its effects, but it can easily lose the peak of potency, cannabinoids, terpenes, health, vigor, and yield.

Orient Express must also be a high-yielding strain, as described, so I didn't inbreed it much. Different expressions (and from different /generations lines) are combined, such as Vietnam Black-leaning or Chinese-leaning, to keep heterosis, vigor and yield in the commercial releases.
 

Sensistar42

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If properly selected, a line doesn't lose the quality of its effects, but it can easily lose the peak of potency, cannabinoids, terpenes, health, vigor, and yield.

Orient Express must also be a high-yielding strain, as described, so I didn't inbreed it much. Different expressions (and from different /generations lines) are combined, such as Vietnam Black-leaning or Chinese-leaning, to keep heterosis, vigor and yield in the commercial releases.
That makes sense! Thank you for the info dubi. 😊 and here is my orient. And a Violeta x honduras behind it. The orient is pretty done I’m just trying to push it until 8.5 weeks because I wasn’t expecting it to be done so early. And with the 10/14 lighting I’m assuming it’s done even sooner. 🤣 So it’s getting a quick flush and a little more time for trichome maturity. I hate not mature trichomes. Just gives you an anxiety feeling instead of feeling the full effects for me.
 

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dubi

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Thanks for sharing a pic of your Orient Express finishing @Sensistar42 :) this strain has a flowering time of 8-10 weeks, with Chinese indica phenos like yours finishing in just 8 weeks.
 

Sensistar42

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Thanks for sharing a pic of your Orient Express finishing @Sensistar42 :) this strain has a flowering time of 8-10 weeks, with Chinese indica phenos like yours finishing in just 8 weeks.
I took it down at 8wks 2 days, and that was pushing it! I could of taken it down at 7 due to the 10/14 light schedule but I tried to push it as long as I could lol
 
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