Wondering which cannabis strains are currently ranking high among growers and enjoyers? With so many strains of weed on the market, it can be hard to decide which one is worth trying. So what are the best cannabis strains right now? We’ve made it easy for you with our latest guide to the current top 10 cannabis strains
Top 10 best cannabis strains (2020-2021)
Below you can see our top 10 cannabis strains. On the list are the best strains of the moment that score the highest based on ease of growing, harvest, taste, effect, smell and weed quality.
Curious? Check them out here!
- Bruce Banner
- Gorilla Glue autoflowering
- Godfather OG
- Granddaddy Purple
- CBD Purple Kush autoflower
- Ak 47 autoflower
- Blue Dream
- Girl Scout Cookies
Bruce Banner belongs to the newest generation of American cannabis strains and is definitely one of the best cannabis strains available today.
Well named after the alter ego of the Incredible Hulk, Bruce is a strain with pungent THC percentages that you can smell for miles.
Bruce Banner is a relatively young cannabis strain, developed in Colorado in 2009. A year later, the seeds were in medicinal dispensaries. The quality, potential and probably the name created the hype that propelled the success story forward.
You might not expect it from a strain with this name, but Bruce Banner is Sativa dominant. She can therefore get pretty big. Indoor plants can grow up to one and a half feet tall, but that’s no surprise with a monster plant like this.
The plant has a flowering time of 10 weeks. Bruce Banner’s buds are usually bright green with purple tones, compact and hard.
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Gorilla Glue auto is a feminized autoflowering strain which comes from the original Gorilla Glue and should therefore definitely not be missing from our top 10 best cannabis varieties. It is a great cannabis plant that makes growing cannabis considerably easier.
Gorilla Glue autoflower is perfect for growing both indoors and outdoors. The weed is regularly used as medicinal cannabis and effectively helps in relaxing the muscles, relieving various types of chronic pain and stress.
Auto Gorilla Glue is, like Northern Lights, easy to grow and you can expect a generous yield. To grow more buds and thus optimize your yield you can apply LST
She grows incredibly fast and flowers for about 8.5 to 10 weeks during which time she grows dense, compact and intensely aromatic buds.
This Gorilla Glue autoflowering plant has a high THC content. Therefore, expect powerful effects that apply well when you are looking for a high quality weed with medicinal effects.
Smoking the weed gives feelings of euphoria and offers intense relaxation. The taste of is fruity and has a slight diesel flavor.
In short, these autoflowering cannabis seeds will give you a very good weed with great medicinal properties.
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Godfather OG is perhaps the world’s most powerful marijuana strain. It is an indica dominant hybrid and has a THC content of up to 30%. A real “Power Plant”!
Godfather OG originates from Northern California and was originally developed by the growers of California Herbal Remedies (CHR). The breeders claim that Godfather OG is a cross of several well-known and well-regarded strains including the OG Kush.
The quality of Godfather OG was recognized by the High Times Cannabis Cup which awarded it the best Indica strain category.
When you smoke this weed you should prepare yourself for an immediate cerebral high. Soon after the first intoxication, you will feel that your whole body is drenched in euphoric sensations. People who have smoked the Godfather OG describe it as a calm and happy high, but with intense euphoria flowing through the body and mind.
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Granddaddy Purple (GDP) is a legendary strain that can join the same list of cannabis strains as Girl Scout Cookies, ChemDawg, G13 and Cinderella 99.
GDP is an indica dominant strain that was originally developed by Ken Estes. She came on the market in 2003 and actually became an instant hit.
This purple indica is legendary and is one of the best weed varieties. She combines the thick yields of Big Bud with the complex fruity flavors of grapes and berries of Purple Urkle.
GDP buds also look enticing. They are thick, compact and have beautiful purple hues ranging from deep dark purple to lilac and green. Of course they are covered in a white glistening layer of trichomes.
When you start growing GDP you will notice that you are dealing with a true Indica. The plants have the typical broad-leaved fingers to efficiently absorb the available light. Internodes stay nice and short and it doesn’t take long before the plants grow into compact, bushy bushes. The flowering phase lasts an average of 60 days.
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CBD Purple Kush Auto is an autoflowering strain which will grow into a beautiful plant with many attractive purple colors. From light purple to dark purple that are especially expressed when the temperature drops.
CBD Purple Kush autoflowering cannabis seeds can be grown both indoors and outdoors. The cannabis plants remain quite small but give good yields despite that. Their size makes these strains ideal for small spaces, such as on a balcony or a small grow room.
The CBD Purple Kush autoflower is an inconspicuous autoflower that grows naturally bushy. The plants are easy to grow and are therefore an excellent choice for beginners. On average, the plant reaches a height of one meter, although outdoors in open ground it can easily reach 150 cm.
