Robert Bergman

April 8, 2019

Death Star is an Ohio-bred hybrid, that is more indica than sativa. It is a strain that has risen to fame not only due to its fitting name, but also because of its reliable, smooth high. Growers love this plant because it is fairly uncomplicated to tend to, and easy even for amateur growers to cultivate.

This indica delivers a powerful body high, that will have you happily munching out to the Star Wars trilogy on your couch. Death Star is a cross between Sensi Star and Sour Diesel, and was created in its native Ohio, from where it quickly rose to stardom.

Death Star started gaining popularity in 2004 and has brought all the Star Wars nerds to the yard since. A perfect blend of both indica and sativa, this strain has more prominent indica features. This is why it is in demand among those looking for something to space themselves out with, and the perfect strain to unwind to.

Information about Death Star Strain:

ORIGIN Sour Diesel mixed with Sensi Star
EFFECTS relaxed – 10
happy – 8
euphoric – 7
sleepy – 6
uplifted – 5
dry eyes – 4
dizzy – 3
anxious – 2
paranoid – 1
FRAGRANCE diesel, earthy, pungent, skunky, sweet
FLAVORS diesel, skunky, sweet, citrus, earthy, pungent
MEDICAL stress – 10
pain – 10
depression – 7
insomnia – 6
nausea – 4
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS early to mid October
THC CONTENT % 18%-27%
CBD % 0.40%
INDICA / SATIVA % 75% / 25%
OUTDOOR YIELD 12oz/ plant
CLIMATE sheltered and sunny outdoor climate

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


This star of a strain is very potent, as is famous for just that. Newbies should approach this one slowly, as a little really does go a long way. Death Star will provide a guaranteed perfect head and body high that will set off your inner nerd.

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Death Star can make you feel body-heavy, relaxing you infinitely. This strain will have you feeling euphoric and happy, like you have been swept up into the universe by a rocket and are never coming down again.

Death Star
The Super Star From Another Galaxy

Often this strain can make you feel sleepy too, which is great for when you are done with a long day at work, and need something to make you relax. Death Star will make you feel uplifted at the same time, leaving your worries behind and preparing you for a long deserved restful and relaxing night of blissful sleep.


This bud is very fragrant and pleasant. Death Star smells pungent, preparing you for what’s to come. Its potency is obvious in its aroma – you will feel enticed by the sweet and earthy scent, mixed with a distinct skunkiness and a lingering note of diesel.

Death Star Fragrance
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Death Star’s taste is hinted upon by its very prominent aroma. The sticky diesel flavor will stick to your tongue when you inhale, and its smoke tastes creamy and earthy mixed with some citrus. This strain has hints of a pungent sweet and skunky flavor to it that is hard to miss.

Adverse reactions

Death Star is fairly easy on its adverse effects, but it is very potent bud and should be handled accordingly. When consumed in the appropriate doses, this strain is smooth and produces very minor side effects.

A sense of dry mouth and dry eyes can be present when smoking Death Star, and a lingering feeling of being dehydrated will make you want to reach for the liquids to stay hydrated. Sometimes, you may feel a little dizzy, due to this strain’s high THC and CBD levels.

Death Star can cause a little anxiety in some, which can, in more extreme cases register are feeling of paranoia. This can often be avoided by regulating the amount consumed, and allowing yourself to simply relax into this bud’s effects.


Death Star is a growing sensation in the medical cannabis scene, most notably due to its potency and high THC and CBD levels. Many patients who suffer from anxiety disorders and other mood-issues have found much relief in this soothing bud.

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Those suffering from bouts of occasional or clinical depression are known to find much healing in the regular use of Death Star. Patients who complain of insomnia also love this medical strain, because of its efficiency in relaxing the body and mind and easing restless people into a guaranteed state of relaxation.

Death Star Medical
Death Star Medical

Patients who complain of chronic stress are known to benefit from this generous strain, and pain sufferers love Death Star because of its surefire way of eliminating debilitating pain symptoms. Nausea has also known to be cured with this bud, as Death Star can cause the munchies and restore lost appetite to long-time sufferers.


Death Star is surprisingly easy to cultivate, which is another reason why it has become loved and frequented among growers. This strain is highly resistant to any common molds and mildew and isn’t very popular among pests and parasite.

Flowering Time

This hybrid can be grown in many different settings, but when grown indoors, it usually takes an average of around 8 to 9 weeks to flower and be ready for harvest. An indoor yield for this plant can be estimated at around 14 ounces per square meter.

When cultivated outdoors, Death Star can yield around an estimated 12 ounces per plant. This strain grows shorts, and is usually available for harvest around early to the middle of October. It prefers a sheltered yet sunny outdoor climate to truly flourish in.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Death Star? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


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The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]


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  1. By Summerbear

    ,14 Feb 2017
    Death Star is my fav for ending a day of anxiety. It relaxes my muscles and relieves any aches while my mind floats me off to sleep. I credit Death Star with reducing my anti-depressant needs and relaxing away my […]Read More
    1. By Roy ILGM

      ,14 Feb 2017
      Hah good to hear this imperial strain helps you out!
  2. By Ryan Thomas

    ,15 Nov 2018
    After growing this fantastic plant, I have to say....wow! Impressive. This strain got me higher than I've ever been so once I got my hands on a clone, I went all out! I grew her in a 4'×4' indoor tent […]Read More

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