Blueberry Diesel is a prevalent strain based on name recognition alone. Its famous parents contribute to a mellow and balanced high that's appealing to all consumers. This strain is slightly indica dominant, making it ideal for relaxing and dissolving stress, as it softens thoughts and eases muscles. This unique evening strain is best accompanied by tasks that don't require a lot of focus. With a moderate THC content, Blueberry Diesel is an appropriate cannabis strain for beginners but only in moderation!
Overview of Blueberry Diesel
Blueberry Diesel is a hybrid with moderate indica leaning. At about 60% indica, it has many of the effects as well as the phenotype you would expect. The nugs are sizeable, chunky, and packed with resin. Their slightly tapered shape, with pistils the color of dark rust on the medium green background, make each plant a sight to behold.
Some crops of Blueberry Diesel carry the signature purple hue of its Blueberry parent, thanks to anthocyanin activated by low temperatures in the vegetative growth cycle. Blueberry Diesel smells just like you'd expect: A sharp fuel scent that cuts through the sweet blueberry and gives it a little zing.
Break open the resinous buds and greeted with strong undertones of skunk and earthiness, ending with a sweet and sour zing. Blueberry Diesel remains immense appealing due to its large dense nugs, intense coloration, and unmistakable aroma.
Blueberry Diesel's aroma is almost universally appealing.
Blueberry Diesel has a modest to medium level of THC, usually measuring between 14% and 23% of the buds by weight. Its CBD content is relatively low as well, topping out at about 0.6%. Blueberry Diesel is packed full of terpenes, however, with pinene and caryophyllene leading the pack and contributing to the aroma of fuel.
Potential Positive Effects of Blueberry Diesel
The primary effect of Blueberry Diesel is deep relaxation. This strain takes quite a while to creep up on you, and when it does the results are quite mellow. You may experience a tingling or vibrating sensation around the eyes, that spreads through the temples. Blueberry Diesel slightly alters perception so colors, smells, and other external stimuli appear more dramatic. This strain inspires hazy creativity and free association, which can liven up social situations in a mellow manner
Potential Negative Effects of Blueberry Diesel
The downsides of Blueberry Diesel include dry eyes and mouth. You may also get a mean case of red-eye if you use too much. This strain is not ideal for tasks that require focus, and while it doesn't induce strong couchlock, it may make you sleepy.
Lineage of Blueberry Diesel
Blueberry Diesel is the tamer offspring of two heavy-hitting parents: Blueberry, and Sour Diesel. Blueberry from DJ Short is a classic strain that was beloved even before it won Best Indica at the 2000 High Times Cannabis Cup. Sour Diesel gives this strain some of its cerebral punch.
Growing Blueberry Diesel
Blueberry Diesel is not a strain for beginning growers, and is only available in clone form. It tends to grow very tall, and if grown indoors, you'll have to employ a specific technique called Low-Stress Training to help the thinner stems support the chunky buds they produce. And after eight to nine weeks of that, you only get an average yield of about 450 grams per square meter.
Where to Find Blueberry Diesel
Blueberry Diesel is popular almost everywhere thanks to its intoxicating aroma and mild but enjoyable effects. The Pacific Northwest is particularly fond of this strain, so look for it next time you're in Seattle or Portland. It has also been known to show up in Colorado and Arizona from time to time.