With over 500 seed strains to choose from, it can be intimidating for beginner growers to select the correct product for their experience level. But not to worry, we’ll address the best beginner seeds for those starting out. Keep reading to learn about our best beginner seeds.
What makes certain strains suitable for beginners?
Resilience is the main factor in good-for-beginner seeds. By resilience, we mean a high tolerance for human error, the mistakes you might naturally make as a beginner grower. Mistakes like giving your cannabis plants too much water (or not enough) and giving your plants too much direct sunlight (or not enough). Here are some common mistakes made by beginner growers:
- Not enough airflow
- Too much/too little sunlight
- Too much/too little water
- Not enough nutrients in the plant’s soil
- Too large/too small growing pots
Which type of seeds should beginners start with?
Even though growers of all levels love our autoflowering seeds, we recommend this type specifically for beginners. Autoflowering seeds are especially helpful and beneficial to beginner growers. These seeds naturally produce strong, resilient plants that do not need your constant attention 24/7. While most baby cannabis plants resemble human babies, autoflowering strains can go a day or two without watering, just in case you forget or have to travel for work. Autoflowering strains do well in the hands of relaxed growers who want an easygoing experience from start to harvest time.
How do autoflowering strains help beginner growers?
Growers love our autoflowering cannabis seeds because they require less attention and often have a shorter overall growing time than traditional feminized plants. Rather than worrying about when to switch your plants from the vegetative stage to the flowering stage (traditionally done by changing the number of daylight hours the plants receive), growers can simply plant their seeds and wait for their buds to develop.
Compare Best Beginner Cannabis Strains
|Gorilla Glue Auto-Flowering||10% Ruderalis, 40% Sativa, 50% Indica||21% THC||Anytime|
|White Widow Feminized||40% Indica, 60% Sativa||26% THC||Daytime|
|Tangerine Dream Auto-Flowering||10% Ruderalis, 30% Indica, 60% Sativa||24% THC||Daytime|
What are the easiest seeds to grow for beginners?
We recommend that beginners grow their plants indoors as they have more control over their surroundings, such as the temperature, humidity, sunlight, and airflow. Beginner growers love our Granddaddy Purple strain because it’s easy to cultivate. Granddaddy Purple cannabis seeds are easy-going in the garden and prefer to be indoors where the humidity can be carefully monitored and kept at around 50%. Indoors, this vibrantly hued indica should begin to flower in about 8 to 11 weeks. We also recommend the following seeds for beginners:
Blackberry Kush Feminized Cannabis Seeds
Lemon Haze Feminized Cannabis Seeds
Trainwreck Feminized Cannabis Seeds
Grape Ape Feminized Cannabis Seeds
Fruity Pebbles Feminized Cannabis Seeds
Why should beginners start growing their own cannabis?
There are two main reasons why people choose to grow their cannabis at home, either outdoors or indoors. It all boils down to money and convenience. Instead of driving miles and miles to the closest dispensary, at-home growers can simply walk into their grow room, pluck off some buds, and grind it into their pipes. At-home growing can also save you money in the long run. Based on numbers and receipts alone, most people spend less at a cannabis dispensary than they do at a seed bank. Granted, it depends on where you live, but most people walk out of a dispensary having spent only $10, $20, or $30 for a batch of edibles, one or two flower strains, and maybe rolling papers. The pricing scale at seed banks works a little differently because we’re in it for the long run. A dispensary-bought gram might last a month or so, whereas one single weed seed can grow up to $200 worth of cannabis.
Once beginners hone their skills, what else can they make?
The sky’s the limit! Once you get the hang of growing your own cannabis, why stop there? Why not reach for the stars? When you feel you’ve reached a point of confidence in your growing skills, switch over to hash and extract products—your friends will thank you! Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a wad of fancy equipment to separate the plant material from the trichomes. This can be then pressed into hash or used for making infused oils, butter, or cream. It’s amazing how many doors open from one cannabis plant. Once you’ve created canna-infused butter or canna-infused oil, you can put on your Chef’s hat and explore edibles. For a successful batch of cookies or brownies, you need a source of fat for cannabis to bind to. It can be olive oil, coconut oil, butter, etc. We wish you a happy growing and cultivating experience!