Category Archives: Cup Winning Breeders

Cup Winning Breeders

Listed below are all the cup winning breeders. Some companies have won many cups throughout the years and you can see the list of breeders here.

Each breeder has its own blog post detailing the strains, which cup it has won, what place it came in what category and the year it was awarded.

We aim to add all the historical cups to this section eventually.

 

Pheno Finder Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Pheno Finder Seeds

Pheno Finder Seeds

Pheno Finder Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Pheno Finder have 2 winning strains in their collection including a winner of the High Times Cannabis Cup.

 

Lemon Bubble

Lemon Bubble is a Super Lemon Haze and Silver Bubble Sativa dominant combo which has taken 2 cups. Both in 2014 it has taken 3rd place as the best Seed Company Sativa at the High Times Cannabis Cup and 3rd for Best Indica at the 2014 Expogrow. The Silver Haze was selected from Greenhouse seeds which was then crossed with a male Silver Bubble.

Lemon Bubble

Lemon Bubble

 

Sour Walker

Taking 1st place for Best Indica in the 2016 Expogrow event, Sour Walker is a unique pheno. Taken from the legendary Albert Walker (clone only) and mixing the Sour Bubble. The result is a sweet and sour flavour and wonderful sour fruit aroma.

Sour Walker

Sour Walker

 

Purple Strawberry Bliss

Taking 3rd place as the Best Sativa at the IC 420 Growers Cup in 2014, Purple Strawberry Bliss is a Sativa which was an exclusive pheno selected from a packet of Cheeseberry Seeds, with its rainbows of colours and genetics, its no wonder its a Sativa winner.

Purple Strawberry Bliss

Purple Strawberry Bliss

Exotic Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Exotic Seeds

Exotic Seeds

Exotic Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Exotic Monster Mash Auto

Winning 1st place for the Best Autoflower in the 2016 Expogrow event held in the Basque town of Irun, at the fairgrounds of Ficoba which is located just 200 meters from the French border. This is the first award for Exotic’s Monster Mash strain. It is an Indica dominant autoflowering strain which has a kush, sweet flavour and calming effects. It has now been followed by winning the 1st place again in the best auto category at the 2017 Expogrow awards.

Monster Mash Auto

Monster Mash Auto

 

Exotic Thai

Another first for Exotic is the award for 1st place Best Sativa for their Exotic Thai strain. A mix of Sativa Thai and New York City Diesel, Exotic Thai is a 70% Sativa which has a citrus flavour and a relatively short 9-10 week flowering cycle.

Exotic Thai

Exotic Thai

 

Exotic Colours took the 3rd place in the Best Sativa Category at the 2017 Expogrow Awards. A balanced 50/50 indica/sativa which has a powerful, uplifting effect and fresh lemon and incense aromas. Taking 9 weeks flowering and is a combination of Peyote Purple and Sir Jack x PCK.

Exotic Colours

Exotic Colours

 

World of Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

World Of Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

World Of Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

World of Seeds Amnesia is a genetic mix of Skunk, Cinderella 99, Jack Herer and Thai. It took 2 place in the indoor category at La Bella Flor Malaga in 2009. A 70% Sativa strain that boasts a THC of 15-20%, it delivers a cerebral high with an incensed flavour. Amnesia is a productive strain that has more CBD than the pure Thai.

Winner of 3rd place Best Solvent at the 2015 Copa Cannabis Uruguay, Northern Lights x Big Bud is one of the top 5 sellers in the World of Seeds collection at Herbies. It is a 100% Indica, suitable for indoors and out with a sweet odour and taste and which has a high resistance to pests and mold. It has a THC content of 18% and has medicinal properties.

World of Seeds Amnesia

World of Seeds Amnesia

Wold Of Seeds Northern Lights x Bid Bud

Wold Of Seeds Northern Lights x Bid Bud

 

White Label Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

White Label Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

White Label Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

White Label Double Gum

White Label Double Gum

With the classic bubblegum taste and aroma and a surprising power White Label Double Gum Seeds is an 80% Indica that has won 1st place in the Hydro category at the High Life Hemp Fair in 2004. Versatile and suitable for indoors or greenhouse and in warmer climates outdoors.

 

 

 

 

White Label Master Kush

White Label Master Kush

Master Kush is for Indica fans who want the old school flavour of Hindu Kush in a contemporary strain. Winning the 1st Best Seeds Bio at the 2004 High LIfe Hemp Fair, it is a favorite amongst hash makers.

