Grape Kush is a strain that lives up to its name. This indica dominant hybrid is related to Blueberry, and it shows in the flavor profile. These dark green buds present with a little purple, making this cannabis strain as visually attractive as it is potent. Expect a spacey, free-floating high that creeps up on you. It’s great for a relaxing evening smoke. This strain isn’t too popular on dispensary shelves, but seeds are readily available from the original breeders. Grape Kush is not recommended for beginners, due to its high THC and potential for inducing couch lock.
Grape Kush is a hybrid strain, with genetics weighing in at 60% indica and 40% sativa. The indica dominance extends to its phenotype as well, producing small to medium rounded buds. While it won’t win any size contests, the nugs are nice and dense with sticky resin.
The signature of this strain is the purple coloring bestowed by anthocyanin and cold climate during the vegetative stage of growth. In contrast with the red-orange pistils and thick carpet of trichomes, the coloring of this strain is nothing short of gorgeous.
Grape Kush should smell unmistakably of grapes with a sour and tangy zing. Thanks to its Blueberry heritage, undertones of sweet berry can be found, alongside the scent of pine and earth. Its smoke is light and a little sweet, without a harsh afterburn.
The THC content of Grape Kush can vary quite a lot, from 15% all the way up to 30% in some batches. Its CBD content is not high, maxing out at about 0.65%.
Potential Positive Effects
Part of Grape Kush’s appeal is its balanced high. This strain goes straight to your head, with a spacey energy that’s focused near the eyes and temples. While Grape Kush is great for creative thinking, the extra imagination power does not translate to improved focus. Lastly you may find your mind drifting far and wide, so this strain is best saved for moments where concentration is not required.
Potential Negative Effects
The danger of true couch lock is strong with this strain! Users may experience dry eyes and thirst.