If you’ve ever tried to grow cannabis up north and failed it was probably due to the fact that you used a poorly suited cannabis strain. Most cannabis varieties have evolved to warm tropical climates with long growing seasons.
Years of development have produced some super strains ideal for growing in the UK and Ireland as well as north-western Europe in general.
These select marijuana strains that grow incredibly well in our short growing season.
Factors that are taken into consideration are fast growth, short flowering cycle, mould resistance, and large harvests of great tasting potent weed.
Taking above factors into consideration, the best cannabis seed strains for growing outdoors in the UK and Ireland and listed below.
(These strains will also do well outside in northern USA, Canada and North-western Europe.)
Purple Power was developed by Dutch Passion seed bank and is a cross between and Super Skunk and Holland’s Hope (see below).
It gets its name from the fact that after a few weeks the buds start to turn purple. Purple is good .
You can sit back enjoy the growing purples of the buds once they get going.
Most importantly of all, this strain is ideally suited the cool climate of UK / Ireland and is a very stable and predictable.
It also grows well indoors – although it’s listed as an outdoor Sativia.
Purple Power grows just under 1 meter tall an yields over 400 to 500+ grams of high grade bud per plant.
It takes only 7 to 8 weeks to flower and harvesting can be done in September.
To sum up:
- easy to grow
- suited for the UK climate
- high THC content 15 – 18%
- high yields with a potent Sativa happy, high buzz
Purple Power is our Number 1 selection for growing outdoors in the UK and Ireland.
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In short it’s designed to grow outside around here so you will experience no problems getting a successful crop in by September.
Additional features of this special strain is high mould resistance. (If you’ve ever lost an entire crop to mould blight then you know how important this is.)
Holland’s Hope has simply raised the standard for outdoor performance throughout Northwest Europe.
So what’s it like when harvested? It’s has mainly Indica characteristics but will grow to height of around 150 cm up to 200 cm.
The buds are thick and compact giving a strong but pleasant body-buzz when smoked. Each plant will produce over 600 grams of bud ready to smoke.
The flowering time is 7 to 8 weeks and can be harvested in late September.
Holland’s Hope is cannabis breeder Dutch Passion‘s outdoor cannabis strain flagship.
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One of the earliest harvesting outdoor marijuana plants suited for the UK and Ireland climate, Early Durban is a sure bet.
Early Durban tens to grow in a dense single stem and remains compact.
Although Early Durban is a Sativa / Indica mix, its smoking characteristics are mainly energetic Sativa.
Early Durban, if allowed, grows over a metre in height with large harvests recorded of up to 600+ grams per plant.
Harvest at the end of September. Produces a powerful Sativa high, which is hardly surprising as the buds on this strain have a staggering 18% THC content.
Easy plant to grow outdoors with minimum complications.
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It develops fast and produces a large harvest of awesome bud in record time.
Early Skunk has been developed by the Mr Nice Seed Bank in Amsterdam.
With a short flowering time of only 7 to 8 weeks, harvesting can be completed by mid September before the threat of mould blight starts to appear.
An easy to grow and predictable strain, yields of up to 500 grams of top quality buds per plant have been recorded.
THC levels for this potent hybrid weigh in at around 15% to 18%.
Grown indoors or outdoors, Early Skunk is the perfect cannabis strain for the impatient and those who don’t want to bother with fussy strains that need a lot of care and attention.
With these qualities in mind it’s easy to see why Early Skunk remains a very popular cannabis seed strain for both indoor and outdoor weed farmers.
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Bred over successive generations combining the genetics of super-breeds Super Skunk, Early Pearl and First Lady, Early Queen is a strain specifically developed for growing in the cooler and damper climates up north.
A fast growing variety, Early Queen can deliver phenomenal amounts of super bud in record time enjoying a short 7 to 8 week flowering cycle.
With an 18% average THC content, this strain delivers a soaring Sativa high when smoked making it a highly sought after weed for recreational use.
Get this one in early for large harvests of (over 500 grams per plant) because Early Queen is a hardy strain that can take the cooler and fickle weather of Spring.
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First created by Sensi Seeds Early Pearl grows straight yet bushy sporting a huge central cola that remains very resiny.
Fast to grow and early to harvest, this super strain still can produce well over 50 grams per plant in optimal growing soil and conditions.
With a smooth but uplifting Sativa-like high and a hefty THC content of 15% plus, Early pearl is very popular choice with experienced growers yet remains a sound pick of outdoor cannabis seeds for the novice as well considering it a reliable and straightforward plant to grow not requiring a lot of fussing.
If you live anywhere in the British Isles, North-western Europe, or even Canada and northern USA for that mater, Early Pearl is a strain that is sure to please.
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Lowryder – “the Invisible Marijuana Plant”
Which means you can grow it in a lot more places and it will still remain undetected from potential thieves.
Another great feature of Lowryder is the fact that it’s “auto-flowering“.
That means that unlike most strains of the cannabis species that require the shorter days of July and August to start flowering, Lowryder it starts flowering soon after germination and continues to flower throughout its life cycle.
It doesn’t matter what time of year it is or how much light it is or isn’t getting, Lowryder continues to develop its buds for 6 to 7 weeks. On the 8th week you harvest.
The perfect marijuana for impatient people – like me .
The small but compact plants produce up to 200 grams of sweet smoking Indica bud with a potent THC content of up to 15%.
It also has the reputation of one of the easiest cannabis seeds to grow – with the greatest chance of a successful harvest.
Lowryder is the perfect choice for the “guerrilla grower” or someone who wants a few discrete plants in his or her backyard.
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