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The Complete List Of The Best Candy Strains Out There

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With over 150 different candy strains out there, it’s hard to pin which one is the ultimate best—especially considering that they’re indica, sativa, and hybrid options with different CBD and THC levels each.

At the end of the day, it comes down to your needs and preferences, but to make it easier for you, we came up with this selection of the candy strains you should try if you want a sweet cannabis experience in every way.

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Sour Space Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid with a high level of CBD. This strain has become very popular over the past year. Sour Space Candy is a cross between Sour Tsunami and Early Resin Berry. It has a THC level of less than 1% and a CBD level of around 15% to 26%. Sour Space Candy has a tropical fruity candy aroma with notable apple and pine notes.  It produces a relaxing and uplifting mind and body high. This strain is known to have powerful anti-inflammatory properties.

Candyland

Candyland (also known as Kandyland) is a Sativa-dominant hybrid with camouflage-like colors. It is a cross between Granddaddy Purple and Bay Platinum Cookies. This strain has a THC level of 18% to 24% and a CBD level of around 1%. Candyland has a strong sweet flavor with earthy, spicy undertones. This strain produces a cerebral high with an exhilarating and mentally invigorating effect.

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Cotton Candy Strain

Cotton Candy (also known as Cotton Candy Kush) is a popular Indica-dominant hybrid strain that is known for its high levels of THC. It is a cross between Lavender and Power Plant. Cotton Candy has THC levels of around 17% to 22% and a CBD level of 1% or less. This strain has fruity candy notes. Cotton Candy produces a balanced high. It starts off with a euphoric, mentally stimulating feeling followed by a wave of relaxation all over your body. This is a good strain to use at bedtime. 

Pink Candy Strain

Pink Candy (also known as Pink Candy Kush) is a Sativa-dominant hybrid that is known for its distinct pink-ish trichomes. This strain is a cross between Stinky Pinky and Cotton Candy. It has high THC levels of around 19% to 24% and very low CBD levels. Pink Candy has a tropical sweet and sour flavor that has been compared to a pink lemonade. This strain produces an invigorating and euphoric high. This is a perfect daytime high. It will have you feeling buzzed but still functional and productive.

Candy Rain Strain

Candy Rain is an Indica-dominant hybrid that has bold purple flowers. This strain is a cross between Gelato and London Poundcake. Candy Rain has THC levels of around 16% to 21% and CBD levels of less than 0.8%.This strain has an earthy, nutty aroma with hints of berries and citrus. Candy Rain produces a euphoric cerebral high. It will also make you feel calm and relaxed.

Candyman Strain

Candyman is an Indica-dominant hybrid with a deep purple hue. This strain is a cross between Gelato #33 and old school grapes. This strain has a THC level of around 24.3% and a CBD level of around 0.7%. It has a sweet grape-like flavor with earthy and spicy notes. Candyman produces a relaxing and mentally stimulating high. 

Candy Jack Strain

Candy Jack is a potent Sativa-dominant strain. It is a cross between Jack Herer and Skunk #1. Candy Jack has a THC level of around 27% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Candy Jack has earthy and citrus notes. This strain produces a euphoric and energizing high. It is a good strain to use when you want to do something creative. It will stimulate your mind and help you remain focused.

Candy MAC Strain

Candy MAC is an Indica-dominant hybrid with very high THC levels. It is a cross between Miracle Alien Cookies and an unknown strain. Candy MAC has super high THC levels of up to 33% or more and very low CBD levels. This strain has sweet, floral notes with hints of citrus and earthiness. Candy MAC produces a relaxing and euphoric high. This is a good strain to use when you want to lift your mood up.

Space Candy Strain

Space Candy is a balanced hybrid that will give you an otherworldly experience. This strain is a cross between Cotton Candy and Cherry Space Queen.Space Candy has a moderate THC level of around 17% to 22% and a very low CBD level of around 0.07%. It has fruity and earthy notes. Space Candy produces an exhilarating and relaxing high.

Candy Kush Strain

Candy Kush (also known as Kandy Kush) is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Trainwreck and OG Kush. This strain has THC levels of around 15% to 21% and very low CBD levels. Candy Kush has a sweet, Candy-like flavor with complex undertones. There are hints of citrus, pine, and earthiness to flavor. Candy Kush produces a relaxing high that will make you feel tranquil and ready to sleep. This is a good strain for treating pain.

