Cali Hybrid Weed strains are bred from both Indica- and Sativa-descended plants. Due to the long history of crossbreeding cannabis strains much of it historically done underground to evade authorities strains that have pure Indica or pure Sativa lineages are very rare. Most strains referred to as “Indica” or “Sativa” are, in fact, hybrids, with genetics inherited from both subspecies.
Hybrids are a primary marijuana strain type that live between indicas and sativas. Cali Hybrid Weed strains are classified by their ability to produce a unique balance of indica and sativa effects. Hybrids can be both energizing and relaxing, depending on their specific strain lineage. Use Leafly’s strain explorer tool to discover all the varieties of hybrid strains and their effects
Some popular Cali Hybrid Weed strains include;
- Wedding Cake
- Blue Dream
- Pineapple Express
Traits of hybrid cannabis plants:
- Flowering time varies
- Many are high-yielding
- Effects: Blend of Sativa and Indica traits
- Symptom Relief: Varies based on genetics
- Morphology: Wide range of growth patterns
Cali Hybrid Weed strains blend the best of both worlds of the cannabis plant. Most cannabis these days tends to be a hybrid mix of different Indica and Sativa strains. More often than not, they lean toward one side of the spectrum with either Indica- or Sativa-dominant traits.
Hybrid Weed strains may inherit the shorter flowering time of Indicas while retaining the cerebral high offered by Sativas. They can also have the quality yields of Indicas while taking on the fast vegetative growth of a Sativa. Because hybrids can blend attributes of each, it’s no wonder they make up most of the market.
Choosing your strain:
If you can, smell the cannabis strains you’re considering for purchase. Find the aromas that stand out to you and give them a try. In time, your intuition and knowledge of cannabinoids and terpenes will guide you to your favorite strains and products.