Top Marijuana Strains for 2021

May 27, 2021 | Blog | 0 comments


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TOP MARIJUANA STRAINS FOR 2021

 

Going to the dispensary to get marijuana isn’t as cut and dried as it sounds. There are nearly 800 strains of cannabis available with more to come. The whopping number of varieties is because professional growers are constantly finding new strains as they experiment with cultivation.

Different strains are important because various strains can grow better or address medical issues differently. Additionally, because cannabis affects everyone differently, the more choices, the better. If you’re ready to find your perfect strain this year, here are 10 of the most popular strains in 2021.

Kush Mints
After a year that left a sour taste in everyone’s mouth, it’s no surprise that cleansing mint flavors are the rage in 2021 and Kush Mints is the dominating strain. Created by Seed Junky Genetics by crossing Animal Mints with Bubba Kush. The Animal Mints strain is made of Animal Cookies and SinMint Cookies and the classic Bubba Kush is comprised of Northern Lights and Triangle Kush.

Gelonade
Got a sweet tooth? Gelonade has you covered. This year we’re seeing many strains created from the wildly popular Gelato strain and that is the parent of Gelonade. In this strain from Connected Cannabis Co. Gelato #41 is crossed with Lemon Tree creating a flower with sweet, intense lemon mixed with the cookie and berry flavors in Gelato.

Aurora Indica
Using cannabis to help you sleep better is one of the most common reasons people use marijuana products. If you’re finding it hard to get your Zzzzs, Aurora Indica can help. It was made by crossing Afghan with Northern Lights to produce a relaxing high in both body and mind.

Apple Fritter
Apple is a hot flavor for 2021 and Apple Fritter leads the pack. Lumpy’s Flowers created the tempting treat by crossing Animal Cookies with Sour Apple. The strain is designed to produce a relaxing high that instills calm and happiness.

Wedding Cake
Remember all those weddings that didn’t happen in 2020? Now brides and grooms can still get their cake with the wildly popular Wedding Cake strain. This indica strain comes from Triangle Kush and Animal Mints to create a sweet, vanilla flavor. It’s also a popular strain for growers to cross with other strains to create new versions like WiFi Cake.

Rainbow Road
If you’re looking for an energetic high look to sativa-dominant Rainbow Road made from Strawberry Sativa and Hindu Kush. THC content is strong at around 20 percent.

Mamacita’s Cookies
For those wanting a high potency indica hybrid strain, Mamacita could be the ticket. It is made from Girl Scout Cookies and Nicole resulting in a fruity, earthy flower.

Blueberry Widow
For a strain to alleviate stress and pain, the indica dominated hybrid Blueberry Widow would be a top pick. It’s a cross between White Widow and Blueberry resulting in a strain with notes of citrus, pine and sweetness.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake
This sumptuous sounding strain helps alleviate anxiety and depression with uplifting effects. It was made by crossing Pineapple Trainwreck with Cookie Monster.

White Tahoe Cookies
Taking the west coast by storm, White Tahoe Cookies is an indica dominant strain created by Kush4Breakfast by crossing The White, Girl Scout Cookies and Tahoe OG. It’s a sweet smelling strain, but with THC hovering around 27 percent its effect is felt quickly. It is known to offer relaxation and inspire creativity.

With adult-use now legal in Arizona, knowing what strain will give you your desired result is key to selecting the best product the next time you’re in the dispensary.

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