Gorilla Glue, also dubbed GG4, Original Gorilla, or Gorilla Glue #4 is an Indica-dominant hybrid that speaks volumes throughout the cannabis community. With every right to be worshiped, this 37% Sativa 63% Indica hybrid has seriously pungent chunky buds courtesy of its parents, Chocolate Diesel and Chem’s Sister, Sour Dubb.
An award-winning strain for all the right reasons, the Gorilla Glue strain gets its namesake from having you “glued” to the couch post-smoke sesh. This epic strain took first place in the Michigan and Los Angeles 2014 Cannabis Cups and stole the show at the High Times Jamaican World Cup in 2015.
The strain’s delightful mix of peppery pine and chocolate-covered earth contributes to a natural and enjoyable flavor and aroma. Caryophyllene dominates the terpene composition, enhancing the strain’s overall appeal. With minor notes of Myrcene and Limonene, the Gorilla Glue strain has a well-rounded terpene profile that could satisfy any craving.
It is normal to see the Gorilla Glue strain with a THC content well into the 20s, as it is a potent powerhouse that consumers crave and cultivators adorn. Considering its strong earthy and sometimes sour aromas it will be easy to take notice when the Gorilla Glue strain is in the room.
Other ways to single out this legendary strain are its chunky, trichome-covered buds. Gorilla Glue is notorious for its consistent heavy-yielding sticky flower. A natural top choice among cultivators, GG4 has a fast-growing nature with a 9-10 week flowering time.
Its short structure and flowering time make it an optimal strain for greenhouse cultivation using a sea of green method. Cultivators would also recommend low-stress training techniques and topping to maximize yield, control your canopy’s height, and induce lateral growth.
Further cultivation tips for the Gorilla Glue strain remain in its growing environment. Low humidity is recommended to reduce the likelihood of mold in GG4’s large dense colas along with proper trellis support to avoid stress. Airflow, proper ventilation, and well-draining soil will also aid in the flourishing of healthy flower when it comes to the Gorilla Glue strain.
Originally Bred by GG Strains LLC, this strain continues to take off in the industry. With its newer crosses such as Glueberry, New Glue, and GG#1 it makes consumers question if Gorilla Glue will ever step down from its throne.
Bearing in mind its potent nature this strain doesn’t play around when it comes to relaxation. The Gorilla Glue strain is perfect for consumers looking to unwind after a long and stressful day. Also, a perfect strain for those wanting to relieve anxiety and pain, GG4 stands alone in its ability to calm the body and mind. Let the euphoria of smoking Gorilla Glue take the wheel while your worries melt away into a great night’s sleep.
With so many reasons to smoke and cultivate this well-rounded hybrid from its strong resistance to external stressors and its adaptability to different environments, cultivators love growing it just as much as consumers love smoking it.