Black Velvet

THC: 15-20% CBD: 1% Daytime

Taste & Smell


Pairs Well With

About this Hybrid Strain

This cannabis plant is a near-perfect 50/50 hybrid. Its buds balance equal parts green and purple calyxes with swarms of orange pistils throughout.

Pinching a well cured nug should release piney terpenes along with a sweet, floral bouquet.

It’s THC levels are usually around 15-20%, with CBD reaching as high as 1%. This cultivar usually produces a relatively balanced high between the head and the body. It’s good for anyone looking to just unwind and chillax. Creative types may want to get their hands on this strain just for its ability to get the creative juices flowing. Medicinally, this strain is famous for its ability to suppress nausea while stimulating appetite, making it a favorite among consumers who require pharmaceuticals that can make the stomach queasy.

Side effects from Black Velvet include itchy, red eyes and cottonmouth.

Lab Data

Cannabinoid Lab Data
Cannabinoid Amount
THC: 15-20%
CBD: 1%


Black Velvet was bred by crossing Burmese Kush with The Black.

Genetic Lineage

Frequently Asked Questions About Black Velvet

What is Black Velvet?

Black Velvet is a cannabis strain known for its rich and velvety appearance, as well as its balanced effects.

Where does Black Velvet come from?

Black Velvet is a cross of Burmese Kush and The Black.

What does Black Velvet smell like?

Black Velvet has a sweet and earthy aroma, with hints of berry and floral undertones. It has undertones of spicy and herbal scents.

What does Black Velvet taste like?

The flavor of Black Velvet is often described as a combination of sweetness and berry notes, with subtle hints of earth and spice.

What color does Black Velvet have?

Black Velvet buds come in varying shades of green, from light to dark; often with hints of purple or blue. The buds are dense, large, and covered in a thick layer of white trichomes.

What effects does Black Velvet have?

Black Velvet is known for its balanced effects, offering a combination of both cerebral and physical qualities. Users say they experience a euphoric and uplifting head high, coupled with a relaxed and tranquil body sensation. It is often reported to provide stress relief and promote a sense of calm and relaxation. Some mention it helps them enter the "flow state" while others just say its great for kicking back.

Is Black Velvet an Indica, Sativa, or Hybrid?

Black Velvet is an evenly-balanced hybrid strain.