5 Fastest Growing Cannabis Strains⚡ (2023 Update)
For most growers, time is money. The longer it takes for cannabis plants to reach maturity and be ready for harvest, the more time, effort, and resources must be invested in caring for the crop.
Not to mention, the longer you have to wait to get your hands on the sticky buds! If time is an issue for you, selecting fast-growing cannabis strains is a must.
In this article, we look at some of our fastest-growing cannabis strains, that will be ready to harvest is little as 7-9 weeks.
If you need help with choosing or growing a fast-growing strain, please email us at [email protected] - one of our experts will be happy to help.
1. Grape Ape (42-56 days)
Grape Ape feminized is officially the fastest-growing photo weed strain we offer.
It only requires 42-56 days of flowering time. This 80% indica strain has a high 25% THC level that kicks in with a nice heady brain rush, settling into a heavy body stone perfect for an evening of chilling.
This ganja has a pleasant tropical fruit aroma and sweet, grapey pineapple taste with a hint of cinnamon. Grape Ape is not only quick-harvesting but also high-yielding - 400-500g/m2 indoors and a huge 500-700g per outdoor plant.
If yield time and discretion matter, go with our Autoflower Grape Ape rather than the photoperiod variant.
2. Critical (42-56 days)
Critical feminized is a 60% indica, 40% sativa hybrid that provides heavy relaxation with some mental stimulation - perfect for weekends.
It has a powerful skunky aroma yet tastes lemony and sweet.
Yields are generous at 450-650g/m2 indoors and 800-1300g per outdoor plant. As for flowering speed, Critical Feminized is lightning fast at just 42-56 days.
Our Critical Auto allows even faster crop cycles and lower-profile gardens than regular seeds.
3. Swiss Cheese (42-56 days)
Swiss Cheese feminized produces a strong, cheesy smell and flavor with earthy notes when smoked.
As a fairly balanced hybrid, it provides both a physical and psychological euphoric high that is evenly relaxing without overstimulation.
Flowering time is a quick 42-56 days, making it ideal for impatient growers. Yields are also impressive at 400-500g/m2 indoors and a whopping 525-600g per outdoor plant.
Overall, Swiss Cheese Feminized is a fast flowering, high yielding strain with a distinctive cheesy aroma and balanced hybrid effects.
4. Cherry AK (49-56 days)
Cherry AK feminized is one of the fastest-growing strains, with flowering finishing in just 49-56 days.
Yields are also abundant at 200-450g/m2 indoors and 350-450g per outdoor plant.
This sativa-heavy strain has a sweet cherry aroma and fruity, diesel flavor. With 25% THC, it provides a happy, heady high and potent stress relief that could benefit medical users.
If your life is busy, Cherry AK can energize you while reducing aches and pains.
5. Afghani (49-56 days)
Afghani feminized is hardy to cold climates. With moderate THC, it's perfect for relaxing without getting overly intoxicated.
The flavor is sweetly earthy with fruity, herbal notes and a woody, spicy aroma.
Yields are abundant at 350-450g/m2 indoors and 450-500g per outdoor plant. Flowering finishes in a quick 49-56 days.
So while last on our list, Afghani Feminized produces prodigious amounts of weed faster than you'd expect. It's an ideal strain for getting good ganja without testing your patience.
For maximum speed and stealth, go with our Autoflower Afghani.
Looking For More Fast Growing Strains?
We hope you found the perfect fast-growing strain for your grow.
If you need more options, please check out our full range of Autoflower cannabis seeds - autoflowers typically have a shorter life cycle than photoperiod strains, allowing growers to harvest their plants more quickly.