Martian Candy Strain

Martian Candy (also known as Martian Candy OG) is an Indica-dominant hybrid. The heritage of this strain is relatively unknown. However, OG Kush is thought to be one of its parents. Martian Candy has a THC level of around 19% to 21% and a CBD level of less than 1%. This strain has a floral and herbal flavor that some have described as being reminiscent of eucalyptus and patchouli. Martian Candy produces an intense high that kicks in quickly. It has a euphoric and deeply relaxing effect.

Purple Candy Strain

Purple Candy (also known as Candy Purple) is an Indica-dominant hybrid that is known for its colorful purple flowers. It is a cross between BC Sweet Tooth and Mendocino Purps. This strain usually has THC levels of around 15% to 19% and almost negligible CBD levels of below 1%. Purple Candy has a sweet flavor with hints of grapes and berries. This strain produces a euphoric and mentally stimulating high that will make you feel focused and sometimes introspective. The high tends to creep up on you slowly. 

Alien Rock Candy Strain

Alien Rock Candy (also known as Rock Candy or Alien Candy) is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Sour Dubble and Tahoe Alien. This strain has a THC level of around 15% to 19% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Alien Rock Candy has a sweet candy-like flavor with citrus notes and earthy, musky undertones. This strain produces a balanced high. It will make you feel relaxed and stimulate your mind. As the effect intensifies, it puts you in a deeply relaxed state.

Candy Apple Strain

Candy Apple is a Sativa-dominant hybrid that is known for its sweet flavor. This strain is a cross between Pineapple, Blueberry, and Afghan. It has THC levels of around 15% to 22% and low CBD levels of less than 1%. Candy Apple has a sweet tropical flavor with hints of vanilla. Candy Apple produces an invigorating high and also leaves you with a sense of calmness. This is a good strain to use when you’re going to attend a social event. The high it produces is very balanced.

Grape Runtz Strain

Grape Runtz is a balanced hybrid that is highly rated for its powerful terpenes. It is a cross between Zkittlez, Gelato, OG Kush, and Grape Ape. This strain has THC levels of around 19% to 23% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Grape Runtz has a sweet, fruity candy flavor with hints of grapes and citrus. It produces a deeply relaxing effect that will make you laid back and ready to drift off into dreamland.

Candy Cane Strain

Candy Cane is an Indica-dominant hybrid with a distinct aroma. It is a cross between White Widow, AK-47, and Mango. This strain has THC levels of around 15% to 20% and very low CBD levels of less than 1%. Candy Cane has a sweet minty flavor with hints of berries and citrus. This strain produces an energizing high that will have you feeling motivated and ready to be productive. It will calm your senses and melt your stress away. Candy Cane is an excel,ent wake and bake strain.

Sour Candy Strain

Sour Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Bubble Gum and Sour Diesel. This strain has a THC level of around 14% to 18% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Sour Candy has a sweet and sour flavor with hints of bubblegum candy, and diesel. This strain produces a calming, cerebral high. It will make you relaxed and mentally alert. This is a good strain to use during the daytime or when you want to overcome the nerves before a social event.

Candy Crush Strain

Candy Crush (also known as Kandy Krush) is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It should not be confused with Candy Kush which is a completely different strain. Candy Crush is a cross between Airheadz F2 and Lifesaver. This strain has a THC level of around 15% to 23% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Candy Crush as a fruity candy flavor with berry and herbal notes. The strain starts off with an uplifting head high that slowly transforms into a deeply relaxing body high. This is a good strain to use after work when you’re ready to rest.

Candy OG Strain

Candy OG is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between OG Kush and Trainwreck. This strain has a THC level of around 16% to 23% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Candy OG has a sweet fruity candy flavor. It produces a calming and euphoric high. This is a good strain for dealing with stress, anxiety, and pain.

Sugar Candy Strain

Sugar Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Sugar Black Rose and Caramelo. This strain has a high THC level of around 22% to 25% and a low CBD level of less than 1%. Sugar Candy has a fruity candy flavor with hints of mango, citrus, lavender, and licorice. This strain produces a euphoric and energizing head high that slowly gives way to a deeply relaxing feeling.

