The Spot 420 list of the top 10 cannabis sativa strains
Learn the uses, taste and smell, flowering times, user ratings and more.
Sativa marijuana strains are incredibly popular among smokers and growers alike. Smokers enjoy sativa buds for their intense cerebral high, uplifting nature and pain relieving medicinal value. Despite the longer flowering time, growers also love sativa strains because of their outstanding yield.
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The Top 10 Best Sativa Strains:
Uses: The cerebral and happy buzz is a great tool when coping with stress and anxiety.
Taste and Smell: The sweet fragrance of Alpha Blue brings with it uplifting effects that produce a calming, relaxed mood without putting you to sleep. The aroma is a combination of tart blueberry and sour candy that create a pungent mixture of earthy berry andHaze upon exhale.
Flower: Its buds are glazed with sugary trichomes and take on hues of deep red and violet.
Awards: Two 2nd place prizes for a sativa at the High Times’ Medical Cup in Denver and San Francisco (2011).
Ghost Train Haze is a sativa cross between Ghost OG and Neville’s Wreck first bred by Rare Dankness.
Uses: Ghost Train Haze works best to help alleviate depression, pain and appetite loss. However those prone to get anxiety when smoking should avoid this heavy-hitting marijuana strain. Low doses are conducive to concentration and creativity, but you may notice some cerebral haziness as you administer more.
Taste and Smell: With a sour citrus and floral aroma, Ghost Train Haze delivers a potent dose of THC.
Flower: Unlike typical sativas, Ghost Train Haze grows dense buds blanketed in white, crystal-capped trichomes. Ghost Train Haze is a suitable outdoor strain for warm climates and has a 65 to 80 day flowering time indoors.
Tangerine Haze is a sativa-dominant hybrid that is treasured for its distinct citrus smell and taste. This clone-only sativa originated in the Netherlands with the union of G13 Haze and NYC Diesel, and since then its popularity has spread to Canada, Colorado, and the West Coast.
Uses: Recreational and medical cannabis users love tangerine haze for its elevating, stress-relieving effects. This marijuana strains effects stimulate the mind and allow functionality, making it a top-choice for daytime enjoyment.
Taste and Smell: The name says it all! The hallmark of tangerine haze is a zesty tangerine aroma accented with floral notes.
Flower: Growers recommend a 65-day flowering period for Tangerine Haze, which is the peak of its citrus flavor.
Mob Boss is a sativa dominant hybrid bred from Chemdawg D and Tang Tang. Grindhouse Medical Seeds originally released it in 2009.
Uses: Depending on how it’s grown, some versions of Mobb Boss deliver a hard-hitting jolt of cerebral mental activity, while others tend to induce a lighter, more clear-headed buzz. Mob Boss can also be used for potent relief of muscle aches, mood elevation and appetite stimulation. This California strain earned its fame through its staggeringly heavy resin production and intoxicatingly potent effects.
Taste and Smell: Mob Boss’ intensity hides behind a light, sweet floral aroma with undertones of citrus and herbs.
Flower: Depending on how its traits are expressed, Mob Boss typically finishes flowering in 60 to 70 days indoors.
Headband is a sativa power combo of potent and popular OG Kush and Sour Diesel strains.
Uses: The long lasting effects of Headband are great for pain relief and combatting stress – helping you to relax. The name originates from users reporting that the effects create a slight pressure around the crown of their head, as though they are wearing a headband. The effects have been known to come on slow, so pace yourself with this potent hybrid.
Taste and Smell: The smooth, creamy smoke is accented by flavors of lemons and diesel.
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