The most known breeder of this marijuana is GG Strains. The lineage of this great hybrid strain is vast, as it is linked to many parents. Since the passionate growers dedicated their time backcrossing powerful and great performing weeds; the four primary parents are Sour Diesel, Sour Dubb, the Chem’s Sister, and the Chocolate Diesel. The Gorilla Glue #4 or also known as GG4 got its name due to accumulated resins that stick on the scissors when trimming was applied. This cannabis received multiple awards like the Cannabis Cup in 2014 both in L.A. and in Michigan, it also won 1st place during the High Times Jamaican World Cup and the most THC Spannabis Cannabis Championship Cup in 2018.
The first thing you will notice once you open the bag is an overpowering scent of diesel and skunk, and the skunk aroma intensifies that can fill up the room once smoked and burnt. The skunk scent, however, is not very strong when it comes to the overall flavor of this weed. The base notes are sweet coffee and chocolate will make the mouth water that makes you want to puff more. This cannabis also has an earthy and subtle skunk that evens out the sweet taste. Experience a complete relaxed state upon consuming this cannabis. Even though this weed dominates a Sativa, the high is geared towards a full body soothing sensation that relaxes all the nerves and muscles. This marijuana will also exhibit a mild uplifting effect as well as a light euphoric rush through the head, making its users feel relaxed and happy. The use of this hybrid strain is best suited at night because even though it has some uplifting euphoria, it can still render you mostly lazy and sleepy and soon chain you to the couch.
There are many benefits associated with the use of Gorilla Glue #4, especially in the medical department, where it is widely used to combat pain from slipped discs, inflammation, muscle aches, arthritis, headaches, migraines, and post-surgery injury. This can also be used by patients suffering from mental origin diseases like anxiety, stress, depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, mood swings, bipolar disorder, ADD/ADHD, and anorexia. Additionally, due to the powerful indica effects of this marijuana, it is proven to help manage insomnia and nausea.
This cannabis is nit for beginners as they may experience extreme side effects like paranoid thinking or become very anxious throughout the high. Even regular users should be careful not to take too much of this strain as it can knock them out right away. If taken in the right amount and slowly, mild downsides like cottonmouth and dry eyes are usually felt, sometimes mild dizziness comes before the high takes place.
Although it is very rare to get hold of the actual cut and not a clone of this bad boy, growing it either indoors or outdoors won’t have much of a difference, this weed is very resistant to molds that can be an advantage when growing outside. Watch out for pollen sacs during flowering as it can produce hermies and seeds.