Hybrid weed strains are becoming increasingly popular as the cannabis industry evolves. What exactly are marijuana hybrid strains? Hybrid strains are traditionally thought of as a cross-breeding of an indica and a sativa. This definition is now broadened to indicate any strain whereby the effects fall in between the range of both.
One advantage of this cannabis strain is that they provide the best of both worlds. For example, a Sativa-dominant may combine Sativa’s energizing effects with the increased yields of indica. An indica-dominant, on the other hand, combines the calming effects of indica with the increased potency of Sativa.
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WHAT ARE HYBRID STRAINS?
Some people find it helpful to think of cannabis as a spectrum. Sativa strains are at one end of the spectrum, while hybrid strains are at the other. It is widely assumed that everything in the middle is a hybrid.
Cannabis mixed strains may favour Indica or Sativa over other cannabis types or be more evenly balanced. A thorough understanding of the Indica and Sativa strains is required to comprehend this strain.
Short-statured indica strains’ effects are frequently characterized by feelings of physical relaxation, increased appetite, and fatigue.
This sensation, also known as a “body high,” is commonly consumed at night. Sativas, on the other hand, are taller, more slender plants. They are widely consumed during the day because the accompanying “head high” is associated with creativity, alertness, and joy.
Hybrid strains are lovely because they may provide some of the benefits of both Indica and Sativa strains in a more balanced manner. For instance, some individuals find that pure Indicas leave them feeling lethargic, while pure Sativas leave them feeling overstimulated.
It provides an experience that is not excessively intense in either direction. This is especially beneficial for first-time cannabis users who are unsure about their needs.
Be aware that not all these kinds of strain are equal. There are hybrid strains that have a better-balanced ratio of Indica to Sativa than others.
Indica or Sativa?
We know that the cannabis industry’s long-used indica, Sativa, and hybrid classifications are incorrect. This is because the Cannabis sativa L. species is genetically related to both Sativa and indica. As a result, any effects cannot be attributed solely to Indica or Sativa but instead to the entourage effect, which occurs when marijuana enters the body and affects the endocannabinoid system. According to the entourage effect, flavonoids, terpenes, and other cannabinoids, in addition to THC, collaborate to provide each of us with a unique experience.
So, what does this imply for hybrid weed? It means that there are few differences between it and indica and Sativa. It combines the two strains and can have different effects depending on who uses it.
List of Hybrid Weed Strains Available
This strain provides intense, all-encompassing effects that are heightened by increased cerebral activity and a carefree attitude. Sherbet contains 18% THC, which may be too much for inexperienced cannabis consumers. Sherbert is an excellent alternative for medical marijuana patients seeking relief from stress, tension, and mood disorders due to its high potency. The flavour of this strain is sweet and dessert-like, with hints of skunky citrus, sweet berry, and candy.
- Gorilla Butter
Gorilla Butter is a cannabis strain created by crossing Peanut Butter Breath with GG4. It’s also known as “Gorilla Butter F2” and “Monkey Butter.” Gorilla Butter’s effects are considered well-balanced at 18% THC. The flavours of this strain are velvety and creamy, and the aroma is earthy. The woody undertones may even have hints of butter, gas, and garlic. Gorilla Butter has a euphoric high that promotes social engagement and relaxation.
- Planet of the Grapes
Planet of the Grapes is a 70% Indica/ 30% Sativa created by Ethos Genetics. This was created by crossing Grape Diamonds and Chem D 95. Planet of the Grapes is a highly potent marijuana strain with a maximum THC content of 35%.
- Unicorn Poop
Unicorn Poop is an evenly balanced mixture of 50% indica/50% Sativa created by crossing the delicious GMO X Sophisticated Lady strains. Don’t be put off by the strain’s name; Unicorn Poop has a fantastic flavour! This bud evokes the taste of sweet and sour citrus fruits, with hints of freshly ripened berries and earthiness. The aroma is similar: fresh earthy herbs, spicy diesel, sour citrus, and a wonderful berry undertone.
- Papaya Punch
Papaya punch has a fruity and cheesy aroma due to the presence of terpenes such as caryophyllene and linalool. It’s a lovely flower to roll up because of its sweet and fruity flavour, and it won’t get you stoned or hyper.
Initially, Sativa and Indica were crossed to produce hybrid plants. Because Sativas thrive in warm, humid environments and Indicas thrive in areas with short growing seasons, some breeders began crossing Sativas with Indicas to create more resilient plants.
A knowledgeable budtender can help you narrow down your options if you’re unsure which strain you prefer. Explore the various strains available at your local dispensary or online. The majority of cannabis users start by experimenting with different strains to see which ones they like best.
New cannabis strains regularly emerge because hybrids result from cannabis breeding experiments. GrassLife collaborates with the best farmers in British Columbia to ensure that our customers have constant access to the best hybrid weed strains. Check out our dispensary menu to see what we have to offer. Our website is www.grasslife.ca.
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