The 10 Best Strains to Grow Indoors
1. Blue Cheese
Blue Cheese is an indica-dominant cannabis strain known for its quick flowering qualities. This strain is recommended for beginners as this grows easily without much tending and stress on your part. This hybrid was made by combining a UK Cheese, a hybrid strain, and a Blueberry, a potent indica and prefers a temperate or sunny environment to grow.
Blue Cheese is a small plant, one important characteristic that indoor cannabis plants should have. This strain grows up to 80 cm tall but despite this size, it can produce up to 550 grams per plant outdoors and up to 500 grams per square meter indoors. You will only need to wait for 8 to 10 weeks for your plants to flower.
Blue Cheese buds will come with 20% THC and will have classic indica qualities: calming, relaxing, euphoric, and uplifted. You will also love its delicious flavors which will instantly fill your indoor growing area. Flavors are berry, blue cheese, cheese, grape, blueberry, sweet and pungent.
2. Critical +
Critical + is a balanced hybrid cannabis strain with the qualities and characteristics of a relaxing indica and a stimulating sativa. This award-winning strain was made by combining a potent Skunk and a powerful Big Bud. And we have amazing news for growers; not only is Critical + easy to grow but will also give you the best yields.
Critical + plants that are grown indoors can produce up to 600 grams per square meter of indoor growing phase and up to 1300 grams per plant outdoors! Your plants will grow as high as 180 to 220 cm tall and will bloom in just 8 to 10 weeks.
This hybrid comes with an 18% THC which is why it has a very relaxed, uplifted, giggly, creative, and talkative. It’s also a pleasure to experience Critical +’s flavors with citrus, earthy, berry, sweet, and pine. This plant grows almost anywhere from areas with temperate or sunny environments.
3. Green Poison
Green Poison is a pure indica, an award-winning cannabis strain known for its very potent, powerful effects, high yields, and complex flavors. It grows well both indoors and outdoors with flowering times of just 7 weeks. You will get plants with average heights with up to 600 grams per square meter indoors and up to 700 grams per plant outdoors.
Green Poison grows large and heavy buds that pack a potent indica punch. It is relaxing, able to help you with pain, stress, and muscle spasms and will help boost your appetite. When it comes to its irresistible aromas, Green Poison has sweet-citrus tones with chili, wood, spice, and herb flavors rolled into one.
Green Poison is slightly susceptible to mold and mildew so you better be careful. Always maintain low humidity and to remove any moisture source inside your growing area.
4. Melon Gum
Melon Gum is an indica-dominant hybrid made from the union of a Bubblegum and a Lavender strain. Get ready for the most amazing flavors that you will surely love in a strain. Melon Gum is a strain with moderate THC levels which makes it a fantastic strain for relaxing. It will give you a happy, uplifting, calming, and sleepy effect perfect for an evening cap or as a weekend strain.
Melon Gum is very easy to grow and it can be cultivated indoors, outdoors, and inside a greenhouse. It’s a strain that flowers in just 7 to 8 weeks and will grow very tall. Your large and dense buds will have lemon, sweet, flowery, and fruity flavors; flavors that will surely get you hooked. Melon Gum is also a productive strain as you can get up to 600 grams per square meter indoors and up to 800 grams per plant outdoors.
Northern Lights is a legendary strain that’s great for indoor growing. This is a multi-awarded strain that descended from two very prominent landraces: a powerful Afghani and a flavorful Thai strain. This strain grows an average height at 100 to 130 cm still good for indoor growing. It can flower in just 8 to 10 weeks giving you tight buds with spicy, woody, pine, and earthy aromas.
This potent strain comes with 18% THC and this is why it is a calming and relaxing strain. You will feel creative, happy, euphoric, sleepy, and uplifted with this strain. This is a high yielding plant too capable of producing from 400 to 500 grams per square meter indoors and up to 600 grams per plant outdoors. Northern Light is a parent of many strains we know and love plus, it’s also a medicinal strain as it can help relieve all kinds of pain including arthritis, migraines, and muscle pains. You may also use this to deal with insomnia, stress, anxiety, and depression.
