Sour Diesel Cannabis Strain Complete Review

Many marijuana lovers refer to this strain as that which has been carefully laced with pungent amounts of caffeine coupled with its strong and sour aroma that displays hints of citrus top notes and a high that gets you energized like no other strain. User have reported that this  strain works even better as a morning motivation than that first cup of coffee as such those  desiring a perfect  for any time of day, that will energize, uplift and motivate their  body, mind and spirit, Sour Diesel is probably going to be the ideal option

What is Sour Diesel Marijuana Strain?

Sour diesel is extremely medicinal and beneficial for those dealing with mental disorders; as it makes them to literally feel their mood becoming revitalized almost immediately after consuming this cannabis strain. This cannabis strain is categorized as a sativa marijuana strain, though it contains very little indica-like elements within its personality, it is has a 90% sativa and 10% indica ratio. Frequent consumers of Sour Diesel have reported feeling effervescent, simply bubbling with excitement and vibrance. So for those searching for a cannabis strain that will provide them with some serious couch-locking, body-melting relaxation, Sour Diesel is not going to be your best choice as you will instead feel immediately revitalized after consuming Sour D, which makes it an ideal strain for a wake ‘n bake sesh, because it will get the head feeling crystal clear first thing in the morning.  The genetic lineage of  this strain  is technically not 100% known,  but history holds that it was developed in the 90’s via a cross between  Chemdawg 91 and Super Skunk, which are  both known to be  extremely potent and heady strains.

The Aroma, Flavor and Appearance of Sour Diesel

The term diesel” in the The Sour Diesel strain name is justified by the fact that this strain is one of the stinkiest, most pungent aromas of any cannabis strain, which is partially what has made it successful and famous throughout the marijuana world. The aroma of this strain is not pungent and skunky, but also accompanied by notes of lemon zest and other citrus fruits hidden in the flavor, justifying why it’s called “Sour”. This strain has an earthy flavor and sometimes laced with a little dash of citrus fruit. In terms of appearance, this strain Sour Diesel has a classic pot look, with leafy green sugar leaves and slightly pinkish-orange pistils and its nuggets are often very frosty and covered with a multitude of tiny shining crystals signifying the extreme potency of this strain.

Sour Diesel Marijuana Strain Growing Tips

Growing the Sour Diesel strain is not for new growers but this does not mean that it is the most challenging marijuana strains to cultivate either.  This strain can be grown either indoors or outdoors, assuming that the conditions are right.

If grown outdoors, this strain needs plenty of sunshine and especially fertile soil for it to turn into a strong, healthy plant in the end with potent product. When the sunshine is not enough, it can trigger issues for its development, possibly sparking an early flowering period which is not a good result for the potency of this crop.

For indoor growers indoors, this cannabis strain does not have any preferred method of being cultivated, but the most common ways that it is grown are through  hydroponics or potted grows under lights. It should be noted that Sour Diesel tends to reach taller heights than the average cannabis plant, rendering it sometimes difficult for indoor cultivation.

Outdoors yields can be approximately 20 to 25 ounces of fresh marijuana per plant while the same number can be obtained indoors but per meter squared. This strain takes a little longer time to flower than the average marijuana strain, with a 9-10 week period thus plants  grown outdoors can be harvested in early November and not October like most other marijuana plants.

 The effects of Sour Diesel

Sour-Diesel is known for its creative and mind-altering high, with little effect on the body and does not drag down the energy levels of the consumer, partially explaining why it has become such a favorite among medical marijuana patients, stoners and even 420-lovers.

This strain has a  THC  content ranging from  18-26 percent, so users should just a little of this cannabis  strain to go a long way, especially if they  are getting their hands on a top-shelf, supreme quality batch. Sour Diesel cannabis really has the energizing factor covered, bringing positive energy and immediate mood-boosting to the table and does not make them anxious, but rather it leaves the body and mind feeling calm, light and airy, while still making it possible to get things done during your day

Medical Benefits of Sour Diesel

Frequent consumers of Sour Diesel marijuana most often report relief from mental disorders as this strain is very well known for assisting those struggling with mental conditions due to its incredible and   powerful effect on the mind and emotions.

Sour Diesel is a wonderful cannabis strain for bringing positive energy back into life, ideally suited for those suffering with depression, anxiety and stress. For those who are consuming Sour Diesel for this reason, a balanced amount should be smoked of the strain because over consuming any cannabis strain while dealing with a mental condition can trigger any symptoms to become worse and possibly increase paranoia, anxiety, stress, etc.


It should also be noted that Sour Diesel is a replenishing cannabis strain, so individuals that often experiences fatigue can count on Sour-Deez to pick them right back up, set them down on their feet and get their day going once again. This strain is also recommended as relief for headaches and chronic pain especially when it is consumed as an edible, concentrate, live resin, hash or shatter. All of these forms of marijuana are extra potent, and therefore the most ideal for healing your body from any pain for an extended period of time.

Possible Side Effects of the Sour Diesel cannabis Strain

Similar to all cannabis strains, when dealing with a mental disorder, there is a risk of over-consumption as it can trigger anxiety, stress, sadness or paranoia, thus it so important to know your limits especially for new marijuana consumers. Another side effect of Sour Diesel commonly reported is dry mouth and dry eyes but this can  easily be  treatable by drinking plenty of fluids and staying hydrated, especially in the moments while you are high and not just the before and after. Also some eye drops can help to bring back the hydration for dry.


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