California Sour

THC: 13-20% CBD: <1% Daytime

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About this Hybrid Strain

California Sour is a sativa-dominant hybrid cannabis strain that produces a taste and scent reminiscent of sour lemon with both diesel and skunky accents. Its buds are mint green and airy rather than dense, with orange pistils and a thick layer of trichomes.

THC levels average between 13-20% so checking potency before consuming/purchasing isrecommended. Its high is known to improve both focus and overall mind, relieving the consumer ofracing, negative thoughts. The physical effects will definitely be felt, buzzing its way through the torsoand limbs as relaxation sets in. Motivation and energy increase, so daily tasks are more manageable,making this strain a good choice for daytime use.

California Sour mostly produces dry eyes and sometimes dry mouth, while other side-effects are rare.Note that many strains may produce anxiety or paranoia when consumed in higher doses.

Lab Data

Cannabinoid Lab Data
Cannabinoid Amount
THC: 13-20%
CBD: <1%


Genetics of this strain stem from the sativa Mexican and indica Afghani, with some claiming it’s a cross
between the hybrid Lemon Diesel and hybrid Sour Lemon Diesel.

Genetic Lineage

Hytiva Cannabis Strain Placeholder
Indica Afghani
Afghani Origin

Frequently Asked Questions About California Sour

What is California Sour?

California Sour is a sativa-leaning hybrid strain with distinct lemon notes and mood-enhancing effects.

Where does California Sour come from?

California Sour is a cross of Lemon Diesel and Sour Lemon Diesel.

What does California Sour smell like?

California Sour has a distinct aroma of sour citrus with a hint of diesel. Its smell is skunky.

What does California Sour taste like?

California Sour has a sour and citrusy flavor with a hint of diesel and pine. Its flavor is robust and strong.

What color does California Sour have?

California Sour buds are typically light green with orange hairs and a heavy coating of trichomes.

What effects does California Sour have?

California Sour is known to provide uplifting and energizing effects, making it a great choice for daytime use. It is also known to provide a boost in creativity and focus.

Is California Sour an Indica, Sativa or Hybrid?

California Sour is a sativa-dominant hybrid strain.