Sour Diesel Marijuana Strain Overview

For many cannabis consumers, when they think of a good sativa, they think of Sour Diesel. Here’s a look at this tried-and-true marijuana strain.

sour dieselAlthough nailing down its exact lineage is difficult, Sour Diesel is believed to have descended from both Super Skunk and Chemdawg. Known for its strong, diesel-like smell, Sour Diesel is easily one of the most popular sativa strains on the market.

According to Leafly, the top effects of the Sour Diesel marijuana strain are:

  • Happy
  • Uplifted
  • Euphoric
  • Energetic and also
  • Relaxed


Medical properties:

Sour D is perfect for patients looking to medicate with the heavy high of indica strains. It may not be the best strain for insomnia, but it’s excellent at treating a large number of other ailments.

Below are the some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Pain
  • Fatigue and also
  • Lack of appetite


Growing information:

Sour diesel is a strain that has a longer flowering window than many others. Despite that, it’s a relatively easy strain to grow; though a tough one to completely master Below is some growing information specific to this strain:

      • Has a 70-80 day flowering window with a medium yield
      • Is best grown indoors, though take note that the plant does grow taller than a lot of other strains
      • Grows best in potted soil


Where to find it

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder; this uses your location to find the closet cannabis store/dispensary to you that is currently carrying the Sour Diesel marijuana strain. Click here for the strain finder.

About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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