12 Best Marijuana Strains To Experience in 2019

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Since recreational marijuana was legalized in South Africa in 2018, the industry has seen buyers rising. And, this is only increasing by the day.

Cultivation of new strains such as Death Bubba has also been on the rise. So is direct selling to customers at dispensaries and even delivery at home. We have been witnessing a lot of change and growth in this industry.

Let’s take a look at some of the most potent marijuana strains that you must experience in 2019:


Strawberry Banana


Don’t let the name fool you. This is one of the strongest strains in the industry right now. This indica dominant strain is a hybrid of Strawberry Bubblegum and Crocket’s Banana Kush. Its THC levels are close to 26-28%, which means it is quite potent. We did tell you not to get fooled by the name, but it doesn’t mean it can’t taste fruity. Yes, just like its name, it tastes like strawberries and bananas.

White Tahoe Cookies

Another strong marijuana strain with a THC content of 27% is the White Tahoe. This has become quite famous on the West Coast due to its high THC content. Besides, this strain is also great for creativity. So, if you really want some ideas to kickstart your gig, White Tahoe is the way to go. Not only that, but it also gives you the perfect euphoria for which marijuana is typically known for.

Irish Cream

If you want to have a taste of a selectively bred marijuana strain, Irish Cream would be the best for you. This one’s an extremely powerful strain, just enough to treat chronic pain, depression, anxiety, and stress. It has a THC content of a little over 27%. A perfectly potent strain, Irish Cream has a taste of pine and fresh herbs. The high will eventually get you to hit the sack and it is extremely helpful if you struggle with sleep.


Chemdawg had previously bagged the title of being the strongest strain, with a THC content of a whopping 32.13%. This title was awarded by the most coveted Cannabis Cup. It’s been said that Chemdawg is a hybrid between Nepalese and Thai sativa. Having a pungent smell, this strain isn’t for the newbies. If you’ve had a rough day at work, this marijuana strain would help you drain all of it and zone you out at the end of the day.

Godfather OG

Voted the most potent marijuana strain by High Times, Godfather OG has been reported to contain THC levels of over 34%. This indica-rich strain is a hybrid of Granddaddy Kush, OG Purps, and Cherry Pie. Every time you take this strain, you will be filled with a wonderful cerebral high. It’ll dispense within you a deep sense of relaxation and can render you immobile to enjoy a quiet afternoon.

Sour Girl

Great marijuana strains come with greater hybrids. And, Sour Girl is no exception to it. Holding three consecutive awards at the High Times Cannabis Awards, Sour Girl is known for its strong aroma. What’s also amazing is its high potency which enables an effective cerebral high. This one’s also fit for enjoying a relaxing time if you’re feeling tired. It also helps if you are going through a tough time and a lot of stress.

OG Kush

One of the most popular strains in California, OG Kush has woody and lemon undertones. Its earthy pine scent has been a result of being bred with other potent strains from the same genetic pool. This too is known for its euphoria-inducing abilities and helping you de-stress. Its high potency enables you to relax after a long day at work.

Girl Scout Cookies

With a certain tint of a herbal mint flavour, Girl Scout Cookies has been equally favored by newbies and experienced alike. It leaves off an earthy wood and sweet citrus scent, which in itself makes for an amazing choice among marijuana connoisseurs. With a slight indica dominance, this strain is produced to leave its users with a happy, mellow mood. There are other similar strains of Girl Scout Cookies such as the Thin Mint and Platinum Cookies.

Gorilla Glue #4

Also known as the GG #4, this strain has one of the highest levels of THC, landing at 30%. Its buds have a shimmery tint and they also have a multitude of flavours starting from chocolate to diesel. Its high potency helps users experience a cerebral high with intense focus and mental stimulation. It has been alleged that this strain has received its name from having its users “glued” to their seats. Another strain high in THC and glittery trichomes is Black Diamond strain.  The strong indica flavour along with the fruity notes makes it a hit amongst the connoisseurs.

Skywalker OG

Skywalker has made a heavy impression among users with its sweet but pungent and earthy taste. Living up to its name, Skywalker offers a happy relaxation stemming from its numbing effects and heavy sedation. This means that it is great for people who have sleeping disorders or have difficulty falling asleep at night after a tiresome day.

Green Crack

This one’s a daytime strain with fruity undertones of mango, citrus, and pineapple. With buds dark green in colour, Green Crack provides its users with a combination of unique effects. These could be anything from creative mental invigoration to a nerve-calming relaxation. This strain is also amazing for getting a good amount of rest both mentally and physically after a hard day’s work.

Jack Herer

This strain belongs mostly to the mild category offering its users with cerebral effects which are subtle and hence nothing close to overwhelming. Its mild nature makes it perfect for beginners who have little to no experience with marijuana. This strain also makes for a great fit for marijuana patients. Jack Herer also is an amazing assistant if you want to start your day with medicinal marijuana and be active throughout.

We have given you a list of the most potent marijuana strains which are making it big in 2019.

 So, watch out cannabis lovers!

Author: Nancy is a blogger who loves to write especially in the Cannabis vertical. She has written many informative blogs on other verticals too.


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4 responses to “12 Best Marijuana Strains To Experience in 2019”

  1. Kidete Avatar

    I’ve smoked weed from South Africa back in 2018. It was a heavy indica with tasty fruity flavors…I think it was Swazi Gold. This is a great post, keep it up. I’m from Kenya and I can help you get info on strains available in East Africa in case you want to write an article.

    1. Trish Avatar

      HI Kidete
      Thanks so much for the info
      Our Business is presently closed as we are in Lockdown
      But when we open again, we would love you to share some articles

  2. Ronel Sperling Avatar
    Ronel Sperling

    My mom is 73 years old and is suffering from arthritis. My son is 11 years old and has been diagnosid with ADD. Can you please send me any information regarding te use of Cannibis oil and these two conditions.
    Thank you.

    1. Shimanga Avatar

      Hi Ronel, Your situation sounds really challenging and I hope your family will be able to find healing through cannabis oil. Please email info@liferetreat.co.za and we’ll surely send you some information.

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