This article was originally published on Herb.co
By Anna Wilcox
Summer is finally here. It’s time to pack up your favorite energizing herbs and head outdoors. Whether it’s volleyball on the beach, camping, or simply trying to soak up a nice tan, these sativas are sure to add an extra layer of awesomeness to any of your favorite summertime activities. Here are 7 sizzling sativas to rock your summer.
1. Blue Cinex
Cross between Blue Dream and Cinex, this sativa-dominant strain features a truly pleasant high. It’s the perfect cross between two popular hybrids, making this strain a surefire hit. The effects will sneak up on you. You’ll have to wait a few minutes before you start to really feel this strain hit. It’s a little hazy, but calm and peaceful none the less. Expect to be energized yet a little blissed-out.
2. Blue Brilliant
Perfect for a day with clear blue skies, Blue Brilliant is a lovely cross between classics Super Silver Haze and Blueberry. This strain was bred by Zambeza Seeds and features a hazy aroma with a slight citrus
tang. Expect bursts of creativity from this chipper, socially bud.
The THC content soars at 21%, making this a highly potent and effective sativa. Consume with caution, though. Too much of this strain will leave you feeling like your mind has floated away with the clouds.
3. Jock Horror
Okay, so this strain has been around for a while. But, it’s really been making the rounds lately. While many new strains can be difficult to find outside of regional dispensaries, Jock Horror has traversed oceans to find a home in cannabis shops around the globe.
Bred by the Netherland’s Nirvana, Jock is a happy, euphoric, and talkative strain. This is a great choice for a summertime barbecue or social gathering. It’s sure to inspire all sorts of interesting conversations! If you hadn’t had a chance to try Jock Horror yet, you’re missing out. A definite go-to sativa for an all-around pleasant time.
4. Strawberry Lemonade
For those looking for something nice and refreshing this summer, Strawberry Lemonade is it! This lovely lady is technically a hybrid, but she features strong sativa effects. Expect a mellow body buzz with plenty cerebral, creative, and heady effects.
Strawberry Lemonade’s flavor will come as a pleasant surprise to most users. It features a strong fruity sweet taste along with a little herbal tartness. Basically, it tastes just like a nice tall glass of strawberry lemonade!
5. Loud Berry
This sativa won second place at the SoCal High Times Cannabis Cup in 2015 and is trying again this year. Originally bred by Hippie Hill Inc., Loud Berry features a THC content of 22.6%. Sativa lineage dominates this strain for an 80/20 hybrid split. If you’re interested in something with medical benefit, this strain is a great pain fighter and can help shake away the summertime blues.
6. Sunny Days
When you hear about new cannabis strains, most of them seem to come out of California, Colorado, or the Pacific Northwest. But, this happy sativa is representing Michigan growers well. Bred by Jackson County Compassion Club, this strain took home the title of one of High Times’ Strongest Strains on Earth for 2016.
It features a crazy high THC content of 27%. Pretty darn impressive. For those in the Wolverine State, a day out in the sun isn’t complete without this euphoric flower!
7. Flo Limone
This Colorado beauty is a cross between Flo and Nina Limone. Bred by Colorado Seeds, she produces a clear, motivated high without the causing you to feel overstimulated. The result is a mellower take on DJ Short’s popular Flo. While this strain is upbeat and calm overall, it does not lack in potency.
Flo Limone features a THC content of 23.6%. Pick up a little of this strain when you’re in the mood for a happy and relaxed daytime smoke.
New strains are bred and introduced to the market all the time. These seven are just a small sampling of those that deserve mention this summer. There’s no doubt, though. All of these strains are worth a try!
What are your favorite sizzling sativa? Share your thoughts with us on social media or in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!