Canna Blog

New Products!

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in trichome

Picking Great Bud:  Red Hairs and Glitter Say a Lot

Picking great marijuana can be as easy as visiting a dispensary with a reputation for selling great bud, but sometimes that can be easier said than done.  Marijuana is an agricultural product, and just like our fruits and veggies, sometimes the crop isn’t picked at the perfect time and quality suffers.  Picking too early or too late can affect the flavor, THC and cannabinoid content and high of the finished product.  So how can a marijuana consumer tell if the pot they’re buying was picked at its peak?  One way is to take a good hard look at the bud before you buy it.  A bud will say a lot about its life in its appearance.  In determining if it was picked at the right time there are two main things to look for, red hairs and glitter.

Red hair

Mentioning hair in pot makes many potheads remember the old days when picking dog hair out of the baggie was a part of rolling a joint.  But red hair in marijuana can be a great sign.  If a bud is covered in red hair, that is a great indicator that it was left on the plant until it was done developing, which means the percentages of THC and cannabinoids will be higher than if it had been harvested early. 

There are a couple of important notes concerning red hair in marijuana.  First, not all strains have the ability to produce as much red hair as others.  These “hairs” are actually part of the cannabis flower, and just like many flowers, different varieties produce different color variations.  Some strains of pot produce these red “hairs” while others have smaller, and harder to see, hair.  Second, these hair parts can also indicate a bud that was picked too late and started to lose quality and THC content.  If the hairs seem particularly withered or brittle, another strain may be your best bet this time around unless you can grab it on discount, like day old bread.

Glitter

We are not talking about that movie about the singer.  Glitter, as in the sparkly, shiny stuff that envelopes each and every nook and cranny of a good bud.  Mother nature’s greatest marketing tool ever – a glittery bud and a few well aimed LED lights, and everyone will come and buy your beautiful and irresistible buds.  And if those buds are coated in glitter, then they very well should go and buy those buds! 

The glitter on marijuana is actually the trichrome and home to the volatile oils that make the plant what it is -  the oils that make up live resin.  Get up close and personal with a bud sometime and check these little gems out.  Each and every one of those sparkly little dots is really a tiny little bubble of the good stuff.  THC, cannabinol, and other active chemicals are carried and housed in these bubbles of oil.  When marijuana has lots of these bubbles left on it in the pot shop, this means a couple of things.  It means that the bud was allowed to mature to a point where it produced a lot of this oil, which means it should be stronger.  It also means that it was not allowed to stand in the field too long and loose vital potency.  But lots of glitter left on the bud also means that it was cured and handled with care and that its at least fairly fresh.  As pot sits around and dries out, so do these oils, making even the best weed loose quality and glitter if not stored properly. 

When shopping for your favorite strains of marijuana at your local dispensary remember to keep one eye open for red hairs and glitter.  Better than thumping a melon, these are two tried and true indicators of mature, high quality marijuana that is sure to provide the high you are looking for at great cannasaver prices
Last modified on
Hits: 2826
0

Deals Near You

Stapleton - Recreational
Denver - Rec & Med
Commerce City - Recreational
Denver - Recreational
Commerce City - Recreational
Denver - Recreational
Commerce City - Recreational
Commerce City - Recreational
Commerce City - Recreational
Denver - Rec & Med
Commerce City - Recreational
Longmont - Recreational
Arvada - Recreational
Denver - Recreational

