Welcome to another exciting blog post dedicated to one of the most fascinating cannabis strains in our catalog
Black Diamond. If you’re a cannabis aficionado, you may already know about Black Diamond. Still, for the uninitiated, this post will delve into the intricacies of this strain, including its unique terpene profile, its psychoactive effects, its growing characteristics, and our special NSG Seed Tester Club.
The Magic of Terpenes
Terpenes – the aromatic compounds found in many plants – are the unsung heroes of the cannabis world. They’re responsible for the unique scents, flavors, and even some of the effects of different cannabis strains. Black Diamond is particularly rich in two primary terpenes: Myrcene and Caryophyllene.
Myrcene, often associated with a sweet, earthy aroma, is also found in mangos, thyme, and lemongrass. It’s known for its relaxing, sedative effects.
Caryophyllene, on the other hand, offers a more spicy, peppery scent and is found in cloves, black pepper, and cinnamon. It’s unique because it also acts as a dietary cannabinoid, interacting with the endocannabinoid system to reduce inflammation and pain.
Black Diamond’s distinctive blend of myrcene and caryophyllene offers a deeply soothing, calming experience with subtle undertones of sweet fruit and earthy spice.
The Black Diamond Experience
Black Diamond is an Indica-dominant hybrid resulting from a cross between Blackberry and Diamond OG cannabis strains. As such, it tends to bring about the classic “couch-lock” relaxation that indica strains are famous for while also delivering a touch of cerebral stimulation.
The high generally begins with a sudden surge of euphoria, uplifting the mood and sparking creativity. As the high develops, the sedative effects take over, culminating in full-body relaxation. Black Diamond is perfect for a chill evening at home or to help manage stress, anxiety, and physical discomfort symptoms.
Growing Black Diamond
One of the great advantages of Black Diamond is that it is relatively easy to grow, making it a fantastic choice for novice cultivators and seasoned growers alike. It thrives indoors and outdoors, with a flowering time of 8-9 weeks when grown indoors.
This strain is highly resilient and can withstand temperature and humidity fluctuations better than some strains. However, it still appreciates a Mediterranean-like climate with temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. For the best results, growers should trim any excess foliage to ensure light penetration and air circulation to lower branches.
The NSG Seed Tester Club
Now that we’ve piqued your interest in Black Diamond allow us to introduce the NSG Seed Tester Club – an exclusive community of cannabis growers passionate about exploring and experimenting with new strains.
Joining the Seed Tester Club allows you to test our genetics before they hit the mainstream market – and at a reduced price. This is your chance to be at the forefront of cannabis cultivation, growing and reviewing strains that the wider world hasn’t had the chance to experience yet.
The NSG Seed Tester Club membership also grants you access to our private social group, the Blind Gorilla, where indoor home growers meet, connect, and share experiences. It’s a warm, welcoming community of like-minded individuals passionate about cultivating cannabis and eager to learn from each other.