Jet Fuel: A High-Energy Diesel Descendant
Also known as G6, Jet Fuel OG, and G6 Kush, Jet Fuel is a sativa-dominant cannabis hybrid that packs an uplifting, energetic cerebral punch. With its high THC content, exotic terpenes, and stellar genetics, it’s no wonder that Jet Fuel has won over smokers and growers all over the globe.
Genetic Background of Jet Fuel: Beloved Genetics
Jet Fuel combines genetics from some of the most beloved Diesel cannabis varieties under the sun. Its direct parents are Aspen OG and High Country Diesel, which are both descendants of famous New York Diesel strains. Jet Fuel is 70% sativa dominant and was created by 303 Seeds, a breeder from Colorado, USA. In 2020, High Times magazine mentioned Jet Fuel OG as one of the best strains of the year alongside 303 Seeds’ Jabberwocky. Known to be high yielding, super resinous, and very resilient, Jet Fuel owes its strength to its predecessors and, of course, the expertise of the breeders who created her.
Jet Fuel’s first parent is Aspen OG, another beloved cut from 303 Seeds. Bred from SFV OG and Sour Cream (a direct descendent of Sour Diesel and G13 Haze), Aspen OG produces dense flowers with an overwhelming sweet aroma and a frosty white coating of trichomes, reminiscent of the peaks of the Rockies. Packing rich terpenes and high levels of THC, Aspen OG produces a talkative and focused cerebral stimulus, as well as a calming, warming physical buzz. Her intense aroma combines spicy, nutty, and woody overtones.
High Country Diesel
High Country Diesel is a hybrid strain known for its well-balanced effects. As a descendant of New York Diesel and OG Kush, this strain combines the best of both East and West Coast genetics. With moderate levels of THC ranging between 13–17%, High Country Diesel is a great option for those who want a mellow and relaxing high. Its effects have been described as perfectly walking the line between sativa and indica, delivering a subtle mental euphoria and a gentle physical buzz. As the high progresses, it eventually grows more couch-locking, making it ideal for quiet nights in. High Country Diesel also boasts a CBD content of 1%, which contributes to its mellow effects. Its earthy, spicy, and fuel-like terpenes add to the overall experience of this hybrid strain.
Aroma and Flavour of Jet Fuel: Diesel and Citrus
As her name suggests, Jet Fuel has a pungent fuel aroma with tangy, chemical-like overtones, clearly reminiscent of her Diesel predecessors. If you have a good nose, you might also pick up on Jet Fuel’s earthy and piney undertones, as well as a hint of pepper. In terms of terpenes, Jet Fuel is generally dominant in:
Limonene has a fresh, zesty citrus aroma. It has been studied extensively, and studies show that limonene may have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antinociceptive, and even gastroprotective effects.
Meanwhile, caryophyllene is a spicy terpene found in high concentrations in black pepper and black spices such as cloves, as well as hops and basil, where it contributes a spicy, peppery kick. Many studies have explored the medicinal properties of caryophyllene, and show that this terpene has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antibacterial properties (among others).
Finally, myrcene is the third-most common terpene found in Jet Fuel. Found in particularly high concentrations in mangoes, hops, basil, and lemongrass, myrcene has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and sedative properties, among others.
Potency and Effects of Jet Fuel: Uplifting and Energetic
Jet Fuel didn’t just get her name from her pungent aroma, but also her high-energy effects. Typical of Diesel varieties, Jet Fuel is very potent, boasting average THC levels of 20%. Combined with her rich concentration of terpenes, Jet Fuel produces profound uplifting effects that eventually subside into a deeply relaxing body buzz. After consuming Jet Fuel, people typically report feeling:
Jet Fuel is extremely popular among recreational cannabis users. Producing an initial boost of energy, Jet Fuel is a great strain to enjoy during the day, with many users reporting feeling focused and creative under her influence. If you like to wake-and-bake or couple cannabis with exercise or creative tasks, Jet Fuel is a great choice. Jet Fuel is also a great strain to pass around at parties or other social gatherings. Once her uplifting, energetic effects wear off, you’ll experience a relaxing, soothing physical stone that’ll set you up nicely for a restorative sleep.
