Tangie, also known as “Sunva,” is a popular sativa marijuana strain. Bred by DNA Genetics’ Sour Tangie is an 80% sativa cross between East Coast Sour Diesel and Tangie. Sour Tangie brings together the classic Sour Diesel aroma with Tangie’s creative, elevating buzz and strong citrus overtones. This sativa has two different phenotypes that express either Sour Diesel or Tangie bud structures and effects. Sour Tangie grows quickly in its vegetative cycle and finishes flowering in 9 to 10 weeks indoors.
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A first inspection of flowers of Sour Tangie may pick up on some fruity, citrus notes. A second whiff, meanwhile, might detect a strong diesel aroma, picked up form parent strain ECSD. Grinding up or picking apart these leafy buds can release more of a hashy, sandalwood-like odor. When Sour Tangie is combusted, it burns with a smoke that is, unsurprisingly, sour, but also smooth and easy on the lungs. On the exhale, this aromatic smoke leaves behind a spicy, orange-tinged flavor.
Like other mostly sativa strains, Sour Tangie’s high takes hold relatively quickly. Initial signs of the strain’s action include a head rush that comes with an increased pulse around the temples and some possible flushing in the cheeks. Within minutes, these odd sensations die down, and consumers are immersed in an elevated mindset, marked by an increased intensity of thought. Thoughts may jump from one to another in a free association, while certain concepts or objects may seem to take on a new significance. This cerebral state can spell productivity under the right circumstances — motivated smokers may be able to work for an extended period on complicated analytical tasks as well as on more open-ended, creative projects. For those who aren’t feeling as productive, Sour Tangie’s activated buzz can just be a fun way to pass the time daydreaming as you’re working on mundane errands or household chores.