Destroyer, a nearly pure Sativa strain, tends to produce a psychedelic effect when given twelve to fourteen weeks to finish its full growth cycle. When harvested earlier, however, it can provide an exhilarating and mentally stimulating high.
Cannabiogen, the strain's developer, took seven years to back-cross two of their finest Sativa-dominant strains. Destroyer is a hybrid. Its genetics include strains from Mexico, Colombia, and Thailand. It became one of High Times "Top 10 Strains of 2008." With a THC percentage occasionally testing well into the 20s, it has a notably high trichome density. In 2008, it registered at 92 trichomes per square millimeter.
Preferring a dry climate, especially during its flowering period, Destroyer should be watered carefully. This plant will require support when it starts blooming as the buds may be too heavy for its slender branches. It will also require fewer nutrients than typical Sativas, particularly nitrogen. Depending on the growing environment, this strain may be harvested as early as eight weeks but will often need more time. Perfect for the Screen of Green (SCROG) method, it can require a lot of space. Growing up to two meters, Destroyer may yield between 200 and 300 grams per square meter.