This hybrid is an indica dominant strain and first bred by Ripper Seeds, this wonderful cannabis was Created by cross-breeding Exodus Cheese with Bubba Kush. It has sweet lemony smells when its buds are broken open.
Carbonated filter, (a special type of Fertilizer which was made for this particular strain) is used to improve the maximum growth and yield of this cannabis, and it has a delicious citrus lemony aroma with a milky smoke finishing. When trimmed it produces curly leaves and the combustion of the buds will give off skunk smoke.
Flavor and Effects of the Purple Afghan Kush
This hybrid will increase your creative mind while making sure that you are focused on it. Strong sedative effects follow after a large dose. This strain has an uplifting, relaxing, and energizing effect which will help you get over any mood changes. With flavours of sweet, lemon, and bubble gum flavours it will leave you with a forgettable aftertaste making you consume more than you can control. Its euphoric effect is what you need on a moody day as a few sessions from this powerful hybrid will automatically drive out any negative feeling that might come your way.
Medical Benefits of the Purple Afghan Kush
This marijuana is known to be very effective in the treatment of chronic pain, nausea and movement disorders like arthritis. It is also helpful in the management of mild to chronic depression, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, loss of appetite, inflammation, migraine and anxiety. Patients with post-chemotherapy disorders, eating disorders such as anorexia, low sex drive and aches will find this strain very helpful.
Negative Effects of the Purple Afghan Kush
It can cause the following ill health; dry-itchy eyes and high blood pressure. Headache, sleeplessness, fever and dry mouth are the side effects caused by this strain due to its high THC content.
Growing the Purple Afghan Kush
It does well if grown indoors, however, in some places or situations, it is grown outdoors, which is dependent on the type of soil and weather conditions of the place. Daily watering of the plant strain is recommendable where there is an insufficient supply of water. The germination period of this strain is between 03 to 06 days after its planting. For the best growth and yield of this hybrid, it should be grown in a well-lighted place, with good soil, and best weather condition. In a situation whereby the soil is not fertile enough to give large yield, fertilizer application may be used to improve the growth and yield of this hybrid. Weekly trimming of the flowers is advised. Harvesting starts from 7 to 9 weeks after growing it. Monitoring of the plant strain to checkmate the attacks of pest and other herbivorous animals is necessary.