The Top 10 Trending Cannabis Strains

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The evolution of marijuana breeding has a direct impact on the cannabis strain varieties in the market of North America. Every year we get to see a set of new weed strains on the shelves of the weed dispensaries which all connoisseurs like to try out at least once. After a careful review of all the trending weed strains of 2020, we bring to you a comprehensive list of the top 10 cannabis strain varieties meant both for therapeutic pursuits and recreational use.

1. Killer Green Bud (KGB)

KGB is a slightly indica dominant strain (40% sativa and 60% indica) brought to you by Vancouver Island Seed Company. This kush strain which is the result of a cross of Afghani strains and Classic Burma makes you feel super relaxed with a detectable couch lock sensation within just a few tokes. Ideal for night-time use, because of its highly sedative effects, this strain also brings on an enjoyable cerebral high though the onset can be somewhat creepy. KGB is known to relax your mind and body, alleviate stress and trigger appetite and sound sleep.

2. GMO Cookies

GMO Cookies by Divine Genetics is an indica heavy strain which is a cross between the notorious Chemdawg and Girl Scout Cookies. Often referred to as Garlic Cookies because of its aroma, this cannabis strain variety can come with a THC level between 24% – 30%. Its effects are like that of a typical indica which will leave you soaring in the sky for hours. Medical patients are also known to use it for treating insomnia, depression, chronic pain, appetite disorders and stress.

3. Gelato

This energetic strain meant for social use will hit you immediately giving you an altered sense of perception and a general sense of wellbeing. The initial head rush slowly gives way to a lingering body high which thankfully is not going to leave you immobile or couch-locked. Some of the medicinal uses of this stain include relief from symptoms of PTSD, depression and anxiety. You will be impressed by the delightful flavor of the smoke which leaves a soft and creamy sensation in your mouth.

4. Banana Split

Presenting you a cannabis strain variety with a delectable flavor profile, Banana Split with its mouth-watering aroma of sweet banana can be a perfect strain to smoke after dinner. Meant only for experienced users, this strain will leave you feeling highly euphoric, a sensation that can be hard to shake. Its mood-boosting capacity has made it perfect for patients of bipolar, depression, stress and anxiety. Its relaxing and sedative properties also make it useful for treating muscle spasm, headache and chronic pain. This easy to grow plant which has a flowering period of 9-10 weeks is much loved by users and growers alike.

5. Wedding Cake

A hybrid of Cherry Pie and the universally loved Girl Scout Cookies, Wedding Cake with its popular genetics gives you a perfectly balanced buzz and an extraordinary taste. Famous because of its well-rounded effects, this weed strain has a THC level between 16% to a whopping 25%. The high trichome concentration on the buds accounts for its sticky texture and on crushing they release notes resembling spicy sandalwood. The cerebral buzz is accompanied by slight giddiness, intense euphoria and an enjoyable heaviness spreading through your limbs.

6. Purple Punch

The potent buds of this much-loved weed strains give you a burst of unique flavors reminiscent of a strong grape flavoured Kool-Aid. Purple Punch is an indica dominant hybrid strain that comes with a THC level of 20% and CBD level of 1%. In spite of its relatively low THC content, this strain can be rather hard-hitting with a powerful psychedelic sensation, body numbing effects and a state of sedation.

7. Watermelon Kush

Watermelon Kush with its unique watermelon aroma is a strain with a vague genetic background that offers a rich blend of terpenes and it comes with a THC level between 11% to 22%. The buzz of Watermelon has a rather slow onset and is known to give you an extremely physically relaxing experience. In spite of its strong indica properties, it will keep you lucid enough to go out with friends and engage in a meaningful conversation. However, try not to smoke it before work since this strain is ideal for kicking back and binge-watching TV series after the end of a hectic week at work.

8. Mimosa

One of the best cannabis strain varieties to start your day with, the Mimosa is a cross between Clementine and Purple Punch. The THC level of this strain is known to vary greatly with some containing 17% and some coming with a THC level as high as 30%. It produces instant cerebral effects which are generally a combination of energy and euphoria which will keep you focused and energized for hours. It is much loved by medical users because of its ability to reduce stress and depression. It also helps with a range of ailments including pain, nausea, appetite issues and sleep disorders.

9. Sunset Sherbet

Sunset Sherbet is an indica heavy strain which gives you an interesting mix of a highly enjoyable full-body relaxation and an energizing high typical of sativa strains. With a THC percentage of 18%- 24%, this strain gives you a strong body buzz best enjoyed on a lazy day. Medicinally speaking, this strain is prescribed for patients of anxiety, depression and PTSD.

10. Miracle Alien Cookies

Miracle Alien Cookies aka MAC gives you dense resin-heavy buds containing an average THC level of 21%. Although it is mild upon the initial hit, the effects grips you with time leaving you well sedated and hungry for munchies. Less experienced users should make sure not to take more than 2 or 3 tokes.

The trending cannabis strain varieties can easily be found in most marijuana dispensaries of the USA and Canada. If you are not sure which strain to try out then the best thing to do is get pre-rolls of all the above-mentioned strains and try them out one by one till you decide on the best.

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Comments (7)

  • TerpX
    TerpX

    Gelato is played out at this point,I’m dying to try that MAC 1 caps cut though!

    February 5, 2020 at 8:40 am
  • robmeisterz28
    robmeisterz28

    Love the info in these articles.

    February 1, 2020 at 5:33 am
  • jammeer12manner
    jammeer12manner

    awesome yummies !!!!

    January 31, 2020 at 10:49 am
  • CamScott
    CamScott

    Like fine wines, but with more benefits.

    January 30, 2020 at 10:20 pm
  • heyhey
    heyhey

    ooh I love burma I will have to look out for this strain. Would like to try gelato and am a fan of cookies. There are some very tasty selections on this list!

    January 30, 2020 at 3:13 pm
    • Gingy_420
      Gingy_420

      Wedding cake deserves to be up there for sure

      February 16, 2020 at 1:52 pm
      • RafikGhaly
        RafikGhaly

        Wedding cake and Gelato ? You won’t be disappointed.

        February 26, 2020 at 5:51 pm

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