The Death Star is a hybrid strain, resulting from a cross between Sour Diesel and Sensi Star, and based on the various evidences found, it seems that the strain originated in the state of Ohio. Although this strain is combatively new in the scene and it appeared only in early to mid 2000s, Death Star has gained immense popularity in the past few years.
The Death Star is named mainly due to the recognition and amazing reviews it achieved within a very short span of time. It features in the 2010 edition of the High Times, and since then there has been no looking back. As mentioned earlier, the Death Star is a mix of Sour Diesel, a pungent-smelling stinky hybrid and Sensi Star, a fruity indica. Due to its unique name, the strain has created a lot of buzz in the market.
- Physical Form
This hybrid strain has a low busy physical form, and it features bunches of small sized buds and a few big sized colas. The appearance of the strain has more indica dominant traits than sativa traits, mainly because the indica to sativa ratio is 4:1. If you happen to break one bud chunk, the entire bunch of buds will stick together and get mashed.
- Bud Coloration
The buds are dark green in hue, and they are covered with dark orange to brown hairs. The dark coloration of Death Star is attributed to its parent strains. Some of the Death Star nugs might have a purple coloration especially the ones that are grown in the cooler climates, mainly of the dominant effect of Sensi Star.
- Aroma of the Strain
When it comes to the aroma of the Death Star strain, remember that it is pungent before as well as after grinding. The ‘Sour fuel’ effect on the aroma lends it a distinct menthol, rubber, and lemon odor along with a properly balanced sweetness in the background. The blend of these unique aromas gives you a really powerful strain that is sure to impress the users.
- Smoke of the Strain
Death Star flavor is sweet and it features an ultimate diesel after taste that lingers on your taste buds for quite some time. Please be careful while smoking this strain as the smoke can be really powerful for some people. Those who have used this strain say that the effect produced is a top notch ‘high’ that demonstrates the amazing qualities of sativa and the indica.
The Death Star strain offers an uplifting motivational quality that can really help you spring back into your active self which is very much the effect of sativa. At the same time, it also has a numbing feeling over the mind and body, which comes from the prominent Indica effect.
- Medicinal Benefits
The Death Star offers various medicinal benefits that make this strain stand tall among the crowd. The strain is found to be effective in case of loss of appetite, anxiety problem, stress, nausea and chronic pain. The high THC content of the Death Star strain offers a kind of high that can be enjoyed both at day and night time.