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Pre-98 Bubba Kush

Pre-98 Bubba Kush is an indica-dominant strain originating in the ‘90s. The exact heritage of this strain (cultivar) is disputed, but some believe it comes from a landrace strain imported from Pakistan or Afghanistan. It’s an 85% indica and 15% sativa hybrid with average THC levels of 20%.

Pre-98 Bubba Kush is a classic strain loved by many old-school and new-school cannabis connoisseurs. It is a typical indica strain ideal for nighttime use and has sedative and relaxing effects, which can help alleviate symptoms of chronic pain, insomnia and stress.

This strain has an earthy, pungent smell with citrus undertones, and users might notice a delicate coffee flavor on the exhale. It’s an ideal strain to use after a long day and to get users ready for a night of deep relaxation and sleep.

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Strain types

  • 85%Indica
  • 15%Sativa


  • Citrus
  • Earthy
  • Pungent


  • Coffee


There are many noticeable terpenes found in Pre 98 Bubba Kush; however, the ones that are found in the highest concentration include myrcene, limonene, and linalool.

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Limonene

  • Linalool

  • Myrcene



Pre-98 Bubba Kushs has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Happy
  • Relaxing
  • Sleepy

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth

The positive and negative effects of Pre 98 Bubba Kush are those common of indica marijuana strains.

Medical Applications

Pre-98 Bubba Kush offers moderate potency with relaxing and sedative effects, which may help alleviate symptoms of a variety of physical and mental health conditions.
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Chronic Pain, Muscle Pain and Other Types of Pain

Cannabis contains anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can help reduce or distract from pain, including THC, CBD, and beta-caryophyllene.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Muscular
  • Skeletal

CBD may help activate the pathway of CB2 receptors in the body and decrease inflammation.

Organ Systems

  • Muscular

Cannabinoids like CBD can help modulate serotonin transmission, giving it anti-depressant and anxiolytic effects.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Anxiety, Panic Disorders

Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System

THC can stimulate the release of the sleep neurotransmitter, adenosine.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Mental / Emotional
Headache & Migraine

Cannabis contains several anxiolytic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic, and stress-relieving compounds that can help alleviate migraine headache pain.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System



growing strains

This variety produces large green buds with purple hues. The flowers are covered in wispy white pistils sprinkled with an amber frost as it matures. The leaves are large and broad, and growers report luscious growth with compact nodes.

This variety will be suitable for beginner growers as it is relatively easy to grow. It is a compact plant that displays good branching that is easily manageable. Trimming some of the larger fan leaves of this variety will be essential to allow light to enter the lower canopy and improve air circulation.

Pre-98 Bubba Kush is well-suited to a hydroponic system and is a medium feeder. Although it is a compact plant, training it may improve yields and respond well to “screen of green” training. The SCROG method is topping the plants in the early vegetative stage.

This encourages the plant to produce more side shoots, eventually becoming colas (flowers). Once topped, the branches of the plants are gently weaved through support (usually a horizontal trellis) to maximize the amount of light reaching each potential bud site.

This plant is a medium yielder, averaging 300 grams per square meter indoors and 400 grams per square meter outdoors.


Pre-98 Bubba Kush will typically grow from 60 to 80 inches indoors and outdoors.

Humidity and Temperature

This strain prefers a warmer climate outdoors. When growing Pre-98 Bubba Kush, keep the relative humidity between 40%-60% in the vegetative phase, and drop it to 30%-40% during flowering to prevent molds such as bud rot from taking hold. Temperatures should stay in the 71-82 F (22-28 C) range.


The flowering period for this variety is slightly longer than typical indica strains at around nine weeks (63 days). However, some growers claim to harvest at approximately seven weeks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Pre-98 Bubba Kush strain good for?
How does the Pre-98 Bubba Kush strain make you feel?

Pre-98 Bubba Kush produces a relaxing high that has been reported to make people feel happy and sleepy.

Is Pre-98 Bubba Kush an indica or sativa?

Pre-98 Bubba Kush is an indica-dominant hybrid cannabis strain composed of 85% indica and 15% sativa genetics.

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