Created by the Green Devil Genetics, the Orange Kush cannabis strain has a robust history, winning second place at the High Times Cannabis Cup in 1994. It is the delicious combination of the Orange Bud strain and the OG Kush strain. It is a well-balanced hybrid with a wide range of THC levels. The buds of this strain are lime green in color and are covered with glittering trichomes and bring orange pistils.
Flavor and Effects of Orange Kush
The Orange Kush cannabis strain boasts of attractive aromatic and flavor profiles. This bud offers a mouthwatering sweet orange aroma with hints of skunky and spicy scents. Upon combustion, it tastes strongly of ripe oranges. A spicy yet sweet aftertaste lingers on the tongue long after the last puff.
With THC levels known to top at 24%, this is one of the strongest strains in the market. It starts with a strong cerebral high that will open up your mind to productivity, creativity, and innovative ideas. If you are the shy type, this strain will make you the life of the party. You will find yourself more sociable, chatty, and covered in bouts of giggles. The physical sensation takes over after a while, and your muscles will feel the relaxing effects of this strain. Any tension or knots will be soothed out easily, and you will feel calm. If you are not careful, this strain can leave you couch-locked for hours.
What are the Medicinal Benefits of Orange Kush
The medicinal benefits of this strain hint at its indica lineage. It provides effective treatment for pain and aches. Patients suffering from muscle spasms, cramps, migraines, and even joint pains rely on this strain to provide them relief. The Orange Kush is also known to stimulate appetite during its comedown, so many patients struggling with eating disorders like anorexia will be treated with this bud effectively.
Negative Effects of Orange Kush
Negative side effects of this strain include dehydration. This will be felt in the mouth first of all. You will feel parched; however, this symptom is mild and can easily be mitigated by downing a few glasses of water. Dry mouth is often accompanied by dry and irritated eyes. Keep eyedrops handy as well to keep this uncomfortable symptom at bay.
Growing Orange Kush
Aside from its mouthwatering flavors, the Orange Kush has also garnered a huge fanbase because of its pretty easy to cultivate for any skill level. Whether you are a seasoned grower or you are just trying to dip your hands in the cannabis growing community, this plant is the ideal bud for you. It thrives well in any setting and does not demand any extra attention. Preferring hot and sunny climates, it yields a moderate to high supply in as short as 7 to 8 weeks.