Best Cannabis Strains for Fall
Posted November 19th by Kelly Graham
Fall is just one of those seasons that everyone loves.
The crunchy leaves, late-night bonfires, crisp evenings, pumpkin spice everything, cozy movie marathons, holidays that require you to stuff your face—the list goes on and on. And the perfect companion to your autumnal adventures is, of course, the right cannabis strain.
Whether you’re preparing to answer your nosy Aunt’s questions or heading to 420-friendly Friendsgiving, we’re sharing our top five cannabis strains to compliment the fall season.
We know that cherry season is over, but this cultivar brings back all those sunny summertime vibes. The taste of a sun-drenched cherry orchard will melt over your palate as it gives way to an herbaceous finish. Cherry AK offers a focused yet euphoric high, it won’t be long before you find yourself wrapped up in a good book or baking fresh cookies for your neighbors. You really can’t go wrong with this fruit-forward sativa strain at any time of day, any time of the year.
When your only plans are to lounge around the house in your PJs (bonus points for laying by the fireplace), Sugar Tarts is your new go-to. Its soothing, stoney effects gradually build until dreamy thoughts take over your mind. Don’t be surprised if you suddenly feel the urge to lay down and stay put.
As the effects slowly wrap your body and mind in a blanket of velvety softness, you’ll enjoy the taste of blackberry pie with a funky finish. It’s perfect for a post-holiday dinner smoke sesh.
Hellfire is not exactly the kind of strain you want to enjoy when you’ve got a long list of to-dos, making it ideal for fall festivities. Grab this indica-dominant strain on one of those 3-day weekends far away from your responsibilities and just let your imagination soar. Whether you’re indulging in a warm bubble bath or just chilling on the couch, you’ll find yourself in a dreamy state of mind. All you have to do is kick back and enjoy Hellfire’s earthy yet citrusy notes as you coast off to your happy place.
A true late-night treat, Wedding Cake will leave you feeling completely at ease—even at Thanksgiving with the fam. So as the night winds down, take a walk with your cool cousin and feel the tension completely dissolve from your body and mind.
Brimming with the aroma of funky fall moss, whipped cream, and a spritz of fresh orange juice, this classic hybrid strain is all about the good vibes. Pro-tip: Pair this strain with a slice of pumpkin pie drenched in whipped topping and you’re in for a deliciously peaceful night.
When you have one of those inexplicably sunny and clear autumn afternoons, you need an upbeat, fun-loving strain to match. Enter, Lilac Diesel. Puff on this sativa-leaning cultivar and you’ll uncover notes of fresh flowers, gas, and ice cream that usher in a creative, energetic high, balanced out by just enough relaxation to leave you feeling grounded. Good for a daytime stroll through the woods or solo joint at dusk, it’s hard not to fall for Lilac Diesel.
Kelly is a creative multi-hyphenate and chef with an affinity for all things weed. She currently lives, works, and bakes in sunny Los Angeles, California. To see what she’s cooking up next, check her out at Not Your Mom’s Kitchen.