Robert Bergman

March 29, 2019

A strong indica, this fragrant, potent bud is popular among veteran smokers and recreational users alike. Blackberry Kush is as sweet smelling as its name suggests. Its strong relaxing components make it a hit in the medical cannabis scene, and it is because of that, that Blackberry Kush has stayed in demand since it first showed up in the industry.

Blackberry Kush is an indica-dominant strain that stems from a combination of an Afghani indica crossed with the hybrid Blackberry. It is one of the famously high-quality strains that originated in the diverse California medical cannabis scene.

This mostly-indica is renowned and recognizable because of its strong skunky odor. Blackberry Kush is stronger than your average in effect too, and a little goes a long way. This strain has a powerful calming effect that is often recommended to patients struggling with managing persistent chronic pain.

Information about Blackberry Kush Strain:

ORIGIN Haze (exact origin unknown)
EFFECTS relaxed – 10
happy – 6
sleepy – 6
euphoric – 5
uplifted – 4
dry eyes – 5
dizzy – 2
headache – 1
paranoid – 1
FRAGRANCE earthy, pungent, blackberry, sweet, spice
FLAVORS berry, blueberry, diesel, earthy, sweet
MEDICAL stress – 10
pain – 8
insomnia – 8
depression – 6
lack of appetite – 4
THC CONTENT % 16%-20%
CBD % 0.40%
INDICA / SATIVA % 80% / 20%
OUTDOOR YIELD 28oz/ plant
CLIMATE best grown indoors, warm and sunny outdoor climates
RESISTANCE TO DISEASE resistant to mold but can be susceptible to fungus and spider mites

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Blackberry Kush induces an array of soothing effects, that kick in almost immediately. This strain is one sweet heavy hitter, and can de-stress you in even the most anxiety-riddled situations.

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This indica is a reliable relaxant, that will guide you into a serene, laid-back mood, and eventually rock you to sleep. Blackberry Kush will make you delve into a unique euphoric high, leaving you feeling uplifted and full of feelings of happiness.

Blackberry Kush Effects
Blackberry Kush Effects, Perfect For Mellow Relaxing Day

Blackberry Kush, because of its body-heavy high, is best smoked at the end of the day, unless you have the whole day to kill on pure relaxation. Described as a sort of “brain massage”, this one will have you unwinding to good tunes and munchies while floating on a cloud all day long.


This strain’s aroma is so sweet and noticeable, that you will be able to smell it in a room, long after the bud has exited. Blackberry Kush smells much like a spiced bowl of berries, and is distinct in its sweet blackberry scent. This bud is very pungent and appetizing, and will leave your mouth watering.


Blackberry Kush tastes almost exactly the same way it smells. This kush will come at you with a strong earthy diesel flavor, cut with a strong sweet blueberry presence. This indica simply tastes like a mouthful of berries, every time you take a drag, a sweet sensation that stays in your mouth long after you have exhaled.

Blackberry Kush Flavor
Sweet Flavor

Adverse reactions

he most consistently reported side effects of this strain are quite minimal. Blackberry Kush can make you feel slightly dehydrated at times, making your mouth feel like it is filled with cotton, and leaving your eyes feeling dry.

Sometimes, but very rarely, a slight headache may occur, which may be accompanied with a bout of dizziness. A bit of dizziness may also be observed when smoking Blackberry Kush, which is likely to be due to its high THC content. This may also leave you feeling slightly paranoid, when you have had too much.


Blackberry Kush is popularly prescribed by doctors for a long list of illnesses. This indica has proven to be very effective in managing feelings of stress and anxiety that come from busy and demanding lifestyles. Blackberry Kush works well for patients seeking a way to unwind and relax after a long day at work.

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For anyone who struggles with restlessness and insomnia, Blackberry Kush may also be useful in finally getting a night of restful sleep in. It has a way of easing you into a state of relaxation, and gently getting you ready for a long awaited deep sleep.

Blackberry Kush Medicine
Use as a medicine Image from Westword

Doctors also love to prescribe Blackberry Kush to patients who suffer from minor and even major pain. Muscle spasms, joint pains and migraines are eased with the help of this powerful and effective indica, nixing the pain for hours on end.

For those suffering from a lack of appetite, Blackberry Kush may also be a good option. This strain can help get rid of the nausea that may be present due to chemical cancer treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy. A quick smoke of Blackberry Kush may increase appetite and encourage the patient to consume food normally.


This strain is recommended for indoor cultivation. Is Blackberry Kush is trimmed well and grown in optimized settings, it can truly flourish and be rewarding to keep. This indica is resistant to molds, however, caution must be exercised nonetheless, due to this strain being prone to fungus and spider mites.

Flowering Time

Blackberry Kush is best grown indoors, where it can usually take 8 to 9 weeks to flower and be ready for harvest. This plant can yield an estimated 16 ounces per square meter once it is ripe for plucking.

If successfully grown outdoors, this plant can be quite generous. Blackberry Kush can yield an average of 28 ounces per plant, and is estimated to be ready for harvest around the middle of October.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Blackberry Kush? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


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The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]


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  1. By Eric Riedell

    ,22 Oct 2017
    A comment to the growing a Blackberry Kush. This is the first year to grow the Blackberry Kush. Outdoors I just weighed in @ 1.5 Lb.s . I still have half to trim. Right @ the end the buds just […]Read More
  2. By Grow Girls Unite!

    ,06 Jan 2018
    Indoor it has yielded about 1.75 to 2 lbs per 1000 watt light and looks/smells amazing! In a room constantly battling Powdery Mildew it is the only strain with absolutely ZERO signs of it!!!! We love her for about a […]Read More
  3. By Brent Messina

    ,25 May 2018
    I bought the Blackberry seeds from you because the quality of your seeds are always superb. I planted not long ago outdoors, and you can check order date. Going fast & generously Budding out in white tops. Only two out […]Read More
  4. By MaineBreeder

    ,28 May 2018
    I miss this strain , a family member brought seeds back from Cali years back and unfortunately it was lost in a raid by the pigs along with a Bbk x k*** *u* cross that tested at 27%+ and was […]Read More
  5. By Jack Wood

    ,01 Oct 2018
    This is my favorite strand and it's flowers are beautiful, very good looking

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