4 Strains to Welcome the Holiday Season
As we enter the heart of the holiday season, some of us are looking for a strain that meets the festive expectations of this time of year. Whether you’re one of the people who relishes the first snow of the season and prefers staying in with hot chocolate in the winter over heading out to the beach during the summer, or someone who looks forward to the heart-warming good feels of the Christmas and holiday season, these strains will put you in the holiday spirit.
Named for the snow-like coating of resin and white pistils, Snow Bud is a hybrid cross between Afghani and an unknown South African strain. Bred by Dutch Passion this sativa leaning strain offers flavors of warm cinnamon and with a hint of sour skunk and provides a euphoric and uplifting buzz that will put your mind at ease. While it has a mainly cerebral sativa-like buzz, you will find the effects both physically and mentally relaxing, with potential for a severe case of the munchies.
A potent sativa, this West Coast strain has created quite the notoriety for it’s cerebral buzz and boost in creativity and euphoria that often ends falling easily into fits of laughter. Believed to be a cross between Humbolt Snow and an unknown Haze there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the genetics of this strain, but it’s potency and lemony flavor make it an ever-popular favorite – especially in the winter months.
Created by Crop King Seeds, Candy Cane is a 70 percent indica strain that combines the popular strains AK-47, Mango, and White Widow’s genetics o create a sour yet fruity flavor with long-lasting euphoric effects that melt away stress and tension. The White Widow genetics are mostly seen in the thick white coating of trichomes and pistils that lend to the intense flavor and long-lasting buzz.
Christmas cookies is something that we all look forward to during the holiday season – and sugar cookies are a classic – but this is a different kind of Sugar Cookie. A relaxing indica dominant hybrid this strain is a surprising cross between Crystal Gayle, Blue Hawaiian, and Sensi Star – surprisingly there is no genetic relation to the Girl Scout Cookies family. With a sweet aroma and a tropical and berry like flavor this strain creates a relaxing buzz that is felt throughout the body and lends to a deep sleep if utilized at night.