Apple Rock Candy Strain

Alien Rock Candy is a balanced hybrid. It is a cross between Alien Rock Candy and a Sour Apple. It has a THC level of around 19% to 24% and a CBD level of around 0.2% and 0.5%. Alien Rock Candy has a distinct earthy, apple flavor with hints of citrus, grapefruit, and pine. This strain produces an exhilarating feeling. It will make you feel focused and productive.

Candy Cake Strain

Candy Cake is an Indica-dominant hybrid that has a unique flavor befitting its name. It is a cross between Zkittlez Cake and Jungle Cake. This strain has a THC level of 13% t o 27% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Candy Cake has a sweet vanilla flavor with fruity notes. It produces a euphoric head high and puts you in a deeply sedative state. This is a night time strain. It will make you ready to go to bed.

Delicious Candy Strain

Delicious Candy (also known as Cheese Candy) is an award-winning Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between UK Cheese and Caramelo. This stain has a THC level of around 22% to 23% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Delicious Candy has a sweet caramel-like flavor with hints of cheese and herbal notes. This strain produces a euphoric and deeply relaxing high. 

Candy Chrome Strain

Candy Chrome is an Indica-dominant hybrid with a delicious sweet taste and a high level of THC. It is a cross between Sweet Tooth, Chemdog D, Sour Diesel IBL, and Fire OG Bx. This strain has a THC level of around 22% to 25% and a low CBD level of less than 1%. Candy Chrome has a sweet flavor with hints of menthol, skunk, and earthy notes. It produces an intense body high that will make you relaxed and sleepy. It also gives you a slightly uplifting head high. 

Candy Cream Strain

Candy Cream is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Blue Black, Maple Leaf, and White Rhino. It has a THC level of around 17% to 20% and a CBD level that peaks at around 1.4%. Candy Cream has a sweet, caramel-like aroma with earthy notes. It produces a deeply relaxing body high that will help you disconnect from everything and rest. Candy Cream is recommended for use at bedtime.

Candy Glue Strain

Candy Glue (also known as Kandy Glue) is a Sativa-dominant hybrid with a high level of THC. It is a cross between Gorilla Glue #4 and Zkittlez. It has a THC level of around 24% to 28% and a CBD level of around 0.4% to 0.5%. Candy Glue has a sweet fruity candy flavor with herbal notes. This strain produces an intense high that starts with a euphoric feeling and progresses into a calming and almost sedative body high.

Gorilla Candy Strain

Gorilla Candy is an Indica-dominant hybrid with a rich, sweet flavor. It is a cross between Gorilla Glue #4 and Papa’s Candy. This strain has a THC level of  18% to 21% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Gorilla Candy has a sweet and spicy flavor with earthy notes. This strain produces a euphoric and uplifting cerebral high along with a deeply relaxing body high.

Green Candy Strain

Green Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Green Crack and Candy Kush. This strain has a THC level of 15% to 19% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Green Candy has a fruity candy flavor with minty, earthy, and spicy notes. This strain produces an invigorating and euphoric high. It is good for when you want to do something productive or get a buzz during working hours. 

Platinum Candy Strain

Platinum Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Platinum and Candyland. The THC and CBD levels of this strain are unknown. Platinum Candy has a sweet candy flavor with hints of fruits and earthy notes. This strain produces an uplifting and stimulating cerebral high. This is a good strain to use before you attend a social event or when you want to hang out with your buddies,

Candy Cookies Strain

Candy Cookies is an Indica-dominant Strain. It is a cross between Girl Scout Cookies and Candyland. It has a THC level of around 20% to 24% and a CBD level of 0.05% to 0.56%. Candy Cookies has a sweet floral flavor with hints of fruits, pine, and earthy notes. This strain produces a euphoric cerebral high and a relaxing effect on the body.

Lemon Candy Strain

Lemon Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between NYC Diesel and American Indica. It has a high level of THC and a low level of CBD but the exact percentages are unknown. Lemon Candy has a sweet citrus flavor with earthy notes. The strain produces an invigorating head high that progresses into a relaxing body high.

