Top 3 Most Popular Cannabis Strains

For cannabis growers, what the best strain is; is a lifelong debate. Among the endless varieties cultivated over the last two and a half decades, a select few have risen above the rest, captivating growers with their desirable qualities. These strains, revered for their potency, flavor, and effects, stand as pillars of genetic dedication.

Blue Dream Strain Buds

Blue Dream

Sativa-Dominant Hybrid

Blue Dream is created by crossing strains “Blueberry” and “Haze”. Often revered for it’s creative, uplifting and energetic feeling, Blue Dream was one of the most popular strains to consume in the 2000s. With an average THC of 18%, this potent strain is a favorite among the masses. The flavor of this strain is often described as “sweet berries”. One of the most searched for strains online, Blue Dream boasts an impressive reputation!

On the medicinal cannabis market, Blue Dream is often used to treat symptoms of depression, chronic pain and nausea.

Sour Diesel


Sour Diesel is created by crossing strains “Chemdawg” and “Super Skunk”. Known for it’s fast-acting, energetic and social feelings, Sour Diesel was the most popular strain amongst consumers in the 1990s. With an average THC of 19%+ it packs a punch. The flavor profile of this strain is – you guessed it – diesel!

Medical marijuana patients are often prescribed this strain for relief from symptoms associated with depression, stress and pain.

Sour Diesel Strain Buds
GSC Strain Girl Scout Cookies Buds

GSC (Girl Scout Cookies)

Indica-Dominant Hybrid

Girl Scout Cookies is created by crossing strains “OG Kush” and “F1 Durban”. Revered for it’s feelings of relaxation, hunger and happiness, GSC is a very popular strain. With an average THC upwards of 19%, it is quite potent! Newer cannabis users or those with a lower average tolerance should take caution when consuming this strain as it can be overwhelming. GSC is very popular among medical marijuana users for it’s relief from symptoms associated with chronic pain, nausea and loss of appetite. 

The flavor profiles associated with this strain are sweet cherry, mint, and lemon.

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