Big Bud XXL (Ministry Of Cannabis)


Big Bud XXL Offers Mild, Relaxing Relief

Anyone looking for a strain that leads to lounging and taking it easy without knocking them out will find Big Bud XXL the perfect strain. Its 80/20 Indica/Sativa profile lends to a full-on relaxing body high that’s perfect for pain relief and inducing a calm, mellow mood. It might lull you to sleep but doesn’t tend to lead to heavy couch lock. The strain may, however, leave you feeling a bit lazy. As relaxed as Big Bud XXL makes you feel, it’ll still leave you mentally alert rather than stoned out of your mind.

Sweet And Spicy To The Senses

Big Bud XXL has a sweet flavor and aroma that’s mildly spicy. The taste is pleasant but not overpowering – slightly earthly with herbal notes on the exhale. You might notice a bit of pine aroma and flavor, but the terpene profile is largely dominated by a much sweeter profile than one that’s pungently pine.

Growing Big Bud XXL: They Don’t Call It Big Bud For Nothing

Ministry of Hemp refers to Big Bud XXL as their  “biggest producer,” with buds as large as tomatoes reported by some growers. It’s known to perform well without compromising on high-quality results.

  • Typical of most Indicas, Big Bud XXL does not grow very tall and reaches heights of only 3-5 feet.
  • Due to its small stature, Big Bud XXL is great for indoor grows.
  • It does well with SOG techniques.
  • The strain is not recommended for humid or tropical climates.
  • Buds can become dense, and proper air circulation is recommended.
  • With a flowering time of 7-8 weeks, this strain offers an early finish. 
  • It can yield up to 2000g/m2 when grown outdoors, while indoor growers can expect yields of 600-900g/m2.

The Genetic Roots of Big Bud XXL

Big Bud XXL was created from Cannabis Cup winner Big Bud – a strain that some say has been around since the 80s. While the exact origin of the original Big Bud is unclear, its genetics can be traced to Skunk #1, Northern Lights and Afghani Kush. Big Bud XXL is one of several Big Bud variations.


  • Brand

    AKA seed bank. They create and preserve cannabis genetics, then we get them to you.

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    Ministry of Cannabis
  • Type of seeds

    Regular or feminized. Pick feminized if you want female plants only.

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  • Type of seeds

    Either autoflowering or photoperiod. Both have their pros and cons, but growing autos is easier.

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  • Suitable for growing

    This strain is perfect for growing both indoors and outdoors.

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    Outdoor, Indoor
  • Effect *

    Each strain produces a certain effect on your body. This is what you can expect from this variety.

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    Exhilaration in extra large portions
  • Harvest

    This is how much bud you can get from this variety come harvest time.

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    600 - 900 g/m² indoors
    2000 g/plant outdoors
  • Indoor flowering time

    The length of the flowering stage for photoperiod strains, or seed-to-harvest time for autoflowers.

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    49 - 56 days
  • % Sativa/ Indica/ Ruderalis

    The ratio of Sativa/Indica/Ruderalis in this particular variety.

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    20% Sativa / 80% Indica
  • THC

    The main psychoactive compound in cannabis. The higher THC level, the more potent the strain.

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    15 %
  • CBD

    This compound doesn't get you high but is known to be highly medicinal and calming.

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*Herbies sells cannabis seeds exclusively as souvenirs that aren’t meant for cultivation or germination. Customers should be aware that the germination of cannabis seeds is illegal in most countries. Herbies sells cannabis seeds exclusively for collecting and preservation for future generations. We advise customers to check with their local laws before germination, as Herbies does not accept responsibility for the illegal use of our products.

  • TheBudWhisperer
    28 October 2019
    28 October 2019
    • Advantages
      These buds are dense as hell too - like little rocks!
    • Disadvantages
    • General impressions

      Ok, we had some serious, unbridled success on this run! The strain grew pretty much as advertised with minimal concerns or worries throughout the whole cycle. Huge, insanely dense nugs! Also as advertised is it's pure Indica geneology - initial smoke report is that she's a super hard hitter and the buzz has "levels" for sure. Starts off super trippy and then shifts to a mellow euphoria. This strain will be great for a night cap and will be pairing with a rye whiskey on the rocks when occasion arises. Gonna be good for pain relief and relaxation. Wouldn't recommend for daytime usage unless it's a rain day of video games.

  • Don Bob
    17 October 2020
    17 October 2020
    • Advantages
      easy to grow
    • Disadvantages
      not very strong
    • General impressions

      so flower time was not 50-56 days mine was finished in 68 days (might have had a longer pheno) but the buds where sticky and dense the smell/flavour was very nice fruity and floral how ever the effect is not as hard hitting as i would like

    19 October 2020

    Hello Don Bob,

    Thank you for your review to this strain, it is always nice to hear back from the grower who has personally tested the strain!

    Respectfully, Herbies Team
  • ministryoc
    4 February 2020
    4 February 2020
    • Advantages
      Amazing strain.
    • Disadvantages
    • General impressions

      A classic strain very indicated for growers who seek the best performance. Essential for lovers of Indica plants! I do recommend her!