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Black Diesel

One of the most awarded plants with multiple Cannabis Cups, Black Diesel is bred by Advanced Seeds and features a unique taste and a ripe grapefruit aroma. Descended from NYC Diesel, this sativa-dominant hybrid strain (cultivar) grows best in humid environments and produces large crops with a strong smell.

Peppery notes characterize the potent odor of Black Diesel and contribute to the strain’s energizing qualities. Many users report using Black Diesel to boost energy and combat everyday stress.











Strain types

  • 30%Indica
  • 70%Sativa


  • Citrus
  • Grapefruit
  • Herbal
  • Pepper
  • Skunky
  • Spicy


  • Diesel
  • Pepper


Black Diesel’s terpene profile consists of delta-3 carene and myrcene, producing its well-known skunky, fuel-like, and fruity flavors and aromas.

  • Delta-3 Carene

  • Myrcene



Black Diesels has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Energizing
  • Euphoria
  • Uplifting

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Paranoia

Black Diesel is infamous for energizing its users and lifting their moods, making it the perfect complement to tackling a busy to-do list. Reviews of this strain note its welcome tingly body high and stress-melting properties.

Medical Applications

This famous strain is great for combatting low moods and fatigue. It’s energy-boosting properties, paired with its euphoric high make it an excellent strain for those with mood disorders or fatigue.
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Anxiety, Panic Disorders

Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System

Black Diesel has intensely spacey effects on some people and can make stress easier to cope with.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

The sativa-dominance of the Black Diesel strain helps some users battle fatigue. Try this strain during the day if you need a burst of energy.

Organ Systems

  • Muscular
  • Other
  • Skeletal



growing strains

Black Diesel is known for being an easy strain to grow and is suitable for novices. Growers can expect large crops whether cultivating indoors or outdoors, but humid environments will kill these plants.


70 cm to 100 cm

Humidity and Temperature

Dry (due to mold non-resistance); adaptable to different temperatures


51 to 61 days

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Black Diesel Good For?

Some people find Black Diesel good for depression and getting an energy boost when feeling tired.

How Does Black Diesel Make You Feel?

Black Diesel weed may make you feel reinvigorated and is a good strain for daytime use. Some people compare smoking Black Diesel to sipping a strong cup of coffee.

Is Black Diesel an Indica or Sativa?

Black Diesel is sativa-dominant with 70% sativa plant lineage and 30% indica genetics.

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