This kush is often referred to as the “ultimately balanced bud”. If you are hoping to get the average sedative benefits, then Master Kush may be for you. It has some unusual effects that will make your creativity soaring and your senses sharpening.
Bred by the geniuses over at Dutch White Label Seed Company, once named “High Rise” after the building in which it was created, is an amazing cross between two popular strains of the Hindu Kush region. Even though its exact origins are not known, many believe it to be a descendant of the delicious strains; Hindu Kush and Skunk #1!
Having won multiple awards over the years, winning the Cannabis Cup in 1992 and then again the next year, the world continues to go mad for this magnificent bud. Snoop Dog is one of the big names that have helped grow the plant’s popularity, and he has brought out his line of bud, using this Kush as the main ingredient!
Great for medicinal use thanks to its high THC levels that are usually between 21-25%, patients and recreational users reach for Master Kush for its sensational physical relaxation and inspiring mental high.
Master Kush Flavor, Appearance, Aroma
Master Kush is truly beautiful, with deep green compact leaves, and short stems with intertwining orange pistils, frosted with white trichomes, it is a sight to behold for any stoner. The buds of this kush are a lighter green and super dense, emitting a pungent must scent.
Often described to have a ‘vintage’ flavor, Master Kush has an earthy scent but has pleasant undertones of floral notes similar to incense. The aroma is strong and once buds are broken up can take on a citrus smell.
Master Kush is a delight to behold, just close your eyes and let your senses go wild for the deep earthy aroma and pine-like flavor that lingers with undertones of lemon and subtle oak. It is not too overbearing and is an excellent option for those who prefer a less harsh bud.
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How to grow Master Kush
Master Kush can make for a pretty rewarding home-project for the budding cultivator. With the consensus being that this is a plant that is average in difficulty levels, both newbie growers and seasoned smokers should be able to grow her with little or no problems.
This Kush will thrive if you grow it indoors, but for those grown outside, a greenhouse will be suitable also. Growers wait for around 9-11 weeks before it will flower, but believe us it is a worthy wait! This Kush has a high yield and responds well to the standard challenges many growers face.
This Kush is pretty great at fighting off typical molds, insect attacks, and fungi due to its sturdy build, making it a pretty low-maintenance and rewarding plant to grow. For outdoor growth, you will need a reasonably hot, tropical climate to get the most out of your yield.
Outdoor plants are typically ready to harvest around late early October, and give a high yield of around 18 ounces per square meter, compared to 14 ounces per square meter for indoor-grown plants.
Master Kush Medicinal Benefits
Master Kush has the ability to inspire creativity, and so it is perfect for in-depth, thoughtful chats and artsy hobbies. It is thanks to this mental stimulation that Master Kush is such a popular choice for anxiety and stress patients.
Stoners report that Master Kush offers strong, but not too overwhelming indica effects, usually presenting relaxation and substantial physical effects that are perfect for getting a great night sleep. Those struggling to get to sleep due to an underlying condition or insomnia will find Master Kush a sweet relief.
This kush will instill a hunger in you that can last for hours, so make sure you are stocked up before you take any, or it may lead to a panic call to the local McDonalds or Burger King store! Patients with eating disorders have reported that this bud has some benefits in restoring lost appetite.
Thanks to its strong body numbing high, chronic pain patients can benefit massively from this long-lasting relief that works well with a headache, migraine, back pain, sciatica, muscle cramps, and even nausea.
Possible Side Effects of Master Kush
Users have reported feeling dizzy and paranoid after taking Master Kush in edible form, with some reporting the same after smoking large amounts. We would advise that those who are not used to cannabis start very slow, to avoid any unwanted effects.
Like most strains, it may induce dry eyes and dry mouth, which can be helped by having a well-ventilated room and a cold drink.