Lemon Kush Strain

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Lemon Kush is a multi-combo hybrid that is known for its complicated and disputed heritage, its wild and potent citrus aroma and its mellow yellow enjoyable high. This strain is something everyone can enjoy, amateurs and veterans alike, and even those seeking it out for medical purposes.

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Indoor yieldOutdoor yieldFlowering period
50% / 50%18oz/ m²35oz/ plant9-10 weeks indoors, end of September to mid-October outdoors

This strain’s genetics has several combinations. Generally, Lemon Kush is something of a Kush mixed with a Lemon strain, and can be mixed out of Afghan, South American mixed with Lemon G or Master Kush.

What isn’t disputed however, is the prizewinning combo between the earthy Kush and Lemon – Lemon Kush is sure to spark your curiosity with its uber-fragrant presence that will fill the room, and leave a mouthwatering aromatic sensation hanging in the air.

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    Lemon Kush weed strain attributes:
    ORIGINAfghani indica, South American sativa, Lemon G mixed with Master Kush
    EFFECTShappy – 10
    relaxed – 9
    uplifted – 8
    euphoric – 8
    energetic – 6
    ADVERSE REACTIONSdry mouth – 10
    dry eyes – 5
    paranoid – 2
    dizzy – 2
    headache – 1
    FRAGRANCEearthy, herbal, kush, lemon, sweet
    FLAVORSlemon, citrus, sweet, spicy
    MEDICALstress – 10
    depression – 7
    pain – 6
    insomnia – 4
    fatigue – 4
    FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORSend of September to mid October
    THC CONTENT %17%-26%
    CBD %1%
    INDICA / SATIVA %50% / 50%
    INDOOR YIELD18oz/ m²
    OUTDOOR YIELD35oz/ plant
    CLIMATEwarm, dry Mediterranean climate
    RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

    * 10 is the highest
    * 1 is the lowest


    Lemon Kush is quite a special hybrid. It has the tendency to be quite strong, so any amateur smokers should take it easy with this one. Even though this strain is very relaxing, it is also extremely energizing at the same time, and will have you communicating and being social all the way.

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    This strain is very good at bringing the good vibrations. Lemon Kush is the ultimate happy plant, and will have you giggling like a schoolgirl at any random thing. If you are searching for a reliable feel-good strain, making you feel an intense head high that will feel like a warm fuzzy blanket wrapped around you.

    Lemon Kush
    The Refreshing, Fragrant, Mood-Elevator

    Lemon Kush is better than a strong cuppa’ coffee, also because it is incredibly uplifting and energizing. It does have all the elements to unwind you, but isn’t the strain you want to smoke on a rainy day – this Kush will have you wanting to do something, and wanting to do it with a sense of growing euphoria.


    This sweet and aromatic bud is sure to leave an impression, right from day one. Lemon Kush is earthy and soothing even its its notes, and smells strongly like the signature Kush scent. This herbal bud hints on fresh lemons that is both invigorating and energizing, and supremely refreshing.

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    Lemon Kush is potent even in its flavors. It is deliciously sweet and leaves an undeniably citrus aftertaste in your mouth, after you have enjoyed the creamy lemon inhale. Lemon Kush also carries a bit of spice in its flavor, evening out the strong citrus flavors and creating balance.

    Adverse reactions

    Lemon Kush has very minor side effects, and often these are derived from its sheer potency. This strain can make you feel a little paranoid at times, which can sometimes translate to a bit of dizziness as well.

    This hybrid can leave you with a headache, if you aren’t accustomed to this mix. Feeling a little dehydrated can occur, leaving you with a dry cotton mouth, which often is accompanied by dry eyes. Keep some liquids nearby, just to be sure.


    This bud is a great daytime medical cannabis strain. Lemon Kush has a lot of healing talents, and is therefore loved and preferred by many patients with an array of illnesses. This plant produced a mellow but solid high, which is easy for even first timers to navigate.

    Several pain issues have been known to be easily regulated with the use of this strain. Lemon Kush is effective against joint pains, muscle spasms, migraines, headaches and other aches and pains, because of its ability to reduce the pain without making the patient groggy.

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    Stress is another issue that this strain can help regulate. Many patients are prescribed Lemon Kush to help them manage their stress levels. Those suffering from mood-disorders may also find relief in this strain, and those who suffer from insomnia can get a little boost from this bud, due to its ability to relax and soothe.

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      Lemon Kush is surprisingly easy to grow, if you get all the elements right. If you want to grow this strain outdoors, it would do you good to keep it in a dry and warm Mediterranean climate.

      Lemon Kush Growing
      Lemon Kush Growing

      It does thrive more when grown outdoors, with a yield generating an above average amount of bud. If you want to cultivate it with the distinct lemon fragrance it is known for then it is recommended that you grow this strain in organic soil.

      Flowering Time


      This Kush can generate around 18 ounces per square meter of plant, and is estimated to be ready for a bountiful harvest after around 9 to 10 weeks of flowering.

      Lemon Kush prefers it outdoors, and can yield greatly when given lots of fresh air and sunshine. This plant is ready for a harvest around the end of September to the middle of October, and can generate an average of 35 ounces of good lemony bud per plant.

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


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        2 comments on “Lemon Kush Strain”

        1. im growing it now.. its my first time growing a real non auto.. i got it as a clone.. took a few clones off of it.. loved the euphoric buzz every time i smoked it.. wanted to share a pic of my girl and get some opinions

        2. man this strain is awesome. got lucky and found 11 seeds in a sack. the nicest buds I ever grew . big , fat , sticky. the only thing I can say negative is about week 6, or, seven it will stink up your whole house big time. I have been around and I take 3, or, 4 hits and I am baked started stinking it up at…… ready ? 2 weeks . WHAAAAAAT. YES FOLKS 2 WEEKS live it up . beautiful smelling plant