Tag Cloud

ounce of bud top shelf ounces stoner trivia newport beach deals on marijuana cheap marijuana cheapest distillate vape cartridge sativa rocky road aurora medical marijuana Lightshade ounce deal Endocannabinoid System massachusetts dispensary prices marijuana deals marijuana extracts marijuana couponing denver coupons cheapest weed in los angeles proposition 64 colorado weed prices cannabis terpenes popular strains of marijuana pearl street mall dispensary cannabidiol indica vs. sativa vs. hybrid marijuana tourist cannabis infused massage trim run concentrates cheap weed in aurora colorado where can i smoke pot first time patient deal adult marijuana use zeta sage deals for stoners cherry creek dispensary legalize marijuana profit from legal weed what is cbd good for dispensary deals marijuana and the vagina cheapest edibles in denver weed discounts in aurora what is dab day marijuana recipes save money on weed best shatter deals in denver the lodge dispensary 4th of july dispensary deals black friday marijuana deals the lodge dispensary coupons bruce banner shatter ounce deals strongest weed strains cbd 420 friendly activities in denver first time dabbing latest marijuana news best edibles in denver recreational marijuana legalization marijuana ounce discounts high thc marijuana strains marijuana market report harmony extracts deals legal weed medical marijuana deals santa ana ca weed deals what is 710 what is pure cbd isolate spliff cannabis consumption laws los angeles weed deals near me pokemon go dispensary discounts ounce deals near me pueblo colorado cheapest weed deals near me marijuana tourism harmony coupons cheapest recreational dispensary in denver places to smoke marijuana near me how to make topicals 420 vacation ideas los angeles ounce specials lake forest weed deals ptsd marijuana strain genetics new years weed deals legal cannabis Transdermal Patches marijuana consumption permit the joint dispensary 2016 presidential election sex on weed best co springs dispensaries los angeles weed deals trees deals find the lowest price on weed shatterday deals denver halloween festivities 420 vacations where to buy cbd reclassify denver weed prices best shatter deals in los angeles Cancer mission viejo marijuana deals denver weed coupons different effects of marijuana strains cannabis for pain relief grinders concentrate ounce deals florida weed deals dispensaries near denver airport open late docs apothecary coupons extreme marijuana couponing Wax Deals Near Me differences between indica vs. sativa marijuana dispensaries atmos puerto rico weed prices thc distillate deals difference between nug run and trim run cheap ounce deals cheapest ounces in denver popular strains highlands dispensary deals price of weed three rivers organics marijuana wins big weed deals on federal blvd shatterday cbd online thc - cbd edibles stoned marijuana store deals new years day marijuana sale cannabis smoking lounge dispensary edibles deals cannabis products effects of marijuana dispensary savings on marijuana marijuana grow tour cannabutter colorado weed strains dispensary ounce deals the green party whole plant ounce deals thcv shatter deals near me ounce specials in denver premium concentrates cannabis coffee k-cup 420 travel weed online cheapest weed in denver cyber monday weed deals the stone dispensary coupons dab bar massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary marijuana savings cbd deals weed deals for labor day cbd for skin care colorado tourists dixie elixirs coupons dispensary deals near cu boulder eating cannabis infused edibles marijuana deals in la cannabis sativa plant bowl toppers Cheeba best ounce deals in denver cheapest weed aliso viejo marijuana deals shatter deals best deal on live resin sativa-dominant marijuana strain sticky fingerz dispensary most popular strains cbd coupon price of weed in denver black friday oz deals costa mesa marijuana delivery service og kush strain review weed deals in huntington beach deals on ounces in costa mesa green friday downtown denver dispensary recreational marijuana deals downtown la ounce deals marijuana legalization pros and cons capitol hill dispensary discounts ways to smoke weed nebraska and oklahoma case cannabis hybrid strains cannabis lip balm los angeles ounce deals cheap weed deals medical marijuana states pokemon best dispensary in denver denver recreational deals cheap edibles in denver best deals on cbd oil best summer dispensary deals 2017 california marijuana initiative halloween marijuana deals lose weight with thcv weed deals near lakewood co florida dispensary deals ounce deals near federal blvd cannabis coffee deals thc how to buy marijuana first