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The crossing of none other than Amnesia Lemon and the Afghani Kush makes this strain a true pleasure. Although this strain is less known than its colleagues above, the Amnesia Lemon Kush couldn’t be missing in this overview with the best pot seeds for outdoors.

Best weed seeds for outdoor growing

Growing outdoors is very rewarding. Especially because you don’t need expensive equipment such as lamps, an extractor and grow tent. Moreover, you don’t need electricity. The sun does the work. This means that the costs for an outdoor cultivation are low. Besides, outdoor growing is environmentally friendly and by relying on mother nature you will create organic plants with the highest possible quality.

The breeding season starts again before you realize it. Therefore it’s time to think which strain you will grow outdoors this year. To make your choice more easy we wrote this blog. Here we present our top 5 with the best weed seeds for outdoor growing.

How to choose the best cannabis seeds for outdoor growing?

Outdoors you can’t influenced all the living conditions. Yes, you can choose the soil and provide water, but you can’t influence the weather, while the weather is the most important factor for the final result. Growing outdoors is therefore generally more difficult compared to indoor growing.

However, the cannabis plant is naturally an outdoor plant so each plant can be grown outdoors. Yet, not all species achieve good results when grown outdoors. That has to do with various causes. An important factor is in this is the degree of mold and moisture resistance. Moreover, not all species are suitable for the climate in which you want to grow. From this you can conclude that the success of an outdoor cultivation largely depends on the chosen cannabis seeds.

The best cannabis strain for outdoor is therefore preferably an easy to grow specie with a high mold resistance. By choosing an easy to grow strain which is resistant to fungi and fits the climate in which you want to grow, you avoid a lot of problems and will increase the chance of a successful breeding considerably.

Top 5 best cannabis seeds for outdoors

In our top 5 you find the best weed seeds to grow outdoors. The presented strains are easy to grow and can be harvested between September and October. If you choose one of our best marijuana seeds for outdoor growing the chances are big that your plants will get through the rainy autumn and that you will be rewarded with high quality weed and good yields.

Blue Dream

Good seeds for outdoor growing have to meet the conditions previously mentioned in this blog. If there is one species that obvious meet all these conditions, then it’s our Blue Dream feminized strain.

Blue dream is known for its refined taste and high THC values. Moreover, the strain is easy to grow (also for beginners) and not entirely unimportant: especially outdoors this strain thrives very well. Blue dream has a very high mold resistance, bad weather can be well tolerated and even then the strain is still capable of producing high quality weed. With the Blue Dream, your outdoor harvest actually can’t fail anymore.

Northern Lights

The Northern Lights. Who doesn’t know this strain? Northern Lights is listed in almost every top 5 or top 10 that you can find online. Therefore, this strain can’t be missed in our top 5 with the best seeds for outdoor weed.

Northern Lights is a real classic strain, has won many prizes and can be grown in practically any climate.Therefore it’s a strain that you should have tried to grow outdoors. Even when it’s only just for one time.

Amnesia Lemon Kush

The crossing of none other than Amnesia Lemon and the Afghani Kush makes this strain a true pleasure. Although this strain is less known than its colleagues above, the Amnesia Lemon Kush couldn’t be missing in this overview with the best pot seeds for outdoors.

Because of its high fungal resistance the Amnesia Lemon Kush is very easy to grow and produces crops that can reach up to 750 grams per m2. However, this strain is especially known for its great effect and sublime taste. A great strain if you like sweet en sour tastes like lime and lemon.

Power Plant

A strain that can be bought in almost every Dutch coffee shop is the Power Plant. That isn’t without reason. The Power Plant features qualities that are important for commercial growers. High yields, a short cycle, easy to grow and a very powerful high quality weed. Although many commercial growers grow indoors, the outdoor yields can exceed up to 750 grams per m2.

Black Domina

Black Domina is a very reliable and consistent strain that should not be missing in this top 5 with the best seeds for outdoor growing. Although the strain grows well mainly in a warm environment, is almost 100% Indica and therefore will remain relatively small outside, the strain has all the qualities to make an outdoor cultivation successful. Moreover, the small size has a big advantage. With small plants you can keep your outdoor cultivation better discrete.

Best weed seeds for outdoor growing
The Indica genetics are prominent in this strain, providing pain relief and a calming effect.

10 Best Strains to Grow Outdoors


From plentiful light to an abundance of space, there are many reasons to grow your Cannabis outdoors.

