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fruit of the gods seeds

Potential uses: This is a great strain for headaches or migraines.

Why the fruit of the gods? Well that was what came to mind the first time we smoked this wonderful strain. Even though it was a mostly sativa with strong haze elements coming from its mom, the legendary NL5 Haze, it had an incredibly fruity taste. From our first selection we went with the F.O.G. #11 which is what we used to make our next batches of seeds. This phenotype was amazing, a fruity haze that under the right conditions becomes a beautiful deep purple color. The strain comes from an old NL5 haze phenotype that was around Amsterdam in the late nineties. It was crossed with a Skunk #1 father that came from seeds made in 1988! We were lucky as it was really tough to get them to germinate.

The strain is mostly a sativa but still has a touch of indica in it from the Northern Lights. The plant is tall and does finish in 84 days but is well worth the wait as you will be rewarded by an incredibly strong smoke with an intense fruity flavor. With this strain we tend towards a medium to heavy feeding with the main boosters going in between week 4 and week 6. This one really likes water in the last two weeks of its cycle and takes a week hung upside down to dry. It tends to stretch a bit but likes to have a lot of space as it can get to over 1.5 meters tall.

Across the Gulf in Persia, King Cyrus, who created the Persian empire, once remarked that he wished to have a number of good generals, equal to the seeds of a pomegranate. It was a lowly request, and one which could have cut the Persian empire off in its infancy had his rivals but known of it. Centuries later, the Prophet Mohammed would urge his followers to eat the juicy flesh of the fruit, believing it would cure them of the negative emotions of hate and envy.

It seems both the Bible and the Koran were right – the exotic pomegranate is indeed a ‘gift from God’. As supermarket sales of its ruby-red juice reach new heights, Ed Caesar charts the incredible blossoming of an ancient delight

19 The pomegranate developed into the orb that a monarch holds

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17 Pommie, the slang for a Brit, comes from the shortening of pomegranate to Pummy Grant which altered to Jimmy Grant which was rhyming slang for immigrant