Tips for Growing Lemon Kush Cannabis

Ever wanted to grow your favorite strain? Leafly and General Hydroponics are teaming up on a series of grow guides that will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need to grow different strains successfully.


Strain Overview: Lemon Kush’s well-rounded high and pleasing citrus aroma lend to sharpened creativity and an enhanced mood. Alien Genetics is responsible for creating this masterpiece strain, by crossing Lemon G with classic Afghan Kush. While Alien’s strain is no longer available in seed or clone form, another Lemon Kush — a cross between Master Kush and Lemon Joy with similar effects and aroma — is.

Grow Techniques: Growing outdoors in quality, complex soil brings out the strong lemon scent. This means feeding your soil with micronutrients, compost tea, and other macronutrient sources to keep the plant happy and healthy while flowering.

Flowering Time: 8-9 weeks

Yield: Moderate to high

Grow Difficulty: Moderate

Climate: Keep between 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit. Lemon Kush likes a slightly warmer temperature and can handle more humidity (40-50% RH while flowering).

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoors, this strain can take off in the right climate.

Feeding: With healthy soil, this plant won’t need much food to reach its full potential. With nutrient-deficient soil, feed with liquids when necessary.

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