When growing marijuana for yourself or as a commercial crop, it's important to know what some of the highest yielding strains of cannabis are. While factors such as the growing space and cultivation techniques influence the size of a crop's yield, the genetics of a strain plays the biggest role in how much cannabis a plant will produce. What we list here may not be the most potent marijuana varieties, but they are 10 of the highest yielding strains of cannabis being grown today.
1. White Widow
Famous for its high yields, abundant resin production, and resilience against pests and disease, White Widow is a hybrid cannabis strain that does particularly well in indoor gardens.
2. Big Bud
The Big Bud marijuana variety is famous for its unusually large flowers, which help make it one of the highest yielding strains of cannabis you can grow.
3. Northern Lights
The Northern Lights strain is known to consistently produce at least eight ounces of high-quality cannabis, making it a popular choice among growers looking for reliably good yield.
The reputation that the Blueberry strain of cannabis easily produces high yields of flowers has made it one of the most popular varieties for growers and breeders to include in their gardens.
5. Critical Kush
High yields of potent, flavorful flowers are what growers expect when they cultivate Critical Kush, but they also know it's susceptible to mold and disease from over-watering.
6. Purple Trainwreck
Purple Trainwreck is a hybrid bred in California that's known for being fairly easy to grow and producing high yields of flowers.
7. Jack Herer
The Jack Herer strain of cannabis isn't the easiest variety to cultivate, but the high yield of flowers it produces is worth the effort.
8. Blue Dream
The Blue Dream strain of cannabis is quick-growing and yields heavy crops of flowers.
9. Cheese Quake
Though it does best when grown indoors, the Cheese Quake cannabis strain is known for growing very big very quickly to produce high yields of top-quality marijuana flowers.
10. Super Silver Haze
The tall heights Super Silver Haze plants reach helps make this one of the highest yielding strains of cannabis you can grow.