This strain grows in sturdy branches, covered in resinous, huge, condensed buds whose trichomes glisten beneath rusty red hairs and broad leaves. The strain is originally a landrace strain from the Amu Darya River Valley along the border of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Afghan Kush was a wild lady for hundreds of years, flourishing in the harsh natural climates of its homeland and refining itself through many generations of evolution.
Growers love how sturdy the plant has become after generations of hardship. Even in adverse temperature conditions, Afghan Kush thrives with almost no expertise. Even still, a little skill can go a long way to maximize the plant’s yield! Tender trimming can certainly encourage the branches to reach their full potential.
Afghan Kush has a solid 21% THC average but its effects excel beyond that due to the plant’s ability to retain cannabinoids during extraction. With a CBD level of 6%, including 1% CBN, Afghan Kush can deliver medicinal value in a great-tasting package.
The aroma recalls mango and tropical oranges mixed with an earthy funk. Pine, herbal fragrances fill your garden (or house) with the scent of Afghan Kush. The taste isn’t nearly as strong as some other strains. Users describe it as mild, even bland, with a whisper of fruit on the exhale. For those with sensitive palettes that don’t enjoy living on the funky side of the tracks in cannabis town, Afghan Kush will go easy on them.