An old-school gem that is well known for her ability to thrive in all conditions. Original Northern Lights Auto is a rapid flowering, Indica-dominant cultivar taking only 9 weeks before harvesting, making it a great choice for growers seeking resilient strains that grow fast and yield a lot. Commercial growers will find this strain to be very rewarding producing up to 600 gr/m2, allowing for a perpetual harvest all year.
Gelato Auto ticks all the boxes when it comes to yield, potency, and resistance. This Indica-dominant hybrid is amongst the most popular Cali strains due to the strong high and unique flavors; This is a very fast flowering strain taking 9 weeks, perfectly suited for commercial growers who want multiple outdoor harvests each year.
A purple giant of an autoflower with an extremely citrusy aroma and beautiful purple buds. This is a medium height, fast flowering Indica dominant hybrid with the ultimate bag appeal. Flowering time will take 9-10 weeks where she will produce purple colored plants, glistening in resin. Height wise expect this cultivar to grow between 70-110cm making her ideal for anyone with limited height.
6. Original Northern Lights Auto
A delicious variety that has an insane resin profile, super-resistant, and a very easy to grow strain. Kosher Cake Auto can be harvested in just 9 weeks, where she can yield 550gr/m2. She is a medium/tall-sized cultivar that will grow between 80-120cm making her a great yielder.
When flowering, she will produce one main thick central cola, with short side branches, giving this cultivar a very stocky appearance once harvest time comes around.
An autoflowering version of a cross between two extremely popular varieties with a unique terp blend; Expect an extremely potent effect with 26% THC, pungent vanilla, kushy, and earthy terps with rock-solid performance, making Wedding Glue Auto a wise choice for growers who experience colder climates. This unique variety will grow between 70-120cm low meaning she is perfect for those looking for heavy yielders, while flowering in 70 days.
These cultivars will produce amazing results in types of challenging climates. For growers who experience shorter summers, followed by a cold and wet winter will find the above list to be their way of filling up those curing jars all year long. Just remember that plants are living beings and they won’t doubt to show you signs that they’re not happy; The strains mentioned above can be grown in colder climates but they’re not freeze-proof so keep an eye on your babies and if the leaves are droopy or they’re showing other signs of something not being okay, make sure you take appropriate measures. Covering your plants with a plastic sheet or simply building a basic greenhouse structure to protect your plants can make a difference between a normal harvest and a great one, so always keep an eye on your crop to check for mold just to be safe and keep your plants healthy and well-fed so they can grow super strong and tough even in the most challenging climates outdoors.
Autos are much more compatible with the high humidity, short summers, and cold nights of cooler northern regions. The underpinning ruderalis genetics of these strains adapted to their harsh environments in Russia and surrounding regions, making them perfectly suited to other cold climates.
But, what makes a successful outdoor strain in these environments? Well, speed and hardiness play an important role. Autoflowering genes tick both of these boxes. These varieties handle pests and bad weather with relative ease.
Do you avoid growing outdoors because you live in a cold climate? Did you know you can still achieve a fantastic yield outdoors with autos? These five strains thrive in the cold! They also produce high levels of THC, delicious aromatic terpenes, and rewarding yields that will keep your stash jars topped up to the rim.
Sweet Skunk Automatic
We start our list with Sweet Skunk Automatic. This indica-dominant hybrid was created by combining two popular strains: Critical Domina and Big Devil #2. Taking the best properties from both parents, this quick-growing plant races from seed to harvest in around 8 weeks. Rarely growing taller than 60–100cm, it is the perfect choice for those with limited space. But don’t be fooled into thinking this small plant won’t provide worthwhile yields. On average, you can expect up to 110g/plant.
Despite their ability to adapt, growers should still be strategic about when to sow seeds and where to put their plants. Aim to sow seeds around April and transplant them outdoors after the last frost. Try and situate them in an area of the garden that receives around 8 hours of the sun, while being sheltered from high winds.
Living in a cooler climate doesn’t mean you can’t grow weed outdoors. By growing strains designed for these conditions, you can also enjoy the blissful moments of tending to cannabis plants under the summer sun.
Whether you live in the UK, the Netherlands, or Germany, use the robust strains below to ensure a successful harvest.
Growing cannabis outdoors, as Mother Nature intended, is an extremely rewarding process. However, not everyone is fortune enough to live in a climate where the sun beats down all day and keeps the temperatures hot. Many growers have to contend with temperate climates, where heavy rain, strong winds, and cooler temperatures are common. Fortunately, there are cannabis strains that can be grown in such conditions, so we have put together a list of our hardiest, most resistant RQS strains to help you choose the best for your situation.
So, you’re looking for hardy cannabis strains? You’ve come to the right place. These 10 specimens laugh in the face of cold weather and will gift you with a fine stash to see you through the winter.
Somango XL is a cannabis strain we created to produce a classic, uplifting cerebral rush, without the risk of feeling tired or lethargic. Combining Somango x Critical 47, she also boasts an extreme resilience to adverse conditions, allowing her to contend with the less cannabis friendly weather seen in places like the UK or the Netherlands. She will grow up to 2m in height, with a production potential of 600g per plant in optimal conditions. Somango XL becomes ready for harvest towards the end of September.