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Of course Zkittlez should not be missing from this top 10 of the best cannabis strains. This dominant Indica mix (80% Indica – 20% Sativa) is a cross between the legendary Grape Ape and the Grapefruit. In short: a plant with sensation that has won many awards.
The plant grows into a medium-sized Indica with a large head and a few sturdy side branches. She has a flowering period that is quite short for this caliber. In fact, flowering lasts only 7 to 9 weeks.
Zkittlez usually has THC levels of around 20%. If you are going for maximum results (24% THC), then we recommend that you sit out the entire 9 week flowering period.
During flowering, the plant develops thick buds that are almost explosive in color. Expect beautiful light green hues accompanied by yellow and orange.
Zkittlez gives a completely new meaning to her fruity flavors that are mostly sweet. The sweet flavors are followed by a powerful aftertaste of fruity berries and sweet and sour tones. Everyone who smokes this weed is therefore pleasantly surprised!
The effect of the weed is surprising for an Indica. A wonderful high that is combined with an amazing physical stone. A couch-lock is no problem at all with Zkittlez.
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AK 47 autoflower is a cross between the legendary Thai Skunk, Mexican, Afghani and Ruderalis. A beautiful plant and certainly one of the best autoflowering strains!
Do not be fooled by its aggressive name. The effect of the weed is in fact mild but wonderfully psychoactive. Flavors are nice and spicy.
The autoflowering AK-47 is a very easy plant to grow and therefore highly recommended for beginner growers. She also requires little nutrition.
AK 47 autoflowering seeds develop into a plant with one main top and a few strong side branches. The plant remains relatively small, but is nicely bushy. She is therefore ideal if you want to SCROG.
She begins flowering after about 4 weeks and grows very well with a light schedule of 18 to 20 hours light and 6 to 4 hours dark.
Indoors, the AK 47 autoflower grows to an average height of 80 to 100 cm and can yield up to 475 grams per m2. Outdoors, the plants can reach a maximum height of 150 cm and one plant is capable of yielding 110 to 160 grams.
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Blue Dream is a cross between the Blueberry x Haze #1 that originated on the West Coast of America in the 70’s and quickly became one of the most smoked and loved weed varieties in California. Of course the Blue Dream should not be missing from this top 10 of the best cannabis strains.
The Blue Dream is also a bestseller. But why? Blue Dream is a marijuana variety with an attractive character; no popping Indica and no floaty Haze but a variety with a refined taste, fresh sweetness, ease of growing and large yields.
Not to mention, the beautiful blue and purple tones, a high yield, lots of THC and a long-lasting effect that serves both body and mind. Enthusiasts describe her as a gourmet cannabis.
Those who grow Blue Dream can look forward to loyalty and respect from their weed-loving friends. After all, this weed is always and practically appreciated by everyone.
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Just like Sour Diesel and Bubba Kush, Girl Scout Cookies is a weed variety that is among the best and highest quality and was created from the cross between the world famous OG Kush and Durban Poison. She is therefore 80% Indica dominant, but her Sativa characteristics certainly leave a mark on this strain.
Girl Scout Cookies is a cannabis plant that you can grow both indoors and outdoors (in a sunny to cold climate) and is capable of producing copious amounts of weed. Do you then sacrifice quality? Certainly not!
Girl Scout Cookies is regularly cultivated as medicinal cannabis. Especially by users suffering from anxiety, depression and chronic pain.
The taste when smoking the weed reminds you of chocolate with a slight mint flavor. The high catapults you into a wave of euphoria and tingling that will encapsulate your body with little effort.
Expect both couch-lock and munchies. Make sure you have plenty of real cookies on hand and enjoy!
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The last strain in this top 10 all time best cannabis strains is the famous: Harlequin! A strain with an intriguing genetic background.
She was created by crossing Colombian Gold, Thai Sativa, Nepali Indica and Swiss Sativa. The result is a weed that gives relaxed and euphoric effects that help you stay focused and feel energized.
Harlequin has citrusy, fruity and earthy aromas and a very pleasant and remarkably spicy taste. The weed has a CBD content of 10%-15% and a relatively low THC content of up to 6%. It is therefore ideal for medicinal use. For example, the weed can be effective in relieving stress, depression, chronic pain and headaches.
The plant has a flowering time of about 56 to 63 days (8-9 weeks) and is easy to grow, partly due to its high resistance to fungus. Grown outdoors in the northern hemisphere, she can be harvested from mid-October.
Due to her Sativa characteristics she can get quite big. Indoors, the plant reaches an average height of 100 to 150 cm. Outdoors in the open ground it will pop and is capable of reaching a height of 250 cm.
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