Ah, yes. Can you feel it in the air? Summertime is upon us! Ready to bask us in all of its sunshiney glory. With the summer comes basking in the sun and outdoor activities like swimming, gardening, camping, etc.
Similar to drinking a seasonal brew or a fine wine, there are marijuana strains that simply make the summer warmth and fun feel all the more invigorating. Your summertime cannabis should make you feel fiery, energetic, focused and ending with a blissful night's sleep. The kinds of strains for summer should pair as well as a glass of ice-cold lemonade.
To help determine this for you, we have included our favorite strains that have a range of effects, from energetic strains for activities to couch-locking strains for relaxation.
Agent Orange has been a long-term mainstay amongst marijuana consumers for decades and for good reason. With this in mind, we present for your summertime enjoyment; Agent Orange.
Agent Orange is a sativa-dominant strain, crossed between Jack the Ripper and Orange Velvet. This strain’s aromas and flavors mirror that of your everyday orange as possible. It is a mix of fresh oranges with a slightly earthy undertone.
This strain offers great tastes and euphoric mindsets, and is absolutely ideal for daytime use.
Despite the strain’s THC level of 15%, Agent Orange is a mainstay in cannabis for its reputation for being one of the most powerful strains on the planet. Agent Orange produces a very potent energetic/cerebral high.
Those summertime smokers not as accustomed to marijuana’s effects may want to hold off on this one.
The potent head effects may make the experience overwhelming. For those canna-connoisseurs out there, it’ll keep you going and going.
Summertime is also known as a time for rest and relaxation. Time to be by the beach, kick your feet up and enjoy a nicely rolled joint. An excellent strain known for promoting its laid-back summertime lifestyle is OG Kush.
OG Kush is an indica dominant strain. OG Kush has mild earthy smells with a citrus/piney/fuel taste. OG Kush is a long-standing strain known for its abilities to produce a happy state of mind, lock into the couch, and erase any stress right out of your body.
Allowing your mind and body to unwind, OG Kush is ideal for the perfect, relaxing summer day. A perfect end of the day kind of bud resulting in calming relaxation for your body.
Summertime can get pretty hot but like the most refreshing smoothie on a sunny day, Strawberry Banana rolls in to ease your mind and body.
Strawberry Banana is an indica dominant strain crossed between Banana OG and Bubblegum. The strain shines with smells of banana/strawberry with other fruit smells sprinkled in. But the flavor, oh the flavor! It can only be described as a fresh fruit smoothie.
Strawberry Banana provides a mellow and accommodating kind of high. The kind to which allows your headspace to wander/unwind while retaining a sharp focus. This is the kind of strain to get to go hiking and allow yourself to get lost in the woods (though don’t actually get lost).
But hey, maybe smoothies aren’t for you. We’ve got something equally fruity, and delightfully summertime-y for you. Let us introduce the refreshing Sunset Sherbet.
Sunset Sherbet is an indica-dominant hybrid strain crossed between Girl Scout Cookies and Pink Panties. The strain is packed with sweet, berry, and citrus flavors. Sunset Sherbet is also purple in appearance. So yummy, you could eat it!
Sunset Sherbet is the perfect kind of hybrid. It brings about a high which is the most beautiful combination of sativa and indica.
Sunset Sherbet provides an energetic, head high with full-body relaxation. The mixture allows for a sustained yet remarkably elevated and social mindset. Good for invoking your imagination, socializing at parties, or just watching a movie.
As familiar on a summer’s day as a glass of lemonade, this picture-perfect sativa brightens up any summer activity you are about to enjoy.
The strain’s smells are bright and shiny, with distinct smells of lemons/citrus. These buds can fill a room with their smells. The flavor follows through with the lemon taste; a lot like eating a lemon-flavored candy.
Super Lemon Haze is superb for daytime usage. Social and lively, this sativa is wonderful for having some daytime fun! Super Lemon Haze has the kind of high that feels like a warm boost of excitement and focus. Perfect for those adventurers out there trying to combat sleepiness or stress.
Zkittlez aka Skittles (easier to say right?) is what you get when you cross Grape Ape with another on the list, Grapefruit. With such a sweet lineage, it's no wonder Zkittlez is typically described as being candy-like. It will, in fact, allow you to “taste the rainbow”.
ZKittlez is an indica dominant strain which typically falls in a 15% THC range. This strain has a sweet, tropical, and earthy fragrance, staying true to the summer vibes. The flavor remains faithful to its namesake with a fresh tropical fruit/berry taste.
Zkittlez has very relaxing, happy, and euphoric effects. The strain has very subtle head effects which help consumers to feel focused, but while retaining an amount of relaxation and happiness.
The lower THC levels allow newer/less experienced consumers to not feel overwhelmed.
So there you have it folks, our list of best weed strains for the summer. These delectable strains should help you to maintain your perfect summertime vibes. With such freshness and flavor, these strains will not disappoint.
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