With its long list of medicinal properties, its very good duration, and solid overall potency, this Bubba Kush S1 comes highly recommended for patients seeking a relaxing Indica experience that keeps you mentally clear and capable, even energetic at times. The grow quality was very high, with no visible flaws aside from the loose manicure, a great selection of colors, and plenty of well-timed trichomes. While we didn't like the super-sharp smell and taste quite as much as we do the more standard Bubba, it was certainly unique and served to mark this S1 variant as distinct from its parent. If you're a fan of Bubbas, be sure to give this one a try, both because it provides many of the qualities you know and love, but also because it adds something a little different to the equation.
The Bubba Kush has been released in self-pollinated, feminized form by multiple seed breeders, including Cali Connection and Riot Seeds.
blend of dark green, purple, and those distinctive brick red thin pistils, but it had a sort of primordial, prehistoric look blend of dark green, purple, and those distinctive brick red thin pistils, with big, dark water leaves giving a primordial, prehistoric look to the flower. Trichome coverage is above average, on long average width stems with extremely large heads.
Though not exactly appealing in the sense that we want our houses to smell like it, this Bubba was certainly impressive and pungent. It gave off a very strong acrid smell that reminded us of other Bubbas at times, but that classic scent stayed more in the background… the main smells reminded us of a tire shop, fuel, glue, and musk, all very acrid once it was ground or broken up. Pre-grind it was more classic Bubba, with the dark almost coffee-like notes… those nearly disappeared once it was handled.
The taste was rather complex, seemingly changing as it cycled through the mouth. Initially it had the sharp rubber + fuel taste from the smell, then once in the mouth it turned sweeter and had more of the traditional Kush notes (spice, citrus)… the finish was spicy, citrus-tinged Kush. The smoke was smooth on the attack but very expansive, so it may cause coughing on bigger hits. The final ash was a speckled very light gray, showing it had a very solid flush before being cut.
Our overall experience with this Bubba was one of mental clarity and heavy relaxation. Kushes are known for their mentally-clear effects, and this one was no exception, as we felt completely capable and able to focus despite the Bubba trying to pull us into the couch. The initial effects were an immediate buzzing warmth throughout the body, with a strange relaxed energy and a heavy forehead/eye presence, which felt as if it were hanging over the brow and more weighty than normal. The early effects also came with a rush of thoughts and some visual alterations… in all, a potent start that had one reviewer forgetting about the rest of the bowl. After those early effects died down, a pervading sense of relaxation came over us… there was some couchlock, but overall it wasn't pushy or overwhelming. The comedown had us feeling a bit tired and ready for sleep.