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In June 2018, Oklahoma marked itself as the 30th state in the United States to authorize the usage, and subsequently the production, of medical marijuana. Within the next three years following this legal change, Oklahoma ascended rapidly to the top, becoming the state that holds the highest number of dispensary licenses across the nation, and with good justification.

Best Strains To Grow In Oklahoma – Quick Look

StrainTHC %Indica/SativaYieldFlowering Time
Super Skunk14%Indica5-15 Oz Per Plant7-10 Weeks
Blue Cheese19%Indica5-15 Oz Per Plant7-10 Weeks
White Widow19%Indica5-15 Oz Per Plant10-14 Weeks
Durban Poison20%Sativa19 Oz Per Plant9 Weeks
Northern Lights18%Indica5-15 Oz Per Plant7-10 Weeks

According to the U.S. Dept of Agriculture Plant Hardiness Map – Oklahoma offers the “ideal” outdoor growing climate. The entire state is a 7B on the hardiness scale – the same as all the best growing locations in the world (including the Middle East, India, and Vietnam).

best strains to grow in Oklahoma

Like anywhere, the state does have its cons for outdoor growing – such as intense summer heat, wild hemp cross-contamination, cold winters, and pests. However, if timed right Oklahoma is one of the best places in the USA for successful outdoor grow – with a long and fruitful growing season.

If you’re thinking of outdoor growing in Oklahoma, you’ve definitely missed the window for this years grow – but there is no harm in planning and stocking up on seeds for the next season.

1. White Widow Feminized

  • Nine-week flowering time
  • 18oz per 3*3ft area (more for outdoor grows)
  • Average plant size
  • Beginner friendly grow
  • Up to 19% THC
  • Resilient to pests and disease
  • 60% indica 40% sativa
  • Outdoor grow friendly

White Widow is a strain with a 30-year history, originating in the Netherlands and bred as a hybrid, experts still debate the original strains. The well-known strain is synonymous with the Dutch coffee shop scene and is one of the world’s best-known buds.

white widow strain

White Widow is a 60% indica and 40% sativa flower, with very low levels of CBD – offering a creative, euphoric, happy, and relaxed, long-lasting high. The bud has an earthy, herbal, pungent and woody flavor – but over-indulging will have you stuck to the couch!

The plants grow best in a temperate or Mediterranean climate – making Oklahoma a great place to start an outdoor grow. White Widow loves sunlight – and with 14.5 hours a day in the summer months Oklahoma isn’t short of it! The plant is also known to be resilient to disease – making it a good choice for outdoors.

The strain is known for easy growing – if you’re new to growing or it’s your first time growing outdoor, White Widow is a great place to start.

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2. Gorilla Glue Feminized

  • 8-week flowering time
  • 16-18 oz per 3*3ft area (21 for outdoor grows)
  • Tall plant size
  • Beginner friendly grow
  • Up to 26% THC
  • 50% indica and 50% sativa
  • Outdoor grow friendly

Gorilla Glue was developed from the Chem’s Sister, Chocolate Diesel and Sour Dubb strains – and the mother strain has been awarded first prize at three different Cannabis Cups. Gorilla Glue is a high THC strain – with up to 26% THC – that causes a euphoric and uplifted high, however the CBD levels from the plant are insignificant.

gorilla glue strain

Gorilla Glue is popular with both new growers and seasoned experts because the plant is extremely easy to grow (indoors and out). The plant enjoys a Steppe or Mediterranean climate – making Oklahoma a great place for an outdoor grow (which will often produce a much bigger yield too) – but keep an eye on any sudden temperature changes.

The strain is popular with growers due to the ease of growth, and popular with users because the intense high is growing increasingly popular. The high produced is highly relaxing, likely to set off the munchies and a great “end of the day” tonic to completely melt into the sofa when you’ve done everything you need to today.

You Can Buy Gorilla Glue Seeds From ILoveGrowingMarijuana.

3. Super Skunk Feminized

  • 8-week flowering time
  • 18-21 oz per 3*3ft area
  • Average plant size
  • Beginner friendly grow
  • Up to 20% THC
  • 80% indica and 20% sativa
  • Outdoor grow friendly

Super Skunk is a fast-yielding plant that descents from the strains Skunk #1 and (likely) Afghani Indica – creating a powerful and popular strain. Many experts believe Super Skunk to the be the first hybrid with Afghani strains.

