Looking to start growing marijuana? Whether you’ve always enjoyed the scent and taste of the various types of weed, or looking to grow more strains for personal or commercial use, there’s no time like the present to start growing marijuana.
Choosing the best strains to start with is not always easy — there are a lot of factors to consider, such as THC content, growing medium, aroma, and taste. Don’t get overwhelmed by thousands of different strains of weed you see on the internet.
Here’s the list of 10 best seed strains available in the market today:
1. Blue Dream Seeds
Blue Dream, without a doubt, is one of the most popular marijuana strains today. This strain is a 20% Indica and 80% Sativa-dominant hybrid with 21% THC level that features the aroma of sweet berries and a sedative effect, which helps relieve various symptoms. Whether you are looking for help with nausea, depression, or pain, you`ll love the high THC experience Blue Dream brings!
Since Blue Dream is best cultivated indoors, it only takes 9 to 10 weeks for the plant to flower. Since you are growing at home, you can control the temperature, ensuring a good yield of 21 oz of usable cannabis per square meter.
2. Gold Leaf Seeds
Gold Leaf is a 40% Sativa and 60% Indica-dominant strain with up to 21% THC content that features a distinctive and pungent aroma you`ll quickly come to love. This strain is great to grow both indoors and outdoors as it produces potent buds, making it an excellent choice for beginners looking to grow easily outside.
If you want fast relief from daily stress or a lack of appetite, this strain is a natural stimulant for your appetite. It works quickly to enhance your mood and relax your body without leaving you stuck on your couch. Interestingly, when used in small doses, the strain lifts fatigue quickly. Like most indica strains, you can enjoy a great night’s sleep at the end of the evening as well.
3. AK-47 Seeds
AK-47 is a 35% Indica and 65% Sativa-dominant hybrid, with it`s THC content up to 20%. This strain may sound aggressive, but it’s a very mild, chilled out strain. This feminized strain comes with a long-lasting, steady buzz, keeping you pleasantly alert and socially and creatively engaged in any situation. This plant contains approximately 1% CBD, which makes it an effective medical marijuana product.
Growing AK-47 indoors is the best option, with the flowering time between 7 to 9 weeks. Each plant produces about 14 oz per square meter. This is a compact, feminized plant that grows around 19 to 32 inches in height. Cultivating AK-47 outdoors means harvesting at the end of October. Each one can produce about 14 oz of usable cannabis.
4. Sour Diesel Seeds
Are you looking for a psychedelic, energetic, and fun high? Then you’ll definitely love Sour Diesel! A 40% Indica and 60% Sativa-dominant strain, known around the world as ‘Sour D,’ with a THC level up to 20%, there’s no mistaking its fuel forward aroma. This is what growers call a ‘Cash Crop,’ and for a good reason! After a short round with it, you are ready to tackle the chores of the day and then enjoy the rest of the day feeling fantastic!
Growing Sour Diesel plants indoors take about 9 to 10 weeks of the flowering period before cutting them. You can yield around 16 oz in a 3x3ft space, under the right circumstances. If growing outdoors, expect to harvest in November at the latest. This strain performs really well outdoors, and you can have a giant bush on your hands if cultivated with enough sunlight and proper feeding,
5. Blueberry Autoflower Seeds
Looking for a plant that is easy to grow that produces great buds and looks fantastic? Blueberry Autoflower is what you need! If you are unfamiliar with it, this has been an underground cult classic from 1970 onwards! This strain is an 80% Indica dominant and 20% Sativa hybrid, with a THC content of 14%.
Since this is an autoflower plant, it does not grow up to 32 inches. Given its height, its yield is pretty good. One thing to consider is that, as this is an autoflowering strain, it won’t react to seasonal changes in light but flowers after just a few weeks instead.
6. White Widow Seeds
Are you in for a relaxing smoke to unleash your conversational and artistic side? In that case, White Widow is for you! A 60% Indica dominant and 40% Sativa strain, the White Widow strain is everyone’s favorite. This is because it’s one of the best hybrids available on the market today. Also, it has a high THC content that’s undoubtedly going to work on you in an instant. Not to mention, it’s easy to grow and a great starter plant for beginners as well.
Growing in a 3x3ft space, this plant may yield towards 18 oz of usable bud, under the right conditions. You can reach these quantities per plant outdoors as well, provided it is cultivated with enough sunlight. If you want to try and practice more advanced growing methods, White Widow is also the perfect plant for either the Sea Of Green or Screen Of Green cultivation methods.
7. Super Skunk Seeds
Super Skunk is a well-known strain that contains up to 20% THC level, famous for its intense skunky scent and its balanced hybrid effects. An 80% Indica-dominant and 20% Sativa hybrid, users experience intense euphoric feelings combined with a deep, soothing relaxation that makes it easier to enjoy the day. Clear and precise thoughts are met by good vibes with this quirky strain.
Growing this strain indoors may result in slightly less yield. Experienced growers can produce up to 18 oz of marijuana per square meter. In addition, flowering time takes between 8 to 9 weeks.
8. Super Silver Haze Seeds
Super Silver Haze is a 90% sativa-dominant and 10% Indica strain perfect for achieving optimum all-day highs. This strain has a mild yet potent high that lifts the mood. With moderate THC levels up to 18%, you will feel the effects while still able to function throughout the day.
This plant takes about 9 weeks to flower. If grown outside, yields may reach up to 10 oz per plant. The harvest is around mid-October. Indoor yields of up to 9 oz per square foot can be achieved under optimal conditions.
9. Strawberry Kush Seeds
Strawberry Kush is a 75% Indica and 25% Sativa hybrid that offers relief without a strong buzz. Its THC level is generally between 15% to 17%, but experienced growers can reach up to 19% THC content. This Indica-dominant strain is ideal for use during the day and is very popular due to its distinctive taste.
Strawberry Kush has a pretty short flowering period when grown indoors, which takes between 8 to 9 weeks before harvest time. Productions can range about 500 grams of dry cannabis per square meter (or 23oz per 3×3 feet). For outdoor growers, plan to harvest around the middle of October with similar expected yields.
10. Girl Scout Cookies Seeds
If you’re looking for a great ‘end of day’ high, Girl Scout Cookie Seeds extreme 21% THC is for you! Take note that this extreme strain is a hybrid of OG Kush and Durban Poison and is different from the less potent girl scout cookies.
This plant’s yield largely depends on its growing conditions. But you can yield up to 21 oz per plant when grown outdoors. On the other hand, Indoor cultivation can yield about 21 oz per square meter.
Choosing the Best Strain for You
There is no such thing as the ‘best’ strain – It’s really all about your personal preference. As we previously mentioned, cannabis has a variety of recreational and therapeutic uses, so make sure to select the type of marijuana strain that will fit your needs.
Have you chosen your favorite cannabis strain yet? If you still can’t decide, consider selecting some of the best marijuana strains that are provided in this list.