Unfortunately, the bright, sunny beaches and never-ending summers seen on your favorite TV shows are not a reality for most of us. Instead, many of us have to settle for mediocre temperatures and a more than volatile weather system. When the reality is a less than Mediterranean climate, what are your options when it comes to growing weed outdoors?
Cannabis can be a temperamental specimen, and despite all the goodness it brings to harvest, the cold can often have detrimental effects on bud potency and yield. No matter your experience level, there’s only so much you can do to control the weather.
Despite how bleak it may look, both in weather and your potential bud harvest, there are several strains that may help get you to harvest without sacrificing quality. The following varieties have been developed to fight back or thrive in the colder climates that many hobby cultivators experience. Here are 10 colder-weather strains to grow in 2018.