 

 

 

 

White Label Super Skunk Auto

White Label Super Skunk Auto

The Super Skunk Automatic is an auto variety of the much loved Super Skunk. It has the same all round, dependable performance and is one of the top choices for commercial and connoisseur cultivators. It has a consistent growth pattern and good bud structure. Its overall stature is short and compact. It delivers a serious punch! 1st place winner at the 2012 High Life Hemp Fair.

 

 

 

White Label White Haze

White Label White Haze

70% Sativa, large yields, soaring highs made White Haze a 1st place Sativa Cup winner at the 2003 High Times Cannabis Cup. A variation on the classic Haze, White Haze has been developed to reduce height and flowering time of the slow maturing Sativa.

TH Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

TH Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

TH Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

T.H.Seeds has been on the cutting edge of the New School Cannabis Genetics since its conception. At a time when almost every strain in Amsterdam was a mix of Northern Lights, Skunk and Shiva in various proportions, T.H. Seeds were responsible for bringing the Original Bubblegum from the States, and was the first to sell the Bubblegum seed which went on to help win many coffeeshops’ High Times awards.

After the Bubble Gum, T.H.Seeds brought the S.A.G.E. (Sativa Afghani Genetic Equilibrium) to Holland. Named “S.A.G.E.” because of its distinctive spicy aroma and flavour, this plant will fool you into thinking it is a pure Haze but when grown you will not experience the low yields of all other Haze varieties.

TH Seeds Bubble Gum

TH Seeds Bubble Gum

TH Seeds Bubble Gum has won 2 Spannabis Awards, 2007 where it won the 3rd place Indoor Bio Cup and 2006, winning the 1st place Outdoor Cup. Definitely a strain here to stay, it has the fruity smell and has been used by many to create award winning hybrids.

TH Seeds Chicle aka Bubbledawg

TH Seeds Chicle aka Bubbledawg

The ultimate hash maker, Chicle, aka Bubbledawg is a mix of TH Seeds’ original Bubble Gum and Chemdawg. It has won 4 awards so far, 3 at Expogrow in 2014 and 2015 for Best Hash, Best Sativa and Best Solvent. It has also won 3rd Best Resin at the 2015 Spannabis Champions Cup.

 

 

TH Seeds Darkstar

TH Seeds Darkstar

Darkstar is an Indica dominant strain ideal for pain relief. Winning 3rd Best Indica at the 2012 Expogrow event, it is an easy to grow variety that has a high calyx to leaf ratio.

TH Seeds Kushage

TH Seeds Kushage

A crystal clear high and and OG Buzz are delivered by the mix of OG Kush and SAGE which make up TH Kushage. Winning 3rd place Sativa Cup at the 2005 High Times Cannabis Cup, it has the best parts of both parents with its sandalwood flavour and clear high coming from the SAGE and the OG’s addictive buzz.

 

TH Seeds MK Ultra

TH Seeds MK Ultra

Four times award winner, TH MK Ultra is a G13 and OG Kush, Indica dominant mix. It has won 1st place Indica Cup at the 2003 High Times Cannabis Cup, 2nd Indica Cup at the 2003 High Times Cannabis Cup, 3rd Best US Indica at the 2014 High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in Denver and the 2nd Indoor Cup at the 2007 La Bella Flor Malaga.

 

 

TH SAGE

TH SAGE

TH SAGE makes the perfect head stash, high THC and low CBD it is ideal for making hash. One for anyone wanting the best of the best, TH Sage has won the 2nd Bio Cup at the 2003 High Life Hemp Fair and the hash made from this plant has made it to 1st place in the blind test at the 2001 High Times Cannabis Cup.

TH Seeds Sage n Sour

TH Seeds Sage n Sour

The TH Sage N Sour will definitely leave you wanting more, good yield, strength and flavour. Winner of the 3rd place Sativa Cup at the 2004 High Times Cannabis Cup, the Sage n Sour delivers on all levels.

 

 

 

TH Seeds Underdawg Kush

TH Seeds Underdawg Kush

Winner of the Best Indoor Hydro at the 2016 Spannabis Champions Cup, TH Underdawg Kush is a 60% Sativa strain which is from the original Chemdawg family.

TH Wreckage

TH Wreckage

A mix of 2 super crosses, Arcata Trainwreck and Sage make up this award winning TH Wreckage. Taking the 3rd place Hash Cup in 2009 at the IC 420 Growers Cup, Wreckage has a menthol, spicy, sandalwood flavour and delivers an uplifting high.

