Indica marijuana plants are short and bushy. They have broad leaves and usually have a deep green color with some dark purple highlights especially during the mature budding stage. Indicas mature very quickly and have a short growth stage. Indicas are hardy marijuana plants that can cope well in cooler environments.
Sativa marijuana plants are tall with thin long thin leaves on long spread out branches. The sativa plant is usually light green in color, sometimes having very drastic orange or red coloring on the buds. Sativa plants take longer to mature and will often grow over 8 feet high. They do better with more light and higher temperatures.
Hybrid cannabis strains provide the best of both worlds. Expert breeders select the top sativa and indica strains and combine them into super strains that maintain the best aspects from both parents. Hybrids can be sativa or indica dominant and have the effects to match.