NY Diesel Strain Genetics
The strain was first developed by Soma Sacred Seeds and, as the name suggests, it is an East Coast native. NY Diesel is a cross between Afghani Indica and Mexican Sativa landrace strains.
The pure, unadulterated genetics of the parent strains are key in understanding the rich flavours and aromas of NY Diesel, as well as its euphoric effects. The slightly sativa edge of this hybrid comes from its Mexican heritage, while THC levels hover around 20%.
NY Diesel Strain Terpene Profile
NY Diesel was a hit strain back in the early ’00s, having won nine Cannabis Cups in total. No small part of this was due to its captivating and spicy citrus aroma.
When consuming NY Diesel you will immediately notice the delicious lime hints with limonene playing its part in NY Diesel´s Terpene Profile. The presence of myrcene is also revealed under the strong earthy smell. In terms of taste, the bud is intensely citrusy, with just a touch of grapefruit on the exhale.
NY Diesel Strain Effects
Cannaisseurs will describe NY Diesel as the definition of a daytime strain. It offers an intense cerebral effect that can either manifest as a feeling of intense optimism or happiness. You will feel more social and relaxed around groups consuming the famed NY Diesel. As the effects gradually wear off, you may feel mildly sedated so you might want to save this for after work.
Medical Benefits NY Diesel Strain
NY Diesel’s balance of uplifting yet relaxing properties may help provide relief from stress and symptoms of depression. As a sativa-dominant strain, it may also be used to stimulate appetite. At the same time, it contains enough indica traits to help patients who are seeking relief from chronic aches. and joint pains.
How to Grow NY Diesel Strain
NY Diesel is not a very easy plant to care for since it can be quite finicky. For one, it takes some time to grow, and maintenance can prove demanding for beginners. It grows equally well indoors and outdoors, but unless you live in a dry and warm climate, you may want to keep a roof above its tall canopy.
If you can put up with its height and long flowering times, NY Diesel will reward you with an above-average yield of stunning colourful buds, covered by a thick resinous coating.