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Bio Diesel

Bio Diesel is a balanced hybrid strain bred on the farm of Denver Relief in Colorado. Bio Diesel is a four-way cross between Sour Diesel, Original Diesel, NYC Diesel, and Sensi Star. This hybrid won the 2nd Annual Colorado Medicinal Marijuana Harvest Cup in 2009. It’s an evenly balanced hybrid strain with 50% indica, 50% sativa, and a THC content of 17%-22%.

Bio Diesel combines sativa and indica strains (cultivars), producing an intense euphoric high that eases into a relaxed state. These balanced effects may help alleviate symptoms of conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety, and inflammation.

True to its diesel-heavy lineage, Biodiesel has a pungent diesel-chemical flavor and potent stench with woody and spicy notes.

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Strain types

  • 50%Indica
  • 50%Sativa


  • Chemical
  • Diesel
  • Pungent
  • Spicy
  • Woody


  • Chemical
  • Diesel
  • Pungent
  • Spicy
  • Woody


Bio Diesel contains many terpenes, each providing its health benefits.

  • Myrcene

  • Phellandrene

  • Pinene



Bio Diesels has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Happiness
  • Laughter
  • Relaxing
  • Sociable
  • Tingly
  • Uplifting

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Anxiety
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Paranoia

People who have used Bio Diesel report experiencing a number of mental and physical effects.

Medical Applications

Bio Diesel has been known to have a wide variety of medicinal applications and can be used to help conditions both physical and mental.
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Chronic Pain, Muscle Pain and Other Types of Pain

Cannabis contains anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can help reduce or distract from pain, including THC, CBD, and beta-caryophyllene.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Muscular
  • Skeletal
Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)

THC can help beat nausea and cramps, while CBD may help regulate mood, and both cannabinoids have anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects when used together.

Organ Systems

  • Reproductive

Cannabis contains THC, CBD, and many other cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids that can beat stress and inflammation.

Organ Systems

  • Immune System
  • Other

THC can stimulate the release of the sleep neurotransmitter, adenosine.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Mental / Emotional



growing strains

Bio Diesel is a deep olive color with purple hues. It produces fluffy, dense buds.

This variety may not be suitable for beginner growers as it can be challenging to grow. Unfortunately, Bio Diesel seeds are unavailable — the cannabis variety must be grown from cuttings.

There is also little consensus on the best growing conditions for Bio Diesel.

This variety is potentially susceptible to fungus. It is essential to control the humidity and apply natural fungicides such as citric acid. Inoculating the root zone with beneficial mycorrhizae is recommended to support the plant’s growth and biological defense systems.

This plant can reach over 6 feet tall, so topping it is essential if growing indoors. This variety may benefit from training methods such as “screen of green” (SCROG). The SCROG method involves topping the plants in the early vegetative stage (removing the apical or center stem).

This encourages the plant to produce more side shoots, eventually becoming colas (flowers). Once topped, the branches of the plants are gently weaved through support (usually a horizontal trellis) to maximize the amount of light reaching each potential bud site.


Bio Diesel can reach over 6 feet tall. They should be managed through topping and training to prevent apical dominance and help increase your yield.

Humidity and Temperature

While there is little specific information on ideal environmental conditions for Bio Diesel, a general cannabis guideline can be followed. Keep the relative humidity between 40%-60% in the vegetative phase, and drop it to 30%-40% during flowering to prevent molds such as bud rot from taking hold. Temperatures should stay between 70-80 F (21-26 C).


Bio Diesel takes between nine to 11 weeks to complete flowering.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Bio-Diesel strain good for?
How does the Bio-Diesel strain make you feel?

Bio-Diesel produces an intense euphoric high that has been reported to make people feel happy, relaxed, sociable, tingly, and uplifted.

Is Bio-Diesel an indica or sativa?
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