Banana Kush Strain

This sunny California strain, Banana Kush, is a beautifully juicy smoke that stems from two potent parent strains, creating an undoubtedly fun and fragrant social smoke.

An Indica dominant strain, Banana Kush Strain provides a sweet and mellow buzz that can inspire, and it is for this reason that this strain has gained momentum in its popularity in the creative scene and among artists.

This lush tropical strain is a West Coast native, and is famous for its distinct banana scent and flavor.

Banana Kush is a cross between its parent strains Ghost OG and Skunk Haze, two popular strains in their own right, guaranteeing a surefire potent outcome of this fusion.

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Banana Kush has that typical sweet skunky flavor to it and is a perfect representative of the OG strains due to its heavy-bodied effects, and the strong euphoria it induces.

This hybrid smells like a bunch of freshly harvested bananas and are a clear hint at the pleasant high that is about to come.

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Banana Kush weed strain attributes:
ORIGINGhost OG mixed with Skunk Haze
EFFECTSrelaxed – 10
uplifted – 8
happy – 8
euphoric – 7
talkative – 6
dry eyes – 4
dizzy – 3
paranoid – 1
headache – 1
FRAGRANCEearthy, sweet, pungent, tropical, banana
FLAVORSsweet, tropical, tree fruit, banana
MEDICALstress – 10
depression – 9
pain – 6
insomnia – 4
fatigue – 4
THC CONTENT %16%-27%
CBD %0.1%-0.7%
INDICA / SATIVA %60% / 40%
OUTDOOR YIELD21oz/ plant
CLIMATEwarm and sunny outdoor climate

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


This quality bud is quite potent, and it is recommended that amateur smokers should approach this particular strain with caution, as its effects can come in hard.

Banana Kush has a unique ability to unwind you, and it will have you zone out and drift off into vivid daydreams and inspire you to have new and creative ideas.

Banana Kush will put a big grin on your face and have you feel uplifted and help you leave all your worries behind.


This strain can conjure up the munchies and can have you locked on your couch, in a fit of giggles, enjoying snack like you never have before.

Banana Kush Strain Effects
Banana Kush Strain Effects

This hybrid will make you feel happy and content, with occasional bursts of absolute euphoria that will keep you in high spirits. Banana Kush is a great social companion as it can encourage you to carry on conversations and will leave you feeling very social and talkative for hours on end.

Banana Kush terpenes

This aromatic cannabis strain contains abundant amounts of D-Limonene, while its secondary terpenes consist of myrcene, caryophyllene, carene, and nerolidol.

Aroma & Flavor

Banana Kush has a very clear signature scent that it is well known and loved for. It can instantly be recognized by its aroma alone, boasting of sweet bananas, but also with hints of earthy and pungent notes.

Banana Kush Strain
Banana Kush Strain

This Kush smells incredibly tropical and will make you think of a pungent basket of tropical fruits in itself.

Much like how it smells, Banana Kush tastes like a basket of tropical fruits too. The inhale on this strain is creamy and a certain flavor of tree fruit will stick to your tongue instantly.

This strain has a very clear sweet and banana aftertaste that completes an invigorating and enjoyable smoking experience.

Dominant terpene:

D-Limonenecitrus, lemon, orange, tangerine

Secondary terpenes:

Myrceneearthy, musky, fruity, clover, hop, pungent
Caryophyllenespicy, cinnamon, clover
Carenesweet, citrus, pungent, herbal, earthy, musky, wood, cedar, cypress wood
Nerolidolwood, floral, jasmine

Adverse reactions

This potent strain can have some side effects, albeit fairly minor ones in comparison to other OG strains. Banana Kush can cause a slight bout of dizziness in some, because of this strain’s often above average THC content.

Banana Kush usually causes a dry mouth sensation in most smokers, and this often comes with a case of dry and itchy eyes. In some very rare cases you may feel a slight paranoia due to this strain’s potency, and in other cases you may also experience a mild headache, or both.


Banana Kush is a very popular medical strain, especially for those patients who are only occasional smokers, as this OG is of the gentler variety if compared to its cousins.

This strain is a powerful stress management tool, as it has the ability to relax and soothe both the mind and the body, without clouding the mind completely.

This strain is also a potent help for those who struggle with symptoms of depression, as this Kush has a way of uplifting and generating feelings of positivity without the come down.

Banana Kush is also effective in the treatment of insomnia because of its ability to make the body want to go to rest, especially in large doses.

Patients who struggle with chronic pain have also become drawn to this strain. Banana Kush is great at easing muscle spasms, back pain and joint aches. For those who struggle with fatigue, this strain may help induce boosts of energy that can keep you going.

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Growing Banana Kush

This strain is moderately easy to grow, but it is recommended that you cultivate Banana Kush indoors, as to allow it to thrive in a controlled environment with a lot of constant light.

This hybrid needs to be trimmed regularly in order for it to yield at its best. It takes some skill to grow this strain, but you will be rewarded greatly with amazing bud.

Growing Banana Kush Strain
Growing Banana Kush Strain

Banana Kush delivers quite the strong and potent effects, ensuring that users will have a good relaxing time. If you wish to unwind after a long day, then make sure to check our Banana Kush seeds in the ILGM seed shop.

Flowering Time


Banana Kush takes around 8 to 9 weeks to flower and be ready for a hearty harvest. You can expect and estimated average yield of about 18 ounces per square meter of sweet and fragrant bud.


This hybrid grown outdoors should be ready for a full harvest around early October. Banana Kush can yield an estimated 21 ounces per plant.


  1. Ghost OG
  2. Skunk Haze

FAQ About Banana Kush Strain

What is the Banana Kush strain yield?

Banana Kush yields 18oz/ m2 indoors and 21oz/ plant outdoors.

How much THC does Banana Kush have?

From 16% up to 27%

What are the origins of the Banana Kush strain?

Banana Kush was created from a cross between Ghost OG and Skunk Haze.

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


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