Sour Diesel Sour D, Sour Deez

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 21.17 - 23.17%

CBD 1.12 - 1.36%

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Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

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All About Sour Diesel Cannabis Strain


High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%


Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%


Newbie Skilled

Sour Diesel is a well-known Sativa strain, with mysterious origins and prominent fame, which came to the scene in the early 90s. Worth mentioning that this cannabis is also famous under the names like Sour D and Sour Deez. There are many speculations about its lineage and creators, but there a few most widespread thoughts. Many people believe that Sour Diesel is a cross of Chemdawg, Northern Lights, and Skunk #1. On the other hand, some claim it to be a mix of Mexican Sativa and Chemo or just a leaning phenotype of Chemdawg. Unfortunately, there is not much information on its breeders either. Nevertheless, every connoisseur knows for sure the extraordinary flavor and powerful effects of strain.

This marijuana contains a rather potent THC level, which ranges between 24% and 26%. Novices should be aware that this strain is not the best option to start with due to its high THC potency and harsh smoke. The best time to enjoy Sour D is in the morning or during the daytime due to its energizing influence.

The buds emit a very pungent, uncommon fragrance, which reminds of gas with some citrusy hints. The taste is rather earthy and sweet, accompanied by a slight citrus presence. When exhaling, the smoke usually provides cough and leaves a fuel lingering diesel aftertaste. It is also a bad idea to forget about its strong aroma, which is easy to notice.

Sour Diesel strain recommended by Barron Lutz, CEO of Nasha Hash. Read more about Nasha Hash in Grower Stories #60

The Most Common Effects

Right after smoking Sour D, a pleasant cerebral high is not to wait long. It provides a soft euphoric feeling and a boost of creativity, which made it rather popular among various artists. According to the reviews, this weed is great for conversations and to uplift mood. A little presence of Indica also tends to relax the physical body, without sedative effects. On average, the high lasts about 2-3 hours, depending on one’s tolerance. The side effects are pretty gentle, like cottonmouth and dry eyes. But, as always, overconsumption may cause paranoia and other unpleasant consequences.

Those who search it for medical use won’t be disappointed, as well. This strain is a great help to relieve depression, and especially anxiety. Also, it often induces hunger, which is beneficial for people who suffer from a lack of appetite.

Tips For Growers

There are available offers for purchasing seeds on the Internet. Sour G is not the best strain to start with for inexperienced growers. The plant has a more Sativa-like structure and can reach a height of over 4 feet. It demands a hot, dry Mediterranean climate with low humidity due to its weakness to powdery mildew. At the same time, it requires a lot of space and sunlight. It can be grown indoors and outdoors. But it’s necessary to know about its strong scent, so it is hard to stay unnoticed. When grown indoors, the flowering cycle takes about 10 weeks. And, when grown outdoors, the best time to harvest is early November.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 98% Voted
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Dry eyes 54% Voted
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Paranoia 29% Voted
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Sour Diesel Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 21.17 - 23.17%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 1.12 - 1.36%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.24 - 0.55%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.26 - 0.79%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.31 - 0.12%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.32 - 1.07%

Sour Diesel Terpene Profile

Carene 0.13%
Pinene 0.05%
Myrcene 0.12%
Ocimene 0.01%
Camphene 0.16%
Humulene 0.06%
Limonene 0.11%
Linalool 0.03%
Bisabolol 0.06%
Terpinolene 0.01%
Phellandrene 0.11%
Caryophyllene 0.16%
Total terpenes content 1.01%

Grow info

Flowering time 63 - 70 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Difficult
Harvest time 77 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

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User Reviews 34


I was suggested to take this one because it makes people bounce. But I was stuck to my couch and missed a whole day of office because of drowsiness. The diesel smell is the only thing I liked

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This is a sativa dominant straina nd exactly what I was looking for. I did a mistake purchasing orange candy before but this one is strong, effective, earht and the skunk lasts long!

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If you are a fan of that diesel gas smell, grab this one, roll in the joint and smoke up with company! It chases away sad thoughts, depression, stress and I love how the smoke clouds my room and makes me feel secure.

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My muscle spasms after morning gym are horrible. This earthy skunk is a savior and I feel much better when I head to work.

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Laughing our loud with this diesel smelling strain! Never been this happy!

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Was searching for weeds with Phellendrene on leafly and found Sour Diesel. It has a pungent taste, slightly earthy smell and I must say the energy is great and long-lasting!

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here and on allbud said - high THC content. Is that why I am feeling extrememly paranoid now?

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I take a few puffs in the morning for energized day. Works for me folks!

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A lingering diesel aftertaste that I freaking LUBB! Instant energy and refreshment!

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Not for novices - Read that AGAIN

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anyone got diesel aftertaste? I felt more citrusy and pungent sweet.

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Overwhelmingly thick smoke. Urggghhh!

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The smoke fills the room! My current party fav for happy dances!

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Smells like gas and tastes so strong!

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The scent is uncommon but great!

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Great kush for a strong high that uplifts energy and concentration

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I always love Sativa dominant strains because of their creativity boosting

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The high was not overwhelming

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Used this weed to treat my lack of appetite, loved it from then

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Apart from the regular side effects, I did not experience any hazardous effects just the ones I wanted aiming for. I read a lot of reviews before buying this weed and concluded on buying this kush. That is one decision I will never regret because of the taste and effects.

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My first experience with this weed was after my fathers funeral, I was so depressed and lacked energy, this mmj helped me regain my strength. Ever since when I feel down, this is a great pick me up because it uplifts my mood

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Nina Bausch

Good for depression

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Jason Swanepoel

I suffer from ADHD, this helped

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When I first opened up the packaging and got a whiff of that smell, I thought the taste would also be an acquired taste. But when I started smoking it the taste and aroma has some sweetness I so dearly loved

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Love the salty sweet taste

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Eugene J

Nice citrusy scent

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Sour D for Energy!

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Great medical application for pain

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I like the strong smell

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Strong high, perfect for ultimate stoners

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You should hang and get lit with this dope with your mates

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Maria Ablestone

Most of the time, I face a serious writers block and in those trying times my art slows up and cant continue writing novels and short stories. These effects do not last long now beause this kush infuses energy and concentration in me.

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The high seemed balanced

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Dylan Ludd

Wake and bake 4/20!

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