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The main Kush varieties

The cannabis strains of Kush appellation

Marijuana is a resinous plant that is categorized as either hybrid, sativa or indica. This is based on the morphology of the plant and its anticipated effects. However, cannabis has an additional categorization that is defined by existing pop culture. This involves Kush and its varieties such as Purple Kush and Haze Kush. Each variety of Kush marijuana strain is defined by its taste, smell, geographical location and effects. Kush varieties are the most popular among marijuana users and are particularly famous in the United States. Very appreciated for their taste and powerful effect.


Kush is a variety that comes from the mountains of Hindu Kush. You will find this mountain on the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is one of the few native areas where marijuana is grown. The cannabis strains "Hindu Kush" were brought to the United States in the 1970 years, and continue to be available there to this day. The Kush strains were among those grown by the British firm GW Pharmaceuticals for its commercial trial authorized by the medicinal cannabis law.

Mountains of Hindu Kush

When Kush marijuana genetics is strong, it means that the cannabis strain will have distinct attributes such as:

  • Odour - you will have an earthy aroma, which could also be pungent and floral, also a smell like incense, pine, spice, herbs, citrus ...
  • Appearence - Your cannabis strain could display leaves with a small sign of purpose. The hairs or pistils may have a rust or bronze appearance. The buds will be a little heavy and dense.
  • Flavor - When you smoke it, you should have a sweet, tasting flavor like grapes, earth, flowers or citrus fruits.
  • Effects - Kush marijuana typically varies between dominance of indica and hyrid strains. The effects of this strain tend to be sedative and heavy. The different OG Kush strains usually give a euphoric effect, putting a smile on the user.
  • Another effect of Kush marijuana is the inner reflection or introspection. Kush is a meditative strain. Be aware that the attributes associated with Kush may vary from one strain to another. It also depends on how the strain was grown and the genetics or phenotype distinct from the strain.

The most popular Kush varieties

Kush marijuana is part of a crossover process with the stability of hybrid genetics. As is the case with many strains of cannabis, the genetics of marijuana Kush has increased resistance, typical of their origin. This includes vegetation that is able to survive with reasonable water use, as well as hard and cold climates. But it also allows the marijuana plant to withstand the hot climate and the parched ground.

Kush varieties are grown under the Californian sun

In addition, many Kush strain marijuana growers choose this strain because of their controllable height and rather impressive yields. Kush varieties are popular and have stood the test of time, the main ones are:

Bubba Kush

Although it is not as powerful as the other Kush varieties, Bubba Kush has a perfectly balanced effect and it causes a very pleasant and relaxing condition. And this without being too quickly invading. For this reason, Bubba Kush is considered a variety with medical value. It relieves pain and tension and can even knock out if necessary, for those who suffer from sleep disorders.

Master Kush

The Master Kush is a variety whose popularity has increased in recent years as a Kush medical variety by default. It produces a grass both wet and very pleasant, while being relaxing and slumbering. This Kush variety is rather old because it won the High Times Cannabis Cup in 1992 and 1993. The fact that it is always considered after so much time is proof of its quality and heritage. Good taste and staggering raw power are all reasons to try it.

Skywalker OG

Skywalker is a popular clone in the US for its intense fragrance, abundant resin and generous production. The Skywalker Kush will present a typical structure of the OG family: apex size, suppercropping and other techniques of crop optimization will give very good results. The variety Skywalker Kush will be a genetics of cannabis adapted to make homemade hashish, because of the abundance of the extracted resin, as well as its excellent quality.

Purple Kush

Purple Kush is a pure indica that appeared in Oakland, California with the crossing of Hindu Kush and Purple Afghani. Its aroma is subtle and earthy with typical Kush notes. Its euphoric effects usually last very long. While induced physical relaxation rids the body of its pain, insomnia and stress. The Purple Kush is known to be one of the strongest indica in the world. Because, its powerful effects are almost narcotic. It is one of the oldest varieties of medical cannabis in Oakland.

OG Kush

However among the varieties Kush, the most famous and most appreciated in the family is without doubt OG Kush. Considered as one of a kind, very powerful, productive, and medicinal, OG Kush is a classic. It is appreciated by artists, connoisseurs and consumers for medical purposes. There are few Kush that are so appreciated. This high-end variety is characterized by a strong joyful and euphoric effect.

The variety OG Kush is subject to some disagreements within the cannabis community. Indeed, some call it "Ocean grow kush" and others "Original gangster kush". In addition, this cannabis strain is a question for the experts about its genetic parents. The experts agree on two of the three parents. The first being the Chemdog, the second the Lemon Thai but the third remains a mystery. In addition, they agree that it is either an Afghan grass or a Pakistani herb. Others claim that it is a cross of chemdawg 1990 years ... Finally as they say, "everyone sees lunch at his door" ...

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