Bubble Gum is a classic hybrid marijuana strain made by crossing Indiana Bubble Gum with an unknown indica strain. marked by sweet and fruity flavors. This strain has the ability to numb your body while leaving your mind feeling clearheaded. Bubble Gum was originally developed by growers in Indiana and has been winning awards since 1994. Bubble Gum is easy to grow and has a flowering time of 7-9 weeks.
Indica Dominant Hybrid – 80% Indica / 20% Sativa
THC: 15% – 19%
Bubblegum which was originated in Indiana during 1970s, is an almost 80/20 split across indica and sativa dominance. The bubblegum indica dominant hybrid strain was created by crossing Indiana Bubblegum with an unidentified indica cannabis strain. This strain was then taken to Amsterdam in order to clone and hybridize. It took several years to finally come up with a stable bubblegum strain with the typical sweet odor and euphoric high. The strain got its name for its smell which is just like the pink bubble gum. This medical marijuana strain was able to acquire a quick reputation for its sweetness. It has a mild taste with bubble gum flavor both during inhale and exhale. This strain is the winner of several accolades and has been placed frequently in the ‘High Times Cannabis Cup’. The plant appears light green colored with several bright orange colored hairs. The buds will look airy with lots of crystals that appear snowy. This strain will give the classic effects of old-school indica that will last up to two hours. Patients with stress, anxiety and tension are found to have good results upon using this strain. Bubblegum also has the mood-elevating property.
About this Hybrid Strain
Bubble Gum is a classic cannabis strain that has provided the genetic foundation for many popular strains of today. A great experience all on its own, Bubble Gum has repeatedly placed for numerous cannabis awards around the world over the years. Seeds originally came to the states from Amsterdam
An uplifting euphoria elevates the mind immediately, relieving stress and increasing energy, according to reviewers. Bubble Gum is often described as well-balanced in part because the energy and euphoria last a long time then gives way to a calming, deep relaxation that makes you feel great.
Humulene, caryophyllene, and myrcene are the most prominent terpenes in Bubble Gum weed. Fruit and berries aromas are abundant and earthy notes can be tasted, especially on exhale. THC levels average around 17%.
The light green buds are covered in orange pistils with a white layer of frost in the form of trichome crystals.
BUBBLE GUM: THE ORIGINAL
Bubble Gum is a well balanced sativa dominant hybrid strain consisting of 60 percent sativa genetics and 40 percent indica genetics. The strain offers flowers high in THC with medium amounts of CBD. The strain is well decorated and has been victorious in numerous cannabis competitions.
Bubble Gum placed 2nd within two categories during the High Times Cannabis Cup in 1995. The strain then went on to win 1st place in a category at the Spannabis Cannabis Champions Cup in 2005 and 2rd place at the same competition in 2007. This cup winning strain walks its talk and has proven to be extremely popular.
The balanced nature of Bubble Gum results in a well balanced high, consisting of a cerebral sensation that is augmented by a relaxing and gentle body stone. The indica elements of this smoke induce a slight couch lock and are very calming, often ramping up appetite and bringing on the munchies. This strain will also help with sleep when used at the right time. The sativa aspects of the high derived from Bubble Gum invoke a head high that is uplifting, thought provoking and quite meditative.
Bubble Gum presents a complex taste as the smoke from a joint or bong rolls over the tongue. This sensation is defined by tones of bubblegum, fruit, spice, bitterness and earthiness. The smell released when burning Bubble Gum flowers is also multilayered, featuring scents of spearmint, basil, thyme, grapefruit, strawberry, nectar and flowers. This combination of scent and taste make Bubble Gum a great pick for the cannabis connoisseur, those who appreciate every aspect of a strain when getting high.
The flowering period of this strain is between 8 to 9 weeks and if growing outdoors, harvest time will usually occur during October. The flowers produced by Bubblegum contain a reasonably high THC.
Legendary for its bubblegum sweet smell and euphoric high. Bubble Gum grows into a medium tall plant, usually not too branchy (sometimes tall) and produces compact, crystal covered buds. Plants grown from seeds are very similar to one another.
Originally the Bubblegum strain was developed by growers in Indiana, USA. Later those original genetics came to the Netherlands and were given to two different seed companies. Each created their own ‘original Bubble Gum’ from that genetic material. The Serious Seeds Bubble Gum is more sativa like in looks and effect, a sturdy and strong plant, with the characteristic, sweet smell (truly resembling a typical bubble gum taste) and euphoric high; the original trademarks of this famous strain. The only inbred strain (not a F1 hybrid) on the Serious menu.
Bubble Gum has won 13 awards in High Times Cannabis Cups and similar festivals. In 2004 and 2005 it won 5 local and national Cups in Spain alone! In 2006 the Bubble Gum received its best award; it was named ‘Plant of the year’ by magazine ‘Soft Secrets’, because many Spanish growers won in local competitions in that year with the same plant: Bubble Gum. In September 2016 the feminized seeds of Bubble Gum have won the third place in the category Sativa at the Expogrow-Cup 2016 in Irun, Spain.
The legendary sweet strawberry flavor of this variety is well pronounced in plants grown from feminized seeds! The Bubble Gum is the motherplant of the legendary Strawberry-Banana produced by Crockett Family Farms. In November 2018 an extract from Bubble Gum made by Nectars Collective has won the FIRST place in the category Hybrids at the 4th annual Jack Herer-Cup in Las Vegas, USA.
The exact lineage and genetics of Bubble Gum remain a mystery. However, the strain’s history began in Indiana, where its original grower gave three different Bubble Gum plants to three Netherlands breeders — Adam of T.H. Seeds, and Cerebral Seeds’ Simon and Tony (who eventually split to form Serious Seeds and Sagarmatha Seeds, respectively)
Today, both regular and feminized seeds are available from Serious Seeds, and Bubble Gum is the only inbred strain offered by the seed bank. Simon reports Bubble Gum seeds produce a stable, uniform grow of strong, sturdy plants with thick stems. It lists the strain as both an outdoor and indoor cultivar, with an indoor flowering time of 56-63 days.