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The 7 Most Popular Marijuana Strains in Canada

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If you’re looking for some suggestions on marijuana strains while you’re in Canada, you may be wondering what’s popular among the locals of the Great White North. For your convenience, here we touch on seven of the most popular cannabis strains in Canada; try to try them all!

1. AK-47

One of the most popular cannabis strains in Canada (particularly in Toronto) is AK-47, a sativa-dominant hybrid that leaves you physically relaxed and mentally alert. AK-47 has an aroma and taste of sweet earth, flowers, and woodlands.

2. Lowryder

Lowryder does better in cold Canadian climates than most marijuana varieties, and this auto-flowering dwarf (topping out at 16 inches tall) is ready to in just 40 – 45 days. Lowryder is a short, stocky sativa that has a pungent aroma of sweet citrus and earth, and it offers stimulating, uplifting sensations to both body and mind.

3. M‑39

A staple strain among Canadian cannabis growers, M‑39 is one of the most popular marijuana strains in the country. M‑39 is a hardy indica that features an earthy aroma of split wood and fresh lemon flavor.

4. DJ Short Blueberry

The Blueberry phenotype by DJ Short is one of the most popular cannabis strains in Canada (particularly in British Columbia) and true to its name, this potent indica tastes of sweet blueberries.

5. Romulan

Developed in Canada, Romulan is an indica-dominant strain that is one of the most popular cannabis varieties in its country of origin, especially among medical patients seeking relief from pain, insomnia, and various effects from nerve damage. Romulan has a pungent aroma of fresh earth and pine, and it has a distinct pepper flavor that sets it apart.

6. Manitoba Poison

The pride and joy of cannabis enthusiasts in Canada’s Manitoba Province, this hybrid strain has a pungent smell of cheese and a spicy, herbal taste. Manitoba Poison thrives in cool, temperate climates and produces distinctly round, purple-fringed flowers.

7. Island Sweet Skunk

Island Sweet Skunk (AKA Sweet Island Skunk) is one of the most popular marijuana varieties among Canadian growers, as demand for the skunky, spicy smelling strain remains high year after year. It’s sativa-dominant and has a sweet, fruity flavor that’s a real treat.

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