As the name suggests, a bowl of Grapefruit Kush blur the lines between freshly-picked ganja and fruits. Upon grinding, its tartness pleasantly shocks the nose, but what makes this a best-seller in the cannabis market is its moderately potent and smooth-sailing high.
Unfortunately, it’s place of origin remains unknown to date, but it’s believed to be descendants of BC Kush and Grapefruit. Their offspring was able to squeeze out the best parts of its parents, mixing in BC Kush’s cathartic and surrounding relaxation and Grapefruit’s strong cerebral euphoria.
As such, Grapefruit Kush is best used as an evening buddy, especially for recreational tokers who want a citrus twist in their overall experience. As the high wears on, a blissful lack of restrain load users’ head full of dreams – literally and figuratively.
|Grapefruit Kush Strain Quick Facts|
|Genetic Lineage||BC Kush x Grapefruit|
|Sativa / Indica Ratio||30/70|
|THC %||20% to 22%|
|CBD %||0.1% to 0.58%|
|Flowering Period||8 to 9 weeks / Early October|
|Average Yield||450 to 570 g/sqm / 680 g/plant|
Odor and Flavors
An uplifting tang, this strain packs an addictive blend of juicy grapefruit, fresh lime and crisp cedar wood. Kissed by sunshine, this tropical scent is truly fresh and inviting. Upon lighting, its smoke washes the lungs with what feels like the best shower possible, and its taste is reminiscent to a cleansing bite of fruit salad.
Grapefruit hits the smokers rapidly, conferring a cerebrally invigorating high that begins as a prickling, tingly sensation around the head. Thoughts may take off to the clouds and immediately, users may soar in their daydreams. As it comes in a moderately high THC of up to 22%, even novice smokers may join in on the fun so long as they start with a low dosage and avoid flying too close to the sun.
As users bask in this state of euphoria, expect fits of giggles to escape. Upon exhaling, the smoke seems to screen the vision with a cloud of happiness. Shortly after users adapted to this altered mindset, a profoundly relaxing body buzz creeps in.
Soothing waves spread from the neck down and radiate in a warm and gentle sedation. With such a physically and mentally curative experience, this strain is perfect to use to unwind to after a long day’s work.
Some reactions come in effects that are relatively easy to handle, such as mild cases of cottonmouth and dry eyes. Those two are common irritations found in most cannabis variants. As such, this doesn’t inhibit a user’s experience at all.
For those with an exceptionally low tolerance to THC, users may experience a rare attack of paranoia and anxiety. The onset of head rush can also push people to feel dizzy, but it quickly dissipates. To avoid such reactions altogether, simply start with a low dosage when having a smoke out.
Medical Use and Benefits
Grapefruit Kush stands in perfect symmetry between a satisfactory THC of up to 22% and CBD of up to 0.58% content, making it part of the few strains that can tickle both recreational and medical users’ fancy.
It’s fruity scent makes users feel like they’re off to a quick getaway from the stress of daily routine, and its friendly buzz solidifies the holistic experience even more.
As the high brings them further away from the shadow of their anxieties, even those suffering from depression will find it a breeze to let the wind carry away their worries and be more carefree.
Furthermore, it’s physically numbing properties can sooth deep, nerve-related pains such as muscle spasms and even some symptoms of fatigue. As users come down from the suave ride, its mild sedative quality may push insomniacs to fall to a deep, intractable sleep.
Growing Grapefruit Kush
Grapefruit Kush can be friendly-starter cannabis for beginners who would like to dip their toes into cultivating their own stash. With a relatively short flowering time as well as a bountiful yield to boot, this plant will be a joy to grow.
Additionally, it grows up to 120 cm in height. As such, it may require periodic trimming to keep the energy focused making stouter buds. After all, this guarantees fantastic yields.
In addition to its perks, it can also thrive either indoors, outdoors and even in a greenhouse environment. When grown indoors, it takes about 8 to 9 weeks with a promising yield of 450 to 570 grams per square meter. Moreover, it will respond well to Sea of Green (SOG) or even the Screen of Green (SCROG) method.
On the other hand, outdoor cultivation should be ready by early October with a yield of 680 grams per plant.
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