Sour Diesel, a sativa-dominant strain has the fastest and most exhilarating effect which makes it a legendary drug. It originated in the 19th century. Chemdawg 91 and Super Skunk are considered the ancestors of Sour Diesel. Long story short, in 1991 the seeds were purchased during the "Grateful Dead" concert in Colorado. Plants stemming from the special seeds were combined with Chemdawg plant's first and then later with Super Skunk. Thus, the Sour Diesel strain was invented. It is also known as OG Kush.
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Rumour has it, many other strains were added with time into the mixture before the final version of Sour Diesel was created. Nobody is aware of the exact series of events which led to its creation. Some say that the origins also include traces of Hawaiian undertones and Northern Lights. This Magical strain still flourishes in many markets throughout the states.
Sour Diesel contains approximately nineteen to twenty-five percent THC content. That's why it gives an invigorating feeling. Minute quantities of myrcene, pinene, and limonene terpenesare are also added for a citrus scent and flavour.
The name is derived from the infamous diesel fuel smell which warns you that you are dealing with a powerful strain.
This ecstatic and electrifying strain is best for recreational use and even for medical purposes. As soon as the strain hits your system, you will feel relaxed. Sour Diesel not only brings joy but also brings out your creative side. It does not oppress your thinking ability only takes you to a happier state of mind.
Medically it is used to fight depression and anxiety. The strong head high helps reduce sad thoughts and provides a relaxed feeling. Sour Diesel provides relief and doesn't make you feel sluggish. It helps people with ADHD, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and ADD. Sour diesel is a great stress reliever with least amount of side effects if compared with other medicines.
When to Harvest Sour Diesel ‐ Flowering Time
The Sour Diesel strain's flowering time is average when compared to types of marijuana strains. This strain will typically flower during a period of 9 to 12 weeks. The Sour Diesel strain is a larger plant and will typically grow over 78 inches tall! The Sour Diesel strain offers an typical yield between 1 and 3 oz per square foot, on average.
When smoked or converted into an edible form, the flavor of the Sour Diesel strain is best described as Diesel, Earthy, and Pungent.
Sour Diesel Strain Medicinal Benefits and Side Effects
Buying Sour Diesel Seeds - Which Breeder to Choose
Not all Sour Diesel Seeds are made equal, and the genetics can depend heavily on the breeder. Below you can find a list of available breeders of Sour Diesel seeds to help identify which is the best for you.
How to Breed Sour Diesel Seeds
Below you can find a list of strains that are parents and predecessors which led to the medicinal effects and properties of the Sour Diesel cannabis strain. It was through the breeding of these strains which led to the production of Sour Diesel marijuana seeds, while attempting to cultivate their combined effects and therapeutic properties. To breed your own Sour Diesel seeds, you would need to cultivate a mixture of the following strains:
Ancestry and DNA - Children of the Sour Diesel Strain
Below you can find a list of strains which were bred from Sour Diesel in an attempt to leverge it's medicinal properties and growing attributes.