Death Star is an indica dominant hybrid strain of marijuana known for it’s potency and having a creeping onset. While you may be eying this strain especially if you are a Star Wars fan, it’s got a lot more going for it than just a cool name.
Death Star is a cross of the infamous Sour Diesel and Sensi Star. This cross breeding results in Death Star having a mix of both indica and sativa effects, giving it a nice balance. This strain is renowned for having high THC Content with potent effects.
Appearance, Aroma, & Flavor
The buds are thick, fat, and sticky. Death Star features dark orange hairs on dark green leaves, but can also feature bright, green leaves with darker green accents, and the same vibrant, amber trichomes. Death Star has a pungent, earthy aroma. Many customers like its powerful fragrance as similar to that of a skunk.
Bear in mind it’s going to be a bit tricky covering the strong odor of Death Star even just breaking up the sticky buds will leave the room with that unmistakable Death Star scent. The taste is dominantly diesel with a slight citrus kick. The sweetness varies a bit, coming in waves. If you’re a big diesel fan you’ll absolutely love Death Star.
Death Star, like all strains, has its great benefits. Many people suffering from depression find solace in Death Star. It also helps alleviate stress as well. Death Star is also great for insomnia, proving itself a very effective sleeping aid. Nausea and pain are two more ailments that Death Star can be used to relieve. Needless to say, Death Star is quite useful for a variety of ailments. This is a great strain to consider if you’re looking for the best qualities of both sativa and indica to satiate your woes!
Death Stars journey began in Ohio in the early 2000’s. The strain was developed by ‘Team Death Star,’ who only began popularizing the strain in 2004. Death Star then grew in popularity throughout the Midwest and up and down the East Coast. In 2010, right around a decade after Death Star was conceived, it was featured in High Times.
Death Star can be grown both indoors and outdoors, the flowering period generally lasting around 65 days. It is known to grow in short bushes, and the buds are generally smaller. Bud rot is partially common when growing Death Star due to its dense buds.