1. Overview of Gorilla Glue #4 Autoflower
This hybrid strain is a cross between Chocolate Diesel and Sour Dubb, and it was first bred by GG Strains. Gorilla Glue #4 gets its name from the trichomes that cover the buds, which make them look like they’re dripping with Gorilla Glue. The aroma is pungent and earthy, with notes of coffee and chocolate, and the flavor is similar, with a diesel aftertaste. This strain has high levels of THC, up to 25%, so it’s not recommended for first-time smokers or those with low tolerance. The effects are cerebral and relaxing, making it a good choice for stress relief and pain management. Gorilla Glue #4 is also known to be helpful for treating depression and anxiety.
2. Aroma, flavor, and appearance
As mentioned previously, Gorilla Glue #4 gets its name from the trichomes that cover the buds – giving them a sticky, glue-like appearance. The buds are large and dense, with a deep green color and hints of purple. The flavor is earthy and pungent, with notes of chocolate and coffee, and a diesel aftertaste. The aroma is similar, but even more pungent.
3. Growing this strain
Gorilla Glue #4 is a relatively easy strain to grow, and can be grown both indoors and outdoors. It’s a fast-flowering strain, with a short flowering time of 8-9 weeks. Indoors, plants will typically yield around 12 ounces per square meter. Outdoors, plants can yield up to 16 ounces per plant. Gorilla Glue #4 is a relatively high-maintenance strain, and will need to be trimmed and pruned regularly to prevent the leaves from obscuring the buds.
4. Effects on mind and body
The effects of Gorilla Glue #4 are mostly cerebral, with a strong head high that can be overwhelming for first-time smokers. The high is followed by a deep body relaxation, making it a good choice for stress relief and pain management. Gorilla Glue #4 is also known to be helpful for treating depression and anxiety.
5. Medical benefits
Gorilla Glue #4 is commonly used to treat stress, pain, and anxiety. It’s also been known to help with depression and insomnia.
6. Negative side effects
The most common negative side effect of Gorilla Glue #4 is paranoia, which can be caused by the high THC content. Other potential side effects include dry mouth and eyes, dizziness, and headaches. Gorilla Glue #4 is not recommended for first-time smokers or those with low tolerance.