Top 10 Best Sativa Strains in 2021

best sativa cannabis strains

There are many misconceptions about strains that are predominantly made up of sativa. Many believe that they are not as powerful as indica, even though many contain just as high a THC level as the best forms of indica. Sativa can even be better for your wellbeing. 

You are not left feeling as drowsy as you are with indica.If you want to try a good sativa strain, we are here to help. This list contains the top sativa strains of 2021, which we selected for THC content, taste, and crop yield. There’s sure to be one that you enjoy on this list, whether you are a fan or not.

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Haze Berry

This is a classic strain that is sure to please, no matter who you are. It has a high yield and grows very nicely outdoors and indoors. A garden is a perfect place to grow the Haze Berry plant, whether that is in the middle of your backyard or inside a greenhouse. You are sure to get a good amount wherever you decide.In terms of flavor, the Haze Berry resembles that of a sweet blueberry. It’s a pleasant taste that will go well with the high that follows. The sweet flavor is unique and hard to find in other sativa strains.Some basic items to know about the Haze Berry variety include:

Height: 160-180cm
Time to Bud:
8-9 weeks
About 20%
Harvest Time:
9-11 weeks
: 525-575 gr/m^2 indoors

The Haze Berry is an ideal sativa strain for anybody who is looking to enjoy a high that allows them to accomplish tasks during their day. The offered high is energizing and rewarding to anyone who decides to try it. It will allow you to experience all that sativa has to offer without disrupting your productivity.

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Amsterdam Amnesia

The Amsterdam Amnesia is second on our list because it is a high-quality strain that can be produced in large amounts. The buds that come from these plants are more compact and denser than the typical variety of sativa.The Amnesia Amsterdam has a taste and aroma that is reminiscent of citrus, pushing the flavor  of lemon forward to anyone who tries it. It’s pleasant, though a very strong strain. Some basic items to know about Amsterdam Amnesia include:

Height: Very tall
Time to Bud: 8-9 weeks
THC: 20-25%
Harvest Time: 9-10 weeks
Gr/M^2: 600 gr/m^2 indoors

The Amsterdam Amnesia strain is ideal for anyone who is on the hunt for sativa that will leave an uplifting, strengthened feeling behind. The Amsterdam Amnesia variety is certainly capable of that. Beginners should go slow with this one and be cautious of the high THC content.

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Mother Gorilla

The Mother Gorilla strain has quite the name, and its THC content matches. This is not one for those who have little experience. It’s a hybrid plant, so you’re going to get both sativa and indica in this one. It’s a plant that matures fast and is relatively easy to grow.The Mother Gorilla has a wild combination of tastes. You’ll likely get hints of chocolate, citrus fruits, and diesel whether you are smelling or tasting. Those who are fans of complex tastes are sure to enjoy the aroma that the Mother Gorilla gives off.Some basic items to know about the Mother Gorilla include:

Height: 140-180cm
Time to Bud: 8-9 weeks
THC: About 23%
Harvest Time: 9-10 weeks
Gr/M^2: 450-500 gr/m^2 indoors

The Mother Gorilla strain is very potent, so it is ideal for those who are looking for a high that comes fast and sticks around for a long while after. Again, this is not a good strain for beginners as it may be too much too fast. This isn’t necessarily dangerous, but it can be overwhelming. Beginners should build up to the Mother Gorilla.

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desfran sativa strain


THC comes in abundance inside this plant. The Desfran strain is ideal for those who love to grow indoors unless you reside in a warm climate where it can thrive. Buds are plentiful and they can grow quite tall if given the proper space. It’s a little harder to get this plant to flourish, so beginners should not start with this plant.Its taste and aroma are sweet, like that of pears, apples, grapes, and melons. Anyone who tries it is sure to be pleased by the unique and pleasant taste that the Desfran provides. Fans of sweet strains will especially adore all that the Desfran has to offer.Some basic items to know about the Desfran include:

Height: 150-200cm
Time to Bud: 9-10 weeks
THC: About 20%
Harvest Time: 10-11 weeks
Gr/M^2: 550-650 gr/m^2 indoors

The Desfran is ideal for anyone seeking an extremely relaxing effect. If harvested earlier, this strain can be psychedelic. If harvested later, it is much more potent. Only you can decide which you would prefer for your experience. You can even experiment with growths to see which you like best.

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Sour Diesel

The Sour Diesel strain is a unique variety that grows in a big way. This plant grows tall and wide, full of branches that flower well after its growing period. The Sour Diesel strain is popular among experienced smokers, and for those who are willing to take on the giant plant, it can be beloved by them too.The taste of Sour Diesel is just as the name describes. Those who smell or inhale the buds will receive an aroma that mixes citrus and diesel. Lemon is the most forward flavor of them all, contributing to the sour part of the strain.Some basic items to know about the Sour Diesel strain include:

Height: 90-160cm
Time to Bud: 10-11 weeks
THC: About 14%
Harvest Time: 11-12 weeks
Gr/M^2: 475-550 gr/m^2 indoors

Sour Diesel is great for those who are seeking a daytime high that is not overwhelming. It is also ideal for those who suffer from chronic pain, anxiety, and depression. Sour Diesel provides a relaxing sensation that can ease even the tensest of nerves, giving relief to those that may have never experienced it before.

