Even with its mysterious origins, Bubba Kush quickly became one of the most popular indicas across the globe. The strain has California roots, but its original genetics are somewhat unknown. The tale is the variety is the outcome of crossing the classic OG Kush x an Afghan landrace. Due to its ambiguous nature, the name ‘Bubba’ was given to cross. Since then, the indica-dominant strain has been winning the hearts of medical and recreational growers, and consumers alike. With moderate levels of THC, soothing effects, and an unmatched taste, it’s no surprise Bubba Kush is now a favorite of so many. This feminized and photoperiod version retains the original strains' high-quality nature while remaining beginner-grower friendly.
If you don’t fall in love with Bubba Kush at first sight you certainly will upon first experiencing its effects. As the indica-dominant strain is intense with relaxing effects for the body and the mind. With 16-19% THC, and 1-2% CBD you’ll feel all your aches and pains melt away with soothing comfort, as your mind floats with an uplifting euphoria. Which explains why the variety is highly sought after by those suffering from depression, insomnia, pain and stress. Ideal for nighttime use, be sure your spot is ready for the couch-locking type of effects that the strain is well-known for producing.
This strain grows stocky and bulky like most indicas do, packing on considerable weight with hefty buds. The variety can easily reach yields of 400-500gr/m² with a manageable medium height for indoor grow rooms that have limited ceiling space. Its heights of 100cm-180cm are also ideal for keeping your outdoor grow stealth and concealed from pesky neighbors. In just 8-10 weeks you’ll be ready to harvest the plant’s beautifully colored, fat nugs that smell as sweet as they’ll taste. Keep in mind, Bubba Kush comes with a heavy coating of crystal-like trichomes which will require extra care during harvest, while adding to its elevated appearance. Dropping the temperatures in your environment can also help the strain’s purple hues strengthen. Outdoors, the variety can benefit from temperatures between 72 and 80 degrees and is notable for being naturally pest and mold-resistant.
Bubba Kush is a true indica in shape and size, with a stocky and bushy nature. Its icy green leaves are sprinkled with hints of purple that burst with rich amber-orange hairs as the plant matures. The strain produces a heavy coating of trichomes that adds to her bright and vivid appearance, shimmering under lights or the sun. From the beautiful buds is an equally versatile aroma, that has scents of coffee, peppery spice, and cocoa with a hint of refreshing fruitiness. Overall, the strain can be described as sweet, earthy and nutty, for classically dank whiffs as she grows.
For how easy this high quality strain can grow we don’t know why any grower wouldn’t try their hand at Bubba Kush crops. The indica effects are the perfect nightcap for any evening, and the dynamic flavors are ones you’ll soon crave. With moderate yields, moderate levels of THC and manageable growth, this is a go-to for any level of skill or consumer tolerance.
You’ll be delighted with the flavor of Bubba Kush as soon as your first inhale. The strain delivers classic hash tastes, with underlying sweet notes of chocolate and espresso. Be aware, its sharp and spicy flavors can induce coughing and be somewhat harsh on the exhale.