Autoflower Cannabis Seeds
Blue Diesel from Sonoma Seeds made a name for itself with its strong cerebral effects due to its THC levels that can reach up to 23 percent. The effect of the strain takes on a Sativa high instead of an Indica relaxant. What makes this effect surprising is how the Blue Diesel is 50 percent Indica and 40 percent Sativa. You will still a decent sedative effect from this strain, but it will not be heavy enough to make you sleepy and barely able to move.
The seeds also inherit the traits of most Sativa marijuana. Blue Diesel plants usually grow to a medium height during their vegetative phase. However, the autoflowering version of the strain has a compact size that is smaller than nearly any Indica plant. The leaves around the plants have a darkish green color with white trichomes peppered around it as well as the buds. What will catch your eyes are the rich purple color of the pistils growing around the buds.
What Is Blue Diesel Strain?
The lineage of the Blue Diesel is the Blueberry and NYC Diesel. Blueberry is one of the legendary Indica strains that came out during the late 70s. The effect of the marijuana allowed its breeders to win the Cannabis Cup award for the best Indica of 2000. Smoking the Blueberry will send a unique euphoric high that changes your perspective of the world while it relaxes your body. Unlike other Indica strains, smoking this one will keep you awake for a long time.
On the other hand, the NYC Diesel is a hybrid that delivers an engaging high. While the effects of the high are still active, NYC Diesel will open the window to your creative drive. In addition, the strain has a sour Diesel aroma that emanates from the buds and leaves. Blue Diesel inherits most of its Sativa effect from the Blueberry genetics while taking the signature aroma of the NYC Diesel.
Blue Diesel Effects
Despite being an Indica leaning strain, Blue Diesel will surprise you with its energetic high. You will feel a large flow of energy filling your muscles and mind almost immediately after smoking the strain. The wave will make you full of glee and refreshed as if you just took a cup of strong coffee. Blue Diesel’s engaging high can also last for a whole day after smoking the strain despite how fast the effect kicks in.
Another important effect of the Blue Diesel is its Indica relaxant. At the onset of the high, you will feel relaxed and flexible. It will seem like a pillowed mallet has hammered all of the tense parts of your body down. The sedative effect is subtle than other Indica strains. Blue Diesel will not make you sleepy or lethargic after smoking it.
The uplifting high of the Blue Diesel makes it great for treating depression. The euphoric wave from the strain will drive out most of the negative feelings and thoughts haunting your mind. This effect is also great for treating post-traumatic stress disorder to help you get over a trauma or painful memory at least temporarily.
The strain has a small amount of CBD, a cannabinoid that is effective at dealing with pain. Smoking the Blue Diesel will help you find relief from severe headaches or joint conditions. In addition, the relaxant effect will soothe your muscles. This will help you prevent muscle spasms and cramps if you are experiencing this condition plenty of times.
Blue Diesel Taste And Aroma
True to its name, Blue Diesel has a strong blueberry flavor with a mix of other berries such as currant and cranberries. This strain also inherited the diesel smell of the NYC Diesel, which highly noticeable along with the aroma of berries. The aroma of Blue Diesel is like adding a few drops of gasoline to a blender full of berries and pressing the puree button.
The mixed flavor of berries and diesel is much more pronounced on your taste buds than on your nostrils. On the other hand, you will notice the sweet side of the berry profile within the smoke. After exhaling, a pungent aroma will linger inside your mouth.
Blue Diesel Strain Specifications
Flowering Time: 7-8 Weeks
Strain Dominant: 50% Indica / 40% Sativa / 10% Ruderalis
Effect: Mind & Body
THC Content: Medium 16%
CBD Content: 0.4%
Country: N etherlands
Yield: Up to 250 grams indoor / 300 grams outdoors
Strain Parents: Auto Bio Diesel + Auto Blueberry
Blue Diesel Growing Information
The regular version of the Blue Diesel strain is easy to cultivate than other Sativa leaning plants. It has a short flowering period and is resilient in cold weather. The autoflowering version of the strain shortens the flowering cycle of the plant. You can expect the seeds to grow into plants within 55 to 60 days only. In addition, the plants will thrive in the cool summer and autumn climate of Canada.
Other notable traits of the Blue Diesel plants are their high resiliency against molds and mildews. This means that the plant does not require too much maintenance or humidity control. In addition, Blue Diesel plants have a high yield rate than other auto-flowering Indica strains. You can expect a plant to give you around 250 to 300 grams of buds.