The marijuana industry dates back for hundreds of thousands of years. During this time we have discovered sativas, indicas, and hybrids – and within these categories, there have been hundreds of unique cannabis strains of weed.
It is pretty amazing when we think about how far cannabis has come since its first discovery. For instance, it is thought that there are at least 779 known cannabis strains of cannabis in the world, and amongst those, there are hundreds of incredibly well known go-to strains. You’ve got your Blue Dream, GSC (Girl Scout Cookie), Sour Diesel, OG Kush, Gorilla Glue, etc. – all extremely popular amongst weed lovers. However, this is just a handful of the most commonly bought strains — there are too many others to mention, even if we tried.
But what about those lesser-known strains of cannabis? As time has moved on and legalization of cannabis has progressed across the US, we are finding that there is a greater interest and demand for those rare and exotic buds! Gone are the days where you would happily smoke the first bit of cannabis you could get your hands on — with legalization, the “marijuana masses” have developed a great intrigue into what other marijuana strains this wonderful plant has to offer.
But What Makes a Cannabis Strain Exotic?
While many less experienced weed users may tell you that it is all about the high, true cannabis aficionados know that flavor and sm0ell rank up there (along with effect) as the most important thing. Smoking cannabis is a sensory experience that’s not to be short-changed by effects alone. The smell, the distinctive taste of the first drag, and even the color of the smoke – it is all part of the appeal.
While the reliable cannabis strains are incredible and have so much to offer, the excitement behind discovering an unusual cannabis strain is something to embrace. Whether it be its appearance, taste, effect or even its back story, everyone should try at least ONE exotic strain in their life.
To save you the trouble, we have gone exploring for the top 5 exotic cannabis strains that you should try this year. You can thank us later…