Robert Bergman

September 5, 2019

This incredible hash strain is a pure indica gem, named after the region it stems from. Hindu Kush is a fragrant, pleasant purebreed that is an effective tranquilizer. This kush is calming and invigorating, and can provide relief for a number of common and chronic diseases and illnesses.

Hindu Kush is a pure landrace indica strain that originated in the mountain region, which spans 500 miles between pakistan and Afghanistan. A true blue original strain, this hash strain is naturally potent, with THC levels often reaching around 20%.

This pure strain is perfect for nighttime use, because it is a powerful sedative, and has the ability to put even the most restless minds to sleep. Hindu Kush is the perfect tool for a night of true relaxation. It is also widely touted as a great medical cannabis strain, because of the many ailments and aches it is able to soothe and cure.

Information about Hindu Kush Strain:

ORIGIN landrace pure indica from region between Pakistan and Afghanistan
EFFECTS relaxed – 10
sleepy – 7
happy – 6
euphoric – 6
hungry – 4
dry eyes – 7
dizzy – 3
paranoid – 2
anxious – 1
FRAGRANCE earthy, fragrant, pine, sweet, pungent
FLAVORS herbal, lemon, pine, spicy, sweet, woody
MEDICAL stress – 10
insomnia – 9
pain – 9
depression – 5
lack of appetite – 4
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS late September, early October
THC CONTENT % 15%-20%
CBD % 0.50%
INDICA / SATIVA % 100% indica
OUTDOOR YIELD 16oz/ plant
CLIMATE warmer outdoor climates

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


This landrace strain is potent and can show you the meaning of true relaxation. Hindu Kush will make you want to kick your shoes off and enjoy your view, or drift off into a daydream and imagine being on a faraway beach, relaxing and enjoying your day as it passes you by.

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Hindu Kush is an absolutely pure and proud indica strain. This bud will make you feel so chill and relaxed, that you may be on your way into slumber faster than you can imagine. Rest and relaxation should be on your mind when you’ve got this smooth indica to ease you into the night, as it will make you forget all your problems of the day.

The Effects Of Hindu Kush
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This landrace royalty is also very useful at uplifting your mood. Hindu Kush is all about the happy vibes, and will induce a state of euphoria that will make you feel elated for hours on end. At the end of the night, you should be prepared to dive into your refrigerator, as this bud can easily make you succumb to the munchies.


Hindu Kush is exceptionally fragrant, carrying with it the aromas from the region it originated from. This indica smells pleasantly earthy and pungent, mixed with a certain hint of pine needles, and a sweet and flowery undertone to its scent, that will naturally fill the room in all its glory.


This pure indica tastes as pleasant as it smells. Hindu Kush boasts of sweet and spicy notes, and has a smoke that tastes creamy with hints of lemon and sweetness. This strain will remind you of a basket of pine cones, fresh from the forest.

Adverse reactions

Hindu Kush can sometimes makes you feel slightly dehydrated, so it is always recommended to keep a bottle of water nearby. This may make you feel like you suffer from a case of cotton mouth, which may also include your eyes feeling slightly dry and itchy.

The Adverse Reaction Of Hindu Kush
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This indica in high doses may make you feel dizzy, due to its pure potency. Sometimes Hindu Kush can make you feel paranoid, but this isn’t something that occurs often. In some rare cases you might feel a bout of paranoia when smoking this strain, so be sure to keep track of your dosage and not go overboard.


Doctors who turn to medical cannabis to help ease their patients, love prescribing strains as pure as this one. Those who suffer from extreme cases of chronic stress may benefit from the regular use of this indica, due to its ability to truly relax the body and instill a peaceful and calm state of mind.

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Hindu Kush is also a great strain for the treatment of insomnia. Patients who have a hard time finding a restful night of sleep can find quick relief in this strain, because it will relax the mind from its days ups and downs and allow the patient to find a full night of restful slumber.

This pure indica is also a powerful strain for the fight against an array of pain conditions, soothing muscle spasms, joint pains and migraines. Hindu Kush is a perfect mood-elevator, helping relax patients who suffer from anxiety and depression, and allowing them to relax and switch up their mood to a more positive outlook.


Hindu Kush is a strain that you can easily cultivate outdoors, as long as you do so in a warmer climate, as it will seek a climate similar to the region it originated from. This plant is usually short, however, if it has the space to widen outdoors, then it can grow a little larger than usual.

Hindu Kush Growing
Hindu Kush Growing

Flowering Time

Cultivating this purebreed indica indoors can take around 7 to 8 weeks for it to flower and be ready for a hearty harvest. Hindu Kush can yield an average of 14 ounces per square meter of healthy and lush bud.

Hindu Kush likes a warm outdoor climate, preferably resembling the dry and warm mountain weather in Afghanistan, where this strain comes from. This indica is ready for a harvest around late September, to early October, and can yield an average of around 16 ounces of bud per plant.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Hindu 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 Brian G

    ,21 Oct 2018
    I can't believe nobody has written a comment. anyway this is my go to strain. I love the taste so I decided to grow some. 4 plants outdoors 2 in pots and two in the soil just to compare. the […]Read More
  2. By Patrick

    ,18 Mar 2019
    Growing both Hindu and Afghan this year as well as cloning. What I'm searching for is the soil Composition to Match-up the area of the Kush mountain range...any help?
    1. By latewood ILGM

      ,20 Mar 2019
      Patrick. do a search for the makeup of the soil in the region you are looking for. It is not just the soil. It is real hot in the light, and real cold at night. It is in the mountains. […]Read More
  3. By Bill

    ,08 Jun 2019
    I love this strain for it taste, high and how easy it is to grow in the mountains. My plants average 7 ft tall, which i wouldnt call short!
  4. By Jason

    ,05 Oct 2019
    Growing Hindu kush outdoor this year its turning out great if you wait till october the cooler nights bring out the Purple in it

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