Bubblegum is an Indica dominant strain that was TH Seeds first entry into the seed community back in 1993 and has since gone on to win four High Times Cannabis Cups. It produces a powerful euphoric high that lifts moods and can render users happily couch-locked.
The strain has also granted users an increase in creative juices along with its lazy Indica properties. Users can expect the usual negative effects when using Bubblegum – dry mouth and eyes, dizziness and some paranoia. There are a few that also experience headaches from this strain.
The strain is most often used by those enduring stress, anxiety and mood related disorders; allowing them to find some much needed relaxation time. Due to the Indica traits Bubblegum is also good for pain relief and doting sleep upon the insomniacs. It is used by those that deal with eating disorders, like anorexia, and chronic nausea or vomiting.
Bubblegum is derived from the Indiana Bubblegum whose genetics are mostly unknown. The only thing we do know is that it was a mostly Indica hybrid. The Indiana Bubblegum was an excellent clone strain that made its way to Amsterdam into TH Seeds hands. Many generations of inbreeding later and they were eventually able to produce the stable strain that is so widely known today.
The strain grows as a shorter plant, usually between 120 to 160 centimeters, and is relatively easy to grow. Beginners can grow this strain but should be wary that plants need to be carefully clipped to control height, since this particular strain has less side-branching. Bubblegum flowers between 55 to 60 days and can yield between 350 to 500 grams per square meter. It has a distinctive bubblegum aroma that is almost impossible to hide.