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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

Alphabetical List of Cup Winning Breeders

Below we have listed all of the cup winning breeders in alphabetical order. You can click on each breeder to see more information of the strains which made them a cup winning company. All of the seeds listed are stocked at Herbies.


Apothecary Genetics Seeds


Barneys Farm Seeds
BC Bud Depot
Big Buddha Seeds
Blimburn Seeds
Bodhi Seeds – Goji OG


Cali Connection Seeds
CBD Crew – CBD Skunk Haze
Ceres Seeds


De Sjamaan Seeds
Delicious Seeds
Devils Harvest Seeds
Dinafem Seeds
DNA Genetics
Dr Underground – Painkiller
Dutch Passion


Elemental Seeds
Eva Seeds
Exotic Seeds


Feminised Seed Co – Deep Shag
Flying Dutchman – Pot Of Gold


Grand Daddy Genetics – Bay 11
Green House Seeds


Holy Smoke Seeds – Kong
Homegrown Fantaseeds
House of the Great Gardener



John Sinclair Seeds – Indica x Sativa White Panther


Kannabia Seeds
KC Brains Seeds
Kera Seeds
Kiwi Seeds


Lady Sativa Genetics
Loud Seeds – Headband


Medical Seeds
Mosca Seeds – Cinderella 99 BX-1
Mr Nice Seeds


Next Generation – Dynamite
Nirvana Seeds



Paradise Seeds
Pheno Finder Seeds
Philosopher Seeds
Pyramid Seeds – Northern Lights



R Kiem Seeds
Rare Dankness
Reggae Seeds
Reserva Privada Seeds
Resin Seeds
Ripper Seeds
Royal Queen Seeds


Sagarmatha Seeds
Samsara – El Alquemista
Sensi Seeds
Serious Seeds
Soma Seeds
Strain Hunters
Sweet Seeds


TGA Subcool
TH Seeds
True Canna Genetics – The Truth
The Kush Brothers – Confidential OG




White Label Seeds
World Of Seeds



KC Brains – Cup Winning Breeder

KC Brains Cup Winning Breeder

KC Brains have been traveling around the world since 1979, exchanging seeds and knowledge and combined the experience of those new friends with those of his old Hippie-friends from the 1960’s in Holland.

KC Brains KC33

KC Brains KC33

KC33 is available in feminised or regular varieties and was awarded 1st Place Outdoor at the 2004 Copa De Asturias and 2nd Outdoor at the 2006 High Life Hemp Fair.

An Indica/Sativa mix of Thai and Brazil genetics with a fresh, lemon flavour.


KC Brains KC39

KC Brains KC39

KC39 is also available as a regular or feminised variety and it was given the 2nd Outdoor Cup at the High Life Hemp Fair in 2005.

An indica strain that boasts up to 1000gr yields outdoors.



KC Brains Leda Uno

KC Brains Leda Uno

Leda Uno, a secret Brazilian female genetic crossed with the KC33 was awarded 2nd Sativa Cup at the High Times Cannabis Cup in 2001.

A superior plant with lemon characteristics.



KC Brains Mango

KC Brains Mango

KC Brains Mango won the 3rd place Indica Cup at the High Times Cannabis Cup in 2002. Its parentage is a K.C. Special Select , the KC 33® and an Afghani-like plant.

Homegrown Fantaseeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Homegrown Fantaseeds Cup Winning Breeder

Homegrown Fantaseeds Cup Winning Breeder

Originally established as the “Homegrown Fantasy” coffeeshop in 1997 in central Amsterdam, growing to the Fantaseeds Garden, the original seed store featuring seeds from the top leading seed companies. In 1997, they became Homegrown Fantaseeds and now produce classic strains such as Super Chrystal, Blue Haze, Silver Blue, Parvathi, Caramella, Cheese, and Genie of the Lamp and more are being developed.

Homegrown Fantaseeds Cheese (now renamed CH.1) was a winner at the High Times Cannabis Cups in 2004 and 2008, an instant hit and a favorite with the coffeeshop customers.

Blue Haze, a cross of original Blueberry and Haze won 1st place Sativa in 2001 at the High Times Cannabis Cup with its balanced psychoactive effect and sweet flavour.

The third winner in Homegrown Fantaseeds collection is Super Crystal, taking home 2nd place in the Hydro category at the 2003 High Life Hemp Fair. An almost pure indica strain, low maintenance and definitely not for the feint hearted!

Homegrown Fantaseeds Cup Winners

Blue Haze

CH.1 (Cheese)

Super Crystal



Green House Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

Green House Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Green House Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Herbies have no less than 22 strains stocked from Green House Seed Co that have won awards in all major cup events around the world. Green House Seed Co are the winners of many international awards (40 High times Cannabis Cups, 17 High Life Cups, and many more private awards in many countries)

Green House Himalaya Gold is the most recommended strain for outdoors, it has a high resistance to cold, pests and altitude. The Arjans Haze #1 – a High Times Cannabis Cup winner is also a recommended outdoor strain with its unique sativa high and good production.

For indoors, Green House recommend Great White Shark, winner of the 1997 High Times Cannabis Cup for Indoor Bio and those strains related to the White family, such as White Rhino (High Times Bio Cup winner), El Nino (High Times Cannabis Cup Winner) and White Widow (1995 High Times Cannabis Cup Winner). These strains are all shorter and bushier so more suitable for indoor. White Rhino is especially suited to SOG and is popular with medical patients.

