Ever wondered which strains are currently scoring highly among growers and users? With so many varieties of cannabis seed on the market, it can be hard to decide which is worth giving a try. So what is the best weed strain? We’ve made it easy for you with our latest guide to the current top 10 weed strains:
- Bruce Banner
- Gorilla Glue autoflower
- Godfather OG
- Granddaddy Purple
- CBD purple kush autoflower
- Ak 47 autoflower
- Blue dream
- Girl Scout Cookies
Top 10 best weed strains 2020
Below you see our top 10 weed strains. The list features the best species of 2020 which score best based on taste, ease of growing, effect and smell. Curious? Check it out!
Well named after the alter ego of the Incredible Hulk, Bruce Banner is one of a new generation of American weed varieties and definitly one of the best weed strains in the world currently available. It’s a strain with pungent THC percentages that can be smelt miles away. Bruce Banner is a relatively young type of weed, developed in Colorado in 2009. A year later, seeds were in medicinal dispensaries. The quality, potential and probably also the name created the hype that propelled the success story further.
You might not expect it from a species with this name, but Bruce Banner is Sativa dominant. It can, therefore, become quite large and has a long flowering time of 10 weeks. Indoor plants can grow up to a height of one and a half metres, but that is no surprise with a monster plant, such as this. Buds from Bruce Banner typically become bright green with purple hues, compact and hard.
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Gorilla Glue auto is a feminized autoflower that originated from the famous Gorilla Glue and cannot be missed in our top 10 best weed strains. It’s just a great weed plant consisting of equal proportions Indica and Sativa genes.
Gorilla Glue autoflower is perfect for both growing indoors and outdoors. This weed is regularly used as medicinal cannabis and effectively helps to relax muscles, relieving various types of chronic pain, and it is also a good stress reliever. The advantage of this beautiful weed is that it is easy to grow, although it is not very resistant to stress. Low-stress training can be useful to allow the lower growth to get a growth boost which then extends to where the head top would normally be. This allows you to create more tops without losing much of the original top. It grows incredibly quickly and blooms in as little as 4 to 5 weeks. Buds are compact, dense and intensely aromatic.
Smoking results in feelings of euphoria and intense relaxation. The taste of this weed is fruity and has a light diesel taste. Quite simply, these autoflower weed seeds will provide you with a good weed with very good medicinal properties.
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Godfather OG is perhaps the world’s most powerful marijuana strain. It is a hybrid but is more Indica-dominant and has a THC content of around 34% on average – and this is a conservative estimate.
Godfather OG is originally from California and is cultivated by breeders at California Herbal Remedies (CHR). The breeders claim that Godfather OG is a mix of a few well-known and well-regarded personalities, including OG Kush, Cherry Pie and Grandaddy Purple. Moreover, with this genetics, the Godfather was developed to live up to its name as the ‘don’ of all the Kush tribes on the earth.
The Godfather OG’s quality has been recognised by the High Times Cannabis Cup who awarded it the best Indica strain category.
If you smoke this type of weed, you should prepare for an immediate cerebral high. Shortly after the first rush, you will feel your whole body soaking in the euphoric sensation. People who have smoked the Godfather OG describe it as a calm and happy high, but with intense euphoria flowing through body and mind. Remember, the Godfather OG is essentially a descendant of the most powerful Kush species, so if you want to try this species, it is better to try it first at home, where you can have a free afternoon.
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Granddaddy Purple (GDP) is a legendary strain that can join the same list of weed types as Girl Scout Cookies, ChemDawg, G13 and Cinderella 99. Ken Estes created this seriously potent Indica in 2003 and it became an instant hit!
The purple Indica is legendary because it combines the thick yields of Big Bud with the complex fruity flavours of grapes and berries from Purple Urkle. GDP buds look tempting, they are thick and compact and have wonderful purple hues that vary from deep dark purple to lilac and green that you see through a white glittering layer of trichomes.
When you start growing GDP you will find that you are dealing with a real Indica. The plants have those typical broadleaf fingers with which they efficiently absorb the available light. Internodes stay nice and short and it does not take long before the plants grow into compact bushy shrubs. The flowering phase usually takes around 60 days.
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CBD Purple Kush Auto is an autoflower that grows into a stain with a very beautiful purple glow over the entire weed plant. This beautiful purple weed has a nice balance between Indica and Sativa genetics.
CBD Purple Kush autoflower weed seeds can be grown indoors or outdoors. The weed plants remain fairly small but give a good yield despite that. Because of their dimensions, these species are ideal for small spaces such as a balcony or a small growing room.
The effect of smoking this weed is a pleasant relaxation in the body and in the head. Growing weed with these autoflower weed seeds also gives you a good yield and a tasty purple weed.
Our CBD Purple Kush autoflower is a discreet autoflower that naturally grows in a bushy way. The plants are easy to grow and are, therefore, an excellent choice for beginners. On average, they grow up to 130 centimetres high in the open ground and produce dark green compact buds. Blooming in somewhat colder temperatures ensures that its beautiful purple colour also appears in the tops.
