Hash and cannabis concentrates cover both ends of the spectrum. One is a process steeped in thousands of years of tradition, producing a thick, oily resin that is compacted into small brick-like blocks. The other is the modern equivalent, utilizing specific high-tech extraction methods to create a variety of outcomes like shatter, crumble, or wax.
If all this talk of top-class concentrated cannabis has you yearning to try, the following strains are perfect for making your own hash or concentrates
There was a time in all our lives when asking the 8 Ball those problematic questions was the only way to move forward. We may have gotten older and perhaps a touch wiser, but 8 Ball Kush is still here to quell all your worries. If aches, pains, and the stresses of modern life have got you down, this luxurious, earthy Kush variant will pick you up and help you reach new spiritual and psychedelic heights.
In case of emergency, this strain and its dense trichomes will alleviate all of your problems. If being locked to the couch with nothing but your favorite boxset and a deep feeling of relaxation is just what you need, Indica Crystal Extreme (ICE) is the right lady for you. Despite sounding like an ‘80s game show, ICE carries all the hallmarks of an excellent hash or concentrate candidate—outstanding lineage, a touch of sativa to balance the indica dominance, and up to 18% THC content.
Originating in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan, not many strains make a better stash for hash, especially when you consider that hash originated in these countries. Suitable to grow in almost all climates, her resin production will leave even the most entitled cultivators pleasantly surprised. Hash never tasted so authentic.
She continues to impress growers as well. Her buds are so laden with thick resin that string is often needed to keep her branches intact. It is all too easy to allow them to bow and break under the sumptuous horde of buds she produces. Flowering takes up to 10 weeks, but is well worth the wait.
A perfect strain with an apt title. You want hash; you use the Hash Plant strain—simple. Her thick, resinous buds ooze with indica goodness. 90% of it to be precise. As a result, anyone using her as a foundation for concentrates will be hit with a heavy blow, inflicting a sleepy, relaxing high. Medicinal users are well advised to attempt growing her; she is known to soothe various symptoms.
Buds literally dripping in resin are prime candidates for hash or concentrates like shatter and wax. With White ICE, that’s precisely what you get. Stocky and dense, her plant structure is fantastically durable, which is essential given how extreme her trichome production is. A delightful flavor profile provides the perfect foundation for high-quality concentrates, especially when the rich terpenes can be fully retained to provide the ultimate aromatic experience.
Encouragingly good yields, an affinity for hydroponic cultivation, and a love for Mediterranean sunshine means Hash Plant will reward you with a bounty of potent nugs if you show her some TLC. Even better, flowering time is only 6 to 7 weeks—a result of her iconic parent strains Afghani and Northern Lights.
We have scoured the earth for 10 of the best strains that produce the densest, thickest resin available. Perfect for making hash or concentrates.