 

TH Seeds MOB

TH Seeds MOB

This 100% indica is an East Coast Legend which has won 2nd in the Best Indica Category at the 2015 Expogrow. The MOB aka Money over Bitches or Mother of All Berries is very strong which is why TH have nick named it the “Stupid bud”

TGA Subcool – Cup Winning Breeder

TGA Subcool Cup Winning Breeder

TGA Subcool Cup Winning Breeder

Formed in 2001 with a small group of medical growers TGA Subcool followed the idea of an open source business, taking information and data from thousands of growers worldwide and with this information created a catalogue of 37 strains, each different from the other and all focusing on medical ailments.

TGA Subcool Jillybean is a genetic mix of Orange Velvet, Romulan and Cindy 99. It has been awarded 2 medical cannabis cups. 1st Best Medical Sativa at the 2014 High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in Denver and the 2nd place Peoples Choice Hash at the same cup. An ideal medical strain for depression, it has a high THC and low CBD content, 60% Sativa with a happy, energetic effect. A remarkably stable plant it is short and bushy and works really well in SOG or SCROG.

1st Place Sativa Cup winner at the 2010 High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in San Francisco, TGA Subcool Vortex is a Sativa dominant mix of Apollo 13 and Spacequeen. It is best as a wide bush structure and will need lots of staking and string. It has a beautiful lemonade flavour and delivers a heart racing stone.

TGA Subcool Jillybean

TGA Subcool Jillybean

TGA Subcool Vortex

TGA Subcool Vortex

Sweet Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Sweet Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Sweet Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Sweet Seeds are a best selling company at Herbies. They have sevenx winning strains, three of which are autoflowering varieties. The most recent awards were for their Crystal Candy strain which won 1st Place for Best Indica at the Spannabis Champions Cup in 2017 and the Sweet Cream Caramel Auto which took 2nd place for best Automatic at the Expogrow event in 2017 along with a first cup for the Killer Kush Fast Version, taking 3rd place for best indica also at the 2017 Expogrow event.

Sweet Seeds Cup Winning strains

 

 

Sweet Seeds Big Devil XL Auto

Sweet Seeds Big Devil XL Auto

Big Devil XL Auto has won 1st place as an Automatic at Expogrow in 2014. It is a hybrid with Big Devil #1 Auto and Jack Herer Auto genetics. Ready in just 9 weeks and with a delicious incense aroma with a citric hint of lemon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Seeds Bloody Skunk Auto

Sweet Seeds Bloody Skunk Auto

The next prize winning Sweet Seeds auto is Bloody Skunk Autoflowering which won the 2nd place Best Automatic also at the Expogrow 2014 event. A stunning mix of Sweet Skunk Auto and Red Poison which delivers a very nice aromatic variety of red flower with a strong and deep skunk flavour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Seeds Cream Caramel

Sweet Seeds Cream Caramel

 

 

Sweet Cream Caramel feminised seeds is a two time cup winner. Taking the 1st Place Cannabis Cup at Spannabis in 2009 and the 1st place Indica at the 2012 Canarias Cannabis Cup. A 90% Indica with the genetics of Blue Black, Maple Leaf Indica and White Rhino. In addition to the 2 main cups it has been awarded many coffeeshop and growshop prizes.

 

 

 

 

crystal-candy

crystal-candy

Crystal Candy won 1st place for Best Indica at the Spannabis Champions Cup 2017.  It is a 60% Indica strain which has the aromas of chewing gum and fruit jellies.  Almost the smell of the candy store!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cream Caramel Auto

Cream Caramel Auto

Cream Caramel Automatic has taken 2nd place for Best Automatic at the recent Expogrow 2017 awards. It has sweet, earthy tones, a flowering period of 8 weeks and has the original Cream Caramel genetics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Killer Kush Fast Version

Killer Kush Fast Version

Killer Kush Fast Version has been awarded 3rd Best Indica at the 2017 Expogrow Cannabis Fair. It is the first awards for the Killer Kush which is an OG Kush and Auto mix. An 80% indica and taking only 7 weeks flowering, its sweet, citric, acid flavour and smells were always going to make this one a winner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Fernando Lemon Kush

San Fernando Lemon Kush

Taking 1st place at Expogrow 2017 in the Best Sativa category is the San Fernando Lemon Kush. A first award for this San Fernando Valley OG Kush x Kosher Kush combo. It is a 65% Sativa with a short 9 weeks flowering period and gives lemony aromas with hints of solvent, spices and wood.

Strain Hunters – Cup Winning Breeder

Strain Hunters Cup Winning Breeder

Strain Hunters Cup Winning Breeder

The purpose of Strain Hunters is to identify, locate and retrieve cannabis land-races which have not yet been studied in order to give doctors and scientists ability to further enhance their knowledge of the plant within the medicinal field.

