We don’t even know who bred it originally most people call him/her “A.J.” or “Asshole Joe.”
It not only comes packed with 26% THC on the high end, but also retains 2% CBD and 4% CBN during extraction, which is pretty unheard of.
These added chemical compounds don’t alter the base effects of Sour Diesel, but they provide varied intensity that you can’t really calculate (or control).
Sour Diesel’s lineage contains a little mystery.
Researchers suspect that it was created accidentally from strains in the Chemdawg and OG Kush line.
Particularly, Chemdawg 91 is a likely parent, along with possible candidates like DNL and Massachusetts Super Skunk.
Either way, the plant grows lanky, throwing up a ton of foxtails around its dense,
light green nugs, and releasing pungent odors into your indoor garden, like little skunk-citrus flower bombs.
The Sour Diesel strain works even better as a morning motivation than that first cup of coffee,
so it’s no wonder why many are making the switch from hard-core caffeine to this delectable Mary Jane.
If you are desiring a high that is perfect for any time of day, that will energize, uplift, and motivate your body, mind, and spirit,
Sour Diesel is probably going to be your best bet.
Sour Diesel Aroma, Flavor, and Appearance
The Sour Diesel strain has the term “diesel” in its name for a pretty specific reason.
Believe it or not, Sour Diesel has one of the stinkiest, most pungent aromas of any marijuana strain,
which is partially what has brought it such success and fame throughout the marijuana world.
Not only is its aroma pungent and skunky, but you can also expect notes of lemon zest and other citrus fruits hidden in the flavor,
likely being the reason why it’s refer to as “Sour”. When smoking this marijuana strain, its flavor is earthy and sometimes laced with a little dash of citrus fruit.
Most of all, expect Sour Diesel’s skunky and pungent nature to overwhelm the other elements of its taste,
leaving and citrus or spice fairly subtle.
Base on its appearance, Sour Diesel is known for its classic pot look,
with leafy green sugar leaves and slightly pinkish-orange pistils that bring some color and life to the image of this reefer crop.
The nuggets of Sour Diesel are often very frosty, covered with a multitude of tiny shining crystals that all signify the extreme potency of Sour D.
Expect the scent of Sour Diesel marijuana to linger a while, even after you are done smoking it.
Keep this in mind if you are trying to be discreet with your consumption.
Once you’ve had that first puff, you will feel the flavor of the bud in your mouth, and the high of the Sour Diesel weed should pack a real punch after just a few hits,
depending of course on your tolerance and the quality of the batch of bud itself.
GROWING SOUR DIESEL MARIJUANA STRAIN
Growing sour diesel strain you must actually know what you doing, but it isn’t of the most challenging marijuana strains to cultivate either.
You can grow sour diesel weed either indoors or outdoors, assuming that the conditions are right.
No matter where you grow it, expect the smell protruding from this marijuana strain to be especially strong,
so if you are attempting to grow Sour Diesel weed discreetly, it may be a challenge to keep the smell under wraps.
If grown outdoors, Sour Diesel needs plenty of sunshine and especially fertile soil for it to turn into a strong,
healthy crop with a potent product.
Not enough sunshine can cause issues for its development,
possibly sparking an early flowering period which is not a good result for the potency of your bud.
There is no perfect precise way to grow this marijuana strain, as it can be done perfectly indoor and outdoor.
but hydroponics or potted grows under lights, are typically the most common ways that it is grown.
Sour Diesel tends to reach taller heights than the average marijuana plant, making it sometimes difficult for indoor cultivation.
As long as you have the proper space cleared, indoor cultivation should not be an issue for this particular strain.
Grow outdoors, expect a good yield to be somewhere around 20 to 25 ounces of fresh marijuana per plant.
If grown indoors, expect this same number but per meter squared.
This yield rate is average in relation to other strains of reefer.
Flowering time is a little longer for Sour-Deez than the average marijuana strain, with a 9-10 week period.
Due to this extended flowering period, grown outdoors the harvest period of Sour Diesel is early November and not October like most other marijuana plants.
Effects of Sour Diesel strain
Sour diesel cause a creative and mind-altering high, that has little effect on the body and won’t drag your energy levels down.
This is one of the reason it become such a favorite among medical marijuana patients, stoners, and 420-lovers.
With THC percentages from tests resulting within the 18-26 percentile,
you can expect just a little of this marijuana strain to go a long way, especially if you are getting your hands on a top-shelf, supreme quality batch.
It is often a challenge for many marijuana-lovers to find a strain that doesn’t over relax them,
but Sour Diesel weed really has the energizing factor covered, bringing positive energy and immediate mood-boosting to the table.
Expect to become effervescent after consuming some Sour D, for this marijuana strain isn’t just an amazing strain,
but it also leaves your body and mind feeling calm, light and airy,
while still making it possible to get things done during your day. Sour Diesel is versatile and multi-purpose.
Those who regularly enjoy this weed most often report mental disorders as their medical condition.
Sour-D is very good for assisting those struggling with mental conditions, for it has an incredibly powerful effect on the mind and emotions.
If you are consuming Sour Diesel for this reason, it is best to smoke a balanced amount of the strain and not over-do your consumption.
Additionally, this strain is a replenishing marijuana strain, so if you are an individual that often experiences fatigue,
you can count on Sour-Deez to pick you right back up, set you down on your feet, and get your day going once again.
Even where coffee just can’t seem to do the trick, the Sour Diesel strain is there to help.
If experiencing fatigue, consume a slightly larger dose than usual of Sour Diesel weed, in order to really make sure your day gets going.
If your eyes are feeling in dire need of moisture, some eye drops can help to bring back the hydration
and are often an inexpensive purchase at your local drug store.
Most of all, be sure to keep these resources readily on hand
if you know that you tend to experience these side effects;
eye drops and a tall, cold glass of water are a must.