With summer finally here, enthusiasts around the country are trying to either beat the heat or enjoy as much time out in the sun as possible. Luckily, there are a number of different weed strains that are perfect for chilling out in the shade, get your blood pumping for whatever summertime activities you’re looking forward to, and everything in between!

To make it a little easier for enthusiasts to decide which strain they should use, we’ve put together a list of seven popular strains for you to try out this summer:

Agent Orange:

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Agent Orange

Covered in beautiful burnt-orange hairs and with a light green surface, it’s a sativa-dominant hybrid that’s perfect for daytime sessions without knocking you on your ass. Perfect as a way to get nice and toasted before heading down to the beach, pool, lake, etc.


Death Star:

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Death Star

A Star Wars-themed indica strain, the Death Star possesses rich amber trichomes and the smoke itself has a pronounced earthiness to it, similar to a mellow ginger root. It is also alleged to enhance alertness and provides a somewhat energetic high. Another strain perfect for outdoor activities.



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The notorious G13 strain a very strong, yet surprisingly smooth indica. The smoke has a dark berry and sweet earthiness to it and it is said to have very calming and relaxing effects. This strain would be great for sipping on some drinks and relaxing under a big umbrella!


Grape Ape:

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Grape Ape

This one is a strong indica cross between Afghani and Skunk, with a deliciously purple color and a smoke that has a slight sweetness reminiscent of a strawberry fruit roll-up. It is also said to boost mood and provides a contemplative high so this one’s best used to relax after a long summer day.


Green Crack:

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Green Crack

Another infamous strain, Green Crack is a particularly strong daytime sativa. It has been known to significantly boost your energy (some would say a little too much) while keeping you nice and alert. If you want to go on a bike ride down some trails or even just around your neighborhood, this stain’s uplifting energy has you covered.


Strawberry Cough:

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Strawberry Cough

This strain is a mellower sativa with an undeniable sweetness to it’s strawberry notes. Enthusiasts claim that it provides a mood boosting, energetic, but not overpowering high. This strain would also be good way to cap off a long day as it is also known to provide some measure of pain relief.


White Fire OG:

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White Fire OG

Lastly, we have the White Fire OG (aka WiFi OG). This strain is a heavy indica cross of The White and Fire OG Kush that helps relieve pain and provides a relaxing high. The buds are a nice shade of green with random clusters of orange hairs and completely covered in white trichromes. The smoke has an initial the sour taste that is quickly replaced with a berry-like sweetness. Another strain perfect for soothing the aches and pains that usually accompany summer fun!

Have you tried any of these strains before? Are there any that you would add to the list?