Kush strains are among the most potent and the most delicious cannabis strains in the market. The original Kush is known as the oldest strain in the world. Kush strains may have given rise to a large number of strains in the planet but breeders and growers are not giving up. There is more to this classic strain which is why many look for Kush seeds. You can buy Kush seeds online and from local dispensaries.
Can’t decide which Kush is perfect for you? We have lists down the top 10 of the best Kush varieties to choose from. Pick the best juicy strain for your needs.
OG Kush (25% Sativa, 75% Indica)
The classic OG Kush has imprinted in history as the most popular and versatile Kush strain in the market. How OG Kush began and specifically the term “OG” has a rich and colorful history. Some say that it’s short for ocean grown while some call it original Kush.
OG Kush is an unaltered classic strain with a very high THC (highest tested is up to 26%). It gives you a powerful high which can also help relieve medical conditions such as pain, depression, and stress. This strain has a very powerful smell similar to pine, spice, and citrus. The strain’s very strong smell is the most prominent characteristic of OG Kush.
The smell is so strong it’s hard to maintain your OG Kush plants. It is fast-flowering at 7 to 9 weeks and expects 500 to 550 grams per plant. OG Kush was made by combining Chemdawg with Lemon Thai and Pakistani Kush.
Candy Kush (40% Indica, 60% Sativa)
Candy Kush tastes and smell just like its name. It is a sweet version of the classic Kush strains with some users comparing it to candy floss. Candy Kush is a slightly balanced strain with a relaxing effect and slight psychoactive effect.
The uplifting effects are the first one to set the mood and when you are finally starting to feel very relaxed, the calming narcotic effect sets in. It is the perfect strain for a midnight cap or something that will calm you down especially when you’re stressed and anxious.
Candy Kush flowers in just 7 weeks, one of the fastest blooming indicas and Kush strains. You’ll get 450 to 500 grams per plant in dried form. This sweet strain was made by combining the genetics of a Sweet Special and a Royal Kush.
Bubble Kush (20% Sativa, 80% Indica)
Bubble Kush is a sweet Kush strain. This hybrid has a very distinctive taste and sweet flavor that’s also minty. Along with its potent aroma and flavor, Bubble Kush gives you a potent body stone. It contains a moderate amount of THC at 19% which makes it a good therapeutic strain with slight psychoactive effects.
Eventually, you will feel a full-body buzz which is the trademark of Bubble Kush. And because of its effects, you can count on this strain to deal with anxiety, stress, pain, and insomnia. Bubble Kush will flower in just 7 to 8 weeks and will give you 600 – 650 grams per plant in dried form. This sweet Kush was made by combining Bubble Gum and OG Kush.
Pineapple Kush (20% Sativa, 80% Indica)
Pineapple Kush is a tropical strain with a happy, positive and mellow high. It comes with a sweet pineapple taste with a hint of sour diesel. It is an indica-dominant strain that will make you relaxed, euphoric and simply at peace. The tropical aroma adds to the relaxing effects of this yummy strain.
Pineapple Kush has a slightly-moderate THC at 17%. You’ll get 500 to 550 grams per plant in dried form and will flower quickly in just 7 to 8 weeks. It was created by combining two powerful strains Pineapple x OG Kush.
Fat Banana (50% Sativa, 50% Indica)
Fat Banana is a lovely balanced strain with yellow-coated buds with 450 to 500 grams per plant in dried form. This strain is not just all looks. It also has a powerful 25% THC which is not for the faint of heart. Its high is so potent that you won’t forget its effects for a long, long time.
Fat Banana also has a wild tropical aroma that may be hard to control. It is also a balanced hybrid, therefore, you’ll enjoy its rich blend of sativa and indica effects. This high- THC strain flowers fast in just 7 to 8 weeks. Fat Banana is a strain made from top genes Banana and OG Kush.
Hulkberry (65% Sativa, 35% Indica)
A strain belonging to the Bruce Banner family is Hulkberry. This is a strain with vivid green color and very large buds. This strain packs a punch with its staggering 28% THC! It comes with a clear and energetic high which is not for someone who is new to consuming marijuana.
Hulkberry offers a mind-blowing experience but despite this, it also stars as a medicinal strain. It can be used to block out pain, headaches, muscle strains, nausea, vomiting, stress, and anxiety. Hulkberry flowers in just 8 to 9 weeks with 650 to 700 grams per plant in dried form. It was made by combining two strong strains OG Kush and Strawberry Diesel.
Purple Queen (25% Sativa, 75% Indica)
Purple Queen is a real stunner with a spectacular purple hue. Experts say that this color is because of Purple Queen’s anthocyanins with unique inflammatory and antioxidant effects. This compound is also found in dark fruits including blueberries and grapes and has made this strain look unique and glamorous.
Purple Queen will make you feel relaxed and euphoric with a high THC content at 22%. The Queen is useful for a number of medical conditions including pain, inflammation, nausea, vomiting, stress, anxiety and insomnia. It flowers fast in just 7 to 8 weeks and will give you 650 to 700 grams per plant yield. Purple Queen was created by combining classic strains Hindu Kush and a Purple Afghani.
Critical Kush (20% Sativa, 80% Indica)
Experience a long-lasting stoned effect which helps you relax and calms all day long with Critical Kush. This has a high THC content at 19% which is why it’s sought as both a medicinal and recreational strain. Critical Kush can relieve medical conditions like pain, muscle spasms, inflammation and insomnia which is incomparable with traditional medications for pain and insomnia.
The soothing effects of Critical Kush are perfect for relaxing after work. It is the strain for you if you are looking for a pleasant, satisfying strain that can help you deal with anxiety and stress. Critical Kush blooms in just 7 to 8 weeks and will give you 500 to 550 grams per plant. It flowers late September when it is grown outdoors and was made by combining the potent genes of a Critical and an OG Kush.
Royal Kush Automatic (20% Sativa, 50% Indica, 30% Ruderalis)
Mixing a potent OG Kush and a ruderalis strain is the Royal Kush Automatic. This hybrid automatic strain is hardy, will grow almost anywhere there’s good soil. It has a very pungent skunk smell and aroma with very quick flowering at 6 to 7 weeks giving you 120 to 170 grams per plant in dried form.
Royal Kush Automatic has a physical, clear high that can take time to effect. But once it’s in control, you’ll experience the giggles, dizziness and that trademark couch-locked effect. You’ll love that it can flower in just 6 to 7 weeks growing buds with dark and frosty tips which are delicious trichomes which are perfect for creating concentrates.
Royal Kush Automatic has a low THC at 13% making it a good medicinal strain. You’ll be harvesting 120 to 170 grams per plant by the time your buds are mature.
Special Kush (20% Sativa, 80% Indica)
Special Kush is a special strain from a popular cannabis seed bank in Canada. This Kush is one of the easiest to grow and this is perfect for first-time growers and even for experienced growers. The effects are very common to Kush varieties while the smell is also as potent. Odor control should be enhanced when you grow Special Kush strain.
You’ll get large buds in just 7 to 8 weeks of germination with 500 to 550 grams per plant yield. Special Kush was made by combining two very powerful strains Afghan and Kush and just by looking at its parents, you can immediately predict that Special Kush can help with insomnia, pain, inflammation, anxiety, and stress. If you have had trouble sleeping lately or something on your mind is causing wakefulness then this special strain may be the Kush strain for you.
If you want to use Kush strains for a medical condition, consult your doctor. Take note that each Kush strain has individual properties and effects. A Kush strain may be stimulating while some may be relaxing depending on their chemical makeup.
Take Kush strains in moderation. This is a strong and satisfying cannabis strain to people who take their effects in moderation.