The Strawberry Kush is a 70/30 sativa dominant hybrid. It was developed by crossing the Strawberry Cough with the OG Kush strain. With a mellow THC level that averages at 18%, this strain’s high is pretty mellow, which is ideal for those who are still new to the marijuana world. Its nugs are clustered together in a super-dense structure. They are covered in dark orange hairs and a light layer of trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Strawberry Kush
While its aromatic profile is dominated by sweet strawberries, the Strawberry Kush has a flavor that is very earthy in nature. On inhale, you will immediately taste its pungent piney flavor. This is usually followed by a tasty mix of citrus and diesel. A skunk aftertaste will become most obvious on the exhale.
This strain delivers a really solid high, but at the same time, it doesn’t leave you feeling heavy and overwhelmed. It starts with a mental euphoric kick that uplifts you, inspiring and motivating you to levels that go higher and higher. Your level of motivation and creativity stays high for the entire duration of the session. Gradually, you will the same sensation spread through the body, and you will start feeling warm and fuzzy. By this time, you see everything through rose-colored lenses. In the end, this sense of relaxation may lull you to sleep.
What are the Medicinal Benefits of Strawberry Kush
The Strawberry Kush hybrid is a popular strain for patients who are suffering from chronic pain. Its relaxing effects provide them a natural way to manage their aches. Similarly, patients who are struggling with depression and chronic stress find the Strawberry Kush an effective natural way to boost their moods. It is a great way to alleviate feelings of despair and any doubtful thoughts, which can make you feel heavy and stressed out.
Negative Effects of Strawberry Kush
In high doses, this Kush can result in a number of negative side effects, so it should always be consumed in moderation. For one, you will feel a slight increase in your levels of anxiety and paranoia, especially when you are naturally a nervous person. You may also experience a little headache during the mental high.
Growing Strawberry Kush
The Strawberry Kush plant grows short and has the tendency to widen and branch out. With that, it is important that regular topping is done for sunlight and air to reach the lower flowering nodes. Aside from this, the Strawberry Kush is relatively easy to grow. It is resistant to pests, molds, and mildew. It can also thrive in all kinds of the environment greenhouses, indoors, and outdoors. When cultivated outdoors, however, it requires a warm and sunny Mediterranean-like climate.