Robert Bergman

September 30, 2020

Gorilla Glue #1 comes from a family of heavy hitters, but this variant tends to be more sedative than its relatives, guaranteeing an easy and soothing tranquilizing effect. This strain can be quite potent as its THC levels are known to have been measure up to 28%, making it a surefire medicinal choice.

Sativa/Indica % Indoor Yield Outdoor Yield Flowering Period
30% / 70% 18 ounces per square meter16 ounces or more per plant8 – 9 weeks indoors, early October outdoors.

Gorilla Glue #1 is a hybrid strain that surfaced on the global market in 2016, changing the game. This lush flavored and potent strain is a sibling of uber-popular Gorilla Glue #4, and was created out of the crossing of Chem’s Sister with sweet smelling Chocolate Diesel.

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This hybrid tends to be indica dominant and is a body heavy strain that is favored by many patients to its sister strain. Gorilla Glue #1 is expected to become more and more popular in the coming years, as a smooth and effective recreational and medical evening strain.

Information About Gorilla Glue #1 Strain

ORIGIN Chem’s Sister mixed with Chocolate Diesel
EFFECTS Relaxed – 10
Euphoric – 9
Happy – 8
Uplifted – 6
Dry mouth – 4
FRAGRANCE Coffee, diesel, sour, sweet
FLAVORS Earthy, pine, sweet, chocolate, coffee
Dry eyes – 4
Anxious – 4
Paranoid – 2
Dizzy – 2
MEDICAL Pain – 10
Stress – 9
Insomnia – 7
Depression – 7
Lack of appetite – 6
THC CONTENT % 25%-28%
CBD % 1%
INDICA/SATIVA % 70% / 30%
INDOOR YIELD 18 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD 16 ounces or more per plant
CLIMATE Warm and temperate outdoor climate
RESISTANCE TO DISEASE Resistant to common molds and mildew

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Gorilla Glue #1 is first and foremost a sedative strain, creating an undeniably enjoyable mind and body numbness that are sure to put even an ape down. This hybrid has a strong narcotic effect on you, making you relax almost instantly, and stay in a solid unwinding state of mind.

This recommended evening strain produces a clear headed yet drowsy kind of euphoria, slowing you down and making you feel calm and lifted. Gorilla Glue #1 makes for the perfect nightcap at the end of a long and stressful day, as there are few strains available today that can truly produce a more calming effect.

Gorilla Glue #1 can make you extra chatty and happy to socialize, even if you may feel slightly distracted at times. This strain will make you feel uplifted and relieved of your day to day worries, but it may also make you feel parched and thirsty, as cotton mouth is a common effect of this hybrid.


Gorilla Glue #1 is fragrant like its relatives, however this strain contains notes that are more sour than the others. This indica dominant strain is tantalizingly sweet smelling, with a strong coffee aroma highlighting its main sour diesel signature scent.


Because this strain is so flavorful and enjoyable to your taste buds, it makes for an ideal choice in the creation of edibles. Gorilla Glue #1 tastes like a sweet and earthy pine, mixed in with the chocolate and coffee flavor its sister strains are famous for.

Adverse reactions

Gorilla Glue #1 has some side effects as this strain can be quite potent, so this comes as no surprise. If you are a novice user, it is recommended to stick to a reasonable dosage, as not to be overwhelmed by its higher than usual THC levels.

This indica dominant strain will most definitely cause a dry mouth and dry and itchy eyes, tempting you to rehydrate immediately. In some cases, Gorilla Glue #1 can cause some anxiety, even turning into a mild paranoia for some. This strain can make you feel dizzy in the end, or leave you with a slight headache, too.

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Gorilla Glue #1 is a great evening sedative, especially if you are in need for a more natural way of remedying your ailments. This indica dominant hybrid is known for being very effective against chronic pain, allowing those who suffer from chronic migraines, cramps, back spasms and joint aches to find relief.

This beautifully fragrant strain is also the perfect way to end a long work day, especially if you suffer from chronic stress. Gorilla Glue #1 can allow you to leave your worries behind, making it easier to find a more relaxed state of mind, and release your stress and ready yourself for a night of rest.

Gorilla Glue #1 is an ideal choice if you need help with alleviating your insomnia, as this strain will start to feel heavy on the body, slowly but surely putting you to sleep. This strain is also known for alleviating feelings of depression, and can reverse nausea in patients who needs help restoring a healthier appetite after any chemical treatments.

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Gorilla Glue #1 is a plant that will need proper and regular trimming, but is generally fairly easy to cultivate. Growing this strain outdoors, it prefers a warm and temperate outdoor climate, and needs to be kept away from any danger of frost or too much rain.

Flowering Time

Indoor Flowering Time

Gorilla Glue #1 grown indoors can take an average of about 8 to 9 weeks to flower and be ready for harvest. This hybrid can be expected to yield around 18 ounces of bud per square meter planted.

Outdoor Flowering Time

This indica dominant strain can yield around 16 ounces of bud per plant cultivated. Gorilla Glue #1 can be expected to be ready for a healthy harvest around early October.

Origin & Genetics

  1. Chem’s Sister
  2. Chocolate Diesel

FAQ About Gorilla Glue #1 Strain

What is the Gorilla Glue #1 strain yield?

Gorilla Glue #1 yields 18 ounces per square meter indoors and 16 ounces or more per plant outdoors.

How much THC does Gorilla Glue #1 have?

From 25% up to 28%

What are the origins of the Gorilla Glue #1 strain?

Gorilla Glue #1 was originally bred out of a cross between Chem’s Sister and Chocolate Diesel.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Gorilla Glue #1? 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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