Brain Candy Strain

Brain Candy is a balanced hybrid. It is a cross between White Widow, The Loops, and Northern Lights. Some sources claim it is a cross between Fire OG and Tangier’s Sunrise. It has a THC level of around 23% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Brain Candy has a sweet candy flavor with hints of vanilla and earthy notes. It produces a euphoric head high and a calm relaxed body high. This is a good strain to use when you want to do something creative or stay focused and productive. 

Candy Margy Strain

Candy Margy is a balanced hybrid. It is a cross between Wedding Pie and Frozen Margy. It has a THC level of 13% to 19% and a CBD level of less than 1%. This strain has a fruity candy flavor with notable lemon notes. Candy Margy produces a mentally stimulating high, and it also has a relaxing effect on your body.

Cotton Candy Cookies Strain

Cotton Candy Cookies is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Bubblegum Cookies and Cookies N Cream. It has a THC level of around 20% to 25% and a CBD level of less than 1%. This strain has a sweet, sugary flavor with hints of cookies, citrus and herbal notes. There is not much information about the effects that Cotton Candy Cookies produce. 

Purple Cotton Candy Strain

Purple Cotton Candy is an Indica dominant hybrid strain popular for its fuzzy hairs and creamy trichomes. This strain is a cross between Cotton Candy Kush and Granddaddy Purple. Purple Cotton Candy has high THC levels of around 16% to 19% and low CBD levels. This strain offers a sweet grape cotton candy flavor.  Purple Cotton Candy produces an uplifting mental high that will leave you feeling happy and clear-headed. This strain can also have a strong sedative effect on some users.

The Candy Strain

The Candy is a balanced hybrid strain popular for its mood-elevating properties and high THC levels. This stain is a cross between Indica dominant LA OG Kush and hybrid Cookies and Cream. The Candy has THC levels of 21.7% and low CBD levels. This Candy Strain has a sweet and fruity flavor. The Candy produces a mentally stimulating high that ultimately relaxes you.

Bear Candy Strain

Bear Candy is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Candyland and Animal Cookies. It has a THC level of 21% to 25% and a CBD level of less than 1%. This strain has a sweet fruity candy flavor. It produces an invigorating head high and a relaxing feeling in your body.

Candy Runtz Strain

Candy Runtz is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Zkittlez and Gelato. It has a THC level of around 29% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Candy Runtz has a sweet tropical flavor with earthy notes. It produces an invigorating head high and a relaxing feeling in your body. This is a good strain to use when you want to do something creative.

Cheese Candy Strain

Cheese Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Cheese and Caramelo. It has a THC level of around 15 to 22% and a CBD level of around 1% to 2%. This strain has a sweet fruity flavor with cheesy notes. Cheese Candy produces an enjoyable, euphoric high that builds up into a relaxing body high. This strain also tends to induce the munchies.

Grape Candy Strain

Grape Candy is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between White Lemon and Purple Pantera. It has a THC level of around 20% to 24% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Grape Candy has a grape-like flavor with spicy citrusy and vanilla notes. This strain produces a euphoric cerebral high that slowly transforms into a deeply sedative feeling. 

Ice Cream Candy Strain

Ice Cream Candy is an Indica-dominant hybrid with purple-ish buds. It is a cross between Dolato and Slurricane. The exact THC and CBD level of this strain are unknown. Ice Cream Candy has a sweet candy flavor with complex undertones. This strain produces a balanced head and body high. It will ease your mind, make you feel euphoric, and also make you feel relaxed.

Alien Banana Candy Strain

Alien Banana Candy is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Alien Rock Candy and Banana OG. This strain usually has a THC level of around 20% to 26% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Alien Banana Candy has a sweet fruity flavor with notes of vanilla, pine, berries, and nuts. It produces an invigorating head high that leaves you happy and relaxed. The effect of this strain tends to come on you slowly.

Blue Candy Strain

Blue Candy (also known as Candy Kush) is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Cotton Candy and Blue Skunk. This strain has a THC level of around 17% to 23% and a CBD level of around 0.05% to 0.91%. Blue Candy produces a sweet fruity flavor. It produces a euphoric and energetic high. This is a good strain to use when you’re going to a social event or when you just want to stay productive during the day.

