The Best Autoflowering Strains for Beginners

12 March 2024
Fast Buds Details the Best Strains to Help You Break Into the World of Cannabis Growing
12 March 2024
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The Best Autoflowering Strains for Beginners

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  • 1. Mimosa cake auto
  • 2. Forbidden runtz auto
  • 3. Bruce banner auto
  • 4. Apple strudel auto
  • 5. Orange sherbet auto
  • 6. Strawberry banana auto
  • 7. Guava auto
  • 8. Gorilla cookies auto
  • 9. Papaya cookies auto
  • 10. Gorilla zkittlez auto

Everybody starts somewhere, but it's hard to know where to start when growing cannabis. There are so many options: what light? What medium? What nutrients? What humidity? We'll be answering all of these questions shortly, but today, we'll focus on strains, specifically, "What's the best strain for new growers?"

Autoflowering cannabis is the perfect variety for new growers, but Fast Buds has over 70 strains to choose from. While you no doubt have a strain preference for flowers, extracts, edibles, and topicals, selecting a strain for cultivation is an entirely different issue. Some require a green thumb, while others seem to take care of themselves. Below you'll find the ten easiest autoflower strains for beginners.

Mimosa Cake Auto

A mouth-watering Sativa-dominant hybrid, Mimosa Cake Auto reaches around 130cm in height and yields up to 550 grams per square meter in just 63 days. This prolific producer rewards growers with extremely resinous buds and boasts a strong, well-defined fruity aroma with notes of extreme sweetness and earthiness.

 

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· Legendary flowers.
· Astounding 24% THC!
· Ferociously fruity.
· First-class autoflower.
· Perfectly balanced.
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With a solid THC content of up to 24%, Mimosa Cake Auto delivers a powerful head buzz paired with a gentle yet pleasurable body relaxation. Ideal for both day and night use, this strain provides a balanced effect that keeps you functional without feeling overly euphoric or fatigued.

Forbidden Runtz Auto

A delicious Indica-dominant hybrid, carefully bred for growers of all levels. Reaching up to 130cm, this high-yielder can produce up to 550 grams per square meter in just under 65 days, perfect for those seeking premium buds quickly.

 

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Forbidden Runtz Auto
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Forbidden Runtz Auto
· Nugs fit for a king.
· Extraordinary Yields.
· Beginners dream strain.
· Flavorful flowers.
· Among the strongest of all times.
13,00 €
13,00 € / seed
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With an impressive 26% THC, this strain offers a delightful blend of flavors and aromas that deliver a cerebral high, hitting you between the eyes before transitioning into a deep, bodily relaxation. It combines the best traits of its renowned Californian genetics, offering both quality and efficiency. Ideal for anyone looking to achieve top-tier results in a short time frame.

Bruce Banner Auto

Offering up to 600 grams per square meter and a potent 25% THC, this Sativa-dominant autoflowering strain grows between 110-150cm and takes just 10-11 weeks from seed to harvest. Thanks to its easy-to-grow nature, Bruce Banner Auto offers fierce trichome production with minimal maintenance.


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· A high that packs a punch!
· Monster sized!
· Perfect for hash makers.
· Remarkably relaxing.
13,00 €
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The terpene profile features sweet, berry, and diesel notes, making it perfect for extractions and leaving a delicious taste with every hit. This strain provides a motivated, calm, and stress-free vibe that lasts for hours. Ideal for those seeking a balanced high and remarkable yields, it is a standout choice for any beginner grower.

Apple Strudel Auto

Who doesn't love colorful weed? Apple Strudel Auto’s amazing coloring, mouth-watering terpenes and tendency to grow fast make it the perfect centerpiece for anyone's first time.


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Apple Strudel Auto™
· Up to 29% THC.
· Delicious apple strudel terps.
· Resilience redefined.
· Perfectly balanced.
· Huge yields!
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Finishing in as little as 9 - 10 weeks, this autoflowering version of the popular Apple Strudel variety handles a wide variety of environments while still producing large numbers of bud sites and flowers. This strain also boasts purple and orange hues that appear from time to time, and produces extremely potent harvests with up to 29% THC!

Orange Sherbet Auto

Fast Buds' Orange Sherbet Auto combines two top-shelf genetics into an autoflowering giant. Easily one of our largest autoflowering strains, Orange Sherbet Auto’s bulk makes it ideal for outdoor growing. If you grow indoors, make sure you have a large enough tent to accommodate this hybrid's 1.5-meter height.

