Big Bud


Big Bud is a Dutch classic that has won several cups, including several first prizes. It is the predecessor of Critical Mass, a perfect hybrid (Skunk x Afghanica) x Afghani. It was developed mainly to meet the requirements of indoor growers, where it shows its full potential. It has a short flowering period of 55 days, during which you will see how the buds do not stop fattening and producing incessant amounts of resin. The flavor has clear hints of spices and ripe fruits, while its effects will knock you out in a few puffs.

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Big Bud is an Indica-dominant marijuana strain and a classic developed by Sensi Seeds. It is a plant that indoor growers are passionate about. Its name translates as “big bud”, which gives us an idea of its greatest virtue.

Big Bud is the predecessor of the more than famous Critical Mass of Mr Nice. The original Sensi Seeds clone was acquired when they bought all the rights from The Seed Bank. And it was a robust Afghanica x Skunk hybrid.

In order to bring it to growers, it was combined with a very special Afghani, resulting in the Big Bud we know today.

Since its presentation in the early 2000s, it has won several awards. The most important, a first prize in the Highlife Cup in 2004.

How to grow Big Bud

Our Big Bud bulk marijuana seeds are very easy to grow and super resistant. Even the least experienced grower will achieve above average yields.

Despite being a variety developed to meet the demands of the indoor grower, outdoors it proves to be solid and reliable.

It grows with a columnar structure typical of some Afghan Indicas, with contained lateral branches and concentrating the production in a thick and long apical.

The flowering period is short and it is harvested during the second half of September. This allows its cultivation in areas with short summers, although given its floral density it is somewhat susceptible to fungi in high humidity conditions.

As we said, indoors is where it shows all its power. Due to its columnar growth, it is the perfect variety for the most spectacular SOG crops.

In addition, due to its fast flowering period (55-60 days), it is ideal for intensive cultivation when a good mother plant is available to supply the necessary amount of cuttings.

Characteristics of Big Bud

Big Bud has a refined, smooth, spicy and fruity aroma and flavor. A delight even for the most exquisite palate. It also produces a really tasty hash.

As for the effects, it produces a powerful and long-lasting physical high that mixes with a cerebral high inherited from the Sativa genes of Skunk.

Big Bud is famous for its high yields. Whether small or large plants, they all produce large clumps of hard, resinous buds.

Outdoors, yields can reach 800-900 grams per plant. Indoors it is not complicated to get close to 600 grams per m2 in optimized crops.

What we like the most

  • Easy to grow especially indoors.
  • Very high production.
  • Powerful effects.
  • Quality bulk seeds.

What we like least

  • It is impossible to find a flaw.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below we answer some of the most frequently asked questions by growers interested in this variety:

When does Big Bud start flowering outdoors?

Flowering outdoors generally begins between mid-July and early August.

When to cut an outdoor Big Bud?

It has a fast flowering period that allows harvesting between mid and late September.

How to grow a feminized Big Bud?

It is a very bearable variety and easy to grow both indoors and outdoors. With a good substrate and quality nutrients, it is easy to achieve incredible harvests.

Additional information




Mostly Indica


(Skunk x Afghanica) x Afghani



Recommended crop

Interior and exterior

Flowering time


Indoor flowering

55 days

Outdoor harvest

Mid / late September


Very High

Indoor production
Outdoor production

800-900 g/plant

Outdoor height

2-2,5 m

Aromas and flavours

Earth, Fruits, Spices, Sweet


Dream, Energy, Relaxation


15% – 20%


Low: < 1%.


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