American Kush is a truly traditional Kush that was produced by the breeders Alphakronic Genes by crossing Pre-98 Bubba Kush and Sin City Kush. It is a classic indica strain that is hugely popular.
American Kush has average THC levels of 20%; however, it has been measured as high as 27%, so it is a moderate to strong strain. The buds are forest green and dense, with gold undertones and covered in orange hairs and resin. They give off a spicy smell with hints of lemon, coffee, and lavender.
The high from American Kush begins in the head and neck with a tingling sensation that eventually works its way down. The entire body will relax and you may also have a mild case of the munchies. It results in a standard ‘stoned’ feeling and may leave you feeling quite lazy. The comedown is definitely sleepy, making it a strain more suited to evening or nighttime use.
Many medicinal users turn to American Kush, particularly for help with pain, insomnia, and mood disorders such as anxiety and stress. However, in high doses, the strain may make anxiety or paranoia worse, particularly in newcomers, so it is best to be careful.
American Kush is considered a moderately easy plant to grow and it will flower in 7 to 8 weeks indoors. While it is not the most difficult strain, newcomers should seek advice from more experienced growers. It will produce an average yield, but this may fall if the soil is not properly tempered.