Original Cheese strain is another prominent cannabis strain, a strain behind very potent strains that we know and love to use. It was made from a combination of a powerful Skunk #1 and a potent Afghani, a landrace strain. This is a very easy going strain and will do well indoors.
Original Cheese is a balanced strain that comes with a small to average height from 80 to 140 cm high. This strain prefers a warm and temperate growing environment. It blooms fast in just 6 to 8 weeks and is capable of producing from 400 to 500 grams per square meter indoors and up to 600 grams per plant outdoors.
What’s best about Original Cheese is its flavors. It is a potent blend of cheese, pungent, sweet, and skunk flavors. And since you’ll be growing indoors, you’ll find it hard to remove these strong scents; you’ll need a carbon filter to easily remove the smell.
Original Cheese is a strain that’s relaxing, uplifting and euphoric. It can also make you creative, giggly, hungry, and talkative.
7. Power Plant
Power Plant is a quick-flowering hybrid strain that’s known for its powerful effects. This strain was made from combining potent South African Sativa strains. But despite its sativa lineage, it has retained indica growing qualities. It grows only 50 to 70 cm which means it’s perfect for indoor or stealth growing conditions.
But despite its size, you can expect good yields from 400 to 600 grams per square meter indoors and from 500 to 600 grams per plant outdoors. You’ll get buds in just 6 to 8 weeks. Your buds will contain a potent 18% THC with earthy, spicy, woody, peppery, and pungent flavors and tastes. Overall, this hybrid will bring out your creative side and lets you relax, feel euphoric, and uplifted and will also boost your creativity. No wonder it’s preferred by many growers and breeders.
8. Somango #47
Somango 47 is an indica-dominant cannabis strain made by two very popular and powerful strains a Critical 47 and a Somango strain. This is a strain with long-lasting potent effects owing to its delicate 18% THC content. It is strong, euphoric, and ideal for relaxing after work or during the weekends.
Somango 47 is also a hybrid with a delicious earthy, fruity, and mango flavors. It is a high-yielding indoor plant that will flower in just 9 to 10 weeks. This strain will grow around 500 to 600 grams of yield per square meter indoors and from 600 to 800 grams per plant. And since this is an average-sized plant, you can keep it indoors to grow your personal recreational or medicinal stash.
Tutankhamon was probably named after the great Egyptian pharaoh. And just like a buried Egyptian monarch, this sativa-dominant strain can grow very well indoors. It is a potent strain being a descendant of an AK-47 strain. It has a remarkable 23% THC content making it remarkably relaxing and sleepy. Be very careful as it can give you a couchlock effect!
Grow your strain indoors as this is a very short plant. It can even be cultivated inside growing cabinets or closets because of its size. It flowers fast in just 8 to 9 weeks and will produce up to 600 grams per square meter indoors and up to 500 grams per plant outdoors.
Tutankhamon is not just a recreational strain. Use the proper dose and you can expect relief from all kinds of pain including headaches, migraines, muscle pains, joint pains, and even muscle pains. It is also a strain for depression, anxiety, stress, and insomnia.
Another indoor favorite is the Txomango, an indica-dominant strain known for its fantastic tropical and sweet flavors and its body-buzz and relaxing effects. This hybrid is a triple cross of a Jack Herer, Super Skunk, and a Korean Big Skunk. It is also an award-winning strain receiving the award for being one of the top 10 best hybrid strains.
Another great thing about Txomango is that it’s a very small plant but it can produce good yields up to 450 grams per square meter of indoor space and up to 400 grams per plant outdoors. It flowers in 9 to 10 weeks and will prefer a warm and temperate environment to grow.
Txomango is not just another flavorful recreational strain as it is also medicinal cannabis. With this strain, you can ease stress, anxiety, and depression and can stop all kinds of pain.
So there you have it, the best strains to grow indoors. We hope you’ll find the best indoor strain from our top list. All these strains are available online or from a local seed bank near you.