Did you know that some marijuana strains are more straightforward to grow than others? There are a few factors in particular that make some cannabis strains simpler to cultivate than others.
Resistance to Disease, Pests, Powdery Mildew, Mold, etc.
Certain strain types produce higher average yields, while others will only ever produce low or moderate returns. It’s important to note that not all high-yielding strains are the best quality. However, there are certainly some classic strains that also just happen to be high-yielding.
Feminized Seeds, with Fewer Gender Differences
Autoflowering strains also have the advantage of not relying on changes in their light-dark cycle to flower. This makes the growing process a little easier for the beginner.
The effects are described by the company as strong, producing a lively and energetic high.
Girl Scout Cookies is almost more a pop-culture phenomenon than a simple strain. This heavily-indica hybrid is one of the most popular strains in the world and gets name-dropped in songs quite regularly. That shouldn’t be too surprising — it’s a high-THC, very potent, and pungent strain that many medical patients report is effective for dealing with chronic pain, and it’s also popular with recreational users looking for a dependable “couch lock.”
Blue Dream is a tall plant that luckily grows indoors with ease. This autoflower strain of Blue Dream should flower in 9-10 weeks and produce as much as 21 ounces of cannabis per square meter, according to the company.
*The average THC percentage and yield given for each strain is that which is listed by the company. Results, including the effects of each plant, may vary. Read more on the differences between indica and sativa.
Super Lemon Haze Feminized
This is a high-yield, easy to grow strain that produces tall plants that stand up well to pests and mold. The producers of this feminized strain of Super Lemon Haze state that it can produce as much as 35 ounces of high-grade cannabis per plant in as little as nine weeks, though even a far lower yield would be considered a successful harvest for most casual home growers.
It’s been popular since the 1990s and is a potent hybrid with almost equal amounts of Indica and Sativa, which helps it produce well balanced effects that have made it a favorite for multiple generations of cannabis fans. It’s not too strong for everyday use, but also won’t leave the average user feelings disappointed either.
Growing your own marijuana is a rewarding experience that can be therapeutic in its own right — and a fun way to pass the time stuck at home. To get yourself started, here are 8 of the best cannabis seeds for beginners.
- A well-balanced hybrid
- A cannabis mainstay since the 1990s
- Grows short and flowers in 8 weeks
- One of the most popular strains of all time
- Flowers in 8 weeks
- Can be very potent