Strains


Modern Hybrids vs. Landrace Strains: Know Your Roots! Modern Hybrids vs. Landrace Strains: Know Your Roots! Modern Hybrids vs. Landrace Strains: Know Your Roots! Modern Hybrids vs. Landrace Strains: Know Your Roots!


The cannabis industry, like other agricultural industries, is undoubtedly dominated by hybrid cultivars or varieties. What does that mean,...

It Runs in the Family: Understanding Different Cannabis Phenotypes It Runs in the Family: Understanding Different Cannabis Phenotypes It Runs in the Family: Understanding Different Cannabis Phenotypes It Runs in the Family: Understanding Different Cannabis Phenotypes


Unlike many other plants, cannabis isn’t hermaphroditic. It has distinct male and female plants that, when bred together, have the...

Indica and Sativa's Lesser-Known Little Sister: Cannabis Ruderalis Indica and Sativa's Lesser-Known Little Sister: Cannabis Ruderalis Indica and Sativa's Lesser-Known Little Sister: Cannabis Ruderalis Indica and Sativa's Lesser-Known Little Sister: Cannabis Ruderalis


Shorter, weaker, and with a low THC content, it’s easy to see why many people don’t even know that a species called cannabis ruderalis even...

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Auto Brooklyn Sunrise Cut & Dried Strain Review: Auto Brooklyn Sunrise Cut & Dried Strain Review: Auto Brooklyn Sunrise Cut & Dried Strain Review: Auto Brooklyn Sunrise


Auto Brooklyn Sunshine is a well-balanced hybrid strain bred by Dutch Passion that smells so good you’ll want to burb your nugs every day.

The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces


Strain Hunters Arjan Roskam and Franco Loja were on a seemingly unstoppable roll. A single mosquito changed that.

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Critical Mass Cut & Dried Strain Review: Critical Mass Cut & Dried Strain Review: Critical Mass Cut & Dried Strain Review: Critical Mass


Named for its huge branch-breaking buds, Critical Mass is an indica-heavy hybrid that novice cannabis enthusiasts will find easy to grow,...

The Amazing Cannabis Plant: Understanding the Differences Between THC and CBD The Amazing Cannabis Plant: Understanding the Differences Between THC and CBD The Amazing Cannabis Plant: Understanding the Differences Between THC and CBD The Amazing Cannabis Plant: Understanding the Differences Between THC and CBD


As new strains are developed and the wonders of the older indica and sativa plants are explored at greater levels, a new understanding of...

Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy? Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy? Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy? Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy?


More research is needed, but early indications suggest cannabis can help reduce epileptic seizures in people. Monica Mansfield explores...

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Starkiller from Broken Coast Cannabis Cut & Dried Strain Review: Starkiller from Broken Coast Cannabis Cut & Dried Strain Review: Starkiller from Broken Coast Cannabis Cut & Dried Strain Review: Starkiller from Broken Coast Cannabis


There has always something singularly difficult about trying to convey the taste and aroma of a powerful Kush.

Discovering Dinachem: The Rise of a New Clone King Discovering Dinachem: The Rise of a New Clone King Discovering Dinachem: The Rise of a New Clone King Discovering Dinachem: The Rise of a New Clone King


The smoke from Dinachem delivers an extremely powerful turn, which is cerebral, euphoric and uplifting at first, then finishes with a...

Finding the Perfect Strain of Medical Marijuana Finding the Perfect Strain of Medical Marijuana Finding the Perfect Strain of Medical Marijuana Finding the Perfect Strain of Medical Marijuana


Jessica Ferneyhough leads us through the journey of finding the right strain for what ails you.

The Healing Properties of Cannabis: 5 Strains High in CBD The Healing Properties of Cannabis: 5 Strains High in CBD The Healing Properties of Cannabis: 5 Strains High in CBD The Healing Properties of Cannabis: 5 Strains High in CBD


Just as many cannabis strains have been developed for their high-THC percentage, there is a rising number of cannabis strains being...

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush


An indica to its core, Afghan Kush produces a stress-relieving and meditative body high.

How to Find the Best Cannabis Strains for Aches and Pains How to Find the Best Cannabis Strains for Aches and Pains How to Find the Best Cannabis Strains for Aches and Pains How to Find the Best Cannabis Strains for Aches and Pains


More and more, cannabis is accepted as a medicinal alternative to more conventional yet controversial treatments.

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Maui Waui and Blue Ribbon Cut & Dried Strain Review: Maui Waui and Blue Ribbon Cut & Dried Strain Review: Maui Waui and Blue Ribbon Cut & Dried Strain Review: Maui Waui and Blue Ribbon


Lacey Macri caught up with CJ of California, a long-time medicinal cannabis cultivator, who shares some expertise on two of his most...

Cut & Dried Strain Review: White Fire OG #5 Cut & Dried Strain Review: White Fire OG #5 Cut & Dried Strain Review: White Fire OG #5 Cut & Dried Strain Review: White Fire OG #5


Known for its uplifting effects, White Fire OG #5 is commonly used by qualified medical marijuana patients as a daytime medicine.

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Berry Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Berry Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Berry Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Berry


Purple Berry grows well in indoor environments because of its average-sized stature. Best enjoyed at the end of a long day, the finished...

Classifying Cannabis: Indica vs. Sativa vs. Hybrids Classifying Cannabis: Indica vs. Sativa vs. Hybrids Classifying Cannabis: Indica vs. Sativa vs. Hybrids Classifying Cannabis: Indica vs. Sativa vs. Hybrids


Which strain is best for your highs, your lows, and your everything in between?

A Sample from Ed Rosenthal's Big Book Of Buds Greatest Hits A Sample from Ed Rosenthal's Big Book Of Buds Greatest Hits A Sample from Ed Rosenthal's Big Book Of Buds Greatest Hits A Sample from Ed Rosenthal's Big Book Of Buds Greatest Hits


Compiled and edited by Ed Rosenthal, these noteworthy varieties are the cream of the crop and have made gardening easier and results more...