There are a few classic autoflowering cannabis strains whose rich history, incredible marijuana flowers, and unique origins have left their mark in history. Each has a different mild-altering high that affects your body in different ways. From explosions of self-love and positivity to a relaxing and mellow high, each buzz is unique to the strain.
Many of these continue to be enjoyed to date or borrow genetics from ancestral varieties that have been discontinued.
Here are some cult autoflowering cannabis strains that you need to grow:
Fro-Yo is a popular cult autoflowering cannabis strain that is known to produce high-quality, compact, dense, and resinous flowers. This strain has parentage of Sunset Sherbet and Girl Scout Cookies. Please note that this strain can be cultivated both indoors and outdoors, which means that it is ideal for growers who are short on space. It typically takes around 73 days for the autoflowering plant to grow from a tiny seedling to a mature plant that is ready for harvest. In terms of the psychoactive and mind-altering properties of this cannabis strain, you are more likely to feel relaxed and mentally energized after a few hits. The high from this strain is more cerebral and less anxiety-inducing (due to the THC content quantity).
Short Rider Auto
If you are looking for cult classic autoflowering strains with an incredibly fast flowering time, then the Short Rider might be what you are looking for. This strain traces its origins to two marijuana strains which have now been discontinued, namely Top 44 and Early Special. The Short Rider Auto Feminized strain variety quickly gained popularity because of how it can produce potent cannabis buds in 6 – 7 weeks. It produces a decent bud quickly, with significant proportions of THC and CBD, such that whether you are smoking it or vaping it, you will enjoy it. Note that this strain flowers in 2 – 3 weeks, and it will continue to mature for the following weeks until it is ready to be harvested.
Doctor Shiva Supreme Auto
This strain borrows its name from the Indian god Shiva, who is the supreme being capable of creating, protecting, and transforming the universe. It is a hybrid variety whose genetics are inherited from plants that were once indigenous to the remote mountains of Northern India. While this strain can grow anywhere on the planet, the original Garhwali Shiva plant grew at high altitudes with an incredibly harsh climate. These buds have exceptional resistance to mold, so you will not have to worry about taking additional precautions, such as installing pedestal fans or using a moisture meter. Smoking this variety will give you a happy buzz that will leave smokers feeling happy and at ease.
Jet 47 Auto
The Jet 47 Feminized is a high-yielding strain that produces phenomenal results each time. It is the autoflowering remix of the Kalashnikov, which means that you will still be able to taste the original flavor with some growing adjustments. The Jet 47 features more trichome production, owing to help taken from the White Widow. This strain takes anywhere from 65 to 75 days to transform from a seedling to a mature plant that is ready for harvest. You will not have to worry much about where to grow the Jet 47 These female cannabis varieties will perform well both indoors and outdoors. Plus, they will produce up to 45 grams of potent weed that will pack a jet-fueled punch with each smoke. If you are looking for trichrome-rich results in 2 months, then the Jet 47 Feminized strain is a potential contender.
Russian Haze Auto
The Russian Haze combines traditional cannabis with new tricks to offer the best of both worlds. It combines the genetics of White Sirius and Speedy G to pack an aromatic punch that is powerful and addictive. Please note that the Russian Haze takes around 80 days to reach the harvesting stage once the seeds have begun growing, which may seem like a bit more than other varieties on this list. However, the good news is that the 80 days are worth the wait. The high induced from this strain is intense and cerebral, owing to the high quantity of THC. It causes smokers to feel almost euphoric as if you were at the top of the world. Plus, the buds are heavily soaked in resin and give off a pleasant tropic scent. You need to try to grow this variety and smoke it!
Copacabana Super Auto
This famous variety traces its geographic origins to the bay of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. If you live in a hot and humid climatic zone, then you cannot call yourself a cannabis cultivator if you do not grow this lush variety of Copacabana Super Auto. It boasts fragrant and juicy flowers that have an open structure, so you will not have to worry about them catching mold as the airflow will be abundant. Plus, they are great to grow with other cannabis strains as they will not catch mildew and pass it onto other plants in your growing area. If you grow them indoors, make sure that your room height is far from the ground as these plants will grow a full 200 cm in height. However, please note that this weed variety takes around 110 days to reach maximum maturity. But it is worth the wait!
The Stardust Auto is perfect if you are looking for a high that gets you into a creative mood. It is ideal for lifting spirits, socializing, and engaging in imaginative activities. This high-yielding strain will produce incredible results in as little as 8 – 9 weeks. These plants will grow up to 60 cm high, so you do not have to worry too much about growing them in a spacious room with a high roof. Plus, the aromatic smell of the flowers that is almost identical to that of fresh berries will put you in a positive mood. Smoking cannabis buds of Stardust Auto will experience a smooth smoke with a long-lasting effect.