Pink Kush Weed Strain
About The Strain
Aroma and Flavor
Pink Kush, occasionally referred to as Pink OG, stands out as an indica-heavy hybrid, stemming from the famous OG Kush lineage. It typically contains about 20% THC and 1% CBD, making it quite potent. Visually, Pink Kush is striking, featuring green buds interlaced with pink strands and covered in trichomes. Its scent is a delightful mix of vanilla and candy, adding to its charm.
Origin and History
Pink Kush's exact origins are somewhat shrouded in mystery, though it's believed to be a descendant or a variation of OG Kush. Its popularity is particularly notable in regions like Canada and the Pacific Northwest.
Composition and Breeding
As an indica-dominant hybrid (around 90% indica), Pink Kush is known for its strong, relaxing effects. The strain is a result of selective breeding, focusing on creating a potent, visually appealing, and aromatically pleasing variety.
Pink Kush is visually stunning, with a range of colors including vibrant greens, pinks, and yellows. The buds are dense and compact, covered in a thick layer of resinous trichomes, making them appear frosty.
The terpene profile of Pink Kush includes sweet and floral notes, with hints of vanilla, adding to its unique and pleasant aroma.
Aroma and Flavor
The aroma of Pink Kush is a blend of earthy, floral, and sweet scents, with vanilla undertones. Its flavor is equally complex, combining sweet, candied vanilla with floral notes, a hint of citrus, menthol, and pine, with a spicy undertone.
Potential Benefits from Using This Strain
Pink Kush is known for its relaxing and sedative effects, making it suitable for evening use. It's widely used for stress relief, pain management, and as an aid for sleep disorders like insomnia.
Common Psychoactive and Physical Effects
Users typically experience a strong body high, feelings of euphoria, happiness, and an increase in appetite. It's also known for its sedative qualities, which can lead to drowsiness and a sense of relaxation.
Medically, Pink Kush is used for a variety of conditions including anxiety, bipolar disorder, chronic pain, depression, inflammation, insomnia, loss of appetite, migraines, PTSD, and stress.
Pink Kush is relatively easy to grow and resistant to most pests and molds. It thrives in a warm and dry environment and can be grown both indoors and outdoors. Indoor yields are around 18 ounces per square meter, while outdoor plants can yield 25 ounces or more. It requires about 10-11 weeks to mature, with some growers reporting faster maturation times.