Green House Seeds Cup Winning Strains

Arjans Haze #1

Arjans Ultra Haze #1

Arjans Ultra Haze #2

Big Bang

Bubba Kush



El Nino

Exodus Cheese

Great White Shark

Hawaiian Snow

King’s Kush


Lemon Skunk

NL5 Haze Mist

Pure Kush

Super Lemon Haze

Super Silver Haze

Sweet Mango Auto

The Church

White Rhino

White Widow

Dutch Passion – Cup Winning Breeder

Dutch Passion Cup Winning Breeder

Dutch Passion Cup Winning Breeder

Starting in the 1970’s Dutch Passion are one of the world’s oldest cannabis breeders and one of the few remaining original seed companies.

The most recent award was for CBD Auto Compassion Lime which received 1st Prize in the CBD section of the High Life Cup in 2017. Followed by their Master Kush strain which took 1st place in the Kush section at the same High LIfe Cup awards.

In 2016 the star of the show was AutoNight Queen which received 1st Prize in the Autoflower section of the High Life Cup in 2016.  AutoNight Queen is one of the most potent autoflowering Kush varieties in the Dutch Passion range with a strong body stone and yields which are above average.

Dutch Passion Orange Hill Special won 3rd Prize Bio at the High Life Cup in 2015.  Orange Hill Special is a strong citrus Skunk that derives from crossing original Orange Bud with a Californian Orange.

Dutch Passion Cup Winners

AutoNight Queen



Frisian Dew Auto

Jorges Diamond


Orange Hill Special

Original Blueberry


The Edge

California Orange

CBD Auto Compassion Lime


DNA Genetics – Cup Winning Breeder

DNA Genetics Cup Winning Breeder

DNA Genetics Cup Winning Breeder

DNA Genetics have won over 150 awards including winning the the High Times ‘Top 10 Strain of the Year’ more than 5 times. In 2009 DNA was inducted into the High Times Seedbank Hall of Fame. The Tangie alone has won 6 prestigious awards from High Times Cannabis Cups, Spannabis and Expogrow.

The best seller at Herbies, Lemon Skunk, has won 3 cups including Best Hydro at Spannabis in 2008 and Outdoor Cup at the High Life Hemp Fair in 2007. Lemon Skunk was listed as one of the Top 10 Strains of the Year in 2009 by High Times.


DNA’s Cup Winning Strains:

Cannalope Haze


Double Tangie Banana

Holy Grail Kush


LA Confidential

Lemon Skunk

OG#18 x Skunk




Tangie –

Devils Harvest Seeds- Cup Winning Breeder

Devils Harvest Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Devils Harvest Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

Founded by two committed individual breeders, Devils Harvest pride themselves in creating tasty, heavy-hitting, high-yielding cannabis strains. They deliver robust genetics suitable for indoor and outdoors (depending on location). Each strain selectively bred to produce some incredibly potent ganja. Lovingly combining old-school genetics with newer strains has resulted in some of the most unique and sought-after cannabis in the industry today.

Devils Harvest’s latest award was Devils Glue, taking 1st place in the Seed Company Hash category at the Amsterdam High Times Cannabis Cup in 2017.

At Spannabis 2016, OG Reek’n won 1st place for best concentrate. Available in feminised and regular varieties, OG Reek’n has also won 2nd Place for Coffeeshop Flowers at the High Times Cannabis Cup back in 2014.

Cup Winning Strains:

Devils Glue – A cross of Gorilla Glue # 4 and the cup winning OG Reek’n.

Casey Jones – World-famous Trainwreck mixed with the classic Sour Diesel and finished off with a healthy dose of Thai in this high-yielding variety. Winner of two cups

OG Reek’n – High Times Cannabis Cup Winner, potent, effects Kush lovers will appreciate.

Rollex OG Kush – Winner of 3 cups, a hybrid of OG Raskal’s White Fire with a Kuchi male, loaded with THC.

Shoreline – Winner of Spannabis 2015 and two times High Times Cannabis Cup winner, a fruity, pungent cross of Sensi Skunk and Oasis


De Sjamaan Seeds – Cup Winning Breeder

De Sjamaan Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

De Sjamaan Seeds Cup Winning Breeder

De Sjamaan was founded in 1994 and not long after, in 1997 was awarded the 1st place Bio Cup at the High Times Cannabis Cup. They went on to win multiple cups in the High Life Hemp Fairs.

Offering a wide range of feminised and regular seeds, the cup winners, along with De Sjamaan’s other strains are mostly available in both varieties.

Cup winning seeds are:

Lemon – a 60% Sativa, winner of the Hydro Cup 2007 at the High LIfe Hemp Fair

Peace Maker – Brazilian Super Skunk x South Indian White Widow 1st place winner for the Bio Cup at the 2007 High Times Cannabis Cup

Shaman’s High – 2 times High Life Hemp Fair winner in 2006 winning the Bio and Hydro Cups. Shaman’s High is a sweet and spicy Northern Light and Master Widow balanced indica/sativa (50/50)

Widow 2004 – a winner of 3 High Life Hemp Fair Cups, Widow 2004 is a sativa dominant variety with fresh and fruity flavours.


Cali Connection – Cup Winning Breeder

The Cali Connection Cup Winning Breeder

The Cali Connection Cup Winning Breeder

The Cali Connection are winners of multiple High Times Cannabis and Medical Cannabis Cups going back to 2011 to the present day. The Larry OG Kush and Pre 98 Bubba BX2 have both won first place awards, Pre 98 Bubba BX 2 for CBD and the Larry OG the Hybrid Cup.

Their most recent award was the 2015 High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in Denver where Cali’s Green Crack won 3rd place in the Best US Sativa category.

Winning strains from The Cali Connection:

DeadHead OG
Girl Scout Cookies
Green Crack
Larry OG Kush
Pre 98 Bubba BX2
Tahoe OG Kush