Smurfette’s mysterious origins are as alluring as its aroma. At every dispensary where I’ve found it, employees have said that they didn’t know its genetics and that it came from a wholesale grower they declined to name. I did locate a chain of pot shops in Oregon that carries Smurfette, but it lists the lineage as Northern Lights, Skunk #1 and a Dutch sativa, which are the genetics for White Smurf, a sativa-leaning strain with more floral notes. Smurfette’s cereal-like smell and peaceful high just don’t match up with that description.
Although my push for a scratch ’n’ sniff cover of Smurfette for this week’s paper didn’t pan out, I hope my description does the strain justice. A melody of blueberries, strawberries, candied apples and a bit of piney wood create an unforgettable smell that I’d put right up there with Alien Rock Candy or Tangie. However, the strain’s taste, though