Sour Flower Strain

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Sour Flower is an invigorating and creatively inspiring hybrid with sativa dominant effects. This strain is a popular one along the coast of California, as well as in Arizona and Oregon. This strong and uplifting plant is one of the best sativa strains that is used for medicinal purposes.

Sativa/Indica % Indoor Yield Outdoor Yield Flowering Period
50% / 50% 15oz/ m2 16oz/ plant8 – 9 weeks indoors, mid-October outdoors.

Sour Flower is a sour smelling sativa dominant hybrid, that is known for its pain relieving and energizing effects. This bud is the perfect wake me upper, and is widely toted as one of the best hybrids to smoke first thing in the morning, as it can help get you stimulated for the day to come.

This strain is also ideal for social gatherings, and it’s even more fun when shared among the best of your friends. Sour Flower is said to be a descendent of Super Silver Haze crossed with an unknown yet potent hybrid, although it’s exact parentage is slightly disputed.

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    Information about Sour Flower:

    ORIGINSuper Silver Haze
    EFFECTSenergetic – 10
    happy – 10
    aroused – 9
    creative – 4
    uplifted – 4
    dry eyes – 9
    anxious – 7
    dizzy – 1
    paranoid – 1
    FRAGRANCEbanana, floral, fruity
    FLAVORSberry, sweet, pungent, chemical, fruity, tropical, woody
    MEDICALstress – 10
    pain – 4
    fatigue – 4
    nausea – 3
    cramps – 3
    THC CONTENT %18%
    CBD %1%
    INDICA / SATIVA %50% / 50%
    INDOOR YIELD15oz/ m2
    OUTDOOR YIELD16oz/ plant
    CLIMATEwarm and sunny outdoor climate
    RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

    * 10 is the highest
    * 1 is the lowest


    Sour Flower is a little bit like the energizer bunny–this strain is all about getting you energized and motivated, which is why it is so popularly used as a wake and bake strain. And this bud can seriously change your mood, so if you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, this smoke can help you remedy that.

    If you’re looking for away to turn a frown upside down, this strain is all about making you feel happy and content. Sour Flower can leave you feeling aroused, making it an extra special variant to indulge in when you find yourself in the best of company, or with someone special.

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    Sour Flower is especially popular among artists and musicians, and it is said that the strain can help them feel extra inspired, turning their creative ventures into something more fruitful. This strain’s good vibe can last you quite a while, and you will stay in an uplifted state for its entire high.


    Sour Flower is extra fragrant, and if you have encountered it before, chances are, you will recognize it from far away. This bud smells like sweet bananas, and you will feel enveloped with its tropical aroma. This strain can also be floral and fruity in other ways, making it extra enjoyable.


    Sour Flower is delicious and on the inhale, you will be hit with a pungent and sweet berry flavored smoke. The strain will then taste slightly more chemical in your mouth, as it turns more fruity and tropical again on the exhale, leaving a distinctly woody aftertaste on your tongue.

    We don’t currently sell Sour Flower seeds. Check out other hybrid seeds in our marijuana seed bank.

    Adverse Reaction

    Sour Flower can be strong, with its THC levels often reaching up to 18%. This means that in high doses, you’re likely to feel slightly anxious when smoking this strain, especially if you’re not used to its potency. In rare cases, you will feel a light dizziness along with this anxiety.

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    You may feel dehydrated and parched when smoking this strain, due to its dry mouth sensation, and your eyes may feel dry and irritated as well. Sour Flower can also make you feel slightly paranoid, especially if you are a novice consumer, and are not used to such potent strains.


    Sour Flower is a very useful medicinal strain, and is known for its capacity to soothe even hard to manage chronic conditions, both physical and mental. This strain is especially practical in the treatment of chronic stress, and the underlying conditions that may stem from it.

    Chronic pain as well is easier to manage, with the help of this potent strain. Sour Flower can gently soothe joint aches, back pain, chronic migraines as well as eye pressure or glaucoma. This strain is energizing, and is therefore ideal for the treatment of chronic fatigue.

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    Sour Flower is widely used in treating cancer patients, who have a hard time maintaining a healthy appetite, due to the side effects of chemical treatments and radiation. Women who suffer from cramps may also benefit from the regular use of this painkilling strain.

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      Sour Flower as a plant that Is easy to grow, and only requires some sunshine and lots of warmth for it to be able to flourish. This strain can grow into a tall plant, so it is suggested that in order to maximize its growth, it should have enough space for it to branch out.

      Flowering Time


      Sour Flower grown indoors can be expected to yield an estimated 15 ounces per square meter. This strain should take around 8 to 9 weeks to finish flowering and be ready for a harvest.


      Sour Flower growing outdoors can be expected to finish flowering around the middle of the month of October. This strain can be expected yield around 16 ounces of bud per plant.


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      FAQ About Sour Flower Strain

      What is the Sour Flower strain yield?

      Sour Flower yields 15oz/ m2 indoors and 16oz/ plant outdoors.

      How much THC does Sour Flower have?

      Around 18% THC.

      What are the origins of the Sour Flower strain?

      Sour Flower was created by crossing Super Silver Haze with an unknown hybrid.

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


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