The Sour Diesel Strain, commonly called “Sour D”, is one of the favorite strains of most Growers. Its name is derived from the strong smell of diesel that this strain exudes. It is the most popular sativa, with a high THC index – some have more than 20% – the positive effect this variety has on the moods is the main reason why it is so famous.
Sour Diesel Strain
The Sour D began to become famous in the early 90’s, its origin, however, is a bit uncertain, but it is believed that it comes from the combination of Chem Dog, Massachusetts Super Skunk, and Northern Lights.
Sour Diesel’s action is quick and leaves you with more energy and imparts a joyful, euphoric feeling, can sometimes make you more creative. Some people who a lower tolerance who have smoked Sour D have reported feeling anxiety or paranoia, either because of its high THC content or being an infrequent smoker of marijuana.
Despite this, this variety is one of the most recommended for the treatment of stress, depression and chronic pain. If you are looking for a cannabis strain that gives you a strong high but does not make you sleepy or relaxed too, that is your strain.
Just smell the bud to understand the reason for its name: the strong odor of gasoline has a citrus lime background. If you do not want to stink out the entire neighborhood with its scent, it is best to store it in a tightly closed smell proof bag or jar. Fortunately, the flavor of Sour Diesel is less intense than its aroma, and the citrus taste gives a certain freshness.
Although the plant can reach a large size, and hight (about 115 cm), it is recommended that it be grown indoors. The flowering time takes between 8 to 10 weeks when grown indoor on a 12/12 light cycle.