A relative newcomer to the strain world, Wedding Cake is a Cookies cross that launched a whole new family of cake strains, such as Ice Cream Cake, LA Kush Cake, Cake Batter, and so much more.
This strain can handle many climates, both indoors and outdoors, but it can take a long time to flower—more like nine or ten weeks. Regardless, GMO Cookies is a new standard that packs a punch and brings some great savory scents to your garden.
This is a strong, sturdy plant that doesn’t need much attention, but be sure to give it plenty of space to stretch out—it grows tall, like parent Lemon Skunk. Scrogging always helps, but you’ll likely get solid yields even without it. SLH usually takes a little longer to flower, around nine weeks, another sign of its sativa roots, so you may need to be a little patient when waiting to harvest this one.
Another relatively new strain, GMO Cookies will smell like nothing you’ve ever grown before—its nickname is “Garlic Cookies.” Crossing two classic strains, GSC and Chemdog, GMO has dense, sticky, light green buds with orange hairs and is a high yielder. Its trichome levels make it a good one for pressing your own hash.
Tried-and-true, Blue Dream is a classic and one of the most popular strains, for both consumers and growers. This cross of Blueberry and Haze originated in Northern California and is a dream to grow—it usually grows big and strong and has high yields of buds, likely a result of its sativa-dominant genetics. Be sure to scrog it to maximize yields.
Remember, marijuana strains vary regarding color, potency, and flavor. Even when you find the right strain, there are a host of external factors to consider. Examples include flowering time, and whether the plants grow best inside or outside. You must also consider the temperature of your grow room, the amount of nutrients you have to provide, and the humidity of the environment.
At one time, Blue Dream was the most popular strain in the world. Even today, this sativa-dominant (60%) strain is desired. This is primarily because of its ability to provide users with a quick ‘pick me up’ during the day.
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GG4 is a cross of Sour Dubb, Chem’s Sister, and Chocolate Diesel. The strain has won numerous Cannabis Cup awards. Now, it is possible to grow it at home in states where cultivation is legal.
5 – Cinex (Sativa)
It is a cross of Super Silver Haze and a Blueberry indica. With a THC content of up to 24%, Blue Dream is exceptionally potent. However, its 2% CBD content means it offers several potential medical benefits.
Blue Cheese is a pungent indica-dominant marijuana strain that novice growers should find easy to cultivate. It contains up to 20% THC and is a great strain for beginners as it is naturally resistant to mold and handles cooler temperatures well. The Blue Cheese strain has an average indoor flowering time of between 8-9 weeks and provides growers with relatively high yields of 18 ounces per square meter.
The White Widow strain does best in sunny, warm weather. However, it adapts well to cooler climates. White Widow cannabis plants are generally ready for harvesting by the end of October. Successful outdoor crops result in high yields of 21 ounces or more per plant.
4. Blue Cheese
There are many reasons why Blue Dream is such an excellent option for novice growers. One is its high resistance to root rot and powdery mildew. These are two of the most common issues found in any grow room and can destroy a crop if left untreated.
Check out our Blue Cheese grow guide to learn more.
As a hardy plant, it can survive in normal humidity and environments. Its yields are amazing, making it a good investment.
This strain’s life cycle is short since its flowering time is 45-50 days. Its Christmas Tree shape is compact, making them easy to manage in small indoor areas. Despite its stocky appearance, the American Dream has large yields.
The Girl Scout Cookies is one of the most popular strains in dispensaries today. Its extreme variant improves its capabilities. It’s an Indica-dominant strain with a longer flowering time, usually ten weeks.
This Big Bud strain variant produces a huge amount of bud compared to its size. It matters not whether it’s a foot-high plant or a tree-sized one. If you’re a grower who prizes yield above everything else, this strain is the undisputed king.
3. Blue Dream
This cannabis strain won more awards compared to other cannabis variants. It isn’t a perfect homogenous strain. Its genetic makeup has four phenotypes because of the Indica and Sativa surges.
Maple Leaf Indica’s deep-green buds are beautiful and dense. Its flavor is contrary to most Afghanistan-based breeds. The sweet citrus tang overlaying the deep earthy tones is memorable.
White Widow’s medicinal properties make it desirable. It relieves pain and is effective in managing nausea. It’s perfect if you’re suffering from chronic pain like lower-back aches.
11. Shiva Santi II
The Sativa plant’s yield is above average. It has a short flowering cycle that lasts for 65 days. Its average yield is 21oz per square meter under optimal growing conditions.
Northern Lights won lots of awards in the past. It continues to be popular in cannabis fairs and events. Its flavor, yield, and effects make it worthy of mention in various songs.