Originating in Los Angeles, California, LA Kush is a hybrid with obscure genetic roots. Not to be confused with OG Los Angeles Kush, the general consensus is that LA Kush is a variety of OG Kush, and possibly a select phenotype of Abusive OG. In spite of the mystery, LA Kush presents itself as an earthy mix of pine and menthol flavors. Its happy effects bring a smile to your face, lifting your mood and relaxing sore muscles. If you are looking to alleviate stress or need a spark of creativity, look to LA Kush.
With a refreshing evergreen scent reminiscent of our beloved Angeles Crest National Forest, Los Angeles Kush’s “RED BOX” OG is the quintessential couch-lock indica. Not for the faint of heart, Red Box has become the gold standard for heavy sedative relaxation, stubborn insomnia, and intense pain. This strain is the ideal choice for more experienced patients.
L.A. Kush indica flower comes housed in a glossy, cherry red cardboard box about the size of a Rubik’s Cube. Right away the large white logo, featured on the top and sides against the vibrant color, catches my attention. It reminds me of an L.A. sports team’s logo.
As I open the taped top marked “no seal no deal” I notice the L.A. Kush logo and website branded on the inner flaps. Then I see the top of a glass jar snug and safe thanks to a cardboard insert that looks like a cup holder.
The aroma is explosive, like a wind-up toy just waiting to take off. It’s exactly how you want a classic OG to smell: strong notes of pine, lemon and a woody sweetness that remind me of summer camp. I can’t know for sure since it isn’t on the labeling, but I have a hunch this strain has a strong terpene profile.