Effects: Although it’s hard to focus at times after smoking Durban Kush, the high is relatively productive, providing boosts of energy and enthusiasm without heavy munchies. The uplifting effects are said to drop off into a relaxing body high, but that never seems to happen when I take Durban Kush for a spin on a Sunday morning, or even as a light pre-workout toke. Just keep some water around, because your mouth will be even dryer than usual.
Looks: Durban Kush tends to grow at around medium height, with oblong buds and loose calyxes that’ll take you back to strains of yesteryear. The loose, classic sativa structure is accompanied by a bright-green color usually ranging from lime to wintergreen, with occasional spots of purple.
Smell: Instead of ganging up on those earthy, herbal OG Kush notes, Durban Poison and Chem D’s gassy aspects combine into a blend of sweet citrus and chemicals — almost like nitrous oxide at the dentist — before the muddy whiffs of soil and pine swoop in.
In sports, the super team is usually disliked by the masses. We want our best athletes to put a team of role players on their backs, and we’ll poop on any collection of superstars who’d rather win faster and easier by joining forces. If we felt that way about cannabis breeding, we’d never have Durban Kush.
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Despite its all-star lineage, Durban Kush is likely to stay stuck in the shadows of its more popular parents and has now reached the status of bypassed older sibling of Girl Scout Cookies — a cross of OG Kush and Durban Poison that has taken over commercial cannabis for the past six or seven years. It’s never been as popular as the more modern Girl Scout Cookies, and is still often confused with Durban Poison, thanks to the similar names. This is all relative, though, as Durban Kush has carved a sizable presence in Colorado.
A hybrid of Durban Poison and a Chem D and OG Kush cross, Durban Kush is likely to stay stuck in the shadows of its more popular parents and sibling Girl Scout Cookies — a cross of OG Kush and Durban Poison. It’s never been as popular as the more modern Girl Scout Cookies, and is still often confused with Durban…