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It’s been such an amazing year for Soma, so join us in counting down the best marijuana strains of 2015

 

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10) Blue Dream

Hybrid 80 Sativa x 20 Indica – Cross between Blueberry and Haze

Blue-Dream-(3)-minBorn in Santa Cruz California, this strain is a long time favorite of many connoisseurs. This strain is ideal for pain relief during day time hours. It gives the user a dreamy high, yet allows them to remain fully functional. It has a smooth floral and fruity inhale taste with a spicy exhale flavor. The THC level is roughly around 17%. Growing this plant can be a slow process in the beginning. Once it hits maturity it is quite easy to maintain. The end result is a pop corn like bud with blue hues and light orange hairs. This is surely one of the best marijuana strains in Colorado and the rest of the world.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

9) White Widow

Hybrid 60 Sativa x 40 Indica – Cross between Brazillian Sativa Landrace and South Indian Indica

White WidowThis world famous strain is still quite popular today. The potency is unmatched by other strains. The feelings it gives the user range from happy and euphoric to relaxed and enhanced creativity. Flavoring has been described as earthy, woody and very pungent. Its great for an indoor grow. You just need to monitor the watering and fertilizer content to avoid mildew issues and retain the flavors. The bud outcome will be white with a few amber hairs. However it is the coating a crystal resin that gives this bud its reputation. This strain is so potent it has been crossed with other genetics to more other great strains such as White Russian and White Rhino.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

8) Great White Shark

Hybrid 75 Indica – 25 Sativa – Cross of Super Skunk x Brazilian & South Indian strains

Great-White-Shark-minDue to its Indica dominance this is a one hitter quitter strain. You only want to take this if you have time to snooze a few hours afterwards. Its high potency is recommended for people needing a strong pain killer. The Sativa side keeps this one from knocking the user out cold completely. You will get a nice happy high, but this one is not recommended if you need to get a lot of work done. The plant itself is best grown indoors in a hydro setting. The outcome is a plant with dense chunky colas. The buds are a powdery white with some orange hairs. The taste is a fruity citrus flavor.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

7) Hindu Skunk

Indica

Hindu-Skunk-(1)-minThis strain is pure indica. It was named after the mountain range where it came from between Pakistan and Afghanistan. It has a sweet and earthy aroma. Its calming effects will not put out straight away. It will loll you into a meditative state that will slowly put you to sleep. It is perfect for sufferers of chronic pain, nausea and stress disorders. It grows a small deep green plant indoors. However grown outdoors it can heights of up to 10 feet or more with the right conditions. The buds are solid and the yield can be quite massive. Perfect plant for someone just learning how to grow.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

6) Grandaddy Purple

Indica – Cross between Purple Urkle and Big Bud

granddaddy-purple-marijuana-strain-1This is another great strain from Northern California. Users of this strain will get a nice euphoric head high. The body high will be intense and you may end up in the stuck sitting in the same place a long time. The THC level ranges from 17-23%. The flavoring on this strain ranges from a nice berry to grapelike taste. The plant can grow up to 3 feet indoors. Outdoors you will get up to 8 feet. It is very easy to work with given the right conditions. She is very forgiving on temperature ranges and must be adequately watered. It’s a nice bushy plant with green and purple coloring.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

5) Death Star

Hybrid – Cross between Sensi Star (Indica dominant) and Sour Diesel (Sativa)

Death-Star-minThis strain has strong characteristics of both is parents. The high you get starts off slow. You will end up with a euphoric feeling in the head first. But this will travel and change into a full on body high. The bud has a fruity and some what diesel-like smell. It is great for stress management, pain and insomnia. Death Star plants tend to grow low and bushy with a lot of small buds. You will get a few large colas off this one. The buds produced are a nice green nug with orange to brownish hairs. Definitely more Indica than Sativa traits here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

4) Animal Cookies

Hybrid of Girl Scout Cookies and Fire OG

Animal-Cookies-minThis strain is a favorite among growers. It flowers quickly and grows very dense in about 9 to 10 weeks. This is a heavy Indica strain. Even the buds carry a strong earthy smell. Don’t carry this one without putting it into a tightly sealed container first. The buds produced are amazing. You get a nice bud with a green hue, lots of frost and purple tips. This is an excellent strain for people suffering from anxiety, depression, insomnia and ADHD. The THC can reach 19% at times. The CBD levels are near 4 % making this a great medicine for seizure disorders.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

3) Burmese Kush

Hybrid 60 Indica x 40 Sativa – OG Kush and California Classic

Burmese KushThis a good strain for indoor growers. It does get off to slow start. But in the end you will have a compact plant that can reach up to 3 feet after flowering. The buds are tight with dense trichomes. At two weeks the buds will blow out with nugs that are dense and nicely resin coated. The high you get does tend to creep at a slow pace. Once it does hit, it’s a body centered high. You don’t get that straight to the head feeling. This one doesn’t have that heart racing feeling either. What you get is a nice lingering and relaxed feeling. This strain is good for pain relief and appetite.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

2) Sour Diesel

Sativa 90 x Indica 10 – Hybrid mix of Mexican Sativa & Chemo

Sour DieselSour Diesel is a classic favorite amongst users and, for many, the best marijuana strain. This strain starts out life as a tall thin plant. Once it hit maturity colas can get up to 6 feet in height. This plant ages with a purple coloring. The buds are loose and spear shaped. The smell on this one is very pungent. So during the growth process and bud curing you may to disguise or hide the smell. Besides being very pungent, the smell is an aromatic diesel smell. The high get you get is fast acting and long lasting. You will end up in a dreamy, happy and energizing state. It’s great for being a depression and stress breaker.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” el_id=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

1) Super Lemon Haze

Sativa (80) X Indica (20) Hybrid of Lemon Skunk x Super Silver Haze
Super Lemon HazeThis strain is the perfect combination of its predecessors. You get the lemony qualities from Lemon Skunk and great Haze genetics. This plant grows well indoors or outdoors. Although most growers prefer indoors for growing. The outcome is a willowy Sativa growth followed by long buds with extra long hairs. The taste is a combination of a sweet lemony or citrus blend with earthy undertones. The high this strain produces is fast and strong on the physical side first. Then the real hit is on the cerebral end with a euphoric ease. Depression and sadness will not be a problem with this strain. After a while you will end up on the happy and giddy side and it’s a perfect appetite stimulant and nausea controller.  Hands up for our best marijuana strains of 2015![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]