Royal Queen Seeds are proud to add this fine cannabis strain to their selection. This might be one of the most famous strains of cannabis on the planet; and maybe one of the strongest. Like many of the best cannabis strains coming out these days, Sour Diesel comes straight from California. It is one of the favourite strains amongst many. These powerful American genetics will grow well indoors around the world; outdoors, on the other hand, they need a warm climate, similar to California or Spain. This is a mostly Sativa strain which shows in both its growth structure and the strong effect. The plant develops its resinous buds and powerful aroma over a 10-week flowering period. This is after a recommended 3-to-4 week vegetative period. These plants will grow to a height of around 100-130 cm, with some stretching during early flowering. Sour Diesel is a very pungent, aromatic strain. Heavy chemical, herbal and sour flavours come from its glistening buds. When grown well, it will give yields of 450-600 grams per square metre. This is both a yield in quantity and quality, producing high-quality, resinous, aromatic buds. Full Diesel power!
Sour diesel is a popular strain that’s genetics are unknown as during the 80s and 90s, when this strain was first seen, the cannabis market was illegal. The high comes on the user fast and immediately after smoking they will be left with a head rush and uplifted mood. Users reports a strong cerebral feeling while also feeling sociable and ready for action! Euphoria is also a common after-effect of smoking this strain and it is a brilliant choice for daytime smoking.
Sour diesels buds are medium sized and round. The leaves are a vibrant green colour with a tint of yellow. They are also covered in red hairs and when cured properly they are very sticky. Although the crystals are not as obvious as some other strains, when they are cracked open they will reveal lots of crystals. The buds give off a very strong and overpowering smell that has been likened to diesel, hence how the strain got its name. When combusted Sour diesel gives off a harsh smoke which initially has a pine taste followed by an ammonia aftertaste.
Medically this strain has been used mainly due to its euphoric side effect which can be useful for things like anxiety, depression, stress, fatigue. It has also been prescribed quite often for pain related problems as well. Reports also suggest that this strain is a powerful aphrodisiac. The high can last up to three hours and the THC content can be up to 26%. Sour diesel is a plant that can be grown indoors and out and can grown to over four feet tall. The flowering period is usually about 10 weeks and has a yield of about 400-600g/m2 per plant.