Chardonnay Hemp Strain

Lineage: Black Rose (R4 x OttoBx1) x Cherry Wine
Original Breeder:
Bodhi Urban | High Grade Hemp Seed

Chardonnay has been one of High Grade Hemp Seed’s top performing strains since 2016. Like most of our genetics, the Chardonnay hemp strain was created in-house with an advanced breeding program.

Chardonnay hemp was bred by crossing the Black Rose and Cherry Wine strains. These powerful genetics perfectly complement one another in Chardonnay. This highly sought-after hemp strain features the unique purple flowers of Black Rose, combined with the palate-pleasing vigorous terpenes of Cherry Wine.

Terpene Profile:  Strawberry Rhubarb jam and candied raspberries.

Chardonnay in the Field

Difficulty: Easy to farm
Resiliency: High
Compliance: CBD 9.34%, THC 0.29%
Cycle: Average Duration

As seen with many of our hemp strains, Chardonnay was bred with commercial hemp farmers in mind. By crossing Black Rose and Cherry Wine, High Grade Hemp Seed developed a boutique CBD hemp strain that can handle the rigors of outdoor farming. As an added bonus, its purple flowers will always keep buyers intrigued.

High Grade Hemp Seed offers Chardonnay in seeds as a full term cultivar. Whatever your choice, you can trust that your Chardonnay crop will reach maturity before the autumn weather starts to freeze.

Growing Chardonnay

The Chardonnay hemp strain is a great choice for commercial hemp farmers interested in expanding their boutique flower offerings. This resilient hemp strain gives growers without extensive experience the ability to produce incredible hemp flowers outdoors.

Chardonnay’s high germination rate of 95% is standard for all High Grade Hemp Seed genetics. For this particular hemp strain, you can count on seeds popping in just 48 hours. In addition, High-Grade Hemp Seed’s incredible feminization rate produces just one male for every 4,000 females.

Chardonnay hemp flowers reach maturity after 8 to 9 weeks of growth. This average duration gives cultivators in most geographies plenty of time to harvest before the weather gets too cold. Even better, a little bit of chill in the air will help your Chardonnay hemp flowers take on that coveted deep purple color!

The commercial production team at High Grade Hemp Seed recommends planting from 2,500 to 3,000 Chardonnay plants per acre. The flowering period is late September to early October, depending on the region in which it is grown.

Chardonnay’s yield will please any farmer as the average dry whole plant material yield is 2,500 to 3,000 lb per acre.

Chardonnay Compliance and THC Levels

CBD: 9.34%
THC: 0.29%

Chardonnay hemp has a well-balanced CBD and THC ratio. Importantly, the strain has enough THC to be used for full-spectrum extracts, yet low enough levels to remain compliant with federal regulations. When grown correctly and harvested on time, Chardonnay will consistently deliver CBD levels of 9.34% and THC levels of 0.29%.

Chardonnay Hemp Flowers

Chardonnay hemp flowers are renowned for being large and dense, as well as their standout purple color. Whether consumed as concentrates or flowers, Chardonnay is cherished for its swirling sweet flavors and calming effects. These rich purple flowers consistently produce euphoric mental relaxation but leave the body able to perform.

Chardonnay has the extremely distinct terpene profile of fresh strawberry rhubarb jam and candied raspberries. When these piercing overtones are combined with the purple color of the Chardonnay strain, the flowers have incredible bag appeal.

As a hybrid strain, Chardonnay hemp flower is popular among both day and night users. This wide customer base further reinforces Chardonnay’s status as go-to genetics for serious commercial producers.

[Chardonnay] an indica-dominant hybrid that shines through with physical effects that heighten alertness without putting the mind into a state of constant activity.” This varietal offers both extracting potential, as it is popular with vapers, smooth smokable flower product, topicals and other CBD byproducts. -MJGeeks