Hemp clones have attracted headlines and excitement in equal measure lately as a potential plant of the future. It is poised to shower people in the United States of America with a long list of benefits in food, biofuel, textiles, recreation, and medication. Report from reliable scientific studies shows that hemp clones are a great source of cannabidiol (or CBD) – a trendy compound billed to cure many ailments from chronic pain to anxiety and headaches.
That is good! Right? Perhaps your New Year’s resolution was to start hemp farming, and you are now wondering where to begin. Well, your success in this industry will largely depend on whether you planted the right type of hemp clones. Remember we are not talking about just any cannabis strain! It all depends on where you are located; your garden's soil type, availability of water, and the region’s humidity.
If you are located in the Midwest, Southeast or along the East coast, we have the information you are seeking. These regions have an annual average relative humidity of 56.1% to 80.3 %. You also need to be aware that main soil types in these areas are Alfisols, Histosols, Inceptisols, Spodosols, and Entisols. With this information, you can focus on the most suitable hemp clone that can do exceptionally well in your area. Again, it is a task finding the best strain for your region. Fortunately, we have detailed four of the best yielding strains for Midwest, East, and Southeastern US as the follows:
1. NYC Diesel
Cloned by Soma Sacred Seeds, NYC Diesel is arguably one of the most popular strains in these regions. It is a perfect hemp clone that is better known for its cerebral effects, grassy aroma, and full-body relaxation. The grapefruit aroma and pungent line are two of the plant’s properties that demonstrate its mark of quality.
This strain can be grown both outdoors and indoors. Since requirements needed for fruitful outdoor cultivation are often hard to come by, indoor gardening of NYC Diesel in Minnesota, for example, is on the rise. Nonetheless, outdoor growing requires a warm fall and dry climate to yield the best produce. Famers planting this strain can benefit from a nine to eleven-week flowering time.
2. NY Kush
The Kush hybrid hemp clone is named after the Empire State, and it is one of the most cultivated strains not only in the state of New York but also in 38 other states in the US. This plant is widely known for its high CBD levels and low THC. Over the years, it has been planted in this region for the sole aim of treating seizures, physical pain, and other medical conditions. The dominant Indica genetic clone also delivers an energized, focused, and incredibly cerebral effect.
3. Speedy Chile
Speedy Chile is a recent entrant clone in the cannabis industry, and it has already found its favorite place in the Midwestern US. It is a feminized version of the novel auto-flowering strain. It does exceptionally well in both outdoor and indoor environments. The clone is a mix between Chile Indica and Green Poison, so the derived plant is a 70 percent Indica-dominant strain with great genetics. When grown outdoors, this plant can reach a height of 100 to 170cm while reaching only 100cm when planted indoors. In just six weeks from time of planting, this clone is ready to flower, and it yields up to 500 grams per tree.
4. White Widow
If you have been in the cannabis industry for a while, then there is no doubt that you have heard of the famous White Widow. This is an iconic cannabis strain grown in almost all climates of the world. It is particularly common in NY, Michigan, Ohio, and other states in the midwest, southeast, and east. The plant features exceptional genetics having properties of Brazilian Landrace strain and Indica. It is, therefore, a potent clone with robust grow genetics ideal for growing in these specific regions.
Grown both in both indoor and outdoor environments, this clone reaches a height of one meter and two meters respectively. They do incredibly well in days when there is plenty of sunlight as it can hold up under harsh conditions. It starts to flower when it is about eight to nine weeks old yielding 600 grams per tree. Its buds feature a complex blend of aromas and flavors with a whopping 19 percent CBD levels.
Now you know some of the best hemp clones to grow in your area. While other varieties do exist, those listed above are high yielding, robust, and highly adaptable to the regions that we have listed. It is now time to jump-start your hemp farming!