Cannabis Strain EncyclopediaNYC Diesel Cannabis
Strain ReviewColorado’s #1 Medical Marijuana Reviews and RatingsNew York City Diesel is one the most popular and potent strain of sativa. Winner of the 2001, 2003, 2004 High Times Cannabis Cup Best Sativa Award, NYC Diesel is widely acknowledged for it’s near perfection. Needless to say, given the name New York Diesel, the strain finds its origins in the city of New York, NY. This favorite is an indoor grown cross breed of Mexican Sativa and Afghani. NYC Diesel omits a strong fruity or citrus like scent. Nugs are often larger than those that come off the average sativa cannabis plant; NYC Diesel buds are commonly 5-6 inches, and sometimes up to 10″. The New York City Diesel in the photograph below was of good quality and purchased from Colorado Alternative Medicine/CAM.
New York Diesel Potency and High
New York Diesel has a Very High potency with THC levels normally around 20%. As mentioned, NY Diesel is well known to be one of the most potent and powerful strains of sativa cannabis. It should come at no surprise then, that the high is to die for. In fact the entire experience of smoking NYC Diesel is sometimes surreal. From the strong sweet taste to the perfect exhale concluding in a solid cloud of near chalk white smoke, to the cheerful, feel-good high that has been described as an exotic feeling of wellness, which often accompanies the use of strong sativa cannabis strains.
Medicinal uses of NYC Diesel are often recommended for patients suffering from some forms of depression, stomach ailments, MS symptoms, and appetite.