Black Betty

THC: 26% CBD: 4% Nighttime

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About this Hybrid Strain

Black Betty is a potent hybrid strain, cherished for its large, easily manicured buds and high THC content. A genetic masterpiece derived from the crossing of AK-47 and East Coast Sour Diesel, this strain is known for its robust effects and easy cultivation, making it a favorite among both seasoned and novice growers. The harvested nugs of Black Betty are notable for their light green hue, accentuated by a glaze-like layer of trichomes that add to their allure. This aesthetic makes the buds not only a pleasure to look at but also to tend and manicure during their growth cycle.

With an aroma that is rich yet subtle, Black Betty offers olfactory notes of cherries and fresh earth, without leaning heavily into sweetness. This intriguing blend of scents provides a unique and enjoyable experience for users seeking depth in their strain’s aroma profile which translates into a wonderful taste that is matching.

Black Betty packs a powerful punch with THC levels that can reach up to 26% and a notable 4% CBD content. Its effects are profound, providing deep relaxation for both mind and body. Users are advised to indulge in this strain when they are in a comfortable setting and have no important tasks to complete, as it can induce forgetfulness and full-body sedation. However, some users have reported experiencing dizziness and/or anxiousness, so caution is advised.

This strain is relatively easy to cultivate, with a flowering time of about 64 days. Black Betty's resilience and straightforward growing requirements make it an excellent choice for those new to cannabis cultivation. While specific details on its terpene profile are not provided, the strain’s aromatic notes suggest the presence of myrcene and pinene, contributing to its earthy and cherry aromas.

Lab Data

Cannabinoid Lab Data
Cannabinoid Amount
THC: 26%
CBD: 4%


Black Betty’s parent strains are AK-47 and East Coast Sour Diesel.

Genetic Lineage

Black Betty - Hybrid Cannabis Strain
Hybrid Black Betty
AK-47 - Hybrid Cannabis Strain
Hybrid AK-47
Hytiva Cannabis Strain Placeholder
Indica Afghani
Afghani Origin
Hytiva Cannabis Strain Placeholder
Sativa Thai
Thai Origin
Sour Diesel - Hybrid Cannabis Strain
Hybrid Sour Diesel
Chemdawg - Sativa Cannabis Strain
Sativa Chemdawg
Nepalese Origin
Thai Origin

Frequently Asked Questions About Black Betty

What is Black Betty?

Black Betty is a popular cannabis strain known for its potent effects, flavorful profile, and dark appearance.

Where does Black Betty come from?

Black Betty is a cross of AK-47 and East Coast Sour Diesel.

What does Black Betty smell like?

Black Betty has a distinct aroma that is a pungent combination of earthy, fruity, and floral scents. It has secondary scents of spice and diesel.

What does Black Betty taste like?

The flavor profile of Black Betty is typically described as robust and earthy flavor with subtle undertones of berries and citrus.

What color does Black Betty have?

Black Betty's buds showcase deep shades of green and purple, sometimes almost black, which give the strain its name. The flowers are often dense and look like oversized popcorn. the buds are caked in amber trichomes as contrasting vibrant orange or red pistils weave through the flowers.

What effects does Black Betty have?

Black Betty is known for its potent and deeply relaxing effects. Users often report feeling numb, blissful, and mentally blank. As the high progresses, a deep relaxation spreads throughout the body that some describe as paralyzingly pleasant.

Is Black Betty an Indica, Sativa, or Hybrid?

Black Betty is classified as an indica-dominant hybrid strain.