Super Skunk Strain

Super Skunk is the perfect strain for first time growers as it’s easy to grow both indoors and outdoors – the “super” in the name comes from the plants ability to survive different environmental conditions. The strain will make for a great outdoor grow anywhere in Oklahoma, but you’ll need a good pesticide to protect your crop.

The bud offers a cheesy, citrussy, earthy, skunky flavor and the full body high is euphoric, happy, and relaxed – and a great sleep aid for those who struggle with insomnia.

You Can Buy Super Skunk Seeds From ILoveGrowingMarijuana.

4. Silver Haze Feminized

  • 9-week flowering time
  • 19oz per 3*3ft area
  • Tall plant size
  • Previous growing experience recommended
  • Up to 18% THC
  • 10% indica and 90% sativa
  • Outdoor grow friendly

Silver Haze was created by combining the popular strains; Northern Lights Indica, Haze Sativa and Skunk No.1 Hybrid, and has won several High Times awards.

super silver haze strain

The strain is very strong, despite the average THC levels – and is often referred to as the “one-hitter quitter” thanks to how strong the strain can be. Many people find the high increases creativity and productivity (if you don’t overdo it) – making it a favorite for wake-and-bakers.

This strain is not for new growers! Silver Haze requires a lot of light hours and thrives with hydroponic growing – thankfully due to the long sunlight hours throughout the summer in Oklahoma, outdoor grows can still thrive if you have growing experience.

The buds offer earthy, herbal, lemon and skunk flavors and is a very sticky bud, at 10% indica and 90% sativa.

You Can Buy Silver Haze Seeds From ILoveGrowingMarijuana.

5. Girl Scout Cookies Feminized

  • 10-week flowering time
  • 21 oz per 3*3ft area
  • Average plant size
  • Some growing experience recommended
  • Up to 21% THC
  • 80% indica and 20% sativa
  • Outdoor grow friendly

Girl Scout Cookies originate in the USA, in the cannabis capitol – California. The strain was born from a blend of OG Kush (indica) and Durban Poison (sativa) – resulting in GSC which offers a balanced and controllable high.

girl scout cookies extreme strain

The plant grows well both indoors and out – and whilst it’s not the easiest of grows, the strains resistance to mold, pests and infestations makes it good for new growers to manage. As a tall plant that loves to stretch, outdoor grows are often much better – especially somewhere like Oklahoma with the long sun-light days in the summer.

GSC have a diesel, earthy, lemon, skunky, spicy flavor that will produce a light body high – meaning you’ll feel the effects all over your body, but not end up glued to the sofa or unable to speak. It’s a great strain for parties and social events.

You Can Buy Girl Scout Cookies Extreme Seeds From IloveGrowingMarijuana.

6. AK-47

  • Flowers in 7 to 9 weeks
  • Yields 12 to 18 oz per plant
  • 35% Indica / 65% sativa
  • Up to 20% THC
  • Genes from a variety of strains

The AK-47 cannabis strain is one of the most popular strains in the world! With origins from the Netherlands, this strain has won multiple awards including Cannabis Cup, Hight Times, and Spain’s Highlife award! This is one of the best strains to grow in Oklahoma due to the strains ease to grow and tolerance for weather!

AK-47 Strain

This is a good strain to grow in Oklahoma because the genes of this strain come from South America, Mexico, Thailand and the Afghan region. With this diverse range of genes it makes the strain resistant to most weather and diseases, which makes it extremely easy to grow! This means the strain can handle the warm summers of Oklahoma and any cooler weather in Spring and Fall!

Once you’ve grown this strain, it will give a pleasurable and overall happy high which is great to mellow out with! Similar to OG Kush or Blue Dream, this is a classic strain that you can’t go wrong with!

Final Thoughts On Cannabis Strains In Oklahoma

Overall growing cannabis outdoors in Oklahoma doesn’t have to be as difficult as it might seem. One of the most important steps is to pick a strain that has the right genes and attributes to survive in our climate! Thankfully, any of the strains listed above would be perfect choices for our climate and temperatures!

If you’re looking into outdoor growing in Oklahoma, make sure you have all the relevant permissions and paperwork before you start – and always get your seeds from a reputable seed bank!



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About David Rhodes

David has been working in the cannabis industry for the past 17 years with experience working overseas in Amsterdam as a budtender for 5 years! His goal is to help you with your cannabis grow! Learn More About David!

David Rhodes