Top Kush Cannabis Strains to Try in 2020
Kush cannabis is a strain of cannabis Indica that originally came from Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan, and North-Western India. This area is known as Hindu Kush and hence its name. Kush cannabis became widely available in the US in the 1970s and since then it has been one of the most famous cannabis strains among cannabis users.
Cannabis Kush strains have generally sedative effects and therefore, it is recommended for nighttime. Originally, Kush cannabis was a cannabis Indica strain and now we have many hybrid stains with one Kush cannabis strains containing up to 30% of cannabis Ruderalis.
1. OG Kush
We have already talked about this cannabis strain. OG Kush is one of the most famous cannabis strains with a high THC content. OG Kush is 75% Indica and 25% Sativa.
This cannabis strain has a THC content raging from 19 to 25% and there are strains that have reach as high THC levels as 26%. OG Kush takes 7 to 9 weeks to reach the flowering stage.
2. Hindu Kush
This cannabis strain is 100% cannabis Indica. This is the original Hindu Kush coming from the Kush mountains. It is high in THC (18 to 20%), with decent CBD concentrations. In addition, Hindu Kush is known as an easy to grow strain suitable for beginner cannabis growers.
3. Royal Kush Automatic
This a very interesting Kush cannabis strain. Royal Kush Automatic is 20% Sativa, 50% Indica and 30% Ruderalis. As it has cannabis Ruderalis genetics, the Royal Kush Automatic is an autoflowering strain. However, due to its Ruderalis genetics, the Royal Kush Automatic is not that high in THC (approximately 13%) with a medium CBD level. Royal Kush Automatic takes about 6 to 7 weeks to reach the flowering stage and approximately by 8-9 weeks after germination for harvest time.
If you want an autoflowering Kush cannabis strain, then Royal Kush Automatic is an excellent strain for you.
4. Purple Queen
This cannabis strain (a hybrid between Hindu Kush and Purple Afghani) is purple and hence its name. Its purple color is caused by anthocyanins a natural chemical that it is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. Purple Queen is 25% Sativa and 75% Indica. In addition, Purple Queen is high in THC (approximately 22%). Furthermore, it takes 8 to 9 weeks to reach its flowering stage.
5. Afghan Kush
Also Known as Afghani Kush, this cannabis strain has a 17% THC concentration. Apparently, it originated in Afghanistan and hence its name, Afghan Kush is a cannabis Indica strain that is ideal for calmness and relaxation.
We have already mentioned this cannabis strain in a previous blog post. Hulkberry is a hybrid of OG Kush and Strawberry Diesel. This cannabis strain is known for its THC potency (27% THC). Its THC concentration is so high that it is an ideal strain for cannabis users seeking a powerful psychoactive experience.
Hulkberry is a hybrid between OG Kush and Strawberry Diesel. This strain is 65% cannabis Sativa and 35% cannabis Indica. It takes 8 to 9 weeks to reach its flowering stage.
7. Critical Kush
Critical Kush contains 18% of THC. This cannabis strain is a hybrid of Critical Mass and OG Kush. Critical Kush is mainly a cannabis Indica strain (80% cannabis Indica and 20% cannabis Sativa). Critical Kush takes 7 -8 weeks to reach its flowering stage.
8. Candy Kush
This cannabis strain is a hybrid between OG Kush and Trainwreck. Candy Kush is 40% cannabis Sativa and 60% cannabis Indica. Its THC level is 17.5% and its main terpenes are citrus, pepper and herbal. It flowers slightly faster than Critical Kush (7 weeks to reach flowering stage).
9. Fat Banana
Fat Banana is a cannabis strain with very high THC concentrations (25% THC). Some Fat Banana strains reach up to 27% of THC. This cannabis strain is 65% Sativa and 35% Indica. Fat Banana is a hybrid of OG Kush and Strawberry Diesel.
Fat Banana and Hukberry are both THC-rich strains suitable for cannabis users seeking to get very high.
10. Master Kush
Also known as High Rise, Master Kush is a rich-THC strain (17.5% THC). This strain is a hybrid of Hindu Kush and Skunk #1. Master Kush is mainly cannabis Indica (90-100% Indica). It will be ready to harvest in 8-9 weeks.