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Guava #1 Seeds from Seeds from the Igloo

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'Guava #1' from Seeds from the Igloo
Lineage(W1347) x (W1347 x LPS)
FamilyUnknown or mixed family
OriginNot Listed
RegionNot Listed
GenotypeMixed, primarily Sativa
Indoor Maturation55 to 60 days
Outdoor MaturationNot Listed
Sex PossibilitiesStandard (M/F)
StatureNot Listed
Odor LevelNot Listed
Odor DescriptionNot Listed
Taste LevelNot Listed
Taste Description pleasant tasting and some undertones of skunky hash

  Breeder's Description - 'Guava #1'
The Guava #1 is a backcross line created by crossing the W1347 x LPS (Hells relief F1) back to the original mother clone W1347 (Guava) which was created by Dman. W1347 is a selected clone from some seeds Dman made and is a combination of Bluegrass seeds, WhiteMrNice and Serious Seeds AK47.

The LPS is short for "Local purple Sativa" and denotes a Sativa cultivar originating in the Northern Temperate climatic zone region of NSW Australia.

Order of crosses used in the Guava#1 creation are as follows:
(W1347) x (W1347 x LPS)

  Grower Report - utopiate on July 25, 2003, 3:14 pm  
Guava #1 from Seeds from the Igloo rated 6.29  

1 Image
Overall Rating6  EffectNicely balanced
Potency5  StatureSomewhat short and squat
Yield6  PhenotypeMixed, primarily Sativa
Ease5  Indoor55 to 60 days
Appearance7  OutdoorNot Listed
Odor Level5  Odor: A pleasant, tropical fruit aroma
Taste Level8  Taste: Tropical fruit, with a hint of coal tar
Grower's Tilt8  SexesStandard (M/F)
SI RatingNot Listed Vintage: Not Listed

Guava no 1 is a fun plant to grow, though it's variety of phenotypes may not be to everyone's taste. I have grown out six females, that ranged from an Indica dom that had no stretch going into 12/12, to a LPS (god bless her) influenced pheno that may have tripled in height upon the onset of flowering. The Guava I have in the mother room leans toward the Indica and Mrs. U swears by it for period pains, I don't like it but taste is subjective.

As a plant, I found it forgiving, though it seemed to be a bellweather for flying problems that would spread, ie thrips. Not a gross feeder, though seemed to enjoy a dose of epsom salts around four weeks into flowering, and don't we all, vicar.

I have grown several Seeds from the Igloo, and would say that I knew Aussie Bush and Guava no 1 is no AB, (nor LPS come to that). But if you fancy a sort of un-dutched tropical treat that may be good for period pains, and don't have thrips in your space, this could be your holy grail.

Guava no 1 is an easy cultivar to grow, though seems to react badly to chemical over-fertilization (observation through a hydronaut friend) and is a thrip magnet (my own observation).
  Garden Information for this report  
Bloom Wattage Used410w to 1000w
Average Plant Height30
Plants per Sq. Foot2.00
Average Yield per Plant1.15
Pruning or Plant StylePerpetual Harvest
Fertilization MethodOrganically fed

At present I flower in 16 square foot of space, using a 400w HPS and a 250 MH (air cooled), large passive intake, 5in Lti fan for extraction. My medium is a DIY organic mix. I supplement the soil by adding my comfrey/alfalfa/nettle tea as and when the plants need it, which is how I water. I still use fossilised seabird guano as a flowering 'mulch' but will be phasing that out when I run out as I don't want dead sea birds on my conscience. Ironic really.

Report added by: utopiate

  Grower Report - Echo on August 26, 2003, 6:50 am  

Overall Rating8  EffectNicely balanced
Potency6  StatureAverage size

I received my Guava #1 seeds via an old friend direct from the breeder. The results more than made up for the mistakes from my 1st grow.

Planted outdoors late spring, and harvested early winter (South African climate allows this) The Guava #1 shows her sex early and finishes under 60 days, outdoo

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Marijuana Seeds Review: Seeds from the Igloo - 'Guava #1'