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Bubba Kush is an indica-dominant strain with highly sedating and relaxing effects. Break apart its buds to release a pleasant aroma of sweet, earthy, and hashy flavors with chocolate and coffee undertones.

Bubba Kush Strain Lineage

Bubba Kush’s origins are unknown, but close sources agree that Bubba Kush was popularized around 1996 when an OG Kush plant was pollinated with an unknown indica. Matt ‘Bubba’ Berger claims that a crop of Northern Lights growing in the same room pollinated his Afghan Kush strain.

The accidental cross between Northern Lights and a Kush variety produced the first set of Bubba Kush seeds. The resulting indica hybrid seeds saw success as a commercial strain and found celebrity fans such as Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and Cypress Hill.

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Bubba Kush Aroma

Bubba Kush has a sharp and pungent aroma of chocolate and coffee blended with earthy and herbal notes. Users may notice a slight diesel tang when inhaling this indica hybrid strain. You may also encounter pine, citrus, and sweet honey undertones.

Based on terpene analysis by Confidence Analytics in Washington, we know that Bubba Kush’s most common terpenes include caryophyllene, limonene, humulene, and very low levels of myrcene, unlike other Kush strains.

How Does Bubba Kush Make You Feel?

Bubba Kush’s indica characteristics make this strain a perfect way to relax the mind and body. It eases muscle tension and elicits euphoric and happy feelings while reducing stress levels.

Bubba Kush can be consumed at any time of the day. For some users, Bubba Kush can clear the mind and make them more sociable and talkative. A euphoric undercurrent can keep users motivated to finish that jog or perform household tasks.

Strain Effects

Bubba Kush’s intense and narcotic effects can help reduce severe and debilitating pain sensitivity throughout the body. This indica hybrid’s calming effects have also helped patients soothe nausea symptoms or loss of appetite.

In small-to-moderate doses, medical patients have taken Bubba Kush for anxiety and panic attacks due to Bubba Kush’s relaxing effects. Bubba Kush’s relaxing and balanced effects are perfect for those who get too anxious or paranoid after consuming cannabis.

For patients who have trouble falling asleep, Bubba Kush’s sedating effects can induce sleep at night or before a quick nap. It isn’t too sedating, but does put you in a calmer state, so you’re more comfortable and able to fall and stay asleep.

Bubba Kush Grow Guide

Prospective cannabis growers can choose to either buy Bubba Kush seeds or Bubba Kush clones to grow. Bubba Kush clones and seeds can be purchased in seed banks and licensed dispensaries in legal states.

Bubba Kush isn’t too difficult to grow for beginners, but does require some cannabis and cultivation knowledge. Its plants can produce high yields of between three and six ounces per square foot planted. Its large and dense buds can grow during its seven-to-nine week flowering time period.

Bubba Kush grows short and stocky and produces robust buds reminiscent of its rumored Afghani genetics. This indica hybrid strain typically grows below 30 inches tall. Due to its short stature, Bubba Kush makes for an optimal strain for hydroponic cultivators.

Plants should be packed close together and the lower branches should be pruned to improve the SOG (sea of green). Growers are advised to top their crops to create expansive canopies in the grow. Bubba Kush prefers temperatures between 68ºF and 80ºF.

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Gavin is a worldly adventurer and cannabis connoisseur, embarking on journeys that take him to the far corners of the globe to explore and document the varied effects, flavors, and histories of both renowned and lesser-known strains. From the misty high-altitude farms of the Hindu Kush highlands to the vibrant cannabis cafes of Amsterdam, Gavin's quest for knowledge spans continents. A recognized authority in the cannabis industry, he frequently lends his expertise to leading publications such as Cannabis Training University, where his captivating blog articles chronicle his unique experiences with different cannabis strains.

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