Effects: Don’t touch this if you have any plans whatsoever. Like Afghani, Kosher Kush and other strong, sedating indicas, Cataract Kush hits fast. But its high will also continue to build for up to twenty minutes, making you feel both higher and incapable of movement. The potent effects make it a natural candidate for pain and insomnia patients, as well as people with stomach and eating issues.
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Smell: Sweet, briny and dank whiffs quickly inflate the bottom of your nostrils, until thick scents of pine cleaner and rubber shoot up the bridge of your nose for a classic OG Kush scent, with a little ocean breeze.
I’m not sure whether it’s the cold nights or caring too much about who did what on True Detective, but I’ve been sleeping like shit lately, waking up in positions that make my neck and shoulder feel like a couple of tenderized pork loins. Dealing with the soreness has slightly affected my patience and attitude (maybe more than slightly if you ask the fuckboy who tried cutting me off at East 17th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard last week). In any case, the muscle aches had to be mitigated, and I knew just the strain to do it: Cataract Kush.
Looks: Dark, stormy and perfect for a rainy day, Cataract Kush buds are plump and cone-shaped, with milky-gray trichomes that make those dark-green buds even darker. Pretty obvious indica structure.
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Flavor: Deviating little from its aroma, Cataract Kush’s flavor is heavy on the pine, with sour and salty aftertastes of rubber and soil, then a subtle bubblegum sweetness lingering after it all. Easy pleasing for an OG fan.
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An indica-dominant hybrid of LA Confidential and OG Kush, Cataract Kush was bred into popularity by California’s DNA Genetics. I initially assumed the strain’s name came from its potent, hazy effects, but later found out that “Cataract” was inspired by cloudy, dark trichomes and forest-green buds that can look gray…