Blueberry Kush Marijuana Strain Review
Genetics & History
Blueberry Kush is a potent indica strain. A hybrid between the popular OG Kush and Blueberry, this cannabis strain was developed in Oregon. Its parent strain, Blueberry originated in the 1970s. Its breeder DJ Short experimented with many different strains to create a strain with a potpourri of wonderful flavors before Blueberry was born. It won the High Times Cannabis Cup in 2000. OG Kush, the other parent strain, is the benchmark for potency and quality, and is a favorite of weed smokers all over the world. Blueberry Kush is one of the few pure indica strains still available thanks to the proliferation of indica/sativa hybrids. With a THC content that ranges between 22% and 24%, Blueberry Kush offers both recreational and medical users the ‘’kick ‘’they are looking for. For veteran smokers however, this THC content can be considered medium range, but for newbie weed smokers, you can expect to have a lot of fun with this strain! Its CBD content is on the lower spectrum, however, containing way below 1%. It’s low CBD content would not make it a good treatment option for conditions like seizures, which CBD is known to help treat.
Smoking or vaping Blueberry Kush brings on a wave of relaxation to the body, making you feel limber and content. In fact, smoking this cannabis strain will make you feel almost euphoric. A quintessential indica strain, Blueberry Kush is best reserved for evening use as it will give you the typically feeling of being “slowed down” when high or just sleepy. In addition to making you drowsy, the strain may also give you red eyes, cotton mouth and make you very hungry. Though less reported, some users do experience dizziness and paranoia. However, the few drawbacks to smoking this strain are so minor that they will not prevent you from enjoying its benefits.
Appearance and smell
Like its name suggests, Blueberry Kush has a sweet berry, blueberry aroma with a trace of herbal earthiness to it. There is a tangy flavor as well mixed with an assortment of other fruity flavors. The smoke from Blueberry Kush is not harsh, and with its mouth-watering blend of flavors, you will undoubtedly enjoy every pull of this cannabis strain. The marijuana strain has a heavy coating of sticky trichomes. When open, its buds (which have long, green leaves protruding for light) reveal a purple center, making the strain a pleasure to look at. In fact, if cooking is your thing, you can take the opportunity to whip up something tasty, like baking blueberry muffins which your Blueberry Kush strain would complement nicely!
Blueberry Kush pot has been praised for its effectiveness in treating:
- Nausea- the strain will help to reduce nausea brought about because of different reasons including chemotherapy
- Loss of appetite- People will experience loss of appetite for many reasons which again can include those going through chemo as well as HIV positive patients etc.
- Chronic pain- A 2012 study by the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), found that 11.2 percent of American adults (25.3 million people) deal with some kind of pain on a daily basis
- Muscle spasms- the strain is good at soothing spasms
- Depression- Its indica and THC component will help to reduce depressive feelings
- Anxiety- Its indica properties have a calming effect
- Insomnia- Its indica properties are great for inducing relaxation and sleep
- ADHD- Indica type strains like this one are known for treating this condition
Growing Blueberry Kush Cannabis Strain
When cultivated indoors, you can expect a yield of about 7 ounces per square meter from Blueberry Kush. When grown outdoors, however, you can expect as much as 23 ounces per plant, making outdoor growing a good choice for those in the business of making a profit. The strain is of medium height and so those looking to grow for personal consumption only, can successfully grow the plant indoors. Though its yield is not spectacular compared to other strains, Blueberry Kush will continue to remain a favorite among cultivators because of its high quality indica and THC components. An auto-flowering strain, it takes Blueberry Kush between 8 to 10 weeks to flower and can be harvested from anywhere between the end of September to the end of November. It has a robust mechanism making it resistant to fungi, pests, mildew, mold, bacteria and all types of plant viruses. Blueberry Kush will however, require some expertise for it to flourish, as even though it is a robust plant, it requires a lot of attention and care. Using fertilizers like Flower Power is necessary for the plant to be fruitful. It also requires a lot of sunlight and controlled lighting, if grown indoors.
Popularity & Price
Blueberry Kush cannabis strain is so popular among weed lovers because it not only puts you in a good mood, it also helps you to focus when pursuing artistic endeavors like painting or writing poetry. But more than anything, the strain will help you to ‘’be in the moment’’ and enjoy it, whether that means simply watching and enjoying the new season of your favorite Netflix show. The strain will help you to get absorbed in the plot instead of your mind going elsewhere to think of other things and you end up not really enjoying the show. Though it is originally from Oregon, Blueberry Kush is extremely popular among cannabis lovers in Southern California, British Columbia and Arizona. It is also widely available on the black market throughout the US and other parts of the world. Blueberry Kush weed price starts at $8 USD per gram, with Blueberry Kush cannabis seeds also available for purchase.
The following is a guide with some key info on the marijuana strain Blueberry Kush.
|Positive Effects||Relaxed, happy, creative, focus|
|Flavors||Berry, blueberry, sweet, earthy|
|May Relieve||Nausea, loss of appetite, chronic pain, muscle spasms, depression, anxiety|
|Aromas, Fragrance||Herbal, sweet, berry|
|THC Content %||Up to 24%|
|CBD %||Less than 1%|
|Yield||7 ounces indoors/ 23 ounces outdoors|
|Flowering time||8-10 weeks|
|Harvest||End of September to end of November|