Washington state has long been at the forefront of the cannabis industry. Decades before it was big business in our state, residents of Tacoma and Seattle have been lighting up their favorite Sativa and Indica strains. Below are lists of the most popular, and the most sought after weed strains in the Tacoma and Seattle area.
THE TOP 10 MOST SOLD CANNABIS STRAINS IN WESTERN WASHINGTON
10) God's Gift
A cross between Grandaddy Purple and OG Kush, God’s Gift emerged in the medical dispensaries of California in the early 2000’s. Renowned for its dreamy and joyful effect, the God’s Gift strain was also the winner for Best Indica at the 2015 Bio Cannabis Cup in Spain.
9) Alaskan Thunder Fuck (ATF)
Alaskan Thunder Fuck is a legendary Sativa strain originating from- you guessed it, Alaska of all places. Also known as ATF, it was originally a cross of a North California Sativa strain and Russian Ruderalls. Strong in scent, it can vary along the lines of lemon, orange, skunk, and even pine. Alaskan Thunder Fuck is also known for a head high along with being quite the ‘creeper’.
8) Purple Punch
When two Indica-dominant classics come together, you’re sure to have something spectacular. Purple Punch is one of Tacoma’s favorite cannabis strains, derived from Grandaddy Purple and Larry OG. A light aroma of fruit and pastry, leads to a high of both head and body. Purple Punch is one of those Indica strains better suited for the end of the day.
7) Durban Poison
Durban Poison has been a popular Sativa since the 1970’s. Originating from Durban, South Africa, this marijuana strain has become a worldwide favorite thanks to its uplifting and energetic high. Durban Poison is also known for its large resin glands which lends itself nicely to those producing concentrates.
Gelato, also known as “Larry Bird”, is a hybrid strain quickly becoming one of the most popular, especially in Washington state. A cross between Sunset Sherbet and Thin Mint GSC, Gelato was originally cultivated in the Bay Area by Cookies Family, the Sherbinskis family, and Mario Guzman. You are sure to enjoy the sweet, fruity aroma, and the heavy THC can provide a knockout for those with lower tolerance.
5) Super Lemon Haze
Super Lemon Haze is a long time favorite of those in Western Washington. A Sativa dominant hybrid derived from Super SIlver Haze and Lemon Skunk, known for sweet and spicy smell along with its energetic characteristics. This strain has also taken home two High Times Cannabis Cup awards for best strain.
4) Green Crack
Green Crack is a heavy Sativa with exhilarating effects- exactly what you’d expect from a strain with such a name. Legend has it that Snoop Dogg gave the strain its name, originally named Cush, after feeling the ‘uplifting’ effects. Due to the negative connotations, this strain can also be found as Green Cush or simply Cush. Green Crack marijuana strain took 3rd place at the 2015 High Times Cannabis Cup.
3) Wedding Cake
Wedding Cake is an Indica dominant hybrid strain that took home 1st place in 2018 for Best Hybrid Flower at the SoCal High Times Medical Cannabis cup. Known for its aroma of cake frosting, along with its relaxing and euphoric feel from high THC content, it has risen in popularity in recent years- for good reason. The Wedding Cake marijuana strain is also known as Pink Cookies.
2) Sour Diesel
Sour Diesel, also known as Sour D if you’re from the East coast, is a Sativa dominant cannabis strain named for its pungent aroma. A legend since the 1990’s, it is a cross between Chemdog 91 and Super Skunk. A top choice for Seattle and Tacoma medical patients.
1) Blue Dream
Blue Dream is a Sativa dominant hybrid marijuana strain that has been one of the favorites in Washington state, essentially forever. So it’s no secret that it tops our list of top marijuana strains for Tacoma and Seattle. Sweet berry smell and gentle cerebral high with body relaxation, it is adored by those that are new to cannabis and those that have been around.