 

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Orange Sherbet Auto
· Outrageous 26% THC.
· Perfect for all growers.
· Sativa-dominant giant.
· Incredibly resilient.
· A must for extractors.
· Top-shelf terps.
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13,00 € / seed
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Its extreme ease of growth and large frame produce substantial yields, making Orange Sherbet Auto ideal for beginners. Even if you make a few mistakes and stress out this sour wonder, the results will still be amazing.

Strawberry Banana Auto

Strawberry Banana Auto, boasting up to 27% THC, is an impressive autoflower that reaches heights of 150cm and yields up to 600 grams per square meter. Perfect for those seeking potent and productive strains, it offers an extremely sweet and fruity terpene profile, delivering a delightful strawberry and banana aroma.


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Strawberry Banana Auto
· A terrific 27% THC.
· Supersized yields.
· Strawberry Banana Smoothie.
· One of the biggest autos out there.
· A different taste in every puff.
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The effects are a harmonious blend of strong body highs and uplifting cerebral highs, enhancing creativity and relaxation. With its well-balanced Indica and Sativa properties, Strawberry Banana Auto offers a delightful all-day high.

Guava Auto

After planting, Guava Auto explodes out of the ground and doesn't stop. Fast doesn't do this genetic wunderkind justice. Typically finishing in eight to nine weeks, newbie growers can potentially be rewarded with up to 500gr/m2 in as little as 8 weeks! 

 

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· Up to 28% THC!
· Super yields, super fast.
· Perfect for extractors.
· Versatile growth.
· Thrives with basic maintenance.
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Guava Auto’s fast life cycle allows new growers to learn from their mistakes quickly. It's the perfect strain for learners who want to find, correct, and learn from their errors as quickly as possible. If cannabis growing is a competition (and it is for many), Guava Auto is the ultimate training drill; grow fast, learn fast, finish fast.

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Gorilla Cookies Auto

Our most acclaimed strain,  Gorilla Cookies Auto sets new standards in potency and yield while extremely easy to grow. Boasting an impressive 28.5% THC, this strain combines the best traits of its parent strains, offering strong autoflowering genetics that thrive both indoors and outdoors, offering unparalleled resilience and reliability. 

 

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· Whopping 28.5% THC!
· Super-reliable and incredibly resistant.
· Massive producer.
· Chunky dense buds.
· Great for beginners.
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Yielding around 650g/m2 of dense, trichome-covered buds, this strain is ideal for all types of extractions and all types of growers,  delivering exceptional aroma and flavor. If you are looking for a foolproof autoflowering strain, this one is a must.

 

Gorilla Cookies Auto

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Papaya Cookies Auto

Papaya Cookies Auto offers just a unique terpene profile not found in other strains on this list.  With very little maintenance, this autoflower delivers top-shelf harvests in as little as 8 - 9 weeks.  With up to 29% THC and harvests reaching 550gr/m2, you definitely cannot go wrong with our Papaya Cookies Auto.


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· Current World Champion.
· Up to 29% THC.
· Savor the sweetest.
· Perfect for hash makers.
· Big plants, bigger yields.
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Even if you have no idea what you're doing, Papaya Cookies Auto buds always seem to have that magical potency that's made this strain a run-away hit in California. It's a high-THC strain with up to 29% THC and less than 1% CBD, making it a giggly, energetic, and clear-headed strain that almost anyone can enjoy. It's the pizza of autoflowering strains, even when it's not at its best, it's still really good.

Gorilla Zkittlez Auto


One of Fast Buds' staples, Gorilla Zkittlez Auto is one of our fastest strains, finishing in around 9 weeks from seed to harvest.  It's also one of the most resilient strains in our catalog, making it perfect to grow in a variety of conditions.


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· Whopping 29.845% total cannabinoids.
· Powerfully productive.
· Fiercely fast.
· The best of both worlds.
· Award-winning genetics.
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This large yet easy-to-grow strain is ideal for beginners looking to have excellent harvests with minimal effort.  New growers are bound to make a few mistakes here and there, and Gorilla Zkittlez Auto nobly suffers the slings and arrows of newbie grow mistakes while still producing beautiful hybrid flowers with a THC content of up to 27.6%.

 

Gorilla Zkittlez Auto

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If you're all set to start growing but feeling a bit lost on which strain to pick, worry no more! These 10 easy-to-grow autoflowering strains are like cheat codes for beginner growers, helping you harvest like a pro in no time!