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orange bud sativa strain

Orange Bud

The Orange Bud is a plant that is sure to work for both beginners and experts in growing. The plant can stretch high whether it is grown indoors or outdoors, with almost any technique. It is very high in THC, which provides a great effect for those who decide to use it. The plant is quite forgiving and will thrive even with few nutrients.In terms of taste, the Orange Bud is known for its distinct citrus flavor. This is mainly comprised of nectarines and ripe oranges, which someone will get if they are smalling or inhaling the plant. It’s very pleasant and sure to win over anyone trying the Orange Bud for the first time.Some basic items to know about the Orange Bud strain include:

Height: 150-200cm
Time to Bud: 7-8 weeks
THC: 15-20%.
Harvest Time: 8-9 weeks
Gr/M^2: 500-600 gr/m^2 indoors

The Orange Bud provides a feel-good effect. It will make the user feel very happy and uplifted, so it works well as a social item. The Orange Bud is also slightly energizing. It is sure to get you through your day with a smile no matter what is going on.

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El Patron

El Patron is a unique strain that perfectly balances sativa with indica. It’s more sativa-forward, which ensures that the high provided is not as intense as an indica-forward strain. This highly rated variety is packed with TCH and grows well both indoors and outdoors. It provides a medium yield, so it is not the one to go for if you’re looking for something dense.El Patron has a sweet, fruity taste which makes it perfect for putting inside edibles and other items that you can eat. Cannabis chefs are well known to make use of the citrusy taste for brownies, cakes, and other recipes that require sweet ingredients.Some basic items to know about El Patron include:

Height: 140-200cm
Time to Bud: 9-10 weeks
THC: About 22%.
Harvest Time: 10-12 weeks
Gr/M^2: 550-620 gr/m^2 indoors

As stated above, El Patron is great for using inside cannabis-based recipes. The high that results from this seed for users makes you both relaxed physically and mentally alert. It’s a sweet combination of the effects of sativa and indica, drawing the user away from picking one over the other.

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power plant sativa strain

Power Plant

The Power Plant strain is a striking plant that has not been hybridized. It grows well indoors and outdoors, providing a high yield if it is taken care of in the right way. Because it is a pure plant, you can expect it to grow uniformly and consistently if you have the true original form of the Power Plant. Its THC content is a good balance for beginners and experts.The flavor of the Power Plant is more savory than many of the other sativa strains. Rather than being sweet or gasoline-tainted, the Power Plant tastes of herbs and peppers. It even leaves a unique spicy aftertaste in your mouth. All these flavors are subtle.Some basic items to know about the Power Plant include:

Height: 150-200cm
Time to Bud: 7-8 weeks
THC: About 17%.
Harvest Time: 8-9 weeks
Gr/M^2: 520-620 gr/m^2 indoors.

The Power Plant helps to treat depression, inflammation, and stress. It is best for those who will use it in the morning or the afternoon since it has an energizing effect. Your mood might also be enhanced after giving the Power Plant a try. This strain is known to cause munchies, so snacks are a must.

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The Shogun variety is the most potent type of sativa strain on this list. It was created with the intention of high potency, and that is certainly visible in the strain. It’s easy to grow and does well both indoors and outdoors. Beginners and experts alike should have no trouble taking on this plant in their gardens.The Shogun flavor is very terpene, reminiscent of the outdoors and the natural world. Those that taste or smell it will experience a sensation of earthiness. You might even get a hint of pine in whatever way you ingest the Shogun. It’s unique and rich.Some basic items to know about the Shogun include:

Height: 90-150cm
Time to Bud: 9-11 weeks
THC: About 25%.
Harvest Time: 11-12 weeks
Gr/M^2: 650-800 gr/m^2 indoors.

The result of a Shogun high is incredibly powerful. You will feel ready to take on the world after trying this variety of sativa. It also tends to increase creativity and productivity, so if you are in a mood where you want to get a lot done you should consider the Shogun.

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The edge

The last strain on our list is a variety known as The Edge. This plant is reminiscent of classic strains, made up mostly of sativa with a slight hint of indica. The Edge grows in large buds that produce a big yield when it comes time to harvest. It’s sure to produce a quality bounty for anyone that takes the time to make sure it grows properly.The taste and aroma of The Edge are truly one of a kind. It combines dill, mulch, and citrus into one pleasing taste for anyone who decides that they would like to try it. Those who like unique flavors will enjoy this.Some basic items to know about The Edge include:

Height: 120-200cm
Time to Bud: 8-9 weeks
THC: About 21%.
Harvest Time: 9-10 weeks
Gr/M^2: 550 gr/m^2 indoors.

The Edge is ideal for anyone who wants a high that is both powerful and uplifting. It will slowly transition into an intense relaxing sensation, so it will not make you very productive. However, it is certainly pleasant.All these sativa strains are quality in taste, THC content, and yield. You will not find yourself disappointed if you decide to give one of them a try over an indica-dominant strain. You might find yourself having a much better experience when all is said and done.

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