Banana Kush is a variety of marijuana that since its presentation has received only good opinions. On specialized websites such as Seedfinder or Leafly it has very positive ratings.
It is a variety only available in feminized seeds, so all the plants you grow will be female.
Banana Kush is a genetics developed by White Label, seed bank subsidiary of Sensi Seeds. It is a cross between an OG Kush mother and a hybrid (Silver Haze x Skunk Kush) x NYC Diesel. It has a slight Indica dominance.
Since its introduction a few years ago, it has attracted public attention. Nowadays, several banks offer their own versions, such as Eurogrow or our Banana Kush in bulk.
How to grow Banana Kush
It is a hardy plant and easy to grow both indoors and outdoors. Its growth pattern is typical of Indica varieties, with a Christmas tree structure of thick branches.
Its outdoor growth pattern is typical of Indica varieties, with a Christmas tree structure of thick branches. The internodal distance is short and its leaves are large and intense green.
When the seeds germinate in early spring, it is a plant that will grow to approximately two meters in height.
Flowering begins between mid-July and early August. It ends between mid-September and early October. It is therefore perfect for any climate.
Indoors it has a vigorous growth and does not require great care. Its flowering stretch is usually 100-150%. It is recommended to switch them to flowering when they reach half the desired height.
From the change of photoperiod to flowering they are harvested in about 50-60 days depending on the phenotype, although most will be harvested in about 55 days.
Characteristics of Banana Kush
These feminized bulk seeds produce large, dense and sticky buds. This makes it somewhat sensitive to fungi in high humidity environments.
It is also a perfect marijuana strain for extractions because of its great return. It offers a first quality pollen, both in flavor and potency.
The aroma and flavor is complex due to its genetic composition. Clear hints of sweet and ripe banana, brown sugar and a strong lime/lemon hint inherited from NYC Diesel can be appreciated. It also has hints of tasty hash.
The effects of Banana Kush are very potent. Mainly, it causes sensations of good Indica, but its sativa heritage is enough to enhance a strong effect quite balanced between physical and mental.
Outdoors and in larger plants, the production will be around 700-900 grams per plant. This is a high yield considering the height it will reach.
Indoors in optimized crops it will not be difficult to get close to 500-550 grams per m2. If we also consider that some phenotypes are harvested in 7 weeks, we are talking about up to 4 crops per year.
What we like the most
- Easy to grow and resistant.
- High production.
- Delicious tropical flavor of banana and lime/lemon.
- Quality bulk seeds.
What we like least
- Intense smell at the end of flowering.
- Somewhat sensitive to fungi.
Frequently Asked Questions
Growers interested in Banana Kush often ask themselves some questions that we will answer below:
When does Banana Kush start flowering outdoors?
Flowering of this variety begins between mid-July and early August, depending on the latitude.
When to cut an outdoor Banana Kush?
Depending on the phenotype, it is harvested between mid-September and early October. Most specimens will be harvested in the last week of September.
How to grow a feminized X?
It is an easy to grow and very resistant variety. Its compact size will not cause height problems indoors. It requires high amounts of nutrients.