Critical Kush is a cross between Critical Mass of Afghan origin and none other than OG Kush. Cannabis testing labs give this strain consistently high marks, with THC readings between 16% and a whopping 29%. With such potency, Critical Kush is almost certain to put you in critical condition.
Although the effects on the mind are subtle, Critical Kush does have some effect on the senses, and many report visual or auditory distortion. Other than that, smokers should not expect an intense brain experience; on the contrary, this bud is more likely to leave users satisfied. This is a good choice for an evening indoors, spent working on trivial tasks like cleaning. If you are more sleepy, this is also a good option for listening to soothing music.
|Genetics||Indica dominant Indica|
|Origin||Critical, OG Kush|
As Critical Kush offers a real high, smokers should wait a while after their first use before boosting the dose. Up to 15 minutes after tasting this strain, users begin to feel a tingle of relaxation that spreads through the limbs and heart. Smokers also report a decrease in heart rate and lower muscle tension.
Critical Kush is distinguished by medium to large sized resin nuggets, The buds are dense, as you would expect from a pure indica. The leaves are a bright spring green and are twisted with deep orange pistils. A network of shiny trichomes coats the inner and outer surfaces of these big buds, making them very difficult to break apart without the aid of a grinder.
Taste and Aroma
Taste: Pine, Spice
Aroma: Earthy, Moist, Lemon
This strain can be grown indoors or outdoors, although successful outdoor cultivation requires a semi-humid climate with temperatures between 72 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Critical Kush flowers in 7-8 weeks when grown indoors and is ready to harvest in late September when grown outdoors. Grown correctly, it can deliver up to 56 grams (about 2 ounces) of blooms per square foot of plant.
This strain of cannabis can work against deep pain, whether temporary or chronic. The anti-inflammatory can also help relieve more minor irritations like headaches or nausea. The effects of this strain on mood can provide welcome (albeit temporary) relief from stress, depression, and even anxiety.
Finally, in high enough doses, Critical Kush can lull even insomniacs into a deep, satisfying sleep. Paranoia and cerebral thinking are not common with this strain, making it a good choice for people who are prone to panic or have a low tolerance to THC.