12 best cannabis strains of harvest 2022
David Downs Published on October 27, 2022 • Last updated October 31, 2022
America’s tens of millions of monthly weed smokers, prepare yourselves for transcendence.
Fresh, new cannabis flavors and effects hit store shelves over the coming weeks and months. We’re talking thousands of metric tons of jelly donuts, tropical candy fuel, rich dessert, icy mint, stanky gas or garlic, tangy tangerine, and more.
At this very moment through winter, America’s outdoor weed harvest finishes flowering, drying, curing, and moving out to dispensaries in 15 states. Fresh and classic varietals stand ready to power your afternoon chillax or a neon daydream. Roll up and bust open those doors of perception. Create. Make out. You name it—weed assists.
Leafly’s 12 strains of harvest embody everything trending and best-selling in the $60 billion weed industry in 2022. Tens of thousands of cannabis farmers plant the fast-growing annual in the spring and harvest its potent flowers each fall. Global cannabis culture rides waves of innovation emitted from the western US.
We polled dozens of growers, walked the fields, crawled the Hall of Flowers, and got our hands sticky during trimming.
Inside America’s ganja heartland—the Emerald Triangle of Humboldt, Trinity, and Mendocino Counties—the annual outdoor weed harvest is pungent, plentiful, and cheap, experts report.
“Herb out of Humboldt County is undervalued, and it’s a very good buy,” said Sunshine Cereceda, founder of Sunboldt Grown in Humboldt County.
Let’s dive in.
Jump to a ’22 harvest strain
- Jelly Donutz
- Banana Cake
- Mango Mintality
- Cali Gas
- Garlic Budder
- Pink Boost Goddess
- Forbidden Muffin
- Blue Tint
- Sapphire Tsu
- Gravity Apple