time patient deals near me saving money on weed connoisseur ounce of marijuana price of weed in puerto rico best concentrate deals denver edibles price list weed witchcraft cbd prices effects of different strains infused food vegas marijuana cheapest ounce deals ounce discounts los angeles vape deals marijuana sales limits florida medical marijuana dispensary what is cbd weed deals in san juan dab rigs The Lodge Cannabis emerald fields coupons edibles prices colorado ommp public consumption laws side effects of high thc cannabis marijuana savings in denver los angeles marijuana best indoor ounce deals dispensary guide nye weed deals marijuana dispensaries in florida denver dispensary coupons quest concentrates treating anxiety with marijuana 2018 dispensary deals livwell summer sale topical the lodge on high st live resin coupons marijuana dispensaries close to dia leafly list winners for 2018 the lodge dispensary deals recreational dispensaries in los angeles black friday la weed deals best ounce deal in denver cheap weed in denver marijuana edibles deals live resin prices in denver denver shatter deals cheap marijuana in LA myrcene uses cheap weed denver dabbing dictionary 420 tours in denver capitol hill weed deals high west cannabis best dispensary deals in colorado CBD products best strain for anxiety and panic attacks sugar wax concentrate colorado cannabis lodging best oz specials marijuana smoking lounges near me what are cannabis terpenes boulder dispensaries west hollywood recreational pot deals top 10 weed strains live sauce cheap dispensary deals cheapest weed in denver for 420 types of bho concentrates north denver ounce deals marijuana to treat ptsd for veterans concentrates for dummies best concentrates in denver ftp deals in orange county cannabusiness medmen west hollywood marijuana store edibles price per mg recreational deals in englewood recreational dispensary deals industrial hemp uses irvine ca weed deals best cannabis tours denver denver dispensaries dispensary protection cbd rich strains denver dispensary prices recreational dispensaries in florida weed discounts in la marijuana tourist attractions cannasaver deals near me plants and spices downtown denver shatter deals what is dabbing save money on pot 4th of july weed deals denver whole plant ounce how to be a productive stoner top shelf marijuana products the joint coupons halloween things to do in denver legal marijuana industry san diego weed deals find a good deal near me dispensary coupons for labor day sale florida medical marijuana best shatter in denver weed deals in newport beach 420 festival denver 2018 dispensaries in denver cannabis production cannasaver livwell coupons Hemp Products cheapest recreational dispensary in west hollywood organic pesticides use for cannabis cheapest weed prices in denver Live Resin Deals cheapest edibles holiday season marijuana deals dixie elixirs medical marijuana discounts first time patient specials LivWell terp juice new years eve concerts in denver best recreational dispensaries in denver best dispensary coupons dispensary close to airport out of state visitor maggies farm coupons top shelf indoor bud marijuana use by adults first visit to a dispensary best marijuana deals dispensary coupons from the lodge cheap weed in boulder recreational cannabis marijuana for PTSD marijuana cigarette koreatown collective los angeles maggies farm deals weed facts weed deals near me Natures Kiss Dispensary og kush near me cheapest ounce of weed first time dispensary deals dispensary deals near you strain cannabis strains for anxiety colorado summer tourism putting cannabis up your vagina trichome weed deals san diego effects of different cannabis strains recreational dispensaries near me broadway dispensary marijuana reform orange county weed coupons stoner quiz halloweed 2016 downtown denver ounce deals cannabis strains in colorado 420 marijuana deals leafs by snoop marijuana products recreational edibles deals terpinolene uses weed laws thcv edibles catch a buzz ahhsweho west hollywood ca best weed deals this summer marijuana deals denver cannabis store deals drug legalization debate different types of wax dabs how to get high laguna beach weed delivery adult use weed deals in west hollywood ca snoop doggs marijuana products globeville medical marijuana dispensary eating edibes best weed deals denver cannabis tourism medical marijuana treatment for pain ftp deals near me strongest cbd strains differences between cbd and thc marijuana pairings florida dispensary laws weed prices in denver cbd terpenes weed deals pot couponing 101 donld trump and marijuana cbd isolate effects edibles deals in denver pokemon go! increase