This go-big, or go-home strain certainly lives up to its Big Apple heritage, winning seven separate awards at Cannabis Cups. A well-rounded Sativa-dominant hybrid, NYC Diesel has a pungent citrus aroma often compared to that of a ruby red grapefruit, with just a hint of its diesel lineage undertones. This is a fabulous strain for early morning energy or before setting out to do just about anything active. Perfect as a daytime option as the energetic effects will help keep you motivated and focused.
Not intended for the new grower, NYC Diesel requires a little expertise and space. This varietal of cannabis will grow to more six feet in height at maturity, but the reward is a plentiful yield as each plant will generally produce between three and six ounces of flower per cubic foot. With a moderate grow cycle, growers can expect NYC Diesel to flower within about ten to twelve weeks.
Nutrient-rich soil and a warm, stable environment are crucial for this plant. Cold temperatures and too much moisture should be avoided, so NYC Diesel may be best suited for indoor grows, or regions with mild fall temperatures. Pruning the lower portion, while topping the plant during the vegetative cycle may help improve growth cycles.
While most NYC Diesel plants will average around 15% THC, some plants have been known to reach as high as 21% in the right conditions. CBD content is generally low; however, it may reach around 4%. Analytical360 had the next results on the NYC Diesel:
With a healthy blend of both indica and sativa properties from its landrace parents, NYC Diesel can help with a wide variety of ailments. Leaning slightly more towards its sativa heritage many turn to NYCD to help with stress, anxiety, and depression, as its cerebral effects can be very uplifting and motivational. In addition, with its indica genetics, it also provides just enough of a body effect to treat mild to moderate pain without sedation.
As a sativa-dominant strain, NYC Diesel is well-known for its energetic effects which may help with chronic fatigue, stress, motivation, and even focus. Other conditions NYC Diesel may be able to help include ADD/ADHD, arthritis, bipolar disorder, chronic pain, inflammation, and nausea.
Thanks to its lineage, NYC Diesel has distinctive onset with boost of energy and a strong cerebral effect which is euphoric, uplifting, and quite creative. Consumers may report highly social, talkative behavior, which is why this strain may be perfect for those with social anxiety. Ideal for activities such as concerts, hiking, and the gym, as NYCD provides a boost of creative energy following by a relaxing, body-numbing wave of relaxation. However, be prepared for the typical set of cannabis side effects like dry mouth and eyes, or paranoia or the munchies if the user consumers too much.
NYC Diesel is the perfect daytime solution for those looking for a way treat symptoms without a decrease in their productivity.