Hybrid
Cotton Candy Kush

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 17.25 - 22.25%

CBD 0.3 - 0.57%

Effect Sleepy

Side Effect Paranoia

Flavor Berry

All About Cotton Candy Kush Cannabis Strain

THC

Medium High
10% 12% 14% 16% 18% 20%

CBD

Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%

Potency

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If you are searching for the most delicious strain combo, then look no further than Cotton Candy Kush. The weed has a blend of sugary and floral caramel flavors with a hint of skunk. Cotton Candy Kush strain was bred by Delicious Seeds. It was bred by crossing a Lavender Indica with Power Plant. The Lavender is a cross between Afghan Hawaiian and Skunk strains and is known for its distinctive smell reminiscent of Cotton Candy.

The strain’s THC content is alleged to be 17-21% while the CBD is 1%. These offer a good balance for use as both recreational and medicinal cannabis. Candy Kush Weed is a 75% Sativa-dominant and 25% Indica hybrid.

Reported Effects

Cotton Candy Kush weed strain produces a supreme euphoric effect that will make you giggly. It is a strong, yet mellow hybrid and is ideal for offering you a good time it can lead to uncontrollable bursts of laughter, keeping you positive and smiley all day. Consumers report such typical effects:

Cotton Candy Kush weed is popular among medical practitioners for its effectiveness in managing:

  • Chronic pain
  • Mood disorders
  • Migraines
  • Spasms
  • Depression
  • Chronic stress
  • Fatigue

Due to its high THC levels and all-round potency, this flower causes some adverse reactions. It can sometimes leave you feeling slightly dehydrated, which leads to the dry and itchy eyes and the dry mouth. It is important to make sure that you are well hydrated when using this strain. Another side effect is the occasional fits of mild anxiety, especially among new users. It can also make you feel a little paranoid, which can be accompanied by the feeling of dizziness. In this case, it is advised that you moderate the amount of Cotton Candy Kush you take especially if this is your first time using it.

Cotton Candy Kush Flavors

The smell is reminiscent of Cotton Candy and hints of berry. The blend produces a very sweet scent that you cannot resist. Cotton Candy Kush strain has a sweet taste just like its scent. It is a pungent flower that will stain your tongue with a sweet flowery flavor that you are most likely to enjoy when you exhale. It tastes like fresh berries mixed with an earthly sweetness.

Growers’ Avice

Growing weed from Cotton Candy seeds and clippings is relatively easy. It is a plant that thrives well both indoors and outdoors and is resilient to most pests and mold. It can, however, grow quite tall, so be sure to trim the plant at regular intervals.

When you grow indoors, you can expect it to yield an average of 16 ounces per square meter. It takes around 8 to 9 weeks to flower and become ready for harvest.

When growing outdoors, ensure that you provide it with a warm and sunny climate. You can expect yields that average at 35 ounces per plant. It is ready for harvest at around Mid-October.

If you want the plant to have better yields, you must ensure that it gets the required nutrients. Flower Power fertilizer is an excellent choice for extra nutrients.

Side Effects

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Paranoia 85% Voted
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Dizzy 75% Voted
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Thirst and dry mouth 60% Voted
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Cotton Candy Kush Strain Cannabinoids

THC 17.25 - 22.25% Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component.
CBD 0.3 - 0.57% Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps.
CBC 0.41 - 1.33% Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.
CBG 0.16 - 2.43% Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure.
CBN 0.18 - 0.34% Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss.
THCV 0.5 - 1.3% Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V.

Cotton Candy Kush Terpene Profile

Carene 0.33% Carene (also known as Delta-3 carene) is a terpene found in rosemary, lemons, pines, and cedars, offering citrusy and cypress aroma. Studies on mice showed that carene provides anti-inflammatory effects, as well as promotes bone health and chronic pain relief.
Geraniol 0.17% Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation.
Sabinene 0.2% Sabinene is a terpene with a peppery, spicy, citrusy, and piney aroma, presented in Norway spruce, Holm oak trees, black pepper, cardamom, and carrot seeds. Found in cannabis in small quantities. Allegedly, sabinene has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
Bisabolol 0.07% Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut.
Terpineol 0.23% Terpineol (also known as alpha-terpineol or a-terpineol) is a terpene naturally occurring in more than 150 plants, including lilacs, lime blossoms, eucalyptus sap, and pines. Among the therapeutic qualities are anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, and antimicrobial. In cannabis, terpineol boasts the distinctive pine smoke aroma and causes a relaxing, sedative effect.
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 62 - 71 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 75 Days
Yield outdoor
Yield indoor 0.5 - 1 Oz/Ft² (~ 300 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 90 >

Cotton Candy Kush strain lineage

Cotton Candy Kush Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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User Reviews 14

Valerie
01.05.2021

A bud perfect for day time use. It keeps you functional and has an amazing body buzz. I smoked it with my friends and we had the best conversation for hours on end without feeling sleepy or lazy. Cotton Candy is a good strain for daytime pain relief when I am experiencing cramps. No side effects at all!

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Bancy
01.04.2021

I don’t understand why Allbud has listed this strain as being cerebral. It makes me sleep all day!

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Felister
12.30.2020

I always have this strain saved for the rainy day. It delivers a good and clear-headed high.

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Charles
12.28.2020

Dynamite dope! Smells and looks good and is quite tasty.

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Newton
12.25.2020

this bud is amazing! The effects kick in fast but smoothly.

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Brown
12.24.2020

my second time trying Cotton candy, it hits me with a good head high.

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Sanaipei
12.23.2020

this weed is perfect for when you want to remain chill on a bad day.

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Pete
12.21.2020

Cotton candy delivers as its supposed to but I don’t like the taste!

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Kathy
12.18.2020

I love this strain.

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Lawrence
12.16.2020

Really love this mj. It has the cotton candy taste that I like. It got me relaxed but not sleepy so I don’t understand why Banice says it made her sleep! It has a strong Sativa boost but one that is calming with no anxiety and overstimulation. I love it.

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Banice
12.15.2020

This flower is a creeper sleeper. I rolled a joint yesterday and I only enjoyed half of it as I was already feeling high and happy. However, about half an hour later I fell into a deep sleep. It is perfect for anxiety and depression.

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Candice
12.14.2020

Glorious strains with a nice taste.

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Justin
12.13.2020

Super dank, you will fall in love!

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Katherine
12.11.2020

A great strain for all day use.

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