Banana Candy Strain

Banana Candy (also known as Banana Candy Kush) is an Indica-dominant hybrid with a notable banana flavor. This genetic origin of strain is unknown. However, it is thought to be related to Banana Kush. Some sources claim that Skunk, OG Kush, and Haze are part of its parents. It has a high THC level of around 15% to 33% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Banana Candy Kush has a sweet banana with hints of citrus, musk, and spiciness. This strain produces a relaxing body high. It can have a sedative effect when used in high amounts.

Candy Corn Strain

Candy Corn is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between AK-47, White Widow, and Mango. Some sources claim it is a cross between Candyland and Fireball OG. This strain usually has a THC level of around 18% to 22% and a low CBD level of less than 1%. Candy Corn has a sweet-sour fruity flavor with berry and windy notes. This strain produces a euphoric effect and also puts you in a relaxed state. 

Cotton Candy Cane Strain

Cotton Candy Cane is a balanced hybrid. It is a cross between. Blueberry Headband and Sweet Tooth. It has a THC level of around 15% to 23% and a CBD level of around 1%. This strain has a sweet fruity flavor with notable berry notes. Cotton Candy Cane produces a full body high. It will make you feel euphoric and deeply relaxed.

Cotton Candy Grapes Strain

Cotton Candy Grapes is a hybrid. It is unclear if this is a Sativa-dominant, Indica-dominant, or balanced hybrid. This strain is thought to be a cross between GrapeBlow and CaliSunset. Some sources also claim it is a cross between Grape Fuel #6 and Triangle Kush BX. There isn’t much information about the THC and CBD concentration level, flavor, and effects of this strain.

Candy Cane Kush Strain

Candy Cane Kush is a balanced hybrid. It is a cross between Afghani, Nepalese, and Hawaiian strains. This strain has a THC level of around 15% to 20% and a CBD level of about 1%. Candy Cane Kush has a sweet, fruity, berry and minty flavor with some spicy undertones. This strain produces an energizing cerebral effect. This is a good strain to use if you want to stay focused and productive throughout the day.

Purple Platinum Candy Strain

Purple Platinum Candy is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Purple Punch and Platinum Candy. It has a THC level of 23% to 28% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Purple Platinum Candy has a sweet fruity and hasty flavor. We’re still gathering information on the effects of this strain.

Hard Candy Strain

Hard Candy (not to be confused with Purple Hard Candy) is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Cotton Candy and AC/DC. It has a THC level of 17% to 23%, and a CBD level of less than 1%. It has a sweet fruity flavor with hints of pine, spiciness, and an earthy flavor. Hard Candy produces a euphoric feeling and tends to promote creativity. It will make you happy and calm.

Candy Haze Strain

Candy Haze is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. Some sources claim it is a cross between Haze and Zkittlez while others claim it is a cross between Silver Haze and Cotton Candy. This strain has a THC level of 20% or higher and a CBD level of less than 1%. It has a sweet candy flavor with the characteristic funky aroma of Haze. There are hints of citrus, spiciness and earthiness in this strain. Candy Haze produces an uplifting and euphoric head high.

Candy Queen Strain

Candy Queen is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Candy Kush and Space Queen. This strain has a THC level of around 14% to 28% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Candy Queen has sweet floral notes with hints of fruits. It produces a clear-headed high along with a deeply lethargic feeling.

Head Candy Strain

Head Candy is a Sativa-dominant hybrid. The genetics of this strain varies depending on the source you get it from. Some breeders cross KillaQueen and BlueHammer while others breed Candy Kush or Underdawg with Loompa Headband to create this strain. Head Candy has a THC level of around 17% and a CBD level of less than 1%. This strain has a sweet citrus flavor with spicy notes. Head Candy produces a balanced head and body high and the effect tends to last long.

Sour Candy Kush Strain

Sour Candy Kush is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between OG Kush and Trainwreck. It has a THC level of around 15% to 17% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Sour Candy Kush has a sweet-sour fruity candy flavor with hints of Kush and earthy notes. It produces a euphoric head high and has a calming effect on the body.

Triple Platinum Candy Strain

Triple Platinum Candy is an Indica-dominant hybrid. It is a cross between Platinum Candy and either Platinum Girl Scout Cookies, Chem D, or Purple Punch. This strain has a THC level of around 20% to 22% and a CBD level of less than 1%. Triple Platinum has a sweet fruity flavor with hints of hash and earthy notes. It produces an uplifting cerebral high followed by a deeply relaxing body high.

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