Strain Hunters Caboose is an Indica dominant cross of Trainwreck and Salmon Creek Big Bud. It has a short 8 week flowering time and delivers potentially huge yields, especially outdoors. Taking the 3rd place Indoor Bio award at the 2015 Spannabis Champions Cup, Caboose delivers a stoned, trippy effect, more stoned than high.

One of Herbies’ overall best sellers is the award winning Strain Hunters Money Maker. Taking the 1st Hydro Cup at the 1994 High Times Cannabis Cup under its original Master Kush name. Money Maker is a very old school plant that definitely ticks all of the boxes.. big yields, short flowering time, helps with pain relief, short and bushy and beautiful berry flavours.. what’s not to like!

Strain Hunters Skunk Automatic is a relatively new addition and has won the 1st Best Automatic at the 2013 Expogrow event. A fast stretcher, medium height and ready in just 9 weeks. It derives from an old school Skunk that delivers a fast hitting, intense high, cerebral followed by a nice mellow and body-stoned effect.

Strain Hunters Caboose

Strain Hunters Caboose

Strain Hunters Flowerbom Kush

Strain Hunters Flowerbom Kush

Strain Hunters Money Maker

Strain Hunters Money Maker

Strain Hunters Skunk Auto

Strain Hunters Skunk Auto

 

Soma Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Soma Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Soma Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Soma Amnesia Haze

Soma Amnesia Haze

Soma Amnesia Haze has won no less than 9 awards since 2003. Available in regular or feminised variety, it is a complex genetic cross. Well worth the 12 to 13 week wait, it has won a 1st Place Sativa Cup at the 2012 High Times Cannabis Cup, 3rd Indoor Bio at the 2011 Spannabis Champions Cup and 6 IC 420 Growers Cups.

 

 

Soma Buddhas Sister

Soma Buddhas Sister

Soma Buddha’s Sister is a genetic mix of Afghani,  Big Skunk Korean and Hawaiian Super Skunk. It picked up the 2nd place Indica Cup at the 2002 High Times Cannabis Cup and 1st place Indica Cup at the 2008 IC 420 Growers Cup. Previously known as Soma Skunk V+, it was renamed to suit its tendencies and to make it more appealing in coffeeshops. A fantastic hash maker with a tart, cherry candy flavour.

 

Soma Lavender

Soma Lavender

Soma Lavender is a Super Skunk, Big Skunk Korean, Afghani and Hawaiian mix that has won 3 awards. In 2005 it took 1st place in the Indica Cup at the High Time Cannabis Cup awards. Following this it has won 1st Indoor Bio at the 2007 Spannabis Champions Cup and 1st Best Indica Breeder at the 2010 IC 420 Growers Cup. Its flavour is similar to Afghan Hash, is easdy to manicure and is ready in 9-10 weeks.

 

Soma NYC Diesel

Soma NYC Diesel

Four times High Times Cannabis Cup winner Soma NYC Diesel  has an exotic red ripe grapefruit aroma and flavour and is a Mexican Sativa and Afghani blend. As well as its High Times awards, it has also won 1st Sativa Cup at the IC 420 Growers Cup in 2008 and 2nd place at the Canarian Cannabis Cup in 2009. Exotic flavour, exotic smells and exotic high.

 

 

Soma Reclining Buddha

Soma Reclining Buddha

Reclining Buddha has been awarded a 3rd place Indica Cup at the 1999 High Times Cannabis Cup. A mix of Super Skunk, Big Skunk Korean and Hollands Hope it is an 80% Indica with a sweet cherry candy flavour. Successful outdoors even in wetter seasons, it has great mold resistance taken from its Hollands Hope genetics.

 

 

Soma Rock Bud

Soma Rock Bud

Spider mite and very pest resistant, Soma Rock Bud (aka Soma A+) is a body and mind relaxing strain with Super Skunk,  Big Skunk Korean, Afghani and Afghani Hawaiian genetics making up this 80% Indica. It has won 1st price for Hash at the IC 420 Growers Cup in 2004.

 

 

Soma Sogouda

Soma Sogouda

Soma Sogouda is a winner of 5 awards. A Blueberry, Cheese and G13 Haze mix, 70% Indica with a tangy flavour. It has won 4 IC 420 Growers Cups, 3 at 1st place and 2nd place Best Indica at the 2014 Expogrow event.

 

 

 

Soma Somari

Soma Somari

Soma Somari is a High Times Cannabis Cup winner, taking the 1st place Hybrid in 2013. A 70% Indica made up of NYCD, Kushadelic and Buddha’s Sister genetics.

