A Complete Review of the Lemon Kush Marijuana Strain

Lemon Kush Review Everything You Need To Know About

The Lemon Kush has been famous among most weed smokers because of its effect on one’s mood and creativity. According to its creator, the Alien Genetics, this strain is a product of crossbreeding between the Lemon G and the Afghan Kush. However, other variations may exist.

Other manufacturers can easily clone this strain by crossing between the Lemon Joy and the Master Kush that provide almost the same aroma, flavor, and effects.

This strain is a medium-sized kush with 50 percent Indica and 50 percent Sativa phenotype. What makes this strain different from other kush is the greater internodal spacing between the leaves. This kush has light-green buds with beautiful white frosting called trichomes, making it look like a kush covered in snow.

The taste of this marijuana strain is lemon-like citrus with earthy tints. The aroma is citrusy, too. This strain is famous for its effects that enhance the users’ creativity and improve their mood.

Effects of the Strain

The effects of the strain are noticeable and prolonged. Because of its intensity, it makes its first-users wonder. The effects lean more on providing energy than on relaxation.

Emotionally, the Lemon Kush can improve the users’ mood and uplift their spirit.

Psychologically, this strain can improve their sociability, alleviate their depression and anxiety, and sharpen their creativity.
Physically, this strain can improve their appetite.


The side effects of this strain are almost the same as the other kush. It can cause dry mouth, paranoia, dizziness, and dry eyes. Some users also complain about headaches when they overuse this strain.

Therefore, users must keep themselves hydrated when they are planning to use this strain. They should also use it moderately.

Terpene Profile

The Lemon Kush is almost 50 percent Indica and 50 percent Sativa. Some of its components are responsible for giving its energizing effect, as well as its citrusy aroma and flavor.

The myrcene is the one that is responsible for giving this strain its earthy scent. The pinene is the one that gives it its pine scent, which is the same with some herbs like rosemary.

Caryophyllene is the one that is responsible for its peppery smell, as well as its anti-inflammatory effects.

The reason why the Lemon Kush strain has an aroma and flavor of lemon is because of the limonene.

Here is the summary of Lemon Kush’s terpene profile:

  • 17 to 26 percent THC
  • >1 percent CBD
  • Myrcene
  • Caryophyllene
  • Pinene
  • Limonene
  • Other minor cannabinoids


Alien Genetics, the original creator of the Lemon Kush marijuana, created this strain out of the Lemon G and the Afghan Kush, which make these strains the parents. However, other variations may exist.

Other manufacturers create their version of this strain by crossbreeding the Lemon Joy and the Master Kush.

The Very Cherry and the Grape Dawg are the children of the Lemon Kush strain.


The difficulty level of growing this kush marijuana is moderate. All you need is a healthy soil and warm climate.

Most of these strains thrive outdoors with a temperature that ranges from 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. To plant this strain, you need healthy soil to strengthen the lemon scent. Adding micronutrients to the earth is highly advisable to keep it healthy.

On the other hand, if healthy soil is unavailable, it is crucial to keep the plant hydrated.

If you want to produce a tasty kush, organic cultivation with nice curing of the bud is highly advisable.

This strain is sturdy. It can withstand humidity and slightly warm temperature. What makes this kush pleasant is that it is easy to clone.

The height of this kush ranges from 30 to 78 inches. You can attain a yield that varies from moderate to high.

You need to wait for 7 to 10 weeks for its flowering time. If your plant’s phenotype is more of a Sativa, the flowering time might take longer. October is the month where this kush usually flowers.


Many of the users who expressed their opinions online enjoy the strain.

One user said, “The nugs smell strong of lemon. The nugs are so tightly compact – they smoke you, you do not smoke them.”

Another satisfied user said, “Smoke a blunt of Lemon Kush in NYC near Times Square with my brother. Best time of my life. I was happy and euphoric.”

The strain is highly prevalent in Oregon and Seattle, Washington, although its high is not as intense as the other Indica-dominant strains.

The Lemon OG Kush is one of the closest that you can compare with this strain. However, the two provide different intensity on the effects. The Lemon OG Kush provides more relaxation, while the Lemon Kush delivers more energy.

When it comes to happiness, the Lemon OG’s percentage is only 60 to the Lemon Kush’s 100 percent. Meanwhile, when it comes to relieving insomnia, the Lemon Kush only scores 31 percent to the Lemon OG’s 65 percent. When it comes to the dry mouth side effect, both scored the same.

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