Purple Diesel

THC: 16-21% CBD: <1% Daytime

Taste & Smell


Pairs Well With

About this Hybrid Strain

Purple Diesel is a strain that’s easily recognizable by its colorful buds and distinct aroma. The cultivated nuggets of Purple Diesel are covered in shades of purples and deep greens with amber-toned pistils. When you take a sniff of this strain, it’s fuel-like scent gives off hints of sweet lavender and grape that match its colors.

THC levels of Purple Diesel can range between the mid-teens to low 20’s. The high of this strain has been described like your typical sativa bud, energizing, focused and creative according to reviewers. Some have experienced a body buzz as well as becoming couch-locked as the high wears down. This strain has also been found by consumers to increase appetite.

Lab Data

Cannabinoid Lab Data
Cannabinoid Amount
THC: 16-21%
CBD: <1%


The parent strains of Purple Diesel are Pre-98 Bubba Kush and Sour Diesel. Some have argued the parent strains are actually SR71 Purple Kush and Sour Diesel.

Genetic Lineage

Sour Diesel - Hybrid Cannabis Strain
Hybrid Sour Diesel
Hytiva Cannabis Strain Placeholder
Indica Afghani
Afghani Origin
Chemdawg - Sativa Cannabis Strain
Sativa Chemdawg
Nepalese Origin
Thai Origin
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Indica Afghani
Afghani Origin

Frequently Asked Questions About Purple Diesel

What is Purple Diesel?

Purple Diesel is a hybrid cannabis strain renowned for its vibrant purple coloration, pungent aroma, and uplifting effects.

Where does Purple Diesel come from?

Purple Diesel is a cross of Pre-98 Bubba Kush and Sour Diesel.

What does Purple Diesel smell like?

Purple Diesel exudes a fragrance that is often described as a mix of diesel fuel, citrus, and floral undertones.

What does Purple Diesel taste like?

Purple Diesel is said to have a flavor that is a blend of diesel, citrus, and sweet flavors. Some note the taste of grapes and spice.

What color does Purple Diesel have?

Purple Diesel buds are round, dense and often more of a deep purple color than green. They have an abundance of orange pistils and a thick coating of white trichomes which give the buds a frosty appearance.

What effects does Purple Diesel have?

People enjoy Purple Diesel for its sativa-leaning effects that are stimulating. Many note it provides an uplifting and euphoric high that brings clarity and energy. In the body they mention a warming body buzz that has mild relaxing qualities.

Is Purple Diesel an Indica, Sativa, or Hybrid?

Purple Diesel is classified as a balanced hybrid strain.