Bruce Banner takes it’s namesake from the alter-ego of comic book superhero the Hulk and it receives this name with good reason as it is quite a powerful strain, with the Bruce Banner #3 variant reaching nearly 30% in THC content!
Bruce Banner has more going for it than a clever name and high THC content, however. This Sativa dominant hybrid strain packs quite a punch with a great balance between the Sativa and Indica effects. The taste of the strain is a pungent citrus, and compared to the strain’s smell, it’s taste is considerably earthier and less sweet.
Bruce Banner buds are dense, rich in THC content. The effects emerge swiftly and in strength, but the stone mellows into a creative euphoria, balancing out the punch of the initial stone. Bruce Banner will provide a relaxing body high accompanied with useful pain killing effects for users. This is a strain that is used to treat anxiety and stress levels, as well as alleviating the symptoms associated with ADD / ADHD and Bipolar disorders. Bruce Banner is also used to remedy migraines and alleviate pain associated with arthritis.
Jason Holck of Dark Horse Genetics (aka OG Ironlung) bred Bruce Banner by cross breeding Strawberry Diesel and OG Kush, which is made evident with it’s pleasant, slightly sweet diesel scent. It is a favorite in Colorado. Bruce Banner actually comes in three specific variants, with Bruce Banner #3 being the most coveted of the three. Initially, 5 Bruce Banner strains existed, Bruce Banner #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5. Bruce Banner #2 and #4 were both quickly drop, with #1, #3, and #5 taking precedence. Bruce Banner #3 ranked first place in the Denver US Cannabis Cup, and is the most potent strain ever tested in the history of the High Times Cannabis Cups. Bruce Banner received a great amount of hype in 2009, right as medical cannabis started receiving a better reception in the mainstream.
Plants of this strain tend to flower at around 8 to 10 weeks, and is a true beauty to behold as it grows. The leaves are colored a rich magenta hue, dancing vividly off the bright green buds and red hairs. The buds are frosted generously with large-headed trichomes. Bruce Banner tends to offer bigger yields than your typical OG Kush, making it a great strain choice for more experienced growers looking for an exotic strain which boasts bountiful yields.