Serious Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Serious Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Serious Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Serious Seeds is one of the longest established seed companies in Holland. Independent and reliable laboratory tests (over 20 years of experience in this field) have shown that the various Serious Seeds strains produce the plants with the highest THC levels that are available on the market today, averaging between 18-22%.

Serious Seeds AK47

Serious Seeds AK47

Serious AK47, available in feminised or regular versions has been winning awards since 1999 where it won the 2nd place Sativa at the High Times Cannabis Cup right up until the present day where is has won the 2nd Bio at the 2016 High Life Hemp Fair. This is a strain that has strong aromas and strong effects! Its not one if you have neighbours!

 

 

 

Serious Biddy Early

Serious Biddy Early

Sativa Dominant, F1 Hybrid Serious Biddy Early has picked up 2nd Best Sativa at the High Times Cannabis Cup in 2003 and the 2nd Outdoor Cup at the 2010 High Life Hemp Fair. It’s sweet, candy flavour and earthy aroma along with its powerful but pleasant high makes it a favorite for inexperienced and experienced growers and smokers.

 

 

 

Serious Bubble Gum

Serious Bubble Gum

Three times 2005 High Times Cannabis Cup winner Serious Bubble Gum has won for Bio, Hydro and Cannabis Cup. It has all the original trademarks of a bubblegum, sweet aroma, bubblegum flavour and euphoric high. Most recently it has taken 3rd place Best Sativa at the 2016 Expogrow event.

 

 

 

 

Serious Seeds Chronic

Serious Seeds Chronic

One of the most commercial varieties, Serious Seeds Chronic is one of the best strains for retaining quality when increasing yields. A single, huge bud with little branching that does not like topping! It won 1st place in the Indoor category at the 2003 La Bella Flor Malaga.

 

 

 

Serious Seeds Double Dutch

Serious Seeds Double Dutch

Serious Double Dutch is an Indica dominant cross of Warlock and Chronic genetics. It has a fruity, wild flower aroma and delivers a strong cerebral high. It has won 2 Indica cups at the IC 420 Growers Cup in 2004 and again in 2007 aswell as winning 3rd place Outdoor Cup at the 2006 High Life Hemp fair.

 

 

 

Serious Seeds Kali Mist

Serious Seeds Kali Mist

Reportedly helpful with those needing relief from chronic pain, back pain or PMS, Serious Kali Mist has been awarded 5 awards including 2 Sativa Cups and 1 Hydro Cup at the High Times Cannabis Cups. It is a very mold resistant plant, even outdoors in bad weather. A first choice for connoisseurs stash!

 

 

 

Serious Seeds Motivation

Serious Seeds Motivation

An ideal indoor plant, Serious Motivation (also known as Warlock x Sensi Star) boasts three awards. Best Indica at the 2013 Expogrow, 2nd Bio Cup at the 2008 High Life Hemp Fair and 1st Indica Breeder at the 2005 IC 420 Growers Cup. It is a strain that will nail you to the couch but leave you creative, with a head full of new ideas!

 

 

 

Serious Seeds Serious 6

Serious Seeds Serious 6

Created as an almost pure Sativa, Serious 6 is a very mold resistant, vigorous and fast finishing variety with a crystal clear head high. It won 2 awards in 2013. 3rd Place Best Sativa at the Expogrow event and 2nd Bio at the High Life Hemp Fair.

 

 

 

 

Serious Seeds Warlock

Serious Seeds Warlock

Serious Warlock is an Afghani/Skunk hybrid. Winner of two High Times Cannabis Cups in 1997 and has recently taken 2nd place for Resin at the Dab a Doo event in 2016. Warlock has a strong, sweet aroma with a hint of sour. It delivers a strong high which is felt more in the head than in the body.

 

 

 

Serious Seeds White Russian

Serious Seeds White Russian

Serious White Russian is an Indica dominant cross of AK47 and White Widow genetics. Back in 1997 it won the Hydro Cup (2nd place) at the High Times Cannabis Cup. It has also won 1st Hash Extract at the 2013 High Life Hemp Fair. Ideal for pain relief, it delivers a strong, long lasting and cerebral effect.

 

 

 

Serious CBD Warlock

Serious CBD Warlock

Serious CBD Warlock has most recently won the 3rd place for CBD Flower at the Bio Cup Canada 2016. Its a Warlock and Cannatonic cross which has a reported 8% THC and 4% CBD aiding chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, tourettes, glaucoma and arthritus.