Article by Dylan Klimchuk, Cannabis Life Network
Canada is one of the top producers of quality bud, here are our 7 top picks of Indica Cannabis Strains With A Canadian Heritage.
This legendary strain was supposedly developed by Dr. David Suzuki at the University of British Columbia in the late ’60s or ’70s. UBC Chemo is a rare commodity as it is a clone only. Although both Federation seeds and BC Bud Depot have crossed the strain to release their own versions. The original was rumoured to be 100% Indica. It was created with the intended purpose of helping treat the side-effects of chemotherapy. The interesting history and powerful relaxing effects have solidified this strain’s stellar reputation amongst the cannabis community
Originally bred by famous Canadian breeder Jordan of the Islands, God Bud was created by mixing a Hawaiian Sativa with a strong purple Indica. The result was an Indica dominant hybrid that quickly earned a name for itself thanks to its euphoric and relaxing effects. This strain has won a few awards, including the High Times Cup in 2004. Novices beware, as this Indica Cannabis Strain will put you to sleep.
Nuken an Indica dominant Cannabis Strain
Bred by Canadian breeder Cash Crop Ken, Nuken has been known to see THC levels of 30%. Created by crossing God Bud with Shishkaberry, this Indica dominant cannabis strain is ideal for night time use. Nuken has an uncanny ability to melt your stress away without leaving you feeling overly-sedated.
Romulan a famous Indica Cannabis Strain
Another world-renowned strain, Romulan has been featured in High Times, Skunk, and Cannabis Culture. It is well known for its uncanny ability to lock you to your couch and overcome your sense with a sleepy-daze. It earned its name when people started joking that the strain could “dent your head” and create ridges to make you look like the species from Star Trek that shares the strains name. Users who suffer from insomnia should keep an eye out at their local pot shops for this heavy hitter.
Barbara Bud a high CBD content strain
Created by British Columbia based breeders, House of the Great Gardener, Barbara Bud is a cross between Shiskaberry and an Afghani Indica landrace. This strain has already earned a name for itself, and several European and Canadian awards, largely in thanks to its therapeutic sedative effects. Unlike other strains on this list, Barbara Bud is often bred for its high CBD content as well.