Bubblegum marijuana is a hybrid strain that was bred by TH Seeds by crossing Indiana Bubblegum with an unknown indica strain. It is believed to have originated from the USA or the Netherlands. This sativa dominant strain was first introduced into the marijuana community back in 1993 and since then, it has already garnered many international awards such as the highly coveted High Times Cannabis Cup. It has won that competition four times.
This strain looks as inviting as it sounds. It generally looks light green in color with accents of bright orange pistils. The airy buds are covered in snowy white crystals. This strain is loved by cannabis fans for its sweet and fruity flavors. This delectable strain offers a high that numbs the body all the while leaving the mind clear.
Bubblegum Strain Specifications
Type: 75% Indica / 25% Sativa
Genetics Parents: Indiana Bubblegum x Unknown Indica
Flowering Period: 9 weeks
Climate: warm and dry
Yield: 400g to 600g
Flavors: sweet, bubblegum, fruity, flowery, earthy.
THC Level: 17%
CBD Level: 0.4%
Height: 120cm to 160cm
Harvest Period: October
Growing Difficulty: Easy
What are the Flavor and Effects of Bubblegum
Bubblegum marijuana boasts of its sweet and fruity flavor and scent profiles. It became famous for its appealing bubblegum fragrance that will surely tickle the nostrils. Combusting the buds gives of a smoke that fills the room with its earthy and flowery notes. It immediately sends users into a feeling of being surrounded by candies. This is truly a mouth watering experience. Smoking this weed leaves a sweet fruity aftertaste that is both entertaining and satisfying.
The high from smoking this strain is pleasing to both the mind and body. It sends the users to a relaxed and calm state of happiness. It starts with a euphoric cerebral buzz that eventually transcends into a tranquilizing physical state. This high also increases the creative juices of the mind. A positive outlook in life comes naturally with the happy hormones induced by this strain. This weed is perfect for soothing even the most stressed out muscles of the body.
What are the Medical Benefits of Bubblegum
Bubblegum marijuana is loved not just by recreational users, but by medical users as well. It offers not just recreational benefits, but also promises therapeutic effects. It has medical properties that are used by patients suffering from mood related disorders. This strain’s mood enhancing properties are specifically used by medical users to mitigate their symptoms associated with stress, anxiety and depression. Its indica properties are also sought after by patients struggling with insomnia to induce a restful sleep among themselves. This property also offers pain relieving effects that are used by patients suffering from bodily aches and pains. It also helps patients suffering from chronic nausea, vomiting, and eating disorders.
Negative Effects You Can Expect from Bubblegum
Bubblegum marijuana, despite all its great offers, can also lead to some unfavorable effects, especially to users who exceed their tolerance level. It has been reported to cause mild paranoia on rare occasions. Its most common adverse effects are having dry eyes and dry mouth. Users are advised to drink lots of fluids in order to mitigate their discomfort. To fully enjoy the wonderful benefits of this strain, it is recommended to be used moderately.
How to Grow Bubblegum
Bubblegum marijuana is a relatively easy to grow strain. This strain is perfect for small grow spaces because of its short stature. Growers must be careful in maintaining this plant as it is susceptible to mold. Other than that, this fragrant strain is enjoyable to grow. It thrives in both indoor and outdoor environments.
When growing indoors, growers can harvest the ripe buds after 9 weeks. Meanwhile, when growing in a warm and sunny environment outdoors, growers can expect to harvest this strain by October.