A citrusy smelling strain from the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan and Pakistan It is mostly indica with small hard nugs and with a little stretch towards the end. Despite the indica heritage, she leads to a sativa like high. It has been a favourite amongst the connoisseurs of the medical community in Holland since the early 90's.
The high from Lemon Kush can take a bit to kick in. Usually taking about 5 minutes, when the effects kick in though the user is left with enhanced perception and higher cerebral focus. Users also report feeling energetic but relaxed in their mind with an increased creativity. This strain is perfect for daytime use as the user may be more than willing to complete their everyday tasks.
Lemon Kush’s buds grow small and they are very dense. The leaves are a vibrant light green almost lime colour which is covered in a very generous amount of crystals. The amount of resin this strain contains make the buds very sticky and hard to break apart even with a grinder, some users prefer to use scissors because of this. When the buds are broken they give off a strong sweet smell and you can easily tell how it got the lemon in its name. When smoked the taste is citrusy and the smoke can be quite harsh often leaving the user with a hard cough.
Medically Lemon Kush has been prescribed to treat things like stress and depression as well as for things like headaches and mild pain. This strain has also been effective in helping people with insomnia if they smoke it during the day, as when night time comes their brain and body should be seeking rest. Growing Lemon Kush is a pleasure and is recommended to both advanced and beginner growers.