10 Incredible St. Patrick's Day cultivars
With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, it's the perfect time to highlight some amazing strains with names and effects to complement the holiday. Here, we’ve compiled ten fantastic cultivars to bring out that Irish spirit and green culture in everyone.
1. Green Poison
Green Poison is an Indica dominant hybrid created by Sweet Seeds, and it boasts a deliciously sweet smell combined with a powerful punch and a hint of skunk. With an average of 15%-20% THC and 1% CBD, this one is ideal for professional and moderate consumers with a higher tolerance.
2. Lucky Charms
Lucky Charm is a powerful hybrid cultivar with a lineage that includes Appalachia and The White, creating a balance of euphoria and sugary marshmallow flavour that’s just like the cereal. At 23% THC, this creativity-inducing strain has just enough tang to impress even the most experienced enthusiasts.
3. Green Kush
If you’re looking for a Sativa dominant hybrid with high concentrations of THC, then GK could be just what you need. With two genetic lineages including Afghani and Skunk #1, this pungent cultivar provides thick, dense nugs that are coated in sticky resin. This amazing creation weighs in at an average of 23% THC and is the product of crossing Purple Kush and Green Crack for a heavy-hitting experience.
4. Irish Haze
This high-yielding, sweet-tasting cultivar will tingle the whole way down though it’s also surprisingly easy to smoke without coughing. This Sativa leaning hybrid is a descendant of Amnesia Haze and Mighty Irish Rope, and it comes with a relatively high THC content, ringing in at an average of 20%.
5. Green Crack
Green Crack is one of the most popular cannabis strains in the world due to its effectiveness as both medicine and a recreational tool and its association with the famous King of weed, Snoop Dogg. It’s the product of combining Afghani landrace with Skunk #1, producing a potent 23% THC average paired with stereotypically Sativa-like effects that are uplifting and energizing. This one has been around since the ’80s, but it’ll never go out of style.
6. Pot of Gold
Combine Skunk #1 with the fantastic Hindu Kush and the result is an Indica dominant Pot of Gold that provides amazing full-body effects. This cultivar is the Flying Dutchman’s creation, and it’s won enough prizes to earn some clout including the High Times Cannabis Cup from 1998. With a 21% THC average and a 90% Indica heritage, it’s a powerhouse that’s perfect for getting in the mood to celebrate the holiday.
7. Irish Cream
It’s fruity and sweet with a tangy, citrus edge that’s addictive, and it all goes down smooth in a creamy cocktail of floral aromas. With high concentrations of the therapeutic CBG, combined with a hearty dose of myrcene and an average of 25% THC, this cultivar's gentle full-body effects are relaxing and bound to leave consumers smiling from ear to ear.
8. Green Queen
If you’re ready for a trip that takes you to outer space, then there’s no better choice than the Green Queen, which is a delightful combination of Space Queen and Blue Dream. This Sativa dominant hybrid delivers an impressive 19% THC paired with a balanced 0.5% CBD, making it the perfect way to beat fatigue and stress. Originally from California, the Green Queen is a popular medical strain that can do wonders to melt away those aches and pains.
9. Emerald OG
Created by the California Breeders Association, Emerald OG is a spicy cross between Emerald Diesel and Fire OG, resulting in a backcrossed Indica dominant hybrid. With potent effects and a high THC concentration at an average of 22%, it’s a delicious treat for the most experienced consumers who crave a more intense experience.
10. Irish Kush
This Indica dominant hybrid provides powerful full-body and cerebral effects in tight, little, bright green packages, with light orange pistils. With a lemon candy-like taste, sweet aroma, and a thick coating of sparkly crystals, it’s both aesthetically appealing and an effective tool for both medical and recreational consumers. Bred by TGA Subcool Genetics this combination of OG Kush and Sweet Tooth is the perfect sweet way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.