marijuana potency denver dispensaries near me denver cannabis consumption rules trees dispensary coupons where to buy in denver cannacatwalk top ten strains for 2017 denver international airport saving lives with medical marijuana weed recipes new years marijuana deals which marijuana strain is best for you 420 friendly halloween dispensary coupons near you florida weed cbd for dogs edibles coupons recreational dispensary coupons los angeles moonrock price types of concentrates dabbing essentials saving money at your local weed dispensary trees dispensary deals cheapest dispensary deals las vegas marijuana pueblo co weed deals sativa dominant cannasaver shatterday deals wax ounce deals things to do in denver for nye 2018 dispensary discounts for tourists candidates views on marijuana christmas weed deals pot couponing for dummies weed and motivation difference between cannabis strains first time patient deals in orange county sex and marijuana marijuana debate marijuana faq halloween legal marijuana sticky fingerz dispensary coupons weed marijuana edibles universal collective los angeles 420 tours recreational edibles RSO Oil weed saver lakewood colorado weed deals 2016 presidential candidates donald trump views on marijuana cannabis friendly lodging weed coupons in huntington beach best deals on concentrates caviar deals dispensary deals in globeville denver salve amch denver dabs buying weed for dummies colorado marijuana laws how to find the best weed deals medibles best concentrates deals denver dispensary discounts weed deals in puerto rico Recreational marijuana drug reform marijuana prohibition marijuana concentrates adult cannabis use marijuana friendly hotels docs apothecary in northglenn co best strains of 2017 sour diesel deals for dabbing high times strains 2017 cheap ounces in colorado weed deals boulder labor day deals moon rock deals in denver trees marijuana coupons dabbing legalize pot discount marijuana ounces rino dispensary deals benefits of cannabis terpenes buy marijuana pueblo dispensary marijuana coupons marijuana pricing list holiday best dispensaries in denver summer weed deals lacontes clone bar & dispensary halloween marijuana cheapest recreational dispensary labor day marijuana deals las vegas weed laws colorado weed deals dab lounge near me globeville dispensary cbd lotion denver downtown recreational dispensary marijuana edibles coupons stance on drugs la dispensary coupons colorado vote on ptsd edibles 101 marijuana massage at home hightimes good chemistry coupons election results for marijuana pokemon go! discounts first time patient savings weed prices for 2017 weed couponing 101 good chemistry denver deals denver marijuana co springs dispensary weed deals sour diesel og CannaSaver og kush origins medical marijuana prescriptions cheapest concentrates in denver marijuana legalization debate cheapest wax and shatter deals security guards at dispensaries homemade apple pipe marijuana friendly accommodations weed deals on moon rocks find cheap weed docs apothecary recreational deals dispensaries on pearl st in boulder live resin price recreational edible deals save money on marijuana discounts on weed in west hollywood 1136 yuma weed deals denver labor day coupons cannabis oil for pain relief California foria cannabis lube veterans marijuana use for ptsd enails cheapest live resin black market weed in florida what states will legalize weed next vaping buying marijuana in colorado MJ Seeds Canada smoking pot in public closest dispensary to light rail station coupons for shatter marijuana dispensaries in colorado massachusetts weed deals and dispensary coupons moon rock deals in la marijuana terpenes colorado weed coupons cheapest recreational dispensaries in denver Cannabis Denver Wax Deals cannabis recipes north denver weed deals marijuana tax report illinois decriminalizes things to do in denver cannabis store deals in denver how to find dispensary deals online high thcv strains denver airport edibles buying weed in colorado cannabis strain names pure marijuana deals cannabis strains north denver dispensary connoisseur strains dispensary discounts near me deals on ounces of flower public marijuana smoking colorado dispensary nearby leafs by snoop latest dispensary deals Best weed deals in Denver hollywood weed deals orange marijuana strains edibles moonrocks caviar flight vaporizing kit ounce deals by denver airport rules to using weed coupons the green solution coupons livwell denver coupons 2017 Holiday Weed Deals weed strains los angeles dispensary coupons 420 tourism first timers guide to shopping at a marijuana store LA deals on weed cbd for dog seizures Lotus Medical dispensary specials discounts