Gorilla Glue #4 Cannabis Strain (Everything You Need to Know)

Oct 13 , 2018

Gorilla Glue #4 Cannabis Strain (Everything You Need to Know)

Gorilla Glue #4 is a top choice among medical patients for its glue-like effects; it will literally glue you to the couch! It Is desired for its potency, and known for its strong earthy, diesel smell. Gorilla Glue #4 is a top choice by those consumers who feel they need to self-medicate.

Gorilla Glue #4 can help reduce chronic pain, help manage the symptoms of arthritis and treat acute inflammatory injuries. If you find yourself in need of strong pain relief, this is the strain for you. It boasts 25-28% THC, that will help you ease those aches and pains at the end of a long day.

Gorilla Glue #4 is most widely used to treat mental health symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and stress, as it produces a heavy body stone.

The effects are cerebral, energizing, euphotic, happy and uplifting. It creates a strong body high that is great for relaxation.

Gorilla Glue #4 has won awards at the 2014 Cannabis Cup in both Los Angeles and Michigan. The smoke is full-bodied and flavourful, with notes of chocolate and coffee. The buds are green, with orange hairs dispersed throughout, and the plant boasts dense, resinous, spongy buds that are covered in trichomes.

 Hawaiian GG4 budWhy do we rarely hear about Hawaiian bud? Aloha GG4, photo: @supakauaii_420

Gorilla Glue #4 Background

Gorilla Glue #4 is a cross between Chem Sister, Sour Dubb and Chocolate Diesel strains. It gets its name, similar to the commercial adhesive Gorilla Glue, because of its resinous, sticky buds. It is also a strain well known for “gluing you to the couch.”

Gorilla Glue was first bred by a Nevada-based breeding company but is typically grown in Colorado. Expect to pay $50-$70 for an eighth of this sticky, indica dominant hybrid. It is well touted for its high THC levels (25-28% THC) and is a great strain for managing chronic pain, arthritis, ADHD and many more medical conditions.

GG4 Tastes and Aromas

Gorilla Glue #4 has a strong diesel smell and tastes earthy with notes of coffee and chocolate. When grown indoors, the plant yields 18oz. of dried bud, while plants grown outdoors will produce upwards of 21oz. per plant. Flowering time for this highly medicinal strain is 8-9 weeks, and it is considered an easy plant to grow.

Gorilla Glue is available in dried herb, oils, tinctures and edibles, in online markets. Oils and other products produced by GG4 will be high in THC and low in CBD, which makes the effects of these products psychoactive.

gorilla glue nugs in a heart GG4 hearts you with this heart-shaped Gorilla GLue #4 flower bunch, photo: @vegas_big_ro



GG4 Effects

As this is a high THC strain, it is best suited to seasoned cannabis consumers. New users may experience strong effects that are too much to handle. Additionally, this strain has low CBD levels, between .05 and .1 percent, therefore, it is not for treating serious medical conditions such as cancer, seizures, central nervous disorders and serious mental health disorders. It is more effective against insomnia, depression, anxiety, nausea and pain.

The effects of Gorilla Glue #4 will hit you immediately when inhaled. It produces a dreamy body-stone with relaxation properties that will help even the most stressed out individuals.


GG4 Effects

GG4 Medical
GG4 Side Effects

Euphoria 100%

Pain Relief 100%

Cottonmouth 100%

Energetic 75%

Stress Relief 90%

Paranoia 40%

Happy 70%

Depression 60%

Dry Eyes 30%

Uplifting 50%

Insomnia 50%

Anxiety 15%

Relaxed 50%

Nausea 40%

Dizzy 10%


GG4 is touted as a highly medicinal strain, boasting up to 28% THC. This strain is not for novice users, as the effects are significant.

GG4 Grow Tips

Gorilla Glue #4 seeds can be purchased from a wide array of seed vendors in the United States, Canada and the U.K. Expect to pay about $90 for 10 seeds.

Gorilla Glue #4 can be grown indoors or outdoors, although outdoor production will produce a higher yield of 18oz to 21oz., respectively. Flowering time for this strain is 8-9 weeks, or mid-October.

One main concern with growing Gorilla Glue #4 outdoors is that it has a very pungent aroma when raw. Take care to grow this plant in a secure, safe location so that all of your hard work is not lost to a curious passer by.

 crystal mature gg4 gorilla glue plantSuch a beautiful plant to grow - thick crystals and big buds, photo: @olympusgardensog

Gorilla Glue #4 Overview

Gorilla Glue #4 is a sticky, indica dominant hybrid strain that is excellent at managing chronic pain, as well as a number of other symptoms. Its high THC to CBD ratio produces a cerebral body high that is euphoric and uplifting. It is not a strain for novice users due to its high potency and THC content.

Gorilla Glue #4 is inappropriate for treating more serious medical conditions such as seizures, epilepsy, schizophrenia and fibromyalgia due to its extremely low CBD content (.05% - .1%)

Gorilla Glue #4 is a cross between Chem Sister, Sour Dubb and Chocolate Diesel strains. It gets its name, similar to the commercial adhesive Gorilla Glue, because of its resinous, sticky buds and strong diesel smell. When consumed GG4 has notes of chocolate and coffee, although the strong diesel smell can mask these flavours. It is one of the most pungent strains to smoke, but is highly sought after for its medicinal properties.

Gorilla Glue #4 is considered an easy strain to grow, and produces large yields, whether growing is done indoors or outdoors. Due to the aroma of the Gorilla Glue #4 plant it is wise to grow this strain indoors.

If you are looking to reduce pain after a long day, or just relax and get “glued” to the couch, this is the strain for you. Novice users should exercise caution when using this strain, as the effects may be too intense for some individuals to handle.


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Written by Hamish


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