OG Kush autoflower seeds are a best-selling cannabis strain. It’s slightly pricey when compared to other strains because it’s always in such high demand. This bud offers a mixture of pine, spice and herbal flavors and has a high THC level of 19%. It delivers a powerful euphoria that leaves you feeling relaxed and “gone” to the world.
|Plant type||75% Indica 25% Sativa|
|Climate||Indoors and sunny climate|
|Yields||4 to 6 oz per 3x3ft|
|Taste & Smell||Earthy | Herbal | Lemon | Pepper | Sour | Spicy | Woody|
|Effects||Euphoric | Happy | Hungry | Relaxed | Uplifted|
This strain contains 75% indica and 25% sativa. As an indica-dominant, it’s a capable mood lifter that comes with a high that’s quite heavy. Although its CBD is considered low, it’s very effective as a medical marijuana strain. It’s commonly used to treat migraines, ADD, ADHD, seizures caused by epilepsy and various stress disorders and other conditions.
If you’re looking for cannabis that’s easy to grow indoors, be sure to put OG Kush on the list. These plants thrive in tropical climates. Yet, it doesn’t fight off bugs, diseases or powdery mildew very well. So, amateur growers are encouraged to cultivate indoors, or in a controlled setting outdoors. OG Kush seeds develop into compact plants that are naturally short. And, because it’s an autoflower strain, flowering periods are also very short.
OG Kush Autoflower Origins
Add OG Kush to the list of strain with highly disputed histories and backgrounds. Numerous stories and fables surround this strain. Of them, the most popular one states that OverGrown.com is what the “OG” stands for in its name. Back in the day, this was the largest international cannabis grow site on the Internet. Canadian police shut down the site in 2006, turning it into a legacy. Another popular rumor attributes the initials to the phrase “Ocean Grown.”
But, in the cannabis-loving state of California, there’s an entirely different theory surrounding the name. Many Cali lovers believe “OG” is simply an ode to another strain of marijuana that’s locally famous, known as Original Gangster.
No matter where the name originates from, it is a fact that OG Kush is a direct descendant of the world-famous Chemdawg strain. More rumors insist that this strain was crossbred with Old World Paki Kush to create OG Kush. On the West Coast, OG is one of the most popular strains for both medical marijuana users and recreational smokers.
What are OG Kush Autoflowers
Once upon a time we only knew cannabis indica and cannabis sativa plants. These are seasonal plants that start growing in Spring and are ready to be harvested when days turn shorter – so towards Fall.
Indoor growers learned to imitate nature by manipulating this light cycle.
In the early ’80s a third species, Ruderalis, was brought to Amsterdam. This plant is a cannabis relative that was discovered in Siberia. Breeders found that this Ruderalis plant would flower after just a few weeks, regardless of light differences. These ruderalis genes were combined with existing indica and sativa strains and the autoflower type was born.
Nowadays you can find autoflowering variants of all sorts of popular strains. They grow smaller plants but they’re easier to grow and you can harvest much sooner than with photosensitive plants. Great for new growers, growing in a small space or if you want multiple harvests per season!
We advise also reading our germination instructions for guaranteed results.
Growing OG Kush Autoflower Seeds
This strain is easy to grow indoors but can be a bit of a challenge for outdoor growers. The plants are susceptible to bugs and diseases. They are also sensitive to and have a hard time resisting powdery mildew. So, if you choose to grow it outside, be sure to create a highly-optimized, controlled grow site.
OG Kush seeds develop into short, compact plants. They are quite dense and have been known to grow to heights of 37 inches tall. And, because this is an autoflowering strain, lack of daylight hours does not affect its growth. Instead, it automatically switches from the vegetative growth stage to the flowering stage on its own as it continues to mature. Therefore, autoflowering strains flower much faster.
Best Climate For OG Kush Plants
It is recommended that you use a controlled climate when growing OG Kush indoors. Outdoor growers need to optimize the grow site to ensure the climate is hot and tropical.
Flowering & Yield
Flowering will take place in 8-9 weeks. The crop should be ready for harvest in early October. Expect to yield about 5 ounces of usable cannabis per square meter.
Experiencing The OG Kush Strain
Because this cannabis is indica-dominant, it is popular for its intense high. It hits you hard and fast, delivering an energetic euphoria. Prepare for a sedating, mental high that may lead to couch-lock. This is especially true when consumed in heavy dosages.
OG Kush leaves you feeling completely relaxed. All you’ll want to do is just chill out after smoking it. Prepare for a consistent mixture of happy thoughts and a joyous mood. Although it acts as a relaxant, the euphoria is uplifting. So, it’s an excellent go-to source for unwinding after a long, exhausting day. Many consider this to be a great nighttime buzz.
After using or smoking OG Kush, you’re left feeling spaced out. Prepare to find yourself “stuck” in front of the refrigerator, or simply stuck in time. You’ll also experience serious bouts of the munchies. Plus, this strain is known to enhance the flavors of anything you eat. So, you’ll enjoy your munchies as much as the high itself.
Dry mouth commonly referred to as cottonmouth, is the most common side effect of this strain. Drink a lot of liquids when intaking it to avoid dehydration. Users also commonly experience red, dry eyes, which can be treated with eye drops.
First-time smokers and occasional users of this strain sometimes feel dizzy and lethargic. Although rare, there have been reports of minor headaches, mild anxiety, and slight paranoia.
OG Kush Smell & Taste
OG Kush is world-famous for its earthy aroma. Its sticky buds offer a lemony, citrusy fragrance that tantalizes your taste buds. Growers of this strain should expect the loud aroma to fill the air with the scent of a pine forest during cultivation.
This pot taste much like fresh, earthiness. Prepare for the flavors of spice and wood. Some users say this bud tastes like it was thrown on a BBQ grill before being smoked. Its earthy notes are quite sweet, with hints of pine, herbs, and spice, along with the taste of fresh lemons.
Uses For OG Kush
OG Kush acts as such a powerful relaxant, it’s effective at treating anxiety, stress, nervousness, and depression.
This strain gives you a sense of couch-lock, allowing you to completely unwind and relax, both physically and mentally. Therefore, it’s an excellent choice for those suffering from restlessness or chronic insomnia.
OG Kush has a way of seriously inducing hunger after use. So, as a medical cannabis product, it’s very effective at helping those with lack of appetites and chronic nausea actually become hungry. This makes it a natural remedy for HIV, AIDS and cancer patients going through chemotherapy, radiation and other nausea-causing treatments.