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Black Dahlia

This indica-dominant hybrid strain is believed to be a cross between the strains (cultivars) Black Cherry Soda and Querkle. Black Dahlia is known for being rich in trichomes and offering pain– and insomnia-relieving effects for some people.

Clocking in at 75% indica, Black Dahlia is known for eliciting mellow sensations and improving mood. Honey and sweet berries characterize the strain’s flavor profile, complemented by woodsy and floral aromas.








Strain types

  • 75%Indica
  • 25%Sativa


  • Floral
  • Pine
  • Sage
  • Skunky
  • Woody


  • Berry
  • Honey
  • Sweet


  • Linalool

  • Ocimene



Black Dahlias has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Calming
  • Elevated Mood
  • Relaxing
  • Sedating
  • Sleepiness

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Red Eyes
  • Thirst

Black Dahlia is a great strain for settling its users into a calm, sedative state, making it the perfect strain to use before bed. Reviews of this strain indicate its psychoactive effects improve low moods and relax the body.

Medical Applications

Medical users of Black Dahlia report using this indica hybrid for various medical purposes. This strain’s moderate THC levels pack quite a punch and are said to alleviate pain, insomnia, and depression.
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Known as a sleepy strain, Black Dahlia can help some people get a good night’s rest. This is because THC can prompt the release of the sleep neurotransmitter adenosine. This can help manage conditions like insomnia and PTSD.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Mental / Emotional

Black Dahlia’s euphoric effects can help some people manage their depression, but no cannabis strain should be used in place of prescription antidepressants without a doctor’s approval. Low doses of THC are ideal for managing depression and anxiety.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System



growing strains

Black Dahlia is an easy-to-moderate strain to grow, making it a good choice for novice cannabis cultivators. The strain grows best in a warm climate and produces an average yield.


Short to average

Humidity and Temperature

Low humidity, warm temperature


10 to 11 weeks

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Black Dahlia Good For?

Black Dahlia is a natural sleep aid for insomnia and night-time use. The strain is also effective at helping to treat some people’s chronic pain.

How Does Black Dahlia Make You Feel?

Black Dahlia can make you feel relaxed, euphoric, and sleepy.

Is Black Dahlia an Indica or Sativa?
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