I had two giant nugs pushing into the lights. People ask me if I top , since one branch has an entire huge nug like a main branch. But nope, this plant grew into a BEAST with love and care. My nutrients were just organic bio bizz mark, and I gave under dosages up until the end. This plant took a lot of abuse, as she endured the heat on my accidental neglect, or bending over on three major branches... she bounced back and even after lolipopping, and getting into week 15, she was still green leaves, new growth coming in all over, pushing hardest to keep producing buds and staying alive.
I dug her up after and she barely reached the sides of the pot...meaning I could have had a much larger root ball, this plant is a monster and very resiliant! Under better lighting and grow rooms, she would be a HULKING BEAST:!
Ok, the smoke?
Well, I cut the popocron buds of early, along with a few flowers to dry early. The trichomes were more shiteish and some clear. I knew it was early, but I took em. As they dried out and I put them in jars, I tested them ever so often. Smoking wet is gross. And gives you a slight head ache...it took 3 bowls to feel the very least "buzzed", no real surreal euphoria, or time loss...just relaxed, not much else, followed by "smoke too much " head ache.
As the weeks went on and the curing kicked in, the difference is ASTOUNDING!
The texture is better, the nug gets super crystal coating. The smoke is smoother, tastier, leaves more grey ash, not black soot like wet does.
Moral fo story: I learned it is true what I read: "You can have the best strain in the world. If you do not cure it right, the quality will be just poor/ok".
So, these early trimmings I now cured to a good week (and still have em bottled for longer), the effect was: Creative high, relaxed, zoned out on idea or image, super euphoric and happy,
I actually was less hungry.... If started eating, I would eat, but I just felt so relaxed and non hungry most of the time. That said, 1 or 2 glasses of red wine and it is a SUPER MOOD SETTER. I tried with beer and pink/rose wine, and meh...not to complimentary...
As you can see that is just the early harvest of a few branches...(which gave me A LOT),
*** UPDATE ***
AFter some drying and curing now for a week I can tell you the early cured smoke is good!
Smells like a candy 7-up in jars.
Tastes like sweet lemon candy, super light smoke. Easy to smoke.
High is very creative, happy, euphoric, tuned in to stories, music, visuals. And ends with a super sleepy feeling. Oddly enough, no munchies... I will eat , and it enhances the pleasure of eating, but it does not make me hungry or give munchies. I ate less than what was given me, and just "content" feeling. Tastes are kind of nulified. Some genetics make certain foods taste SUPER GOOD. But not this one, it kind of masks the tastes. At least for me.
Although your mind wanders during stories, and you can hit some brief time loss ; you don't have deep time loss, where it feels like ages passed. The psychadelic effect is a bit low too, more of a body feel (body feels super light and floaty on feet). All my gests felt incredibly slow and "at ease".