CBD is the natural cannabinoid compound that makes cannabis therapeutic. Usually, when a strain has high CBD amount, it may have fewer THC levels and vice versa. CBD is effective in the relief of a number of conditions including pain, anxiety, stress, depression and more. If you are looking for a worthwhile cannabis strain to grow at home then you must try out high-CBD strains.
The best CBD strains to grow in your garden now
Here is a list of the best high CBD strains that you must have in your garden today. Take note that each of these strains has special characteristics plus unique features. Some grow well indoors while some prefer the outdoors but all-in-all, these are perfect for medical cannabis growers
- Critical Rapido
Critical Rapido is an autoflowering strain that comes with an intense high. This was made by mixing a high CBD strain with a quick flowering strain creating Critical Rapido a potent strain that will flower in as fast as quick as 9 weeks.
Critical Rapido will give you a tranquil effect. It will help with conditions like stress, anxiety, and depression. You can count on this strain for relief from the side effects of chemotherapy like nausea, vomiting, and poor appetite.
Growing this strain
Critical Rapido will grow up to 0.5 meters making it one of the smallest of all the auto strains. It has a basic structure with a single main stain with 7 side branches and one large and bountiful cola.
Critical Rapido will give you from 300 to 400 grams per square meters yield. It is easy to grow and has a pine and earthy flavor owing from its Critical Mass parent.
- Blue Mammoth
Blue Mammoth is an exotic autoflowering cannabis and was created by crossing a Siberian Ruderalis with a Skunk #1 and a Blue Cheese. The lovely Blue Mammoth grows dense green colas oozing with sweet indica weed.
Blue Mammoth is an indica, therefore it has a very relaxing effect. It can help people who have problems with sleep since it can put an end to sleeplessness and insomnia. Blue Mammoth is a strain of anxiety, depression, and stress. Its indica genetics allows it to deal with pain, nausea, vomiting, and lack of appetite, common in patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Blue Mammoth is one of the easiest to grow and will be ready for harvest in as quick as 7 to 9 weeks. It can stretch from 50 to 100 cm with yields of up to 400 grams per square meters. It has 14% THC and thus a perfect choice for a medical strain because it has a low psychoactive effect.
- Little Dipper
Little Dipper is a small and compact auto cannabis strain. This is a part of the Milky Way strain from a popular seed bank in Europe. Little Dipper is a CBD-potent strain that will give you faster flowering times and moderate yields.
Little Dipper was made by mixing a Lowryder #2 with a Milky Way. It is a balanced indica-dominant strain that comes with a heavy-stoned effect but you will remain in control due to its high CBD content. Being a potent indica, you can use a Little Dipper to deal with pain, anxiety, stress, depression and lack of appetite.
The indica strain will flower in just 9 weeks. It will have yields of up to 400 grams per square meter and will grow up to 100 cm high. Little Dipper is also easy to grow for as long as you provide all it needs to grow well. You must also cultivate it in a temperate, warm or cold climate.
- Haze Autoflowering
Haze is a sativa-dominant strain. This is a high CBD strain was created by mixing a Haze XXL and a CBD-rich strain. Haze is a fast-flowering cannabis strain with potent sativa effects. It won’t leave you stoned but has a gentle and bearable effect.
Haze is used for a wide range of medical conditions due to its potent sativa effects. You can use this for pain and stress. It is a good strain for people suffering from physical and mental conditions. It gives fantastic relief without leaving you with dangerous side effects.
Haze will grow up to 120 cm and will have yields of up to 500 grams per square meter. This lovely strain will flower in less than 9 weeks and is a good strain for growers who live in temperate, cool or warm climates.
- Auto Northern HOG
Northern Lights was combined with a classic HOG strain to make this cannabis strain. Auto Northern HOG is a strain that loves a sunny climate and water to support its growth and the development of large, dense and high yielding buds.
Auto Northern HOG is an indica-dominant strain that has a THC of 17% making it a good strain for treating pain. You can gain relief from all kinds of pain including headaches, muscle pains, backaches, and chronic pain. Because of its relaxing effects, you can also count on this indica to help with sleep. You’ll feel comfortable, sleepy when you consume this strain.
Auto Northern HOG has a creative high. This strain flowers in just 70 to 80 days and will reach heights of up to 120 cm provided it is grown in environments where there are sun and clean air. It smells like dank, sour fuel and fruity spice.
- Auto Bubblegum
Auto Bubblegum is a versatile strain available in autoflowering form. This strain can grow indoors, outdoors or even in a greenhouse. It is a balanced strain with a sweet, candy smell and flavor. Auto Bubblegum has won a number of medical cannabis awards making it very popular in the medical marijuana industry.
Auto Bubblegum gives you a creative high which makes it great for depression, anxiety as well as pain. You can use this to treat cramps, headaches, and migraines. It is perfect for daytime and evening use.
