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The Top 5 CBD Strains to start Grow Today

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Cannabidiol (CBD) based products from CBD strains had become the pinnacle of the hemp-associated product market, especially since 2018, when it became legal to cultivate hemp and consume the CBD directly from this plant. You can mostly find CBD for sale online in the form of oil, but it is also possible to find it in the form of an extract, a vaporized liquid, or even in capsules. This type of product is not something new, and its elaboration by specialized brands and people who use artisanal methods is becoming more popular.

From the industry’s perspective, this is something positive, as it means that the market is positively accepting the appearance of this product that a few decades ago was associated with negative social connotations. However, from an economic point of view, greater supply in a market that is still small and with strong legal restrictions may end up affecting prices.

CBDa (cannabidiolic acid) is one of the many compounds produced by hemp. Abundant in high CBD strains, it becomes CBD when exposed to heat. Now, if you choose to grow hemp for CBD, you need to know that many hemp flower strains can be grown, and each one can give you a different final product.

Critical Mass CBD strain

Critical Mass CBD strain
Critical Mass CBD strain

Critical Mass CBD strain is a simple one to grow, and it has therapeutic properties due to its 1:1 ratio between THC and CBD. When Critical Mass CBD strain is planted indoors, it gives outstanding results, especially in SOG (Sea of ​​Green) and ScrOG (meshed) systems. Its flowering stage lasts about 55 days.

When planted outdoors, this strain prefers sunny or mild climates. It also thrives if grown indoors in a greenhouse. It is usually harvested at the beginning of October.

In the aroma and flavor of Critical Mass CBD, we can find notes of woods, pine, and lemon.

Regarding its therapeutic properties, this is a CBD strain usually used for stress relief and symptoms of various illnesses, including insomnia, depression, and anorexia. The low concentration of THC in this strain also makes it suitable for anyone looking for an everyday strain with a moderate effect.

Bubble Gum

Bubble Gum CBD
Bubble Gum CBD strain

This is a highly appreciated strain by CBD fans, as it guarantees THC levels well below 0.2%. This CBD strain has won numerous awards due to its properties and the complexity of the different notes that we find in its aromas, which (like its name) are reminiscent of the taste of chewing gum.

A good Bubble Gum bud has a very varied fragrance, as it has fruity and spicy essences, such as the ones you can find on strawberries, flowers, and mint. This blend of aromas sharpens the senses and makes it an incredible choice when deciding which strain to grow.

Bubble Gum grows well in Sea of ​​Green on a large scale. It is easy to handle and grows evenly. It is suitable for both experts and novices.

Its flowering stage lasts about 63 days, and it does not matter very much if it is planted indoors or outdoors, as long as the temperature of the place is between 20 – 26 ° C.

Sweet Pure CBD strain

Sweet Pure CBD has very low THC levels, generally less than 1%, and high levels of CBD, making it a true medicinal delight. It has been specially designed to satisfy therapeutic cannabis users who do not want to experience THC’s psychotropic effects.

It stands out for its THC:CBD ratio of around 1:15 – 1:20 and for its sweet – fruity aromas and flavors.

Although its main characteristic is the “pure” CBD, it contains, this variety also stands out for being very productive. When planted indoors, we can obtain around 500g per m2 in 60-65 days of cultivation. If you decide to plant it outdoors or in a greenhouse, you must know it is usually harvested at the end of September, and it can produce up to 400g per meter squared.

OG Kush CBD

OG Kush CBD strain
OG Kush CBD strain

OG Kush CBD is the CBD version of the well-known OG Kush, an American variety highly appreciated for its aromatic and taste nuances as well as for its medicinal properties.

Because it combines the well-known therapeutic effect of OG Kush with higher levels of CBD, higher doses can be administered without the psychoactive effects becoming too powerful, allowing consumers to function normally throughout the day.

This strain has a fruity aroma and flavor, as you can smell its scent of lemon with notes of wood and spices.

OG Kush CBD is a perfect plant for those looking for an ideal therapeutic effect to make oils and creams for both oral and topical use.

ACDC strain

ACDC strain
ACDC strain

ACDC stands out for its THC:CBD ratio of 1:20, being this the reason why some medical patients, especially those with serious disorders such as epilepsy, should definitely give it a try. Medical conditions that ACDC can alleviate include cancer, alcoholism, seizures, and severe pain. Patients with less serious conditions also use this strain.

The smell of this strain is earthy, sweet and may have a hint of fruit.

Its flowering stage lasts about 70 days, and in colder environments, it may take a little longer to do so. With this strain, you can expect a bushy plant with thin, feathery leaves that can grow up to four feet.

Conclusion

Many seed banks have begun to improve the CBD levels of their most recognized varieties, thus managing to develop the CBD version of well-known strains such as Critical Mass, Suver Haze, or Bubba Kush, among many others. It is usual to find almost any CBD flower for sale on the internet nowadays, so that is less to worry about. But remember, before growing any strains: you need to get informed and get a good place to grow them.

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Laura is a writer from Denver, CO, with many years of experience. She is the author of many articles about food, health, and lifestyle. Since 2018, Laura has been covering only cannabis-related topics. After joining the growcola.com team, Laura is mostly writing about cannabis-related lifestyle news from all around the world.

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