K2 Strain

K2 is a cerebral indica dominant strain that is found in the shops in Amsterdam, where it is really popular today. This plant is best used as an evening strain or nighttime strain in order to induce sleep, and can be enjoyed as a medicinal but also a recreational flower to be shared among friends.

K2 is a indica dominant hybrid strain that was named after the earth’s second highest mountain, fittingly so as it can truly elevate you and make you feel extremely high. This bud was created by crossing Hindu Kush with White Widow, resulting in a relaxing and mood-elevating hybrid strain.

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The hybrid is known for being a very potent medical strain that has helped patients who suffer from chronic anxiety is as well as insomnia. K2 is an aromatic bud that is often found in the coffee shops in Amsterdam and contains hints of florals mixed with fruits and spaces.

Information about K2:

ORIGINHindu Kush mixed with White Widow
EFFECTSrelaxed – 10
happy – 6
hungry – 4
giggly – 4
sleepy – 2
dry eyes – 3
dizzy – 3
anxious – 1
headache – 1
FRAGRANCEearthy, woody, sour, lime, pungent
FLAVORSwoody, earthy, sweet, pungent, skunky
MEDICALstress – 10
pain – 10
nausea – 3
cramps – 3
headaches – 3
THC CONTENT %15%-20%
CBD %1%
INDICA / SATIVA %80% / 20%
OUTDOOR YIELD19oz/ plant
CLIMATEsunny and dry mediterranean outdoor climate
RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


K2 is a very relaxing strain that will start off by making you feel tingly and giddy all over. This bud is really perfect as an evening strain for days when you just need extra help in order to unwind from a demanding and taxing routine either at work or privately.

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This plant can change your mood almost in an instant, causing you to feel happy and free from your worries. K2 will definitely make you feel the munchies, as you’ll feel tempted to raid your fridge for all its contents as you will feel quite hungry when smoking the strain.

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K2 can make you feel giggly as well, and is a great choice to be shared among friends, or in a social setting among strangers. This bud will make you feel sleepy over time, so if you consume it in a high dose, you should expect to feel very tired and very much ready for a long night of sleep.


K2 is very fragrant and aromatic, and contains appetizing notes such as sour lime and a certain woodyness. The strain also smells earthy and has a strong underlying pungent aroma that will dominate its overall aromatic profile.


K2 is equally as potent in terms of its flavors, and you can expect to taste a woody and earthy flavor on your first inhale. Its smoke will taste slightly sweet, but mostly skunky, and as you expel the smoke you will be left with a pungent taste on your tongue.

Adverse Reaction

K2 has some adverse reactions due to its THC content being quite high at times, often reaching up to 20%. This bud will make your mouth feel dry, leaving you to feel parched and thirsty, and there is a high likelihood that your eyes will be dry and irritable as well.

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The strain can in some cases leave you feeling slightly dizzy throughout your entire high. K2 isn’t particularly known for being a very overwhelming strain, but beginners should still take it easy on the dosage. This bud may leave them to feel anxious or induce a headache if they consume more than they can handle.


K2 has many medical uses that can make a huge difference in the treatment of chronic patients. Those who suffer from chronic stress, can benefit greatly from the regular use of this bud as it can allow them to feel more enlightened and less way down by their heavy thoughts.

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The strain can reduce chronic pain even in severe cases, and can illuminate many conditions that stem from this symptom. K2 can also greatly reduce muscle spasms when used regularly, and is known for being ideal for the treatment of back aches, joint pain and even chronic migraines and headaches.

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K2 is known for its ability to treat chronic nausea, making it highly recommend double for cancer patients especially. These patients often undergo chemical treatments or chemotherapy that can reduce their appetite by making them feel nauseated, which can be reversed with the help of strains like this.


K2 can be a little tricky to cultivate and requires a grower who has some experience, in order for this plant to reach its full potential. This bud is highly resistant to common molds and mildews, as well as common pests.

Flowering Time


K2 grown indoors can be expected to yield an average of about 17 ounces per square meter. This plant should be done flowering after around 8 to 9 weeks.


K2 can produce a yield of about 19 ounces per plant during harvest. This hybrid should be ready to be harvested around the middle of October

Have you ever smoked or grown your own K2? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


Robert Bergman

Robert Bergman is an Amsterdam-based marijuana grow expert who has years of experience from small grows to massive operations. His passion for growing lead him to develop his own Gold Leaf strain. Now, Robert is dedicated to sharing his knowledge with the world.... [Read full bio]


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