The gradual legalization of medical and recreational marijuana pushes cannabis enthusiasts to grow as much as they can. The time to experiment with what this magical plant offers is here with us. But did you know that there are two distinct marijuana strains, each with totally different forms of “high”? I am talking about Sativa and Indica.
Here is a sneak peek into the distinct features of Sativa-dominant and Indica-dominant marijuana plants and their respective effects:
|Best for use during the day||Effective for nighttime use|
|Gives head-high alertness||Gives body-high relaxation|
|Leaves are longer and thinner||Leaves are shorter and wider|
|The plant is tall and slim||The plant is short and bushy|
|Ideal for boosting energy||Ideal for pain relief|
|It increases creativity||It aids in sleep|
Things to consider when choosing the best marijuana seeds
Before buying Sativa seeds, you should check out their cannabinoid concentration since it impacts the corresponding effects.
It is advisable to research the parent strains that were crossed to develop the current strain. The original strain has an impact on the effects and aroma of the weed.
- Terpene level
The terpene content in weed affects the aroma, flavor, and effects of the weed.
- Difficulty growing
If you are a novice weed grower, it is advisable to buy Sativa seeds that require minimal effort to maintain.
The best Sativa Seeds
After analyzing different Sativa seeds, we settled for three seeds, Green Crack, Strawberry Cough, and Amnesia Haze.
1. Green Crack Feminized Seeds
The mention of Green Crack arouses interest among millions of people who use this weed strain globally. An intake of Green Crack could leave you with super energy that could leave you as high as a kite. If you are looking for weed that yields within the shortest time possible, try out this marijuana strain. It is one of the highest-yielding strains around. Check out a summary of this weed strain below:
THC level: 18-24%
Time for flowering: 7 to 10 weeks
Yield: 550g outdoors, 500g indoors
Strain type: 60% Sativa, 40% Indica
Effects: Energetic, motivated, creative
2. Strawberry Cough
The Sativa from this strain has a high demand in the market, thanks to the herb’s distinct features. First, the strain grows with easy, which is a huge advantage, especially to novice growers. The strawberry flavor from this strain leaves you yearning for more.
Fun fact: Most Strawberry Cough look forward to coughing after several puffs since the cough tastes like the beautiful strawberries.
If you are worried about the best environment to grow Strawberry Cough, please note that it can grow indoors and outdoors. Here is a quick overview of Strawberry Cough marijuana:
Flowering time: 9 to10 weeks
Yield: 400g (both indoors and outdoors)
THC level: 18 to 24%.
Grow difficulty: Easy to grow
Strain: 75% Sativa and 25% Indica
3. Amnesia Haze
If you consider yourself a sucker for wild laughter, Amnesia Haze is the right choice for you. If you are feeling low or hazy, try out a few puffs of Amnesia Haze. You won’t believe how your moods will rise from zero to a hundred in a few minutes.
Whether you prefer growing indoors or outdoors, Amnesia Haze assures you of adequate yields. The strain is also easy to grow and flowers within a short period.
Here is a list of the most common features in Amnesia Haze
Grow difficulty: moderate
Strain: 80% Sativa, 20% Indica
Flowering time: 9 weeks
Yield: 700g outdoors, 600g indoors
Effect: Focused and uplifting
Indica Strain Seeds
Unlike Sativa strains that leave you high as a kite and energetic, indica strains give a “couchlock” high. It is the best strain to help you meditate due to the bliss and extra relaxation effect. The most outstanding indica seeds that you can get in the market are White Diesel and Mango Kush.
1. White Diesel
White Diesel strain contains 60% Indica and 40% Sativa, giving it hybrid-like effects. The THC levels for this strain range between 20% and 22%, which is high enough to leave you reminiscing the goodness of life, but low enough not to knock you over.
The short flowering period (9 weeks) and versatility in the growing environment make White Diesel ideal for growers with different growing experiences. The aroma of dank skunk and fruity aroma makes White Diesel the real deal.
2. Mango Kush Feminized Seeds
These indica-rich marijuana seeds are revered for numerous benefits — the buds obtained from this weed strain ooze positive energy that other strains might never afford. If you are a nervous wreck, Mango Kush can help you out become more creative. Besides the energizing and mood-boosting effects, this weed strain allows your mind to relax and become more creative. Besides the recreational part of the Mango Kush seeds, the strain has numerous medical benefits. The strain manages chronic pain and acts as an anti-depressant.
The ideal environment for growing Mango Kush strain
You can grow Mango Kush indoors or outdoors. Although most people prefer growing this strain outdoors, there is a surge in indoor growing. However, indoor growing requires adequate planning, including humidity and temperature control.
Origin and concentration of Mango Kush
Mango Kush is a hybrid between Mango Indica and the Hindu Kush. The Mango Kush contains 65% Indica and 35% Kush. Additionally, the strain has an average of 16% THC and CBD level of 0.30%. Most people prefer growing Mango Kush due to its fast growth and high productivity.
Effects of Mango Kush
Like any other indica-dominant strain, Mango Kush induces relaxing effects but not strong enough to restrain you to a couch. Given its hybrid form, Mango Kush also possesses Sativa-like effects, including uplifting high. You should be prepared to giggle crazily after a few puffs of this weed strain.
The sweet mango flavor with a touch of pine and tropical makes this strain a must-experiment.
Here is a quick overview of Mango Kush Seeds
Strain type: 65% Indica 35% Sativa
THC level: 16% (average)
CBD level: 0.30%
Flowering period: 8 weeks
Yield: 14-17 Oz in a 3×3 ft