This award-winning indica dominant hybrid was created by the masters of Green Lantern Seeds. In 2010, it was awarded the Emerald Cup, sealing its popularity in the cannabis world. Its parents are also legends themselves the California Sour and the Lost Coast OG strains. The buds of the Lemon Diesel plant are dense and neon green in color. Its leaves are covered in orange hairs and a thick layer of white trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Lemon Diesel
As can be expected from its name, the Lemon Diesel has an aromatic profile of sour lemon, which is likened to pepper and citrus combined. It also offers underlying hints of diesel or skunk. Fortunately, these diesel and skunky undertones are not tasted when smoking this strain. Instead, the Lemon Diesel strain leaves an intense flavor of lemon on the tongue that lingers for hours on end.
The strain’s effect takes up to half an hour to kick in. A cerebral euphoria signals the onset of the high. It starts with energizing the mind and opening it up to creativity, productivity, and socialization. As the high progress, the effects creep down to the body, providing you a relaxing and calm physical buzz. One of the benefits of this strain is that it does not weight the body down. Instead, it provides an uplifted and calm buzz that makes it an ideal choice for daytime use.
What are the Medicinal Benefits of Lemon Diesel
The Lemon Diesel cannabis strain has been known to relieve symptoms of pain and aches. This includes migraines, headaches, and mild muscle pains. It also helps manage are. Due to its mental euphoria, it removes any negative and maybe harmful thoughts and replaces these with happy and positive hope. Even patients who are struggling to manage symptoms of depression and PTSD will find this strain useful, especially when smoked regularly.
Negative Effects of Lemon Diesel
Rare adverse effects from this strain include mild bouts of anxiety, dizziness, and paranoia. This usually happens when the dosage is above an individual’s tolerance limits. Other side effects, which are common when smoking marijuana, include dry eyes and dry mouth.
Growing Lemon Diesel
The Lemon Diesel plant can be grown indoors and outdoors. When cultivated outdoors, it requires a moderately warm outdoor climate, sheltered but with lots of sunlight. When grown indoors, it thrives on the Sea of Green or Screen of Green method. It is easy to please plant that does not require much attention as long as it is provided with the needed sunlight, humidity, ventilation it deserves. A typical outdoor yield would be around 16 to 21 ounces per square meter, while an outdoor yield is higher with 21 to 24 ounces per plant.