Vanilla Kush is mostly indica (30:70 sativa/indica ratio), and it descends from a Kashmiri Hash Plant and an Afghani Kush. It’s most popular in Colorado and Oregon, though it can be found elsewhere. Vanilla Kush is easy to cultivate, making it an ideal choice for patients who grow at home, and it produces a high yield. Due to its powerful high, newcomers and occasional smokers might do well to avoid this strain. But it’s perfect for anyone in search of a nice, soothing body high.
This appropriately named Dutch strain has THC levels that can reach upwards of 20%, making for a relaxed body high that can be too powerful for some new users. Experienced tokers, however, can usually summon enough energy to be active despite the high. Euphoria and happiness are also common with Vanilla Kush. This strain is good for mental conditions and arthritis pain. Not surprisingly, it tastes and smells of vanilla, with sweet lavender notes. The bud has a light green appearance that is also reminiscent of vanilla. Dry mouth is likely, though other adverse affects are mild.
Vanilla Kush Aroma, Flavour & Appearance
As the name suggests, the signature scent of this strain is vanilla. It has intensely sweet vanilla aroma coupled with undertones of lavender. Indeed a feminine strain that has killer effects.
The vanilla scent of this strain doesn’t stop there. Upon inhaling you can expect sweet notes of vanilla and citrus to take hold, giving rise to an almost creamy palate.
Aside from the overall potent sweetness of this bud, Vanilla Kush is an understated looking plant, with short to medium growth and a subtle green hue sprinkled with flecks of orange throughout. However, the high yields of this plant – which produce large buds with strong, delicious scents.
Vanilla Kush Grow Info
Vanilla Kush is the ideal beginner’s strain, with a fast growing time and minimal upkeep necessary. It can be an excellent choice for patients who are growing their cannabis at home.
This sweet bud flowers in just eight weeks, producing large, soft flowers that are pretty to look at. The real benefits of growing Vanilla Kush are that it is just as easy to grow indoors as it is outdoors, which is something that cannot be said for many plants.
With minimal effort, you could grow this bud indoors and expect a reach of around 60 cm, and a flowering time of nine weeks. Outdoor growers are looking for their plants to be ready around the end of September or beginning of October. Incredibly, this plant can produce up to 250 grams of marijuana per plant!
Medical Benefits of Vanilla Kush
Due to the potent THC levels often exceeding 20% and CBD levels around 1%, this is an excellent strain for medicinal use. The high is powerful and brings with it a euphoric head high that is ideal for sufferers of anxiety and depression.
In true indica form, Vanilla Kush has the potential to leave you in a tranquil sleep in no time, making it ideal for those who have insomnia or other sleeping issues as a result of illness. Although it is potent, some experienced users can get past the sedative effects and have a productive day, there is scope to use this during the day, although it is best suited to night time use.
The numbing body high of vanilla kush is perfect for sufferers of pain, arthritis, and nausea, making it an excellent option for sufferers of a range of conditions. The effects of Vanilla Kush are long-lasting, sometimes exceeding two hours, so bear this in mind when using it for medicinal purposes.