Green Cush is a Sativa-dominant phenotype of the famous strain Green Crack, which according to Leafly is a descendant of Skunk #1. Because its name perpetuates a negative image of cannabis, many have taken to calling this strain Cush (with a ‘C’) or Green Cush instead. Patients report a wide range of medical benefits including feelings of increased energy, as well as relief from anxiety, depression and stress. We put these claims to the test in our hands on review of Green Cush grown by Tilray.
Strain Name: Green Cush by Tilray
Strain Details: Sativa Dominant Hybrid – THC: 18.6%, CBD: <0.1%
Green Cush is defined by medium sized buds that display colors of dark purple with splashes of emerald within. At first glance, Green Cush appears very dark, but as you expose it to light you notice pleasing hues of violet within its leaves. Due to its darker color, the resin coating contrasts sharply and brings attention to the thick and abundant nature of this cultivar. Due to the frosted layer of trichomes present on this bud, Green Cush does have a natural shimmer when light hits the surface. Upon closer inspection, you’ll discover small rust colored pistils embedded within. Overall, Green Cush is a showcase of exemplary cultivation, with density, moisture, and trimming all up to par.
What does it smell like:
This Green Cush phenotype has a rich fragrance that contains a lively texture to its aroma. As you open the container, you are met with a pungent sweet pine scent that contains lively, herbal notes. As the aroma settles, lively bursts of citrus come to life, wrapped in a wakeful pepper-like over layer that lingers in the background of this cultivar’s fragrance. As you vaporize, Green Cush takes on more of an earthy/pine fragrance. Due to the lively smell during use, this strain may not be the best choice if you need to medicate stealthily. Overall, the olfactory experience of Green Cush was pleasing and invigorating in nature, a good choice if you like a heavy pine aroma to your medication.
What does it taste like:
Similar to its olfactory profile, Green Cush has a lively and rich consumption experience that is pleasing throughout. As you inhale, you are met with a smooth and sweet profile containing some traces of sweet herbs and citrus. As you exhale, the flavor profile takes on a pleasing texture that is rich and lively on your palate. A sweet citrus flavor is apparent at the forefront which is then followed by an earthy combination of herbs and pine that lingers on your palate during consumption. Although it does contain a notable over layer of earth and pepper, the vaporization of Green Cush is smooth, with sweet citrus notes making for a soothing experience. Overall, Green Cush maintained its flavor well. Even during longer sessions it was void of any harsh flavor and did not induce coughing. This cultivar would be recommended for those looking for a sweeter and smoother consumption that is does not contain your traditional cannabis like flavors.
*Use and Effects:
Our reviewer found this Green Cush phenotype has an array of long lasting and potent effects. Shortly after consumption, patients may find a strong focus useful for alertness and creativity. Patients may also notice energizing and uplifting effects, a great aid for fatigue and symptoms of depression. Green Cush also has subtle body effects that could ease soreness, potentially useful for helping with gastrointestinal discomfort and relieving nausea as well as headaches. Our reviewer also noted this cultivar had almost no crash following use, and he also remarked that his anxiety and hunger (munchies) remained under control, even at higher doses. As such, Green Cush would be recommended for day use, and for those who want a medication that does not produce hunger stimulation.
*Please note that impact and effects will vary from user to user.
Reviewed April 17th 2019.