3 Best Outdoor Cannabis Strains For Beginners

Growing cannabis has become increasingly popular here in Hawaii in the past few years. As laws around the world regarding the plant are changing, many patients are starting to grow their own. More affordable, easier to access, and able to better control the quality, why wouldn't you want to?

Gorilla Glue 4

GG4 is a great strain due to its quick veg time, mold resistance, high yield, and strength

Due to the intense sunshine and year-round warm climate, the Hawaiian Islands provide ideal conditions for growing right in your own backyard. With a limited number of dispensaries in the state, it's a great option for many local cannabis consumers who are searching for medicinal benefits.

Some great strains for beginners include:

Blue Dream

Hours of Relief: 2.5+ hours
Effects: Moderate strength
Good For: Motivation, depression, can trigger anxiety
Flower Characteristics: Blueberry and sandalwood aroma and taste
Plant Characteristics: Quick veg, large internode spacing, moderate bract to leaf ratio, dense flowers, extremely high yielding
Best For: Indoor or greenhouse
Flowering Time: 9-10 weeks

Sour Diesel

Hours of Relief: 2.5+ hours
Effects: Strong
Good For: Motivation, depression, appetite stimulation
Flower Characteristics: Sour citrus diesel aroma and taste
Plant Characteristics: Quick veg, large internode spacing, high bract to leaf ratio, moderately dense flowers, high yielding
Best For: Indoor or greenhouse
Flowering Time: 9-10 weeks

GG4

Hours of Relief: 3+ hours
Effects: Strong, Sativa hybrid
Good For: Relaxation, pain relief, depression, can trigger anxiety
Flower Characteristics: Chocolate Kushy aroma, chocolate skunk taste
Plant Characteristics: Extremely fast veg, bushy, large internode spacing, needs plenty of support, mold resistant, high yielding
Best For: Indoor or greenhouse
Flowering Time: 9-10 weeks

Practice Makes Perfect

Growing cannabis is something that gets easier with practice. Do your research, get to know your environment, perfect your technique, and make sure you put in the required effort. The more you learn and the longer you grow, the better you'll get.

Happy gardening.