Jack Herer

J.HERERb-2-3-600x450Lineage: Haze X Shiva Skunk X Northern Light #5

Flowering Time: 60 days

Height: 80 cm when grown indoor and 165 cm when grown outdoor

Yield: 350 – 450 g/m2

Growing Difficulty: Easy

Jack Herer was created in Netherlands by crossing Haze, Shiva Skunk, and Northern Light #5. It is one of the most desired cannabis because it consistently attained higher ranks in the history of cannabis harvest festivals. It was named after Jack Herer, who is one of the original activists of the cannabis and hemp movement and spent his life educating people about hemp and cannabis.

It has a remarkable sweet and citrus flavor that exhibits the bud structure and effects of a sativa strain. The buds are covered with trichomes like they are dipped in sugar and with sparkling dew drops. The nugs are smaller and dense with a frosty finish. It produces a pungent smell with an earthy and woody undertone. It has a spicy finishing taste that is overpowered by an earthy flavor.

It is used to treat people who are suffering from mental and neurological disorders. It can help people relieve the symptoms of depression, stress, nausea, and pain. It is prescribed and distributed by Dutch pharmacies and is recognized as one of the best medicinal cannabis available.

The strain can be grown for both indoor and outdoor. If you will think of growing the strain indoor then you can expect great yields even with limited space and if you will plant it outdoor it can grow like a small tree. The strain had won numerous awards because of its potency and quality.


It has the ability to provide a clear-headed buzz with a boosted energy.

It has an energetic effect but will not cause paranoia and anxiety.

The energy you fee will become mild euphoria putting your entire body in full complete relaxation.

Medical Attributes:

It is best in alleviating depression and can inspire creativity.

It is an effective treatment for people who are suffering from mental and neurological disorders that include PTSD, ADHD, migraine, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.

It has a high level of terpenoid making it suitable to people who have asthma and other lung-related diseases.


You will experience dry mouth and dry eyes when using the strain with occasional paranoia and dizziness.

Growing Jack Herer Tips:

  • It is suitable for outdoor growing as long as there is a dry climate.

  • You can get excellent yields when grown large and not in pots.

  • You should provide it with enough light, water, soil, and nutrients for maximum growth.

  • It yields well so you should train it to prevent the strain from excessive stretching.

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