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Know the Different Types of Marijuana Strains

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There are various marijuana strains. The different types generally fall into three categories, and they have different effects on the user. If you’re new to cannabis, you may be confused by talks of indica, sativa and hybrids when you go to the marijuana dispensary. To get in the know, check out our brief description of different types of marijuana strains.

Choose the Best Marijuana Strains at High Country Healing

We have the best marijuana strains. All you need to do is learn the effects of the different types, then pick the best one for you.

There is some debate about the various strains and whether indica and sativa have distinctly different effects. However, this is a useful guide for users.

At High Country Healing, you can choose from the wide assortment of marijuana flower, edibles, tinctures, pre-rolled cigarettes, and topical applications we offer and get some useful advice from our friendly staff. The best marijuana strains are grown by us at high altitudes and available in all of our Colorado stores.

Strain Effects Perfect For…
Indica More sedating Treating insomnia, pain or stress; promoting relaxation or as a night cap
Sativa More uplifting Providing energy and fostering creativity
Hybrid Vary depending on whether indica-dominant, sativa-dominant or balanced Beginners and medical cannabis users

At High Country Healing, you can choose from the wide assortment of marijuana flower, edibles, tinctures, pre-rolled cigarettes, and topical applications we offer and get some useful advice from our friendly staff. The best marijuana strains are grown by us at high altitudes and available in all of our Colorado stores.

What Type of Cannabis Strain is Right for You?

If you’re curious to discover what type of cannabis strain is right for you, you’ll be happy to know that we grow over 50 varieties. Furthermore, you can pick your own buds. The highly-trained staff at High Country Healing will help you to identify what type of cannabis strain is right for you. This will be based on your flavor preferences, the effect you want, and the time of day you like to consume your cannabis. There’s no rush. We’ll let you take all the time you need to compare our premium strains.

Marijuana Strains Colorado Menu with the Top Varieties

Check out our extensive Colorado menu of marijuana strains. You must be 21 or older to place an order online or make a purchase in stores. Whether you want recreational marijuana or have a prescription for pain relief, buy the best cannabis in Colorado at the nearest dispensary. You can find a store near you in Silverthorne, CO; Alma, CO; Colorado Springs, CO; and Avon, CO.

Also, we serve a variety of Colorado locations, including:

  • Breckenridge, CO;
  • Vail, CO;
  • Frisco, CO.

When you head into a High Country Healing dispensary in Colorado, you may be overwhelmed by the options. However, most marijuana strains are some type of sativa, indica, or hybrid. They each have different effects, so the best marijuana strains are the ones which best suit your needs. Generally, sativas stimulate, indicas relax, and hybrids do both.

The top 10 cannabis strains in Colorado

Bailey Rahn and Dante Jordan contributed to this article.

Every region is different when it comes to strain availability. What might be easy to find on the West Coast might be almost impossible to come by on the other side of the country. Here, we take a look at the top 10 strains offered in Colorado dispensaries and shops.

What do we mean by “top strains,” you might ask? We gathered menu data from all of our Colorado locations and determined the 10 most commonly listed strains. These are closely aligned with the most frequently searched strains in Colorado, so store owners might want to take note when thinking about strain inventory.

1. Blue Dream

Which major market isn’t dominated by Blue Dream? With a widely recognized name, a fragrant berry aroma, and pleasantly uplifting effects, it comes as no surprise that this ubiquitous hybrid tops Colorado’s inventory list.

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2. Durban Poison

The second most popular strain in Colorado traveled far from its African homeland to share with us its lively effects. Stimulating euphoria feeds the mind creativity and focus, which goes to show why so many compare Durban Poison to a cup of coffee and use it as such.

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3. Original Glue

Original Glue is a champion of many Cannabis Cups so it makes sense why it’d be the third most popular strain in Colorado. This complex cross of Chem’s Sister , Sour Dubb , and Chocolate Diesel has an earthy taste and potent effects that leaves you…wait for it…glued to the couch.

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4. Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel is by no means a rarity among Colorado shops and dispensaries. Its engaging cerebral energy is a perfect pair for getting outside and staying active, and in a state with so much outdoor recreation to enjoy, it makes sense that Sour Diesel has maintained its demand in Colorado.

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4. Golden Goat

Born and bred just over the border in Kansas, Golden Goat has retained its supremacy in Colorado since its westward arrival when medical cannabis was making its debut. While some in Colorado might grow weary of seeing Golden Goat at every corner, this fragrant tropical staple is must-try for visitors from outside the state.

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6. OG Kush

A famous California staple with legs in all markets, OG Kush needs no introduction. You know its legendary status, you know it has a skunky aroma with spicy tones, and you know that it has been crossed with everything under the sun, which has given us plenty of favorites like GSC and Headband .

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7. Green Crack

Its name may be unsavory to some, but that hasn’t kept this strain from flying off the shelves of storefronts across Colorado. Green Crack has an uncanny ability of bringing laughing fits to social circles and engaged focus to solo ventures.

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8. Wedding Cake

A strain that seems to be having a strong moment, Wedding Cake is a cross of GSC and Cherry Pie . It’s sweet and earthy, boasts a high THC content, and would be perfect for relaxing after a nice hike to-and-from Dream Lake.

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9. Granddaddy Purple

Another California staple that has spread all over the world, Granddaddy Purple is Purple Urkle and Big Bud crossed together. It has a berry aroma and hits most consumers with deep relaxation perfect for sitting around on one of the 300+ days of sunshine Colorado gets.

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10. GSC

The Cookie craze may have started in California, but it certainly didn’t end there. Colorado natives were quick to embrace the potent GSC, making it the sixth most stocked strain in the state. For those who have experienced this hybrid’s heavy-handed euphoria, it isn’t hard to imagine why this strain is an absolute necessity for Colorado dispensaries and shops.

Leafly takes a look at the top 10 cannabis strains offered in Colorado dispensaries and shops.