What are the effects of Banana Kush cannabis?
With the right amount of skill, Banana Kush cannabis seeds produce plants that contain an indica-to-sativa ratio of 60:40 and a THC content of 17-18% that’s more powerful than its numbers may imply.
This indica-dominant hybrid strain, which is the offspring of well-known parent strains Ghost OG and Skunk Haze, is pretty much a surefire way to ensure that you’ll get a good night’s sleep in a matter of hours after partaking in this tropical-tasting couch-locker.
However, before you’re off dreaming of tropical getaways, its sativa genetics start things off with some uplifting, spirit-rousing cerebral effects that will have you reveling in its waves of euphoria. While Banana Kush is definitely a nighttime kind of strain, due to its potent sedative effects that eventually come on, its initial energizing effects make for a fabulous boost in social settings as they’ll leave you feeling loquacious and merry for several hours.
Essentially, Banana Kush is a giver of happiness, bliss, and a gift of the gab, as well as a generous bestower of the munchies and a powerful body stone that will eventually have you laid out on the couch smiling happily to yourself as you drift off to sleep.
What are the therapeutic properties of Banana Kush cannabis?
Banana Kush’s potent effects are also considered to be applicable to medical marijuana users for both mental and physical health conditions.
Thanks to the immense levels of happiness and bliss that Banana Kush imparts, it’s reported to be a perfect choice for people who are in need of relief and a reset from stress and mood swings.
This indica-dominant strain is also said to be quite effective at alleviating physical ailments such as pain, headaches, muscle tension, joint, and muscle aches, and loss of appetite–the latter of which may be especially helpful to those struggling with an eating disorder.
Finally, thanks to Banana Kush’s sedative properties, it’s a popular choice amongst those who suffer from various sleep disorders.
What does Banana Kush smell and taste like?
Probably of little surprise to most, Banana Kush has a strong aroma of banana. However, its fragrance isn’t just one dimensional with only being able to boast of having a prominent banana aroma, it also has pungent Kush and earthy accents that all combined are reminiscent of a basket full of tropical fruits.
In terms of this indica-leaning hybrid strain’s taste, its delicious flavor is quite similar to its inviting fragrance. When combusted, most users say that its inhale has a more creamy tropical fruit flavor and that its exhale gives off a very distinct, sweet, and intense banana flavor.
How do I grow Banana Kush cannabis seeds?
Banana Kush seeds aren’t the ideal cultivation option for novice growers and are best reserved for intermediate-level to advanced growers. Also, since Pacific Seed Bank only sells feminized seeds, the chances of ending up with male plants are only about 10%.
While this hybrid, which is resistant to common diseases, can thrive indoors and out, experienced growers recommend cultivating it inside where possible to control its growing environment and ensure that it gets plenty of light via artificial light.
However, if you prefer to grow your Banana Kush plants outside, then know that they require a warm and sunny environment where they’re able to get plenty of exposure to the light.
No matter where you cultivate this near-evenly- balanced indica-sativa strain, you will need to trim it regularly in order for its lower-growing branches to get all the light and air circulation that they require.
What do Banana Kush cannabis plants look like?
When grown inside Banana Kush’s plants tend to be medium in height, but when grown outside plant heights have been reported to reach as much as 16 feet tall. In terms of what its nuggets look like, it is safe to say that Banana Kush buds have some serious bag appeal. produce great neon green elongated buds with almost-fluorescent yellow highlights and eye-popping burnt orange pistils. To complete this stunning strain’s appearance are its thick bedazzling of frosty trichomes.
When to harvest your Banana Kush cannabis plant
Banana Kush does require some extra care and attention during its vegetative stage and flowering period, but it will more than generously reward you with abundant harvests as a thank-you for all your hard work.
Grown inside, this indica-leaning hybrid should render an impressive yield of approximately 510 grams per square meter after it enters its flowering stage in 7-9 weeks.
Outdoor growers will be especially pleased upon reaping the bumper harvests that Banana Kush provides when grown outside. Usually, come early October, it should enter its flowering time, after which its outstanding yield of almost 600 grams per plant should be ready for the picking!
Similar cannabis strains to Banana Kush
- Ghost OG: this indica-dominant hybrid, which is considered to be the ultimate choice for a wonderful time of doing nothing, is one of Banana Kush’s parents
- Banana OG: for fans of indica-dominant hybrids with a strong banana flavor, this 70% indica is sure to please
- Ace of Spades: on the opposite end of this ratio spectrum, this highly social strain has a sativa to indica ratio of 60:40.