on marijuana in colorado springs dispensary deals in boulder public pot use in denver phenotypes cannabis cup halloweed deals og kush qualifying conditions for medical marijuana can stoners be successful dab vs oil retail marijuana best weed deals in colorado best terpenes for insomnia Cheapest Recreational Dispensaries 420 friendly vacations beginners guide to picking great bud cheapest dispensaries in colorado 420 friendly events halloween and marijuana willies reserve dispensaries near me englewood dispensary deals oz deals in san diego november ballot cannabis sativa how to roll a joint dispensary deals for denver tourists marijuana properties wax where to buy weed in miami marijuana and magic 420 travel to colorado halloween in denver 2017 aliso viejo ounce deals first time patient deals in san diego discounts on marijuana Cheap Marijuana Seeds wax coupons laguna beach top shelf weed treatment for ptsd marijuana industry top shelf marijuana strains many uses of the hemp plant difference between rosin and shatter weed prices in Los Angeles how to improve your sex life downtown denver dispensary deals 420 friendly sex finding the right dosage of thc ounce deals in colorado springs dispensary deals near me Live Resin livwell prices atmos junuior pen marijuana laws marijuana infused massage trends best ounce deals dispensary coupons in denver pueblo dispensary deals dispensaries how marijuana makes sex better what are terpenoids medical marijuana prescription lakewood dispensary deals vape pens recreational weed deals in west hollywood ca edibles deals legalize weed concentrate deals denver best dispensary deals in denver legal states for weed weed couponer marijuana strains co2 extraction cannabis terpenes for sale huntington beach marijuana coupons aeroinhaler blue lotus black market weed laguna beach weed deals north denver dispensary discounts vegas weed dispensary security lighshade marijuana store coupons cannabis and pets closest dispensary to dia marijuana topicals bubble hash 420 date night medical marijuana ounce deal what is hemp high thc cannabis weedmaps weed deals weed deals near you private marijuana clubs colorado strongest strains on earth marijuana legalization medical marijuana prescribed for pain blue bird delivery orange county ca colorado cannabis tours recreational dispensary deals in los angeles marijuana business how to make edibles mmj coupons cannabis station coupons cannabis brands colorado marijuana revenue 2016 tourist purchase limits cheapest weed prices in West Hollywood weed coupons marijuana saver smoke lounge denver denver dispensary open late boulder dispensary deals massachusetts recreational dispensary prices first time visit to a marijuana store dispensary coupons near me weight loss strain dispensary coupons livwell coupons livwell garden city coupons concentrate deals near me Cannabinoids weed tourist deals on moon rocks and caviar denver top attractions find a deal on weed best edibles coupons in colorado where to buy marijuana cheapest ounce in los angeles vaporizers denver deals sugar wax dabs marijuana consumption laws dispensary sale 420 dispensary deals in denver denver dispensary deals near me la weekly weed deals the joint by cannabis denver cbd vs. thc marijuana terpenes for sex coupons for weed in costa mesa colorado dispensary deals alternative herbal health systems deals in west hollywood pet cbd products Karmaceuticals weed discounts best cbd deals pure marijuana dispensary coupons increase in marijuana use terpenoids denver nye 2018 parties how to grow marijuana buying weed 420 friendly getaways boulder pot deals cheap ounces in denver oz deals near me weed prices fathers day vape pen top cbd strain ftp deals mission viejo best dispensary discounts vaper pens Canna-Saver marijuana prices in denver oregon medical marijuana wax wednesday deals find weed deals near me weed deals for 420 can stoners be productive sticky fingerz deals in rino water pipe legal marijuana states summer sale the lodge on federal dispensary open 24 hours best strains for depression cannabis station deals lake forest top shelf deals best recreational dispensary in denver Feminized Seeds dispensary open early pokemon go app marijuana effects colorado dispensaries open late night denver rino ounce deals Cannabis Seeds boulder colorado dispensary deals denver highlands weed deals la weed coupons mission viejo weed delivery public marijuana use buy weed here santa ana ca marijuana deals where to buy live resin in denver boulder weed deals recreational marijuana purchase limits puerto rico marijuana information cbd deals near me discounts at local dispensaries Escape Vaporizer Pen orange county ca weed deals