Bubblegum is a hybrid of 50% Indica and 50% Sativa. This strain was originally bred in Indiana by studious breeders who wanted an equilibrium physical relaxation and cerebral stimulation. The experiment was later taken to the New England area and afterward to the famed breeders of Holland who perfected the strain to bring steady bubblegum flavor and controlled nervous system effects.
Bubblegum is considered one of the best hybrid strains in the world. In the ’90s, the bubblegum strain was victorious at the High Times Cannabis Cup. This strain was also recognized at the Spannabis Cannabis Champion’s Cup in 2005, where it came first place. It finished second place at this very competition in 2007 due to its unique properties.
Appearance and Smell
The Bubblegum cannabis plants grow to a medium height about 120cm-160cm. It has bright green leaves, crystal white trichomes, covered in bright orange pistils and stigmas. The plants grow wide plants with bright colors showcasing its rich cannabinoid profile.
The Bubblegum cannabis strain tastes similar to the way it smells. This strain is popular for its sweet, bubblegum aroma and flavor which has been described as having a mixture of different tastes including sweet, fruity, berries, candy, and creamy.
It also brings a mixture of creamy and berry undertones which result in great tasting buds. The sweet flavor of Bubblegum strain is amongst the reasons why it has become so popular in the cannabis community.
It’s quite easy to grow weed from Bubblegum cannabis seeds. Growers will need to be surrounded by a sunny, warm, dry, Mediterranean environment. Bubblegum plants can easily rot and mold when exposed to high levels of moisture. Thus, it’s preferable to grow this strain indoors.
Experienced growers won’t find any difficulties growing this plant indoors. Growers may need a grow tent, 5-gallon buckets with overflow holes in the bottom to retain the organic soil, a good fertilizer such as Flower Power, as well as seeds or cuttings. You will also need a good lighting and watering schedule. High-Intensity Discharge lamps are preferable if you can afford them. You can better regulate your environment using proper ventilation, a fan, and an exhaust port. Bubblegum cannabis plants usually start flowering in seven to nine weeks. Once your buds flower, you can begin harvesting the healthy plants.
Indoor growers should expect a yield of 16 ounces per meter squared of healthy plants.
Growing this strain outdoors will require high maintenance since the plants can easily rotten due to moist environments. Outdoor growers expect a yield of 14 ounces per plant of fresh buds.
Bubblegum cannabis strain has THC levels of about 19 percent, which is moderate when compared to other strains. These moderate THC levels won’t be too overwhelming for novice users. Bubblegum can be used for conditions such as chronic stress due to its ability to melt away worries as well as minor aches and pains. Chronic stress is usually a result of anxiety and depression and the euphoric effects of Bubblegum can easily break it down. This strain can also reduce the psychomotor agitation which results from ADD and ADHD.
Bubblegum cannabis strain is also useful for those with musculoskeletal pain. Its moderate levels of THC can help to ease back pain and neck pain. It can also ease neuropathic pain and other related conditions such as fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, and Multiple Sclerosis pain. This strain is useful for treating inflammatory conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and arthritis.
Bubblegum marijuana can also treat nausea resulting from conventional cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation. Nausea may also be due to seasickness, dysautonomia, or other underlying conditions. Bubblegum can act as a great way to treat this problem.
Bubblegum marijuana also has appetite-inducing properties which can help patients who have lost too much weight due to conditions such as anorexia. Consuming moderate to high amounts of this strain can help to increase appetite, therefore boosting one’s weight.
Bubblegum cannabis strain is also good for those failing to get quality sleep due to insomnia. Its perfect balance of stimulating and relaxation effects will help to increase sleep, especially at night.
Bubble Gum Experience
Bubble Gum strain should be used at nighttime, or at a time when you have no need to be productive. Since it has sedative effects it might not be suitable for daytime use.
Bubblegum as delicious as its name sounds. This classic hybrid strain is known for its sleepy and laid-back effects. Since it’s a hybrid strain, it brings a mixture of indica and sativa properties. Bubblegum is great for those who enjoy artistic motivation, due to its ability to ignite creative thought and expression. This is a great strain if you are struggling with your home project that needs a bit of creativity.
Bubblegum generates light effects that are not too strong for the mind and body. When you smoke a few tokes of this strain, you will feel the nice heavy-bodied sensation of a sativa mixed with quite a bit of mental stimulation of an indica. Its mellow high will gradually bring focus while relaxing muscle joints. This high also comes with a flow of general pain relief which numbs every part of the body.
This strain has a yummy bubble gum flavor that fills the throat as you keep inhaling this strain. The smoke is quite smooth, and users can take in many puffs without coughing or choking. The more you inhale this strain, the more your body gains an elevating high.