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Jack Herer

Jack Herer

Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant strain named after the legendary cannabis activist and best-selling author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. An all-round happy, clear headed high, it makes for a suitable homage to the real Jack Herer, often described as “the perfect blend”, earning itself fans world-wide.

This famous strain was created in the mid 90’s in Holland, where it was bred and cultivated as a medical-grade strain. Its distinct engineering made the use of a sativa Haze hybrid, mixed with indica Northern Lights #5 and the Shiva Skunk.

Its uniqueness doesn’t just lie in its genetics, but also in its soothing, happy personality, which shines strongly in its effects. Jack Herer also does great justice to its name by being a very powerful healing aid for patients suffering from an array of ailments, both mental and physical.

Information about Jack Herer strain:

ORIGINHaze, Shiva Skunk and Northern Lights #5
EFFECTShappy - 10
uplifted - 10
energetic - 9
creative - 8
euphoric - 8
dry eyes - 6
anxious - 4
paranoid - 4
dizzy - 1
FRAGRANCEpine, spice, orange juice, lemon, pepper, cake
FLAVORSearthy, pine, woody, lemon, pepper, fruit salad, spice
MEDICALstress - 10
depression - 10
fatigue - 6
pain - 6
headaches - 4
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORSLate September, early October
CBD %0.03%-0.2%
INDICA / SATIVA %45% / 55%
OUTDOOR YIELD18oz/ plant
CLIMATEdry Mediterranean outdoor climate

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Because of its strong sativa presence, Jack Herer creates a very vivid, happy high. It is popular for the fact that it can be uplifting without feeling overpowering, and you can easily find yourself centered and relaxed after a few puffs.

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Instead of it being a dowdy downer, it generates an energetic buzz that is guaranteed to fuel on a good time. Jack Herer is well known for its cerebral high, mixed with a mellow, light body high, carefully avoiding a solid couch-lock. A sense of euphoria can also be observed when smoking it, and comes highly recommended as the perfect start to a creatively stimulating and social night out.


Jack Herer’s scent is said to be reminiscent of pine and spice, creating an inviting appeal for everyone. Its smell also has a hint of orange juice and lemon in it, to break up the earthy base. Some say that Jack Herer can leave a delicious cake-like whiff in the air, mixed with a bit of pepper.

Jack Herer, The Legend Named After The Legend

Jack Herer, The Legend Named After The Legend


Much like what it smells like, Jack Herer also delivers an earthy, pine-like taste when smoked. It has a bit of earthy and spice as well as a hint of pepper, but boasts of a sweet, aromatic aftertaste. Many have been quoted as saying Jack Herer tastes a bit like a tropical fruit salad, with a sharp, spicy saucy bite to it.

Adverse reactions

As is usual with stronger strains, one of the side effects of Jack Herer reported is that of dry mouth, often accompanied by dry eyes and a feeling of slight dehydration. It also commonly can cause a mild anxiety and in some rare cases, paranoia. A dizzy sensation can be observed as well in those who might not be used to the strength and potency of this strain.

Jack Herer Reaction

JH Bud


Many doctors prescribe Jack Herer as a morning medicine. It is perfect to aid those who suffer from any type of stress-disorders, anxieties and nervousness. Jack Herer is a powerful happy-smoke, and therefore a great choice for depressive people.

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Because it causes a reliable boost of energy, Jack Herer can be used in the battle against chronic fatigue and lethargy. It delivers an enjoyable, slightly numbing high, that can help eliminate feelings of physical and emotional pain.

Another medical use for it is to cure chronic headaches and migraines. It is stronger than your average strain, as has been successfully used in providing a cerebral release, combined with a creative, happy release that is guaranteed to put you at ease.


One of the most grown and most respected strains around the world, Jack Herer is a grower’s dream. Its fast flowering plants and high yielding characteristics truly embodies the quality it represents. It is resistant to many common diseases and easy to grow, making Jack Herer an absolute staple.

Jack Herer Effects

JH Strain

Flowering Time

Jack Herer, when grown indoors, is known for its short flowering period, clocking in at an estimated 8-10 weeks on average. This strain produces around about 18 ounces per square meter.

In an outdoor setting, Jack Herer is best grown in a dry Mediterranean climate, and can reap about 18 ounces per plant. It typically is ready for harvest around late September to early October.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own jack herer? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


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Comment Section

10 thoughts on “Jack Herer

By Lynwood Clothier on 9 October 2014

I have lost seeds to Customs twice, and I'm afraid of name recognition. Although my Brother, that lives near me, has had no trouble in receiving seeds. Advice appreciated. Thank You, Lynwood

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By Dena on 5 March 2015

How many seeds does one use per plant?

By Robert on 16 March 2015

@Dena - one seed grows one plant!

By William Barbee on 4 June 2015

I got the 3 bottles of grow juice. Thanks. But someone forgot to put the seeds in the box. There was only 3 bottles and some bubble wrap. Unless I was mistaken about the seeds being shipped in this order.
Thanks William

By Tara Drolma on 30 June 2015

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By Mary Lou S. on 2 April 2016

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By [email protected] on 5 September 2017

several orders all germinated and yielded as promised ...communicate was on point and always offers valued information everything form germination to harvest

By Torchwasher on 31 May 2018

I am growing a jack herer clone I bought legally in Oregon. I have it in a seven gallon pot for now bit plan on transplanting into the ground outside. I hope it turns into a monster.

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