difference between hemp and marijuana marijuana social lounges near me cannabis terpenes you should know trees dispensary coupons in englewood cheapest dispensary in denver Caregivers for Life ounce deals denver popular marijuana strains celebrity marijuana brand best concentrates in colorado Marys Medicinals the hemp center holiday deals and savings florida dispensaries 420 weed deals weed discounts in costa mesa high thc weed infused coffee cheap weed la moonrock deals weed deals denver dispensary oz deals using weed coupons deals for marijuana tampa florida dispensary late night dispensaries cbd coupons dispensary ounce coupons marijuana strains from colorado riverrock coupons pot deals in orange county california drug war getting your vagina high laguna beach ounce deals green star excursions CBD Oil edibles specials west hollywood ounce deals medical marijuana red card marijuana delivery late night dispensary near me recreational dispensaries mighty tree coupons medical marijuana discounts in north denver florida medical marijuana dispensaries first timers dispensary security guard la deals on top shelf weed nye 2018 denver support of marijuana legalization marijuana vacations colorado springs medical marijuana coupons trees weed deals dispensary open till midnight strain that makes you laugh 420 friendly high cbd strains cannasaver deals by denver airport dispensaries in puerto rico lake forest ftp deals medical marijuana weed deals first time patient deals 1136 yuma coupons indica vs. sativa cannabis industry beginners guide to dabbing caviar weed deals pure marijuana coupons cannasaver livwell top colorado weed strains reschedule marijuana dab lounge denver cannabis connoisseur leafly strain reviews buying weed at dispensaries lake forest california where to smoke weed dispensary deals today strains cbd isolate extreme couponing lowest price ounce of weed in los angeles snoop doggs cannabis brand 420 friendly hotels weed couponing 420 friendly weekend ideas cbd for pets halloween weed deals newport beach coupons types of cannabis concentrates zeta sage genetics and review most interesting stoner in the world recreational pot marijuana dispensary guide puerto rico weed dispensary denver dispensary deals northglenn dispensary deals recreational weed denvers green mile dispensary weed deals prices edibles price ftp deals los angeles og kush deals mmj deals weed deals for 2017 downtown la weed deals latest la weed deals halloween deals in denver treating ptsd with cannabis riverrock colorado ounce deals in aurora colorado overland neighborhood newest weed deals denver dispensaries deals cannabis 101 orange county marijuana deals trees coupons las vegas medical marijuana rules weed 101 colorado pot tax ounce deals in englewood colorado lightshade coupons extreme weed couponing retail marijuana sales livwell dispensary deals aurora co weed deals magical properties of hemp best dispensary deals denver colorado pot savvy stoner medical marijuana dispensary deals on weed shatter coupons 500mg distillate cartridge coupon cheapest ounce of weed in los angeles concentrates Best 420 friendly Dates ahhs west hollywood ca discounts for dispensaries denver downtown dispensaries downtown la vape deals deals on weed in colorado springs lowest price ounce in denver marijuana use statistics save money at local dispensaries how to roll a blunt California Craft Cannabis Initiative buy weed online livwell deals marijuana coffee deals moon rocks top ten dispensaries hybrid blue dream reviews san diego marijuana deals colorado springs dispensaries guide to weed couponing bho concentrates 710 events in denver vote on marijuana legalization black friday pot deals lacontes dispensary marijuana deals for tourists marijuana buying 101 growing cannabis shatter east la weed deals cannabis tour options marijuana use and ptsd marijuana buying tips marijuana chapstick aeroinhaler price puerto rico drug laws marijuana use among veterans date night for stoners deals on ounces in denver first time buying weed blue dream genetics marijuana delivery in aliso viejo ca marijuana massage lightshade dispensary coupons 420 friendly tours terpenes 2016 elections legalize weed puerto rico denver halloween deals halloweed cannabis infused lube Subtle Escape Vape colorado marijuana sales record august dispensary specials nug run concentrates california weed discounts terp deals medical marijuana qualifying conditions dispensary near me marijuana activities in denver edibles deals denver cannabis testing west hollywood wax and shatter deals concentrate deals in denver CBD benefits Oregon medical marijuana dispensary stoners halloween cannasseur blue dream sativa vs. indica