Most beginner growers want to grow outside because they hear it results in the largest yields possible.

While true, not all strains are suitable for outdoor growing!

Only plants with hardy genetics and that will survive your local climate will make their way to harvest.

Please always remember when growing Cannabis outdoors to do so discretely – you are responsible even where legal.

Now – on to our list; we’ve scoured seed banks world-wide to bring you to the 10 best strains to grow outdoors!

Best Strains to Grow Outdoors

Let’s take a quick look at the top 10 best strains for outdoor growing:

Strain
1. Amnesia Haze
2. OG Kush
3. White Widow
4. Super Skunk
5. Northern Soul
6. Strawberry Kush
7. Blueberry
8. Critical Sour
9. Shaman Regular
10. Early Skunk
  • Outdoor environmental conditions
  • Training techniques
  • Harvest time
  • Skill/experience
  • Nutrient & PH levels

1. Amnesia Haze

    Flowering Time: 70-84 Days days Plant height: 90-120cm Yield: Up to 750g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Auto-Flowering Difficulty Level: Moderate High: Energetic, Happy, Euphoric, Creativity-Boosting Taste: Lemon, Zesty, Sweet

Named for the cloud-like feeling rather than any forgetful properties it bestows, Amnesia Haze is a potent and delicious Sativa-heavy hybrid.

Winner of both Cannabis and Sativa cubs, it’s known for a cheery and heady high that is perfect for creativity or a day out with friends!

Amnesia Haze is a heavy yielder, and when growing outdoors it can take a little bit longer to bloom that most.

Though slightly trickier to grow than others on our list, Amnesia Haze will reward growers with a 21% THC content and is an excellent choice for an outdoor grow!

2. OG Kush

    Flowering Time: 56-63 days Plant height: 50-93cm Yield: Up to 500g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Photoperiodic Difficulty Level: Moderate High: Relaxing, Euphoric, Stress-Relieving Taste: Earthy, Pine, Herbal, Citrus, Spicey

If you live in a warmer climate and are looking for an Indica-dominant strain, OG Kush is an excellent choice for your outdoor grow.

Strong relaxing effects are mixed with a smile-inducing euphoria, making it a favorite of recreational and medicinal patients alike!

OG Kush can be susceptible to mildew and bugs, so make sure that you read up on how to avoid these problems and treat them should they arise.

A powerful pain and stress reliever it’s also known for inducing the munchies, don’t worry – you’ll have 50-60 days of flowering time to decide what snacks to buy!

An ever-popular strain it’s a great choice for your outdoor grow – a good amount of sunshine and some TLC are all that’s required!

3. White Widow

Growers love White Widow due to resin-heavy buds that produce a heady high.

Grown outdoors White Widow produces even more flower, and responds very well to Sea of Green (SOG) and Screen of Green (ScrOG) growing methods.

It’s also a great strain for beginners, because it’s forgiving and hardy!

Balanced genetics provide powerful euphoric and creativity-boosting effects, and reported benefits include relief from anxiety, depression, stress and chronic pain.

With low care requirements and a legendary high, White Widow is one of our top choices for outdoor growing!

4. Super Skunk

    Flowering Time: 58-67 days Plant height: 100-200cm Yield: Up to 600g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Auto-flowering & Photoperiodic Difficulty Level: Very Easy High: Stress Relieving, Relaxing, Increased Sociability Taste: Sweet, Fruity, Skunky (Aroma)

If there’s one strain on our list that almost guarantees a successful outdoor grow, Super Skunk is the one.

Though it prefers a lot of sun like most varieties, it is called a ‘super strain’ because it will prosper in most growing conditions.

Prized for relaxing and stress-relieving effects, it’s also a very sociable high – great for sharing with a loved one or friend!

Whether this is one of your first grows or you’re just looking for a ‘sure thing’, we highly recommend giving Super Skunk a try.

5. Northern Soul

    Flowering Time: 63-70 days Plant height: 80-150cm Yield: Up to 1000g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Photoperiodic Difficulty Level: Easy High: Mood-Boosting, Relaxing Taste: Earthy, Woody, Sweet

A cross between Northern Lights and Skunk #1, Northern Soul is THE heaviest yielder on our list!

It thrives outdoors and will do well in most environments; due to a later flowering time however it may need to be harvested before full maturity in colder climates.

It’s also a beautiful plant, growing extremely large leaves that are often purple in color!

The Indica genetics are prominent in this strain, providing pain relief and a calming effect.

