Top 10 Kush strains
The origins of the Kush cannabis family are rooted in the Hindu-Kush Mountains that meander through the borders of modern day Afghanistan and Pakistan. Thousands of years, possibly tens of thousands of years ago man was growing Kush here.
Smugglers transported the prized landrace heavy duty Mountain Kush seeds out of the region throughout the 1970’s. Both American and European strain hunters following the “hippie trail” crossed paths with the Kush on their travels. We’ve succinctly filled you in on the What, Where and When.
Who? Is hotly debated with too many tall tales to know for sure which individuals are owed the credit for bringing ancient Kush genetics to the West. However, we can be certain that it happened just in time. In 1979 the former Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan and so began a terrible trend. Ever since War and conflict have plagued the whole Middle-East.
Civilian Kush seed hunting expeditions have all but ceased. Fortunately, breeders from the US and Europe have been cultivating, hybridising and refining vintage Kush genetics for close to 50 years now.
'Kush' is a magic word in the world of cannabis enthusiasts. Totally deserved! Check out our own Top 10 of Kush cannabis strains.