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Zkittlez should not be missing in this top 10 with the best cannabis strains. This dominant Indica mix (Indica 80%, Sativa 20%) is a cross between Original Dallas Grape Ape X and Humboldt Grapefruit X – and is a strain that gives a whole new meaning to all tastes of the rainbow. Its sweet taste followed by afternotes of fruity berries and a sweet/sour aftertaste will surprise everyone who smokes it.
The thick buds are almost explosive in terms of colours, very light green prevails in this colour palette but other hues also occur at the top of the plant.
The effect of Zkittlez is surprising for an Indica, it gives a good high with a strong stoned feeling. An effect which makes it a good strain to relax the body whilst allowing the brain to continue to work. Couch-lock isn’t a problem with Zkittlez!
The plant grows to a medium-sized Indica with a large head and a few sturdy side branches. The flowering period is quite short for a species of this calibre, but it is ready to be harvested within 7 weeks of flowering.
If you prefer more colour and THC in the tops, we recommend that you leave it a little longer. Zkittlez typically has THC levels of 20-24%. Zkittlez is a super combination which quickly won several awards in the USA, thanks to the impact its special taste and effect had on users.
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AK 47 autoflower cannabis seeds are 60% Indica derived from AK and Dutch Blue Automatic. It has a slightly sweet and spicy taste and is a compact and bushy plant. Don’t be fooled by its aggressive name, the AK 47 gives a psychoactive high and a gentle stoned feeling.
It is very easy to grow and requires little nutrition. AK 47 autoflower seeds develop into a plant with one main head and a few side branches, making it work fine with the SOG method. It is Indica dominant and you can see that in the structure and colour of the plant: A low and bushy plant with dark green leaves. AK 47 auto seeds start to flower in week 4. It is best to develop under a 20-hour light and 4-hour dark schedule. Its crystals have a fine-grained structure. AK 47 weed has a slightly sweet and spicy taste.
Indoors, the AK 47 autoflower grows up to 50 to 80 cm in height and yields approximately 450 grams per m2. Outdoors the AK47 cannabis seeds are between 80 and 120 cm in size and give an average of 110 to 160 grams per plant. This Ak automatic is a highly recommended strain for novice growers.
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Blue Dream is an incredibly popular West Coast strain of cannabis, not surprising as it is a cross between the iconic Blueberry and Haze made by the American seed company Humboldt. The hybrid quickly grew into one of the most smoked and loved weed varieties in California and is an outright bestseller. Why? A delicious sweet taste, beautiful blue and purple hues, a high yield, lots of THC and a long-lasting effect that serves both body and mind.
Those who grow Blue Dream can look forward to loyalty and respect from their weed-loving friends because this cannabis is always appreciated.
Blue Dream is a type of weed with bags of character; no popping Indica and no floating Haze but a type of weed with a refined taste, ease of breeding and large yields. Enthusiasts describe the species as cannabis for connoisseurs, with a firm, fresh sweet taste and a high that both relaxes the body and stimulates the mind.
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Girl Scout Cookies are feminized weed seeds from a very beautiful weed that is of the highest quality. These beautiful weed plants were created by crossing two world-famous weed species, namely the OG Kush X Durban Poison. A type of weed has emerged that mainly consists of Indica genetics.
Girl Scout Cookies is a weed plant that does not produce copious amounts of weed, but the yield is reliable and extremely good quality. This is a species that is regularly cultivated as medicinal cannabis, mainly against anxiety, depression and chronic pain. You can grow this weed plant both indoors and outdoors and it is suitable for novice growers.
The taste when smoking the Girl Scout Cookies is reminiscent of chocolate with a light mint flavour. The high catapults you into a wave of euphoria and tingles that encapsulate your body with very little effort. Couch-lock and the munchies are to be expected with this type of weed so make sure you have plenty of actual cookies handy! Growing cannabis from these high-quality feminized cannabis seeds provides you with a very popular strain that is becoming increasingly popular.
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The last strain of this top 10 weed strains is a famous one: Harlequin! A strain with an intriguing heritage – derived from a mix of Colombian Gold, Thai Sativa, and Nepali Indica, mixed with Swiss Sativa for good measure. The results are a weed that delivers relaxed and euphoric highs that help you to feel focused and energetic at the same time.
Harlequin has citrusy, fruity and earthy aromas and a very pleasant and notably herbal flavour. It is effective at soothing stress, depression, chronic pain and headaches.
Harlequin isn’t the quickest variety to become harvest-ready, taking about 8-9 weeks to flower when grown indoors and flowering outdoors in mid-October when grown in the northern hemisphere.
The plant grows to a tall height of 1.5 metres and produces weed with a THC content of 7% – 15% and CBD that ranges from 10% – 15%, which is a clear indicator of its excellent medicinal properties. Finally, Harlequin is easy to grow and has a high resistance to disease and good yields, particularly when grown indoors (25 ounces per square metre).
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