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Jack Herer


Jack Herer Strain

It can be confidently said that Jack Herer is, if not the most famous strain of all time, at the very least in the top 5. It is the father of many, many, many excellent strains and has a rich history. It has since fathered Jack the Ripper, Jacks Cleaner, and Jack Skellington, three popular strains. Jack Herer is named after a cannabis activist who wrote the famous cannabis novel “The Emperor Wears no Clothes”. The book essentially documents the criminal underpinnings that led to the criminalization of marijuana which was solely designed to make certain people wealthy. Jack Herer is a 55% Sativa dominant hybrid created by Sensi Seeds in the late nineties. Although the exact genetic formula is a well-guarded secret, Jack Herer is thought to be the product of Sativa Staple Haze and a cross of Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk. The resinous, sticky buds have a lovely orange and lime scent and taste with a hint of wood. The high provides the ideal balance between Sativa and Indica effects, leaving users deeply relaxed but attentive and conversant. Jack Herer is popular on all markets, medical, recreational and social and has won a number of awards, including an astounding 9 Cannabis Cup Titles. The THC content of Jack Herer is anywhere between 18-25%, so it is a powerful strain that is not for first-time users. Jack Herer does not look particularly amazing, but this is the only area where it does not excel. It is a smooth and easy smoke with well-balanced effects and is a strain that tastes and smells incredible. It provides the high that everybody seeks, a euphoric buzz but the consumer is still fully in control of his or her actions, being calm yet energized. Nobody can call themselves a cannabis connoisseur without having tried some Jack Herer. The perfect morning strain, Jack Herer also has a creative side making it a good strain for creative individuals and a real all-rounder.

Why do Patients Use Jack Herer?

Jack Herer is a popular medical strain found in medical dispensaries all over. It has many medical applications as a well-balanced hybrid. It can help with pain, stress, anxiety, depression, and migraines. It is not effective for the treatment of insomnia, as it can be a little stimulating and creative as opposed to relaxing. The strain is also effective for neurological disorders, PTSD and ADHD. However, Dry mouth and red eyes are common, along with occasional dizziness and paranoia.

Medical Uses of Jack Herer


Side-Effects of Jack Herer

Dry Mouth
Dry Eyes

Information about Jack Herer


55% Sativa 45% Indica


The genetic lineage of Jack Herer is a closely guarded secret but is rumored to be a cross between Sativa Staple Haze x (Northern Lights #5 x Shiva Skunk)

Stoned Meter

Jack Herer has a rating of 9.2 on the stoned meter.

THC Level

THC levels of Jack Herer are between 18-25%


Jack Herer is bred by Sensi Seeds.

Flowering Time

Jack Herer has a long flowering time that can exceed 10 weeks.

Ideal Growing Method

Jack Herer is best grown outdoors in a Mediterranean climate. Temperatures should ideally be kept between 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Plant Height

Jack Herer can grow taller than 8 feet in certain conditions.


Jack Herer generates a low yield.

Growing Skills

Jack Herer requires moderate growing skills.

Potential Problems

If grown indoors, the height should be curbed by topping and flowering soon after the plants take root.


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