Purple Sour Diesel Strain

Looking for more information on Purple Sour Diesel is difficult due to the lack of information.

But what we are sure of is what this strain could do.

Notice too that it has the word diesel in its name, and immediately the first thing that comes to mind is how it smells and tastes.

As to be expected, it has a fragrance that for some people, might take a little while to get used to, and when they do, the love affair begins.

BUT when it comes to how Purple Sour Diesel works, it is love at first sight, or rather, love at first high.

Being a Sativa-dominant strain with an above average THC levels, the mental head high it gives is something you are going to crave for.

On the web, there is a confusion on the origin or even the name of this strain.

To clarify, this Purple Sour Diesel is a cross between Purple Kush and Sour Diesel.

Sometimes, it is mistakenly assumed to be the same as Purple Kush (a cross between Pre-98 Bubba Kush and Sour Diesel).

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Purple Sour Diesel weed strain attributes:
ORIGINSour Diesel and Purple Kush
EFFECTSRelaxed – 10
Happy – 9
Uplifted – 8
Energetic – 8
Euphoric – 8
Dry eyes – 7
Paranoid – 2
Headache – 1
Anxious – 1
FRAGRANCESweet, pungent, sour, diesel, grape
FLAVORSSweet, skunky, diesel, grape, berry
MEDICALStress – 10
Pain – 6
Depression – 6
Insomnia – 5
Nausea – 4
THC CONTENT %15% to 21%
CBD %0.4% to 1%
INDICA / SATIVA %30%/70%
INDOOR YIELD14 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD18 ounces or more per plant
GROWTH LEVELExperience needed to grow

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Boy, does the Purple Sour Diesel get to work as soon as the first couple of puffs.

This strain rushes in a cerebral head high that on its onset, makes you feel like having a halo on top of your head.

Immediately, you feel uplifted and as your mood swings to the positive side, the overwhelming sense of happiness could even lead to the point that you feel euphoric.

A good thing about Purple Sour Diesel is that it does not take you to dreamland. Rather, it gives you a boost of energy to feel like you are on top of the world.

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While it is a Sativa-dominant strain, the Indica properties soon follows as it brings your body to a state of relaxation, making for a nice blend of mental and body high.

Purple Sour Diesel Effects

Purple Sour Diesel terpenes

The most notable terpenes of this weed strain include L-Limonene, caryophyllene, myrcene, and carene.

Aroma & Flavor

Contrary to the impression of many people, Purple Sour Diesel has an underwhelming pungent odor that is distinctively a mix of sour diesel with a sweet undertone of grape. Because it is mild, that makes it more pleasing.

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Definitely, this strain is not smooth when smoked.

At the same time, where it is mild in its odor, the taste of sour diesel is more pronounced with the sweet taste of grape lingering as you exhale.

Some users have reported that Purple Sour Diesel actually tastes better as you smoke it.

L-Limonenepine, pungent, turpentine, bitter
Caryophyllenespicy, cinnamon, clover
Myrceneearthy, musky, fruity, clover, hop, pungent
Carenesweet, citrus, pungent, herbal, earthy, musky, wood, cedar, cypress wood

Adverse Reaction

The good thing also about using Purple Sour Diesel is that there are not much negative reactions that is a worrisome.

And worrying is the last thing on a cannabis user’s mind for the most common reason for smoking is to feel good.

Purple Sour Diesel Adverse Reaction

You might expect to have dry mouth and dry eyes when smoking this strain.

Other concerns are rare and they include paranoia, headache, and anxiousness.

These are pretty much nothing to be concerned about unless this is the first time you are using cannabis and have no idea what to expect.

At the same time, overusing cannabis is never a good thing and doing so is when these rare reactions might manifest.


Even with an intense onset of the Sativa side in giving you a buzzing head high, the balanced mental and body high that follows soon after benefits medical cannabis users.

Purple Sour Diesel is sought after for its ability to reduce tension and stress.

Even better, it is not known to elevate stress and anxiousness like some other strains do. As such, it is beneficial to those who have anxiety disorders including depression.

A few other uses of Purple Sour Diesel include relief from pains and aches.

Although it has a low CBD, which might not be helpful in extreme cases, but those with mild cases will appreciate its effectivity.

After an invigorating cerebral high, you might also feel tired and sleepy. This is great especially for those with Insomnia.

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Purple Sour Diesel can be grown in both outdoor and indoor, as well as in a greenhouse. While it does thrive well in an outdoor environment, it is recommended to grow this indoor.

Purple Sour Diesel Growing

The advantages of having your own indoor growing tent and equipping it with a good lighting source, as well as other accessories, provides for a controlled environment that makes the tedious task of growing Purple Sour Diesel easier. It is also highly adaptable to the Screen of Green (ScrOG) method.

Flowering Time


If you want to get your hands on your own harvest, then you will have to wait for 63 to 75 days, when it starts its flowering stage. Soon after, be delighted with a yield of 14 ounces per square meter.


Looks like you are committed to doing whatever it takes to grow the Purple Sour Diesel outdoor.

For all the attention and care you give into making sure that your cannabis plant receives the best experience in growing up, you are rewarded with a yield of 18 ounces per plant by the middle part towards the last days of October.

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


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