After a brutal winter that ravaged most of the United States, many of you are probably thrilled that the first day of spring is finally upon us. To celebrate the arrival of an extra hour of sunlight, blossoming flowers, and warmer weather, here are 10 strains that come in like a lion but stick with you like a lamb.
Strain combination: Cotton Candy Kush and Green Queen
The sweet pear flavor in Cotton Candy Kush is balanced wonderfully by the spicy, nutty character of Green Queen.
Strain combination: Vanilla Kush and Cherry Bomb
The heavier, smooth Vanilla Kush is beautifully complemented by the sweet cherry flavor of the lighter Cherry Bomb.
Strain combination: Strawberry Kush and Thin Mint
The unmistakable Thin Mint flavor and hybrid effects are perfectly balanced by the more physical Strawberry Kush.
Strain combination: Blackberry Kush and Lemon Haze
These two strong flavors coupled with contrasting effects provide a balanced, memorable experience.
Strain combination: Banana Kush and Durban Poison
The distinct sweetness of Banana Kush could only be matched with an earthy, uplifting flower like Durban Poison.
Strain combination: Blue Cheese and Blue Haze
Blue cheese and peppered pear is the name of the game with these two acclaimed hybrids.
Strain combination: SAGE and Island Sweet Skunk
The spicy sandalwood and earthy flavors of SAGE combined with Island Sweet Skunk's buttery apple taste creates a pairing reminiscent of a classic Waldorf salad.
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Strain combination: White Russian and Grapefruit
In a happy synthesis of citrus, floral, and earthy undertones, this pair provides a pleasant, invigorating lift.
Strain combination: Pineapple Express and Cannalope Haze
Let this fruity coalescence of sweet pineapple, mango, and berry take you far, far away.
Strain combination: Orange Kush and Chocolope
Orange and chocolate, with additional sweet and earthy undertones, make this pair a no-brainer.
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