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OG Kush Weed Strain- Effects and Uses

What is OG Kush?

OG Kush is also known as "OGK". This is a Sativa-Dominant hybrid strain with 55% Sativa and 45% Indica and somewhat unknown parentage due to breeder secrecy. It is believed to be a cross of the prestigious Chemdog x Hindu Kush strains. This combined with its high 20-26% average THC level. The effects make OG Kush a great option for treating those suffering from chronic stress or anxiety. It starts almost as soon as you exhale, triggering your brain.

It fills us with an uplifting feeling, unfocused happiness, and ease. OG Kush has become a worldwide staple, producing many well-known strains such as GSC and Headband. The OG kush buds bear dense grape-sized forest green nubs with long, slender orange hairs, golden undertones, and a layer of tiny, golden-white crystal trichomes. There are several different phenotypes of OG kush weed, including Tahoe OG, SFV OG, and Ghost OG.

OG is also often referred to as the original gangster, which indicates the authenticity or intensity of the strain. OG Kush smells like lemon pine fuel with a high-THC, mixed head, and body effect. It is often enjoyed in the later part of the day to reduce stress.

History and Genetics of the OG Kush

The genetic backbone of West Coast cannabis varieties, OG Kush was first cultivated in Florida in the early 1990s when a marijuana strain from Northern California was crossed with Chemdog, Lemon Thai, and a Hindu Kush plant from Amsterdam.

OG Kush arrived in Los Angeles in 1996 when Matt Bubba brought it with "The Bubba", which was later used to create the famous Bubba Kush from Florida. It was first cultivated in Florida about 30 years ago. Some believe that "OG" pays homage to the "original gangster", an older strain, although others tell other stories.

The result of this strain is always a hybrid with a unique terpene profile that boasts a complex aroma with notes of fuel, skunk, and spice. OG quickly gained popularity for its distinctive aroma and powerful effects, which were very different from anything else at the time. OG Kush is the most recognized and widely used strain when it comes to medical marijuana. It's no wonder that this strain is enjoyed all over the world.

OG Kush Growing Information

OG Kush Growing Information
OG Kush Growing Information

OG Kush is a popular variety for advanced growers. This variety can be grown indoors and outdoors. This breed does best when the plants are able to grow large and are not confined to pots. OG Kush flowers in about 8 to 9 weeks, producing 17 ounces of weed per square meter. OG Kush provides medium-sized yields.

Climate Requirements

It requires a warm climate with temperatures between 70-85°F and can tolerate light frost. For outdoors, it should be applied in an area with plenty of sunlight and good air circulation to prevent mold or mildew on the plants.

Soil Requirements

Ogee Kush requires well-draining soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5 and adequate levels of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, and other trace minerals. Adding organic matter such as compost or worm castings will help improve soil quality over time.


For best results, nutrients should be applied according to the manufacturer's directions, avoid overfeeding as this can cause nutrient burn which can stunt plant growth or cause yellowing of leaves before harvest time.

Common Effects of OG Kush

OG Kush is a potent strain that can provide strong physical and mental effects. Users often report feeling more relaxed as well as energized after consuming this type of cannabis. OG Kush, despite stiff competition, still earns its name today.

The high starts very quickly, leaving you feeling a case of socializing, gossiping, hunger, and giggles. You will be constantly chewing food. As it is the most well-known cannabis strain, you can expect the most conservative high.

The strain is often used in social situations, to stoke a stubborn appetite, ease mood swings, ward off a bout of depression, or ward off an exhausting headache.


It has a high THC content, which can cause intense agitation and relaxation in the body.

Reduces anxiety

It also produces a calming sensation that can help reduce stress and anxiety levels.

Pain relief

It may also provide relief from pain, swelling, nausea, and other symptoms associated with certain medical conditions.

Reduces Depression

Its high THC content increases focus and creativity while reducing feelings of depression or fatigue.

Boost Productivity

It's ideal for people who want to boost their mood or productivity levels without feeling overwhelmed or anxious.

Additionally, some users have reported experiencing mild psychedelic effects when consuming high doses of OG Kush, as its terpene profile includes linalool and myrcene.


OG Kush is a powerful and popular type of cannabis that has been around since the early 90s. OG Kush can be difficult to grow but with proper care and attention, it can yield great results. It is very well known for its intense effects and unique flavor profile. It has many uses from medical to recreational and OG Kush can be an excellent choice for any cannabis enthusiast who wants to experience something special.

DC Cannabis Buds is your one-stop source for reliable, up-to-date information on recreational cannabis delivery in DC. We offer a comprehensive guide to help you discover all the details you need to successfully grow this popular species.

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