NYC Diesel Strain

NYC Diesel is a fruity sativa leaning hybrid that is thought of as a favorite among artists and creatives. It can uplift and inspire and lacks the heavy body high that may keep you couch locked. This strain may have a mysterious heritage, however, there is no doubt about its potent effects and lush flavors.

Indoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
60% / 40%14oz / m²12oz / plant10 – 12 weeks indoors, early November outdoors.

This funky hybrid is a creative’s dream. NYC Diesel is a pungent strain that has unclear roots. It is however believed to have been derived from a mysterious Sour Diesel clone that was crossed with an Afghani indica and then a Hawaiian sativa, the result of which is an absolute stunner of a hybrid.

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NYC Diesel has earned itself a loyal fan-following, who love it for its ability to induce an energetic, happy high. This hybrid has the perfect balance between a mild body stone, and an uplifting, clear-headed cerebral high, inducing fits of laughter and all-together only positive energy.

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NYC Diesel weed strain attributes:
ORIGINSour Diesel, Afghani and Hawaiian
EFFECTShappy – 10
uplifted – 9
euphoric – 8
energetic – 8
relaxed – 8
dry eyes – 8
paranoid – 3
headache – 3
dizzy – 3
FRAGRANCEdiesel, grapefruit, lime, pungent, sweet
FLAVORSdiesel, citrus, pungent, grapefruit, lime, sweet
MEDICALstress – 10
depression – 8
pain – 6
fatigue – 4
lack of appetite – 3
THC CONTENT %18%-21%
CBD %0.20%
INDICA / SATIVA %40% / 60%
OUTDOOR YIELD12oz/ plant
CLIMATEhot and sunny outdoor climate
RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


It is believed that this strain is popular among artists due to its strong cerebral effects. NYC Diesel can cause a sudden influx of ideas and bring in a fresh breath of inspiration. This hybrid spurs on the mental activity, fueling writers and creatives to keep working and making magic.

NYC Diesel is an uplifting hybrid that will keep you happy and smiling for absolutely no reason at all.


This strain is really good for taking a load off after some stressful instances, as this smoke can make even the most negative Nancy burst out in laughter.

The Sweet & Inspiring Super-Fuel

This strain can induce a strong sense of euphoria in you, making you feel elated and stress-free. NYC Diesel gives you bursts of energy that will have you jumping out of your seat, feeling both relaxed and clear-headed, and ready to get things done, and with gusto.

There are many popular strains that are direct descendants of the NYC Diesel. Read our full review on White Diesel Strain

NYC Diesel terpenes

NYC Diesel has an exquisite terpene profile dominated by myrcene. There are a lot of other terpenes that this deliciously-tasting strain contains including caryophyllene, α-Pinene, phellandrene, humulene and L-Limonene.

Aroma & Flavor

NYC Diesel truly smells like a Sour Diesel variant, reeking of a strong diesel mixed with fruit fragrance, instantly filling the room with its aroma. This hybrid smells pungent and sweet, with shocks of lime that smell both invigorating and appetizing.

This sour tasting strain tastes mouthwatering in all its citrus flavors and tanginess. NYC Diesel boasts of pungent flavors, mixed with shocks of sweet lime. This hybrid has a distinct aftertaste that many describe as resembling fresh grapefruit, making it truly pleasant and unique.

Dominant terpene:

Myrceneearthy, musky, fruity, clover, hop, pungent

Secondary terpenes:

Caryophyllenespicy, cinnamon, clover
α-Pinenesharp, turpentine, pine, rosemary
Phellandrenemint, lime, citrus, herbal, floral, wood
Humulenehops, earthy, wood, herbal
L-Limonenepine, pungent, turpentine, bitter

Adverse reactions

NYC Diesel can cause some minor side effects, as this hybrid is of the potent Diesel variety. You may experience a dry mouth sensation, which may occur together with dry and itchy eyes, making you feel slightly dehydrated and parched.

This strain may also cause a slight bout of paranoia in some users, which can also be accompanied by a mild headache. NYC Diesel may also make you feel a little dizzy and anxious, especially if you are an inexperienced smoker, or have consumed this potent strain in higher doses.


NYC Diesel is a very popular medical strain in the medical cannabis community. This hybrid is very effective in the treatment against stress disorders and its symptoms. It is a powerful ally in the fight against any effects of chronic and consistent stress, because it is a powerful relaxant, and aims to calm and soothe the mind and body.

This strain is also useful for patients who continue to struggle with mood disorders. NYC Diesel is effective especially for patients who are suffering from heavy depression, due to this strain’s uplifting effects. A lack of appetite may also be reversed, because of this hybrid’s ability to induce a case of the munchies.

NYC Diesel Medical

NYC Diesel is also perfect for the management of pain, as it has proven to be a successful way to control muscle spasms and joint paint, as well as chronic back pains and headaches. Fatigue may also be treated with this hyper hybrid, as it can give you sudden bursts of energy and encouragement.

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This plant can grow very tall, up to 12 feet tall, if you give it the room to grow upward and neglect to trim it accordingly. Ideally, NYC Diesel prefers a hot and sunny outdoor environment where it can truly thrive. You should be quite experienced if you want to attempt to cultivate this strain, as it requires some upkeep knowledge to really maximize its yields.

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NYC Diesel Growing

Flowering Time


NYC Diesel takes around 10 to 12 weeks to flower and be ready for a hearty harvest. This strain can be expected to yield an average of 14 ounces per square meter of fragrant and lush bud.


This hybrid likes a little warmth if you want to keep it outdoors. NYC Diesel can yield around 12 ounces of bud per plant, and can be expected to be ready for a full harvest around the beginning of November.


  1. Sour Diesel
  2. Afghani
  3. Hawaiian

FAQ About NYC Diesel Strain

What is the NYC Diesel strain yield?

NYC Diesel yields 14oz/ m2 indoors and 12oz/ plant outdoors.

How much THC does NYC Diesel have?

From 18% up to 21%

What are the origins of the NYC Diesel strain?

NYC Diesel was created from a mix between Sour Diesel, an Afghani indica and a Hawaiian sativa.

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


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2 comments on “NYC Diesel Strain”

  1. My fav indoor grow. Easy to manage. low odour.good yield even in my closet grow. 3×2 yields me abt 8oz. As I do cuttings I have perpetual cycle going. Love it..