7 Best Strains To Grow In New England East (With Pictures)

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1. Durban Poison

Durban Poison
THC16 – 25%
Aroma/FlavorsSweet, Earthy, Pine
Grow DifficultyEasy-Moderate
EffectsUplifted, Energized, Euphoric, Focused

Durban Poison is one of those rare heirloom variety strains.

Despite having been tampered with over the years, the original version of Durban Poison is still available and extremely popular. Surprisingly enough, this popular strain is actually quite simple to grow.

The strain is great for beginners, as it can withstand most climates but does best in warm and sunny environments.

Most growers prefer to grow the strain indoors because of its massive height.

Considering the climate in New England, Durban Poison will grow really well, but it’s preferable to grow indoors.

This isn’t because of an issue with the climate rather the size of the plant.

When growing indoors, hydroponics has been shown to be the best method.

However, going overboard with nutrient addition and such can mess up the genetics of the plant.

2. Northern Lights Automatic

northern lights auto
Aroma/FlavorsEarthy, Fruity, Pine
Grow DifficultyEasy
EffectsBody High, Powerful, Relaxing

Northern Lights is an immensely popular strain.

This Indica-dominant hybrid is incredibly robust and resistant, producing extremely high levels of THC and great yields.

Northern Lights Auto is a strain even a beginner can grow with ease.

Much like any auto strain, Northern Lights grows well in most environments.

However, it does best in places like New England, where the summers are long and hot.

Since the plant is bigger than the usual autoflowering variety, it might be better to grow it indoors.

Northern Lights Auto does well both outdoors and indoors and grows fast to produce high yields.

Its growth isn’t the only energetic part; the high is just as intense.

You can expect a definitive body high from this extremely potent strain.

3. Blue Dream Feminized

Blue Dream
Aroma/FlavorsBerry, Lemon, Herbal, Spicy
Grow DifficultyEasy
EffectsCerebral, Euphoric, Powerful

Blue Dream is a well-known strain that is popular for its high THC levels and use as a medicinal strain despite its low CBD levels. Any regular smoker will be able to smell out this strain from a mile away.

This dream strain leaves traces of itself wherever it is smoked.

For such an iconic strain, it is quite easy to cultivate.

Any beginner will have themselves a large yield of premium bud.

As long it is supplied with the necessary amounts of water and nutrients regularly, the plant will flourish.

Blue Dream can be grown both indoors and outdoors.

Regardless of where you grow it, the plant is large.

It grows well in New England’s climate as it thrives in most climates and can even handle colder night temperatures.

4. Blue Cheese Auto Feminized

Auto Blue Cheese
THC15 – 20%
Aroma/FlavorsBerry, Cheese
Grow DifficultyEasy
EffectsPowerful, Relaxing

Blue Cheese Auto is a powerful strain with lots of medicinal properties.

The high THC levels and CBD levels make this make a great strain for medicinal use.

The high is also extremely relaxing and calming, making it perfect for a smoke after a long day of work.

Growing the strain is relatively easy, even for a beginner who is growing at home.

The medium height of the plant makes it ideal for those stealth growing, but despite its size, the yield is large.

The seeds are quite flexible and tend to flourish in any setting.

Whether it is outdoors or indoors, you’ll need to be careful of your neighbors as the plant is quite fragrant.

But, the plant thrives in greenhouses and can stand a bit of heat, making it ideal for the New England climate.

5. White Widow Feminized

white widow feminized
THC18 – 25%
Aroma/FlavorsEarthy, Fruity
Grow DifficultyEasy
EffectsCerebral, Creative, Euphoric, Sleepy

White Widow is a strain famous for its incredible resin production.

After its first release in Amsterdam coffee shops in the 1990s, it remained a fan favorite.

The fruity and earthy flavors combined with a nice relaxing high are part of its incredible popularity.

The extremely high THC levels mean that the high is strong and powerful.

The plant is just as strong as the high, growing in even colder climates.

It doesn’t kick up too much of a fuss and is mostly resistant to molds and bugs, so even a beginner should be able to handle it.

The strain can grow both indoors and outdoors, both set-ups have their own advantages, but the New England climate won’t negatively affect the growth or yield of the strain.

Since the plant can handle the heat as well as the cold, it will flourish.

6. Super Skunk

Aroma/FlavorsCandy, Earthy, Skunk, Sweet
Grow DifficultyEasy
EffectsBody, Cerebral, Powerful

Super Skunk lives up to its name with its sky-high THC levels and incredibly powerful high.

This hybrid gives you the best of both worlds by giving you the relaxation of an Indica and the focus of a Sativa.

Growing Super Skunk is incredibly easy for any novice.

The plant is pretty low maintenance and resistant to most molds and pests.

While it is easy to maintain, it won’t do so well in the humid New England climate, so it is better to grow the strain indoors.

With the basics such as sunlight and water provided to them, they flourish indoors, leading to large yields.

7. Big Buddha Cheese Feminized

Big Buddha Cheese
Aroma/FlavorsCheese, Pungent
Grow DifficultyEasy
EffectsStrong, Uplifting, Long-lasting

Big Buddha Cheese is a strain that has been a fan favorite in the UK and Europe especially.

The signature cheesy smell will have heads turning wherever you go, so be mindful.

Smoking the strain will leave a cheesy, spicy taste behind and a strong and uplifting high.

If you’re looking for a strain that can handle humidity, then it is Big Buddha Cheese.

The strain can handle a certain amount of humidity, making it ideal for growing in New England with its hot and humid weather.

The strain is great for beginners as it adapts well to any environment, outdoors or indoors.

The smell, however, needs to be handled when growing as it is quite strong.

Regardless of where it grows, Big Buddha Cheese will bless you with high yields and beautiful buds.

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