Bubba Kush is one of the best-loved strains around, and it is not hard to see why.
It is a variety with a luscious flavour with hints of chocolate; one of the less astringent Indicas making it a suitable choice for beginners. It is also a beautiful plant with burnt orange pistils contrasting with dark green leaves laced with crystalline resin. Bubba Kush has organoleptic properties and will further captivate you with a beautiful deep lavender colour when exposed to a temperature drop of 10ºC at night.
The origins of Bubba Kush are steeped in mystery, but it is believed to be the result of a Bubba Kush Pre’98 and a White Widow autoflower. Whatever its genetics, this Indica-dominant hybrid is designed to make aficionados of weed rapidly fall in love with its numerous qualities.
Bubba Kush seeds develop plants that are Indica-like, round and compact, small and bushy. An easy-to-manage plant that is perfect for those who do not want to attract the attention of their neighbours, as it is small, has a short node spacing and broad leaflets, and won’t grow wildly out of control.
How to grow the Bubba Kush strain
Bubba Kush was born to make life easier for all those growers who fell in love with this tremendous Californian strain. A simple, vigorous and short-flowering plant, it is easy to grow and ideal for beginners as it is fast, robust and forgiving of rookie errors.
As a typical Indica, this strain should not be over-fertilised, and it is essential to stick to the manufacturer’s recommended amounts. The only aspect you need to consider is moisture as the dense and juicy buds need proper ventilation to prevent mould and fungus from appearing.
Due to the density of the leaves, we recommend leaving a certain distance between the plants. Pruning to facilitate the entry of light and air between the buds is also recommended but don’t go overboard.
Bubba Kush is the ideal strain if you want to grow indoors in a short time and have little space. Outside, it is the preferred option of city dwellers as it offers the opportunity to cultivate discreetly on a balcony, terrace, window or garden. We recommend using coconut coir by adding 30 percent to the soil to improve the oxygen supply and speed up the various metabolic processes.
Although Bubba Kush is not the most productive strain around, its plants are characterised by a very high standard of quality, a result that will meet the demands of most cultivators.
Bubba Kush is a marijuana plant that develops a very compact and dense medium-sized central bud and secondary spherical buds that are filled with resin. You can expect a yield of roughly 21 to 28 ounces per plant, if grown outside, harvesting in October. If you choose to grow Bubba Kush indoors, you can expect yields that are about 17 ounces per metre squared.
Taste and effect
The taste of this variety has delighted the most discerning palates and has become one of its most valuable characteristics. Bubba Kush has a complex taste and fragrance, with an exceptional note that makes the difference: a mixture of spices, berries and bright notes of oil, fuel and lemon.
Bubba Kush has long-lasting effects that are noted for their compelling, calming and sedating properties. It is ideal for relaxation and medical purposes. Although soporific, you won’t need to be too concerned about brain fog as Bubba Kush even manages to keep your mind clear and focussed, so you can carry on talking and thinking without any issues. Many find that Bubba Kush aids creativity and sociability, making it the ideal choice for parties.
Bubba Kush is a totally relaxing strain that provides a pleasant sense of euphoria with its calming effect and is great for muscle relaxation. We recommend consuming Bubba Kush at the end of the day for a guaranteed good night’s sleep.
Watch out for sleepiness and dry mouth and eyes. Still, these are minor side effects that can be easily remedied by choosing Bubba Kush as an evening smoke and ensuring you have plenty of fluids and moisturising eye drops on hand when settling down for a session.
Bubba Kush is an excellent choice to treat insomnia, pain, nausea, stress, depression, loss of appetite, and much more. Many patients receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy find it helps to relieve many unpleasant side effects.
People suffering from anxiety can benefit from Bubba Kush weed, as this tranquil strain is impressively capable of treating a wide range of mental health disorders. Just take it easy at first until you find the right amount for you, as you may notice a worsening of your condition if you take too much.