The Jack Herer strain 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.
|Indoor Yield||Outdoor Yield||Flowering Period|
|55% / 45%||18oz / m²||18oz / plant||8 – 10 weeks indoors, late September to early October outdoors.|
What is Jack Herer?
This famous strain was created in the mid 90’s in Holland, where it was bred and cultivated as a medical-grade strain.
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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.
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|Jack Herer weed strain attributes:|
|PARENTS||Haze, Shiva Skunk and Northern Lights #5|
|GENETICS||45% / 55%|
|EFFECTS||Happy – 10|
Uplifted – 10
Energetic – 9
Creative – 8
Euphoric – 8
|FRAGRANCE||Pine, spice, orange juice, lemon, pepper, cake|
|FLAVORS||Earthy, pine, woody, lemon, pepper, fruit salad, spice|
|ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)||Dry mouth – 10|
Dry eyes – 6
Anxious – 4
Paranoid – 4
Dizzy – 1
|MEDICAL||Stress – 10|
Depression – 10
Fatigue – 6
Pain – 6
Headaches – 4
|FLOWERING TIME INDOOR||8-10 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOOR||Late September, early October|
|THC CONTENT %||Up to 20%|
|INDICA/SATIVA %||45% / 55%|
|INDOOR YIELD||18 ounces per square meter|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||18 ounces or more per plant|
|CLIMATE||Dry Mediterranean outdoor climate|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||High|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
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Jack Herer Effects
Jack’s strong sativa presence, Jack Herer flower 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.
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 terpenes
Terpinolene is this unique strain’s dominant terpene. Adding to its terpene profile are myrcene, ocimene, carene, phellandrene, and caryophyllene.
Aroma & Flavor
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.
Much like what it smells like, Jack Herer also delivers an earthy, pine-like taste when smoked.
Many have been quoted as saying Jack Herer tastes a bit like a tropical fruit salad, with a sharp, spicy saucy bite to it.
Jack Herer has a bit of earthy and spice as well as a hint of pepper, but boasts of a sweet, aromatic aftertaste. Plus, you can enjoy its happy high anytime of the day. Find seeds with similar properties in our online seedbank.
|Terpinolene||fresh, smoky, wood, herbal, citrus, floral|
|Myrcene||earthy, musky, fruity, clover, hop, pungent|
|Ocimene||herbal, sweet, citrus, herbaceous, wood|
|Carene||sweet, citrus, pungent, herbal, earthy, musky, wood, cedar, cypress wood|
|Phellandrene||mint, lime, citrus, herbal, floral, wood|
|Caryophyllene||spicy, cinnamon, clover|
As is usual with stronger strains, one of the side effects of Jack Herer weed strain reported is that of dry mouth, often accompanied by dry eyes and a feeling of slight dehydration.
Jack Herer weed can 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.
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 when smoked appropriately.
Jack herer weed 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.
Jack here is also 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.
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Growing Jack Herer
One of the most grown and most respected strains around the world, Jack Herer autoflower is a grower’s dream.
It is resistant to many common diseases and easy to grow, making Jack Herer an absolute staple.
Jack Herer flowering time
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.
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Origin and Genetics
Jack Herer Terpenes
FAQ About Jack Herer marijuana
What is the Jack Herer strain yield?
Jack Herer yields 18oz per square meter indoors and 18oz or more per plant outdoors.
How much THC does Jack Herer strain have?
Up to 20%
What are the origins of the Jack Herer strain?
Jack Herer was first bred in the mid 90’s in Holland, by using a sativa Haze hybrid, mixed with indica Northern Lights #5 and the Shiva Skunk.
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