Named for its geographical location of origin, Panama Red strain of cannabis rose to stardom in the mid-1960s. This 100% sativa cannabis strain is what is called a landrace strain. A landrace strain is simply genetic lineage that is unknown due to it’s natural occurrence as a indigenous plant often named after the location that it may be found.
This 15 Bud sample weighs 3.5 G. It presents a little on the darker side of Green. It’s formation minimally visible to the naked eye. There are some red hair on the flowers. The packaging have small pieces of trichomes and pistil stuck the inside of the sack. The bottom pouch of the sack was not open to reduce the squeezing and crushing of the flowers. Amco High Opinion on the look of Panama Red 7 out of 10.
This sample has a very unique profile that reminds me of a pungent sent of decaying fruit along with the chemical like smell of Lemon Pledge. If I were to guess car payment I’d say limonene, terpineol ,and pinenne. Amco High Opinion on the scent of Panama Red is 9 out of 10.
Under magnification the tricomb heads exteriorly are decapitated. This is not a surprise and fairly common for popcorn buds. This product wasn’t sold as popcorn however a 15 bud eighth oz in my opinion should be. The interior tricomb heads show appropriate aging with light and bring visible. The harvest date for this flower was December 13th 2021. The Steep Hill test date January 3rd 2022. These dates imply almost a 20 day cure witch i’m fond of. I’m not sure how the flower was stored since January 3rd this review is being done on February 8th and the flower present very dry. I do not believe that the long cure is responsible. I believe it may have been stored in this zippered package for too long before use. Amco High Opinion 6 out of 10.
After rolling a half gram sample in a natural unrefined rolling paper buy raw. I take a dry hit that taste very similar to the scent profile. That being pine and lemon mostly. However after lighting this sample taste very similar to lemon flavored ice-Tea. I’m doing my best not to hold it against it. I’m not a tea fan. Amco High Opinion 7.5 out of 10.
Panama Red is known to test fairly low for today’s standards. In the sixties when it was at its height 16% THC pretty high. This sample at 18.39% and its effect is about equally matched to that percentage in my opinion. What is the typical sativa mostly reducing my neuropathy pain. Directions from my chronic pain is minimal is this specific terpene profile is not extremely euphoric for me. Amco High Opinion on effect 7.5 out of 10.
Amco is high Opinion on Cheech and Chong’s Panama Red genetics farmed by bold is a average 7.4. I noticed in the dates on the labeling it seems the Cheech and Chong line may have been held so that they could all enter the market at the same time. This is just my guess. I believe in doing so the flower may have been stored in appropriate it’s so far to the three strings have had lower relative humidity then optimal. I will be purchasing these trains again grow to test this hypothesis.