Lineage and THC Content
MK Ultra is a hybrid strain of cannabis with a strong leaning towards indica. In fact, it is one of those hybrid strains with the highest indica dominance. The alluring name of this strain is inspired by the CIA's experiment, Project MK Ultra, designed to control the minds of American government officials and civilians in the 1950s. The It is named after Project MK Ultra the CIA conducted mind manipulating experiments on civilians and government officials during the 1950's. The name might sound a little extreme initially but smoking just a little bit of this strain explains the choice of the name. Due primarily to its high THC content of roughly 18 percent and a CBD level of 0.1 percent, it produces one of the strongest hypnotic and cerebral effects on users. Moreover, its ancestors the G13 and OG Kush imply really strong and stable genetics for MK Ultra. Due to these reasons, this strain was secured the first place in the 2003 High Times Cannabis Cup among the other indica strains.
Appearance, Aroma, and Taste
The plants of the MK Ultra strain are short with a maximum height of 100 to 120 centimeters. Like other indica plants, it too has a dense structure of flowers and buds. Both the flowers and the buds are sticky to the touch as they are covered with a layer of white resin. The flowers have a strong pungent odor, while the plants overall odor is a rather strange blend of limes, diesel, and burnt plastic. However, when it comes to taste, it is pine-like and earth with a hint of sweetness. Meanwhile, its smoke is smooth.
Effects of MK Ultra
This strain is quite aptly believed to rank high among the list of powerful Indica-dominant strains in the world. MK Ultra's hypnotic and cerebral effects hit the user almost immediately after smoking it. Initially, the high induced by the strain makes the eyelids droopy and heavy. Eventually, the user experiences a full body couch lock. Additionally, smoking MK Ultra also lifts the spirits which is why users often have a permanent smile on their face while the strains effects last.
MK Ultra in Medicine
This strain's strong effects make it an effective remedy for people suffering from depression, insomnia, and stress.
The Cultivation Process
Originally, T.H Seeds grew the MK Ultra strain. It can be cultivated both indoors and outdoors, but its short height makes it particularly suitable for cultivating indoors. It requires a waiting period of around 9 weeks before the plant flowers. MK Ultra gives an average yield with 350 grams for each square meter.
This strain is a popular and highly effective medicinal strain of marijuana. MK Ultra's ability to relax the user make it ideal for using during the evening or at night.
When smoked or converted into an edible form, the flavor of the MK Ultra strain is best described as Earthy, Woody, and Pungent.
MK Ultra Strain Medicinal Benefits and Side Effects
How to Breed MK Ultra Seeds
Below you can find a list of strains that are parents and predecessors which led to the medicinal effects and properties of the MK Ultra cannabis strain. It was through the breeding of these strains which led to the production of MK Ultra marijuana seeds, while attempting to cultivate their combined effects and therapeutic properties. To breed your own MK Ultra seeds, you would need to cultivate a mixture of the following strains:
Ancestry and DNA - Children of the MK Ultra Strain
Below you can find a list of strains which were bred from MK Ultra in an attempt to leverge it's medicinal properties and growing attributes.