Jet Fuel’s unique effects also make her a great choice for medical users. Thanks to her uplifting and energising nature, Jet Fuel is a particularly attractive option for patients needing daytime relief without feeling sedated or sleepy. While every patient is different, some report using Jet Fuel successfully to deal with:
- Chronic pain
- Muscle spasms
The high-energy effects of Jet Fuel may also help some patients dealing with fatigue or low motivation, promoting an active, focused, and chipper state of mind.
Like all high-THC cannabis strains, Jet Fuel can cause some side effects. These include:
- Dry mouth and red eyes (which can be easily treated by drinking plenty of water and using eyedrops)
- Paranoia and anxiety
If you have a low tolerance to THC or are new to cannabis, remember to stick to low doses of Jet Fuel. Also, consider taking some CBD in combination with high-THC cannabis for a more mellow experience.
Growing Jet Fuel: Fast and Vigorous
Jet Fuel is a highly desired strain for growers, but it isn’t the easiest strain to come across in seed form. In general, Jet Fuel is considered an easy-to-grow strain, which makes it a popular choice for both novice and experienced growers. While every cannabis plant is a little different, Jet Fuel plants typically take 8–9 weeks to flower and can produce good yields (though this will depend on your skills as a grower and your setup).
Indoor Growing Tips
Jet Fuel is well-suited to indoor cultivation, thanks to her medium stature, vigorous growth, and strong side branches (which can produce great yields). Growers report that Jet Fuel performs well in both soil and hydro setups and likes warm, dry climates. She handles training well and can be cultivated using ScrOG, SOG, and other similar techniques.
Outdoor Growing Tips
Thanks to her vigour and resilience, Jet Fuel also performs well outdoors. While she performs best in large, sunny spaces and dry climates, she is hardy enough to hold up to less favourable conditions. Outdoor Jet Fuel plants grow considerably larger than indoor plants, especially when cultivated in large pots or directly in the ground. Growers report running into mildew and other moulds when growing Jet Fuel in humid conditions.
Should You Try Jet Fuel?
Jet Fuel is a beloved strain, and for many reasons. Its bold gas aromas and sweet flavours make it a delicious smoke, while its uplifting effects are also highly desirable. Thanks to her versatile grow traits and resilience, Jet Fuel also makes an attractive strain for growers of all skill levels.
Jet Fuel is an attractive option for both indoor and outdoor growers, as well as soil and soilless setups. Check her out if you’re looking for a high-yielding strain that’s resilient, hardy, and versatile, or if you’re an experienced grower seeking a strain that can hold up well to training.
For Recreational Users
If you’re a recreational user, turn to Jet Fuel for its uplifting effects and delicious aromas. This strain is ideal for daytime smokers, creatives, or social smokers who want a strain to enjoy with friends. Her energetic effects can also elevate your exercise routine or any outdoor activity.
For Medical Users
Medical users should consider checking out Jet Fuel if they need to medicate during the day without feeling groggy, sleepy, or couch-locked. Its uplifting and focus-inducing effects make Jet Fuel a popular choice among patients with anxiety, depression, or mood disorders, though her effects may also relieve pain without causing sedation or drowsiness.
Jet Fuel — The High-Speed Strain
With her potent, energising high and bold diesel aroma, Jet Fuel really lives up to its name. Whether you use her recreationally, medicinally, or as a new addition to your indoor or outdoor garden, Jet Fuel is definitely worth checking out.
Jet Fuel Strain: FAQ
Q: Is Jet Fuel a sativa or indica?
A: Jet Fuel is a sativa-dominant hybrid strain bred from Aspen OG and High Country Diesel by 303 seeds. Her genetic makeup is 70% sativa and 30% indica.
Q: Is Jet Fuel strain exotic?
A: The Jet Fuel strain is considered to be a high-quality and potent cannabis strain, but whether or not it is considered "exotic" is subjective. Some people might consider it exotic due to its unique aroma, taste, and effects.
Q: What is the Jet Fuel strain?
A: Jet Fuel is a hybrid cannabis strain known for its potent effects and uplifting high. It is a cross between the popular strains Aspen OG and High Country Diesel, and is often described as having a pungent diesel-like aroma and an energising, euphoric high.
Grow your own Jet Fuel
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