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Master Kush


Master Kush Strain

Master Kush is an immensely popular strain that does not disappoint. It is an Indica dominant cross between two landraces. Master Kush induces a strong hit that is not overpowering and is most often described as relaxing and positive. The strain is bred by Dutch White Label Seed Company (a variation is also bred by Nirvana Seeds) located in Amsterdam. During maturation, the plant produces a subtle citrus smell with a hint of rose, which is often described as a vintage flavor. Master Kush, a strain originally named High Rise, initially gained its popularity in Amsterdam coffee shops 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 a total of eight sets. This 80% Indica dominant strain won the Cannabis Cup in 1992 and 1993, which is the equivalent of a marijuana World Cup, the most prestigious award that can be given. Master Kush can be commonly found recreationally and medically and is a classic strain. Master Kush is a cross between the true Hindu Kush and a Skunk. The strain flowers for around 63 to 70 days. Master Kush grows best indoors or in a greenhouse, where it can produce up to 400 grams per plant. The problem lies in the fact that there are so many variations and crosses of this legendary strain and so many “imposters” that finding “true” master Kush can be a little more difficult. The THC content of this strain ranges between 16-20%, making it moderately potent.

Why do Patients Use Master Kush?

As a powerful Indica dominant strain Master Kush is perfect for pain, stress, eating disorders and insomnia. It is swift to induce munchies and couchlock and is powerful without being completely overwhelming, though it is still best used in the evenings and may not be the best social strain. It is far too relaxing as opposed to energizing. But users do note that this strain is wonderful for inducing creativity, so small amounts might be appropriate for pursuing certain types of artistic or creative endeavors. It is also good if you need to relax and focus on a more logical task.

Medical Uses of Master Kush

Eating Disorders

Side-Effects of Master Kush

Dry Mouth
Dry Eyes
Lack of Motivation

Information about Master Kush


80% Indica 20% Sativa


Master Kush is a cross between the Hindu Kush and Skunk.

Stoned Meter

Master Kush has a rating of 8.7 on the stoned meter.

THC Level

THC content of Master Kush is between 16-20%.


Master Kush is bred by the Dutch White Label Seed Company (Another variant is grown by Nirvana Seeds)

Flowering Time

The strain flowers at around 63 to 70 days.

Ideal Growing Method

A strain that grows well indoors or in a greenhouse.

Plant Height

Master Kush is a small plant that grows between 2-4 feet.


Master Kush generates a low yield, between 200 – 400 grams.

Growing Skills

Master Kush requires moderate growing experience.

Potential Problems

Master Kush needs loads of nutrients and the PH levels need to be carefully monitored at all times.


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