The original NYC Diesel strain was a hybrid strain that combined different Afghani and Mexican landraces. The OG NYC Diesel strain took the cannabis world by storm in the early 2000s with its sweet and stingy citrusy aroma and its effects. Which many smokers praised for its uplifting and energetic outcome without any fear of paranoia.
As a result of its excellent genetics, the NYC Diesel strain has many different offspring, which you can buy today at Seedsman. Here are a few of our favourites:
#1 Jack Diesel
Jack Diesel Express Auto is an extremely well-judged cross of a Diesel Auto with Positronics own Jack Diesel. It is a highly vigorous sativa-dominant strain with a pyramid structure typical of sativas—a very uplifting cannabis variety.
This plant grows well indoors and outdoors. If growing indoors, please be aware that its roots love to have room to spread out and develop, and ensuring sufficient root space will also ensure the biggest plants with the very best yield potential. It should be ready to crop just 70 days following successful germination. Still, growers should use their own judgement that full maturity has been reached as sativa plants can undergo prolonged flowering, and it is a shame to harvest a week too early before its true splendour is revealed.
The aroma of Jack Diesel Express is intensely fruity, with some incense noticeable along with notes of acid, metal and citrus. These influences are also present on the palate with perhaps a shade more Diesel-like fuel flavour. The overall effect is similar in many ways to Haze and Diesel strains with a more alert, cerebral type of high that is quite uplifting.
#2 Strawberry Diesel
Strawberry Diesel combines the twin delights of NYC Diesel with Strawberry Cough. It is a tremendous sativa-dominant cannabis strain that both relaxes and energises at the same time. This plant could be the Holy Grail for some smokers.
The aroma is very fruity and reminds one of the strawberries with a diesel aftertaste. THC production is high at 18%, with a low CBD figure of 0.37%. The effect is perfect for consumption at any time of day, and medicinal marijuana patients may well find this one an exciting strain to try.
#3 Sour Diesel
Sour Diesel is basically a New York Power Diesel back-crossed with one of its ancestors – the mouth-watering Sour Diesel. This is a light-green plant with phenos ranging from medium to tall in height. The taller ones will need trimming or super-cropping to restrict their stretch, especially if grown indoors with other pheno-types, to create a level playing field for light intensity and penetration.
Sour Diesel can be grown outdoors as well as indoors. However, its 9 – 11 week flowering window will require environments where the weather stays warm and comparatively dry through to October in northern latitudes to mature fully. Indoor yields are between 400 – 500 gr/m2. The aroma of this marijuana strain is powerfully diesel with pink grapefruit citrus notes and earthy undertones. Its taste is broadly reflective of these aromas with more of an earthy citrus hit.
Potency is very high, and Nirvana’s Sour Diesel creates a happy, euphoric and uplifting high that is sure to impress even experienced smokers and vapers with its stimulating, cerebral high. Therapeutically it is recommended to treat symptoms of depression and stress as well as to stimulate appetite.
#4 Red Diesel
Plants stay short/medium in height reaching a maximum of 90 – 100 cm. tall. The large, resin-covered colas produced by Red Diesel are particularly attractive as the red hairs of the Californian Orange Bud are predominant. All in all Red Diesel is a near-perfect balance of indica and sativa traits.
#5 Alaskan Diesel Auto
Alaskan Diesel Auto is a vigorous, fast-growing strain resulting from crossing two auto-flowering strains, viz. Candy Fruit Auto and a Diesel Auto that was subjected to a special selection process. Alaskan Diesel Auto is quick to mature and produces some good yields in such a short space of time.
Dried and cured buds have a sweet diesel scent and flavour. The buds are very resinous and produce a potent, relaxing high.