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Leafly’s Faves 2018: Cannabis Flower

December 14, 2018

Leafly’s Faves is a series providing a glimpse into the strains, products, and brands that our team of cannabis aficionados is buying, consuming, and enjoying the most every year. Some are entirely new to the market, while others are simply perennial favorites that we can’t recommend enough. Below, find our crew’s favorite cannabis flower grown in 2018.

What was your favorite flower of 2018? Share with us in the comments below!

Sunset Sherbert from SUBX

Available in: Washington

Sunset Sherbert, also known as Sherbert, is a potent hybrid that Leafly staff loved for its beautiful color and calming effects. It’s available from many producers nationwide, but if you want a local no-doubter, check out Washington’s Subdued Excitement (SUBX).

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Also featured in: Try This Strain: Orange Cookies, the Body High for When You’re Low

Durban Poison by TJ’s Gardens

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Available in: Oregon

TJ’s Gardens is one of those brands that everyone in Oregon knows and loves. They produce incredible flower, especially when it comes to their good ol’ Durban Poison, one of their most popular strains. If you want to concentrate on a video game or movie, ride with Durban Poison from TJs—it’ll leave you with an energized cerebral high.

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Banana Punch #9 by The Village

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Available in: California

Banana Punch #9 is a strain from the folks of The Village, a California cannabis powerhouse located in Sacramento. A potent cross between Banana OG and Purple Punch F2, Banana Punch #9 has a smooth sweet banana flavor that blends perfectly with Purple Punch’s syrupy grape core.

Also featured in: Alien Labs, Sherbinski, and The Village Run California from Sacramento

White Tahoe Cookies by Gold Leaf Gardens

Available in: Washington

Bred by Kush4Breakfast and grown in Washington by Gold Leaf GardensWhite Tahoe Cookies is some of that danky stanky, perfect for anyone seeking to kick back after a long day. Gold Leaf has mastered the art of emphasizing flavor and producing amazing flower.

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Also featured in: In Photos: A Tour of Washington’s Top-Tier Gold Leaf Gardens

Astral Works by Prūf Cultivar

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Available in: Oregon

From Prūf Cultivar in Oregon, Astral Works is a CBD strain that’s coated with trichomes atop its beautiful green and orange buds. It provides an amazing floral and mango flavor before ushering you into a chill body high.

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Also featured in: Looking for High-Quality CBD Flower in Oregon? These 3 Strains Are Just for You

Gello Gelato by Sherbinski

Available in: California

Any time you see the name Sherbinski, you already know it’s going to be a top-notch product. The man gets busy, and it’s no different with his Gello Gelato, another California favorite of ours. With its beautifully dark purple buds that produce a delicious lime and savory flavor, Gello Gelato is a go-to night cap.

Also featured in: Alien Labs, Sherbinski, and The Village Run California from Sacramento

Hindu Sour by Burnwell

Available in: Washington

The people of Burnwell really know how to grow quality batches—peep our podcast with them to learn how. The Hindu Sour from Burnwell will get you properly lifted without feeling too up and energetic. It’s great for improving your mood while doing chores or going for a walk to let your mind wander.

Also featured in: What Are You Smoking? Episode 53: Justin Tacy and Brandon Woodland of Burnwell Farms

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Leafly is the world’s largest cannabis information resource, empowering people in legal cannabis markets to learn about the right products for their lifestyle and wellness needs. Our team of cannabis professionals collectively share years of experience in all corners of the market, from growing and retail, to science and medicine, to data and technology.

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