Robert Bergman

October 3, 2020

This soothing and delicious strain was raised on the California coast, and has grown to become one of the most sought-after plants on the coast. LA Kush has a bit of an unknown past, which has no influence on its likeability and enjoyability as both a recreational strain and a medical aid.

LA Kush is a hybrid strain with a disputed genetic history. This bud originated in Los Angeles, California, and is said to be a variety of OG Kush that was created as a select phenotype of Abusive OG. Its exact parentage is widely debated by connoisseurs in the industry, maintaining its mystery.

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Despite its unknown origins, this strain is famous for its earthy and sweet flavors mixed with a dash of menthol. LA Kush is a staple in its local industry, and is much loved due to his mood lifting and pain relieving qualities, that is quite popular not only as a recreational bud but also to be used medicinally.

Information about LA Kush:

EFFECTScreative – 10
relaxed – 10
euphoric – 10
energetic – 3
happy – 2
dry eyes – 5
dizzy – 3
anxious – 3
headache – 3
FRAGRANCEearthy, pine, sweet, berry
FLAVORSpine, citrus, berry, lavender, menthol
MEDICALstress – 10
depression – 9
pain – 8
inflammation – 8
nausea – 3
THC CONTENT %19%-21%
CBD %1%
INDICA / SATIVA %20% / 80%
OUTDOOR YIELD13oz/ plant
CLIMATEsunny and dry mediterranean climate
RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


LA Kush is very enjoyable not only because of its fragrance but also due to its many fun effects. This hybrid strain is the perfect fit for those smokers who like to indulge in a bud that is creatively simulated. This strain can allow you to process your thoughts in a clear headed manner, allowing for your creativity to flow without restraints.

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This plant can also be very relaxing, without making you tired or sluggish. LA Kush has the ability to make you feel confident and free from worries, while keeping your mind sharp and focused. The plant will also introduce a steady flow of euphoria that will come back in waves.

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Many users prefer the strain because it keeps them energized, making it an ideal choice for daytime use as it can keep you on your toes from the very start of the day. LA Kush can also add a dash of happiness into your thoughts and actions, inspiring you to stay in a good mood.


LA Kush is lush and fragrant and has a distinct earthy and sour aromatic profile that it is well known for. This hybrid strain also smells strongly like pine, mixed with a dash of sweetness that can often remind you of fresh berries.


This hybrid plant’s flavors are just as seductive. On the inhale you will taste a berry with lavender flavor that will taste sweet on your tongue. On the exhale there will be a lingering undertone to it smoke, and it is likely to leave a citrus and pine aftertaste on your lips.

Adverse Reaction

This delicious strain can have some adverse reactions as its THC levels can often reach up to 21%. LA Kush is quite likely to leave your mouth to feel dry, causing you to feel parched and thirsty when smoking the strain. Remembering to rehydrate can also reduce your side affects greatly.

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LA Kush can cause some people to feel dry eyed, with their eyes often feeling irritated in the end. Some have reported to feeling slightly dizzy when smoking this stream, and even slightly anxious at times. In rare occasions, you may also have to deal with a mild headache when smoking this bud.


This hybrid has become popular in the medical field for its many useful applications in terms of reducing symptoms for mental health issues. Patients who struggle to manage their chronic stress can benefit from the regular use of this particular flower, especially when consumed first thing in the morning.

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LA Kush is also efficient in treating chronic and severe depression, allowing patients to process their thoughts in a much more reasonable manner. This bud can help those who suffer from chronic pain, as it can significantly reduce the reoccurrence of their aches.

LA Kush Medical
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If you suffer from inflammation related conditions such as muscle spasms, joint aches and arthritis, you may benefit from the use of this flower. LA Kush can also help patients of chronic nausea reduce their symptoms, allowing for normal food consumption again.


LA Kush can prove to be easy to grow even for those growers with little experience. This strain is highly resistant to common molds as well as pests, and can grow into a healthy plant both indoors and outdoors.

Flowering Time


Growing this plant indoors can yield around 12 ounces per square meter, and should take around 8 to 9 weeks to finish flowering before harvest.


When growing this strain outdoors, growers can expect a yield of around 13 ounces per plant, and should be prepared to harvest around the middle of October, roughly.

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


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 Scott ,08 Oct 2020
    This my first time to grow la kush thus its the largest plant in my grow and the most aromatic looking forward to enjoying this awsome plant

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