Auto Bubblegum will stretch up to 100 cm and will give you moderate yields in just 70 to 80 days. This plant is small is the best size for growing in small areas like tents, cabinets, and drawers. You can grow three or four small plants inside your small growing space.
- Sweet Tooth Auto
Sweet Tooth Auto is one of the highest-yielding auto cannabis. This is an autoflowering strain created by mixing a Sweet Tooth and a ruderalis strain. Because it is an auto, it grows into a compact plant with a size of just 50 cm when the plant is mature.
Sweet Tooth is an indica dominant hybrid strain which means it is very relaxing. It can be used to deal with pain, anxiety, stress, depression and lack of appetite. You can use this in the daytime or the evening so relieve stress and pain.
Despite its size, Sweet Tooth will give you a high yield of up to 200 grams per plant as long this is grown according to the ideal growing environment that the strain needs. Sweet Tooth auto grows fast and is very easy to cultivate. It was made by combining a Sweet Tooth and a Lowryder strain.
- Tangelo Rapido
Tangelo Rapido is a cross between Tangerine 13 and a ruderalis strain. The name means that you’ll be getting a strain that flowers very quickly days after germination! It is a sativa-dominant that has a citrusy aroma which contributes to its relaxing effects.
Tangelo Rapido is an indica strain with very potent relaxing effects. It can be used to treat all kinds of pain even chronic pain and migraines. This strain is perfect for evening use. Because of its relaxing effects, you can use this to help you sleep and end insomnia.
The Tangelo Rapido will be ready for harvest in just 67 to 70 days. Due to its compact size, you can grow this strain even in places where there is limited space. It has 12 to 15% THC so you can use this as a therapeutic strain with very little psychoactive effects.
- Pineapple Express
Pineapple Express is a fruity, tropical strain which is known for its beautiful structure and appearance. It has gold and reddish-brown colas loaded with visible THC sprinkles. It is an indica-dominant hybrid that has unknown genetics. It is advised that users use this moderately to avoid a couchlock effect.
Pineapple Express has a light aroma that smells like ripe pineapple or fruit cocktail. Because of its stimulating properties, it can be used to treat pain such as headaches, muscle pain, muscle strain, migraines, and chronic pain.
It can also be used to deal with anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, insomnia, joint pain, and tension headaches. Experts say that its fruity aroma also contributes to its therapeutic effects as well.
Pineapple Express plant grows up to 50 cm only so you’ll get a very small strain. But despite its size, it is still the preferred strain of people who want to grow in secret. It has moderate yields because of its height and structure but this may be improved by training your plants early and providing these with good lighting and the best nutrition.
- Little Cheese
Little Cheese is aromatic and flavorful. This strain comes with huge dense buds with an inviting floral scent. The effects of Little Cheese are satisfying and cerebral. It is a balanced hybrid which may be enjoyed in the morning and also in the evenings.
Little Cheese has a high CBD content making it a good strain for pain, anxiety, stress, and inflammation. The THC is only 12 to 15%, therefore, you can use this strain as medical marijuana without dealing with severe psychoactive effects.
Little Cheese can grow up to 100 cm and will give you yields from 300 to 400 grams per square meters. Little Cheese CBD cannabis seeds will flower fast and therefore will harvest fast. This was made by crossing a Ruderalis, Skunk $1 and a Blueberry strain.
Dancehall is a potent sativa-dominant hybrid that may have started in Jamaica. It was made by a popular Jamaican breeder by combining a Juanita La Lagrimosa and a Kaliyah strain. It has a 1:1 THC and CBD ratio and this means that will provide therapeutic effects without launching you to the stratosphere.
Because of its sativa effects, you can use this strain for all kinds of pain and inflammation. You can stop the pain, cramps, muscle strain, muscle spasms, and chronic pain. It’s best to take Dancehall in the morning to help you cope with pain.
Dancehall flowers in just 56 to 70 days with moderate yields. It will grow into moderate-sized plants which will grow well outdoors. You need the experience to grow Dancehall because it is moderately difficult to grow.
- Ringo’s Gift
Ringo’s Gift is an 80% indica –dominant strain with an unknown maker. It was made by combining the genetics of a Harle-Tsu and an ACDC strain. Ringo’s Gift was named after cannabis supporter and author who has risked his life campaigning for medical cannabis.
This strain has a classic, delicate and fresh smell and aroma with a potent mint undertone. Together with its high CBD content, this strain is perfect for relaxation and for daytime relief for pain, anxiety, stress, and depression. The effects are a mix of cerebral activity and soothing body relaxation. People use this strain for a variety of medical conditions with lower psychoactive effects but still, moderate use is recommended.
Ringo’s Gift grows fast and will give you good yields. It is not for a novice grower though; you need at least some previous experience in growing cannabis. You can still improve your yields by training your plants early, through good nutrition and growing these in good soil.