Master Kush is a popular indica cross from two landrace strains from different parts of the Hindu Kush region by the Dutch White Label Seed Company in Amsterdam. The plant produces a subtle earthy, citrus smell with a hint of incense, which is often describe as a vintage flavor. The taste of Master Kush is reminiscent of the famous hard-rubbed charas hash. This strain holds a superb balance of full-body relaxation without mind-numbing effects. Instead, Master Kush offers a sharpened sensory awareness that can bring out the best of any activity.
About Master Kush
Master Kush is a strain originally name High Rise, which comes from south Amsterdam. This mostly Indica strain gained popularity in coffee shops there as a unique tetraploid strain. Most cannabis strains are diploid. They have two sets of chromosomes, one from each parent in each cell. Tetraploid strains carry four times the number of haploid chromosomes, making eight sets.
The strain has won several awards over the years. It won The Cannabis Cup, known as the Superbowl of pot, twice – once in 1992 and again in 1993. It is also the strain of choice for none other than Snoop Lion (Snoop Dog).
Master Kush produces strong, but not overwhelming, euphoria that can leave users in a blissful haze. More experienced users report a rise in creativity and intellectual curiosity.
Negative effects may include the usual dry eyes and mouth when this strain is smoke. Some patients also experience dizziness, paranoia, and anxiety with higher doses or when Master Kush is consume as an edible.
It is reportedly a cross of two Hindu Kush landrace strains bred by White Label Seed Company in Amsterdam.
According to White Label Seed Company, the Indica-leaning hybrid strain grows short and produces high yields of resinous buds in a 50-55 day flowering period. Best grown outdoors in relatively warm weather, Master Kush is report to produce physically invigorating effects without the “stoney” effect from most Indicas. It’s said to have a vintage kush flavor that is both earthy and pungent, offering a taste that is reminiscent of charas, a handmade form of hashish that is popular across the Indian subcontinent. This strain won 1st Place in the Hydro category at the 1994 High Times Cannabis Cup.