Purple Diesel is a cross between Sour Diesel and Pre-98 Bubba Kush. Bred by the Cali Connection, it is acknowledged as the best Purple Diesel strain by many. Other variants of these strains exist in the market. Another favored alternative that can be found is a cross between Purple Kush and Sour Diesel. It grows dense, resinous buds and mint green leaves with purple undertones coated by white trichomes. Its aroma is a scent of fuel and lavender.
Flavor and Effects of Purple Diesel
Purple Diesel is a concoction of sweet berries and diesel that intensifies during exhalation.
Its slow-acting cerebral high brings euphoria. It will make you happy and uplifted. You might have a giggle here and there with fits of laughter that you cannot avoid. You will have a clear mind and heightened creativity. The body high it brings envelop you in complete body relaxation. Purple Diesel is good for daytime use when you need extra energy for work or socialization. Too much of this can sedate you. Thus, it can also be used at night when you want to slumber away to dreamland.
Medical Benefits of Purple Diesel
Medically speaking, Purple Diesel and its therapeutic properties can help people who suffer from medical conditions such as pain, anxiety, stress, depression, insomnia, and PTSD. It is a good analgesic, anxiolytic, anti-depressant, and relaxant.
Negative Effects of Purple Diesel.
Dry mouth and dry, itchy eyes are side effects manifested from consuming Purple Diesel. This is due to dehydration and is common among cannabis users. An increase in water intake will lessen the reactions. Using an eye moisturizer can soothe the irritated eyes. Anxiety, dizzy spells, and worse, paranoia rarely happens. It may happen due to low tolerance to the strain. Don’t worry, this is temporary and disappears after some time.
Growing Purple Diesel
Purple Diesel thrives both indoors and outdoors. It loves a cool to warm climate
Appearance-wise, it is medium-sized in height. The plant grows with one main stem with several side branches. Remember to trim it when it grows too high and uneven. Remove dead parts. Plant it in a spacious area. Choose high-quality organic soil for planting. Feed it with the proper nutrients. Watch out for mold and mildew, as well as parasites. Do not expose it to extreme temperatures.
Indoors, the flowering time comes after 8 weeks. You can expect a harvest of 14 ounces per square meter. You can opt for the Screen of Green method, which will possibly bring higher yields with short flowering time.
Outdoors, flowers blossom after 8 weeks as well. An assumed yield of 25 to 35 ounces of the plant may be expected from Purple Diesel.