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Cannabis Strain Review: Rk8

a.k.a. Royal Kush 8th Generation
Type of High: Head and Body
Try it: before ascending
Optimum Time of Day: Afternoon
Spectrum: 50/50
Dominant Terpene: Humulene
Effect Percentage
Side Effect Percentage
Dry Mouth
Dry Eyes
The Scaries

Rk8 has an ASHI score of 2 out of 11, and a BPS rating of 3 out of 50. The ASHI score, or Ascendancy Strains Heat Index, speaks to how popular it is at this moment in time. Think of it as measuring the flash in the pan strains that are hot right now for consumers. Social media discussions, consumer ratings and reviews are all data points that feed into this score.

BPS, or Brand Power Score, is more institution facing and looks more at data points which reflect how much respect and power this strain has to the industry. Strains that have articles written about them, sold as seeds, award history and inclusion in a strain directory are all examples of data points which feed into a BPS rating. The genetic blend of this strain is 50/50.

a section describing the experience of consuming this strain of cannabis

The Happy effects of Rk8 produce a head and body high for cannabis users. Afternoon is the best time to experience this strain. Rk8 has been reported by users as being used for Stress, Nightmares, Nausea, Insomnia, and Chronic Pain.

Common Usage
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nausea common usage for marijuana
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Chronic Pain common usage

Information found on this site is not meant to be used as or in place of medical advice. Seek advice from a medical professional to address your personal needs.

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The Flavor Story

Rk8's primary terpenes are Humulene, Myrcene, Camphene and Caryophyllene. Terpenes affect flavor but also provide their own set of medical and experiential effects. When smoked, vaporized or incorporated into an edible, you'll get hit with the flavor profile from Rk8 that includes: Dank, Earthy, Herbal, Pungent, Skunky and Spicy, ending with a blast of Dank on the exhale.

The Aroma Story

Can you smell that? Rk8 has an aroma profile of Dank, Earthy, Herbal, Pungent and Skunky.

the labs - a section where the levels of different cannabinoids found in this strain of cannabis are shared based on lab testing
23 - 25%

Rk8 presents Humulene, Myrcene, Camphene and Caryophyllene terpenes. The average THC level is 23 - 25%. You can expect CBD levels of 1%.

the grow - a section describing the growth information for this strain of cannabis
Best Results Preferred Climate Grow Difficulty
Indoors and outdoors warm climate Average

Outdoor Grow Info

Harvest Time Height Yield
October Average Moderate

Indoor Grow Info

Indoor Harvest Time Indoor Height Indoor Yield
8-10 weeks Average Moderate

The difficulty to grow Rk8 is known for being average. For growers looking to cultivate indoors, you can expect average height to be with a yield of moderate in about 8-10 weeks. Outdoors, Rk8 should harvest around October you can expect average height and moderate yield.

RK8 cannabis strain comes from a cross between Royal Kush, Afghani, and Skunk #1 strains.

the recipes

What's Cooking?

The garlic notes from Wings will pair nicely with dominant terpene, Humulene, from Rk8. The Humulene terpenes will add a smoky flavor to the wings. Since we suggest you try Rk8before ascending, you might want to check out our recipe for Weed-Infused Fettuccine Alfredo. If you're having a banquette with friends or colleagues attuned to what matters most in life, this will help fuel your bodies and minds.

Suggested Recipes For This Strain