Desert Diesel came into existence as the product of crossing an Amherst Sour Diesel with an Emerald Mountain DAD (Diesel Afghan Diesel). Desert Diesel is a slender sativa-dominant (55%) marijuana strain that grows with an open structure. It puts on a colourful display where there is a significant night-time fall in temperature.
This is a plant for all growing environments and, if grown indoors, it should be vegged. for a limited period as it can stretch quite a bit once flowering has been initiated. For outdoor growers a warm, dry, temperate or Mediterranean climate type is best; failing that a greenhouse at higher latitudes will also be acceptable. Its buds are dense and very resinous and anyone who is a fan of Diesel will love Desert Diesel.
Grown indoors this strain will produce yields in the region of 340 - 525 gr/m2 in 65 - 75 days flowering. The exact yield and length of flowering will depend on local conditions and growers' expertise. Outdoors plants can grow to a height of 3 - 4 meters or even more producing between 1.2 - 2.5 kg/plant in early/mid October in the northern hemisphere.
The aroma and flavour of Desert Diesel are very complex and includes sweet fruit, sandalwood, oil and, of course, Diesel. THC production is 17% - 20% with low CBD of 0.1%. The effect is typically sativa, powerful, long-lasting giving feelings of euphoria with great clarity.
|Genetics||Sour Diesel x Emerald Amherst Mountain DAD (Diesel Afghan Diesel)|
|THC Content||17% - 20%|
|Yield||Indoors: 340 - 525 g/m2; Outdoors: 1200 - 2500 gr/plant|
|Plant Height||3 - 4 meters outdoors|
|Grows||Greenhouse, Indoors, Outdoors|
|Flowering Time||65 - 75 days|
|Harvest Month||Early/mid October|
|Taste / Flavour||Diesel, Fruity, Sweet|
|Effect||Cerebral, Long-lasting, Powerful|
Customer Reviews (1)
- Excellent Sour Diesel strain w/ a touch more indica |
This is right up there with DNA's Sour Diesel and Humboldt's own Amhurst Sour Diesel. This strain feels like it has more of an indica influence, but still very much a sativa high. It is not as immediate as the strains from DNA or it's parent (Amhurst). It may be a more versatile strain as it also provides more relaxation than the prior mentioned Diesel strains. The plants grew pretty large and were one of the bigger plants in the room. The did need to be bent to stay under the lights so a shortened veg time may be beneficial for those without a lot of space.
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