Jack Herer might be one of the world’s most famous cannabis strains. It was named after the famous cannabis activist and author Jack Herer. The Jack Herer strain has strong genetics that have been passed down for many generations. This makes it a very stable and consistent strain.
The Jack Herer strain was first bred by Sensi Seeds in the Netherlands in the late 1980s. It is a cross between two sativa-dominant strains, Shiva Skunk and Northern Lights #5. Naming this strain after the activist was one of the best things that could have happened. Due to the solid stable genetics, its effects and its benefits this strain has made itself a staple within the cannabis community. Jack Herer’s name will forever live on and the cannabis community will never forget what he has contributed. Both the strain and the man are a cornerstone of cannabis.
Jack Herer Terpene Profile
Jack Herer Strain Effects
The Jack Herer strain provides a great balance of mental and physical effects. It has been described as “uplifting and cerebral” with a “clear-headed high.” This makes it a great strain for daytime use. Jack Herer is also known to provide relief from pain, stress and anxiety. It is one of the few strains approved for pharmacy use in Scandinavia and may be one of the most versatile cannabis strains. It has productive, focusing, creative effects all while not being overstimulating. On top of that near perfect combination, its very resilient in its growing capabilities.
How to Grow Jack Herer Strain
Experienced growers are impressed by this strain and new growers find this one hard to mess up. The Jack Herer strain is a relatively easy strain to grow. It is resistant to mold and mildew and can be grown both indoors and outdoors. When growing outdoors, Jack Herer prefers a warm climate with plenty of sunshine. Indoors, it can be grown in either soil or hydroponics. Jack Herer plants typically grow to be between three and six feet tall so they can grow quite large. Be sure to have plenty of space or practice cultivation techniques to keep plants confined if growing indoors. Jack Herer plants can produce a large yield, so be prepared to harvest a lot of buds. They have long, thin leaves and produce dense buds that are covered in crystals. These flowers also produce a lot of resin which is great for making extracts.
Harvesting Jack Herer usually takes place around October. The buds will be dense and covered in trichomes. When properly cured, the buds will have a sweet and earthy aroma with hints of pine. Jack Herer buds can be used to make hash, edibles, tinctures and other cannabis products.
Whether you are a new or experienced cannabis grower, the Jack Herer strain is a great choice. It is easy to grow and produces high-quality buds that are perfect for making a variety of cannabis products. Jack Herer is a true champion and will always be a favorite among cannabis enthusiasts. Its also a great strain for growing indoors since the smell doesn’t start to get too strong until after the plant has started to harvest and some of the flowers have been trimmed.
A phenotype of Jack Herer that has more sativa like qualities is Jack Haze. Due to the very stable and proven genetics of this strain, Jack Herer is great for producing new strains and enhancing their genetics. The Jack Herer strain might be one of the most perfect, well rounded cannabis strains ever made. Great growing qualities at every level, great flower and resin production, can be used daily and is great for both medicinal and recreational users.