Marijuana Banana Kush Strain Review

Strain name info:Banana Kush Marijuana Strain

Our Overall Rating:  4 out of 5 / Best known for:  Smells like banana

Positive EffectsMarijuana Banana Kush effects
Origin / ancestryBanana Kush Type: Banana Kush is an Indica dominant hybrid of the following strains:

  • Ghost OG
  • Skunk haze

Banana Kush is the mellow yellow, sticky icky ooh wee!  This is a mostly Indica hybrid known mostly for its smooth banana taste.  This is a West Coast jewel where they have long been in the lab experimenting to produce fruity flavors in the cannabis.

Aromas, FlavorsBanana Kush has fragrances and aromas which have been described thusly:

  • Kush
  • Fruit
  • Banana
  • Tropical
  • Lemons
  • Sweet
  • Strong
May RelieveBanana Kush is a tasty but powerful weed often used in mood disorders like anxiety and depression.  It also packs a mean punch against many types of chronic and acute pains such as in Crohn’s disease and shingles.
THC Content:

17 % to 27 %

Cannabis Banana Kush THC CBD
Indoor/Outdoor YieldIf you grow your Banana Kush inside, you can expect 18 ounces of Banana Kush weed per meter squared of space.  It you grow outside, look for about 20 ounces per plant.
Flowering timeBanana Kush flowers in seven to nine weeks indoors.
GeneticBanana Kush weed Strain genetics
HarvestBanana Kush marijuana plants will be ready for harvest in early October.
Disease resistanceBanana Kush is a resilient plant like its Hindu Kush ancestors.  It can fight off mechanical damage and damage from heat, cold, wind, and weather.  It is strong against mites and parasites.
Plant HeightBanana Kush plants are of a medium height, between 40 and 80 inches tall.
Adverse effectsLike other powerful Indicas, Banana Kush has a tendency to produce dry mouth if overdone.  Be sure to pace yourself.  Banana Kush can also make you feel heavy and sleepy, a side effect most welcome to many users.
Growing difficultyGrowing Banana Kush plants is of moderate difficulty.  You need some gardening chops but you don’t have to be a scientist.  Your plants will be 7 to 9 weeks in the making to flowering.  You may need these skills:

  • Trim
  • Prune
  • Hydroponics if desired
  • Humidity control
  • Enrich the soil with nutrients
  • Always watch out for pests

Banana Kush weed review

  Origins, Genetics, History

Banana Kush Type: Banana Kush is a hybrid of the following strains:

  • Ghost OG
  • Skunk Haze

When breeders crossed Ghost OG and Skunk Haze, they did not intend to get a wimpy weed.  They knew the offspring was gonna be a monster weed and it is.  Banana Kush can have THC levels as high as 27 percent.  Not your grandma’s weed, unless she has glaucoma or any of a number of chronic pain conditions, then it’s definitely your grandma’s weed.  The toke from Banana Kush smells like bananas and Kush, and just how does it taste?

Banana Kush pot photo

Appearance and Smell

Well, banana is a smooth, mellow, relaxing taste.  Kush is earthy, strong, skunk, and funk.  You will know that weed comes from the earth, not from some lab, made by bacteria with Frankenstein genes injected into it.  This is all natural Kush from the Hindu Kush mountains originally, but transplanted to California and bred in one of the great weather hotspots of the world.

You see the picture?  This is a wild weed.  It looks like a giant octopus with those long arms, plastered in THC rich, shiny white trichomes.  Can you handle this weed is the question.  This particular plant appears in light green leaves, dense buds, with psychedelic orange pistils all over the place.  That means this is a strong, feral, and virile plant.  It won’t mind you consuming its sticky buds because we plant the seeds all over the world, and the species survives by the grace of the human beings who love to smoke it.

How to Grow Banana Kush Cannabis Seeds or Cuttings

Growing weed from Banana Kush cannabis seeds is of medium difficulty.  It will thrive most easily in the warm California sun, so choose a similar environment or indoor set-up.  If you grow under different conditions, you will get a different profile of cannabinoids and terpenes, even of color.  Slight cold will bring out the purple but too much cold will surely kill your plant or at least make it not so tasty.

Grown indoors, you’re looking at about nine weeks till flowering time.  You can expect about 18 ounces of banana flavored, highly valued weed per square meter.

Outdoors in the California sun is the way to go.  You will get 21 ounces from each plant.  You can reap your bountiful harvest early in the month of October.

Medicinal Marijuana Review

Banana Kush balances power and effectiveness.  Although it is no light weight weed, it has a nice calming effect on the nerves.  This makes it great for those with mood issues such as anxiety and depression.  It can lift mood as well as provide and anti-inflammatory effect.  Studies are showing that people with depression have inflammation going on in the brain.  The old days when we thought such people are just sad is over, the era of biohacking has arrived.  If your brain is depressed, you have to hack it to remove and attenuate the inflammation going on in the brain.  One way to do this is with a smooth, mellow weed called Banana Kush.  It’s not too harsh on the throat, and of course the flavor is delicious.  When you smell delicious flavor, automatically your mood lifts.  It is aroma therapy even before you smoke it.  When you do smoke it, you won’t get the painful kush toke choke with this weed, it’s much smoother, much more relaxing.

Now you can also use it for chronic pain in conditions like Crohn’s disease and shingles as well.  People with Crohn’s sometimes get acute, sharp pain in the guts.  Banana Kush has the ability to relieve acute pains and also to alleviate chronic pain by providing an anti-inflammatory effect throughout the entire body.

Banana Kush is used in insomnia and to stimulate appetite in conditions like anorexia nervosa.  Banana Kush is definitely also a weed to keep on hand for everyday stress.  It can give you a boost in the short term and the long term.

Banana Kush Weed Price

Vendor: Grohi Station
Portland, Oregon, USA
Strain name: Banana Kush
Gram – $ 8 USD
Eighth – $ 24 USD
Quarter – $ 46 USD
Half – $ 90 USD
Ounce – $ 144 USD
Vendor: Puddletown Organics
Portland, Oregon, USA
Strain name: Banana Kush
Gram – $ 4.17 USD
4 Grams – $ 15 USD
¼ ounce – $25
Half-ounce – $ 50 USD
Ounce – $ 100 USD


The usual description of this weed is mellow yellow.  It doesn’t hurt your nasal passages, it goes in smooth and comes out smooth and leaves you semi-charmed.  Your mood will elevate, your mind and body will relax.  Now you can open up to friends and also have an appetite to share some healthy snacks with friends.  You will feel the stresses of the day dissolve and you will be in your zone, your space, your house, and no one can shake your peace.  This is a good weed for a lazy day and a great weed for a stressful day!

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Last updated on April 18th, 2019 at 09:19 am
April 18th, 2019
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