Another easy-grower, if you’re looking for a classic stoned high and the potential for amazing yields, then Northern Soul is the strain for you!

6. Strawberry Kush

    Flowering Time: 50-55 days Plant height: 100-150cm Yield: Up to 550g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Clone Only Difficulty Level: Easy High: Relaxing, Uplifting, Calming Taste: Strawberry, Sweet, Berry

Strawberry Kush is only available by cloning, but if you’re able to get your hands on one it’s an amazing choice for outdoor growing.

Unlike other strains, it doesn’t necessarily need a hot climate to thrive and since the flowering period is shorter you’ll be able to harvest before cold weather sets in.

Easy to grow, it is also known to respond very well to the Sea of Green (SOG) method of growing; it will grow much taller outdoors than it will inside!

With a potent mixture of calming Indica and uplifting Sativa, this beginner-friendly strain is another outdoor grower that’s sure to bring a delicious harvest.

7. Blueberry

    Flowering Time: 56-70 days Plant height: 60-150cm Yield: Up to 700g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Photoperiodic & Auto-flowering Difficulty Level: Moderate High: Relaxing, Euphoric, Sleepy Taste: Blueberry, Earthy, Sweet, Pine

Named for – you guessed it – a notable flavor of blueberries, Blueberry is an Indica-dominant strain that produces a powerfully-euphoric high.

It’s also in high demand, and not just because it’s an Indica Cup winner – it has both a high yield and THC content!

This is one of those strains that thrives outdoors, but is not recommend for first-time growers as it can be quite temperamental and prefers a lot of sun.

Green-thumbed growers will be rewarded, however, with a multi-colored leaf display and crystal-coated buds in the final harvest!

It’s also one of the heavier-yielding strains on our list, growing short and wide to produce flowers that smell and taste amazing.

8. Critical Sour

    Flowering Time: 56-63 Days Plant height: 100-250cm Yield: Up to 550g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Photoperiodic (some Auto-flowering) Difficulty Level: Easy High: Relaxing, Physical, Uplifting Taste: Fruity, Earthy, Spicey

Critical Sour is one of the few strains on our list that is actually intended for outdoor cultivation, and when grown correctly it can be absolutely enormous!

Famous for the instant body high and extremely relaxing properties, it’s also a strain that has a very subtle odor which makes it an ideal choice for outdoors.

Thick stems and a hardy nature also make it suitable for growing in various outdoor conditions, and new growers will be happy to hear it’s easy to grow too.

With earlier flowering times, low odor and excellent yields Critical Sour is not a strain to miss!

9. Shaman Regular

    Flowering Time: 49-56 days Plant height: 90-200cm Yield: Up to 700g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Photoperiod Difficulty Level: Easy High: Euphoric, Heady, Followed by Calming Taste: Sweet, Woody

Fast acting and euphoric, Shaman Regular subsides into a calm and insightful state that will win over any Sativa skeptic.

It’s also a grower’s dream; hardy, resistant to mold and pests – it even flowers quickly and has much higher yields outdoors than when grown inside.

Many growers report not even needing special nutrients with this strain, planting it alongside other vegetables and flowers in the garden and tending as usual.

Despite having a slightly lower THC level (16%) than others on our list, powerful effects and its readiness to battle the elements make this an easy recommendation for top outdoor strains.

10. Early Skunk

    Flowering Time: 40-50 days Plant height: 80-110cm Yield: Up to 500g/m2 Blend: Hybr style=color:#3d3d3d>Type: Auto-flowering Difficulty Level: Very Easy High: Body High, Mood-Boosting Taste: Pungent, Musky, Skunky, Sweet

Last on our list of top outdoor strains is Early Skunk, a strain that people living in cooler climates should take note of.

Hardy and resilient, this tough lady is grown as far north as Canada and Scandinavia!

It flowers early – well before the first signs of frost, and if you can push harvest out its buds will swell up even more as you get closer to the 50 day mark.

Known for a strong body high, it’s not overly intense nor is it an Indica that will put you to sleep.

At home in almost any environment, if you’ve ever lamented at how many strains require hot sun then Early Skunk just might be the one for you!

Final Thoughts

As we’ve learned, there are some strains that thrive outdoors but different genetics require different climates to do so!

Pick a strain that you think you’ll enjoy – there are plenty of classics here each with different effects!

With a bit of planning and using the tips in our list as a guide, you’re almost guaranteed a successful harvest – start with a hardier or early-flowering strain if you’re worried about temperatures in your area.