The Diablo strain, also known as Diablo OG, is a sativa-dominant hybrid with a 60/40 ratio. Diablo is a cross between Next Generation’s Diablo and OG Kush. Diablo is an incredibly potent strain that isn’t to be underestimated. The effects are said to last for hours, giving consumers a nice burst of energy and euphoria. Diablo is a great strain for daytime use, especially a wake and bake session.
Diablo OG has many medical benefits on to of its positive effect for non-medical users. The Diablo strain is used in the medical field for conditions like ADD/ADHD, arthritis, chronic pain, depression, insomnia, loss of appetite, nausea, PMS, PTSD, and stress. The effects of this strain can provide pain relief up to a certain extent and is a worthy try for consumers suffering from headaches or migraines. Diablo boasts a 20% THC content. With lineage from Grapefruit, Blueberry and South African Sativa, there is a sweet flavor to the Diablo cannabis strain. This indica has a purple hue and a mixture of earthy, fruity and spicy flavors. The effects of this strain tend to make consumers relaxed, sleepy, happy, euphoric, and even hungry. Make sure to have the snacks on hand when consuming the Diablo OG strain because the munchies will surely hit you. The heavy sativa influence in Diablo genetics was obvious after smoking a joint. Its effects were reminiscent of traditional African landrace strains, like Durban Poison, and are best described as clear-headed and uplifting. With that said, the OG Kush presented itself in the form of its trademark body buzz. It offered the same minor pain and anxiety relief that I experience with other OG strains.
The Diablo cannabis strain will run you about $35-$60 depending where you’re getting it from and the quantity. Diablo OG is popular in California but is relatively difficult to find outside the West Coast. Diablo is available in Los Angeles from retailers like Stone Age Gardens, Twenty Two K, Heavy Hitters, and more. LA Natives can use apps like Eaze and Weedmaps to find local dispensaries and delivery services that carry this strain. The nugs come in fluffy but densely packed medium sized popcorn nugs. When properly cured, healthy buds of Diablo OG are large and dark green. Some phenotypes show traces of purple, the result of high amounts of anthocyanin compounds in the leaves that turn purple when exposed to cold air. Brown to dark orange pistils are threaded through the dense Diablo OG buds.
Diablo took second place at the 2002 BC Harvest Cup in the outdoor category. This strain has a miraculously short flowering time of 6-7 weeks. This is a clone-only strain, meaning that prospective growers need to obtain viable clippings from a mature plant in order to cultivate Diablo OG. An outdoor growing environment should have a consistent temperature between 72 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Plants that are successfully grown from clones should reach anywhere from 5 to 6 feet in height.
Wherever you are in the world, Diablo OG is a must try for an energetic and creative high that isn’t too overpowering. Diablo has great medical benefits and can be useful for a variety of consumers.