What’s In a Name?
Some strains have the kinds of mysterious and thought-provoking names that give little indication as to how they came to be. Then you have American Haze x California Haze Feminized, which leaves absolutely nothing to the imagination. Not that this is a bad thing - this strain is every bit as awesome as she sounds.
Leaning predominantly towards the Sativa side of the spectrum, American Haze x California Haze is ideal for a motivating pick-me-up at any time of day. There’s a small amount of Indica in her composition, but not nearly enough to slow you down. The effect of this hybrid has been likened to a moderately strong cup of coffee, only without the nervous energy often associated with caffeine consumption.
Fragrant, flavorful and relatively straightforward to grow, this strain promises a creative and energizing uplift that lingers for hours on end. She’s a relatively hard-to-come-by hybrid that’s still off most people’s radar, though is slowly but surely building the reputation she deserves.
And just in case you wondered, THC content hovers around the 20% mark - more than enough to fire you up for anything the day might throw your way.
Flavor and Fragrance of American Haze x California Haze
Combine two superstar Haze strains and the result is (obviously) more of the same. American Haze x California Haze is bursting with everything you’d expect from quality Haze - sour citrus aromas, with a fuel-like fragrance that borders on acrid. All with plenty of exotic spice and a hint of hash when combusted.
The same can also be said for the flavor profile, which is sour and sweet in equal measures. There’s more lemon than fuel on the exhale, with even more peppery spice that lingers on the palate. This hybrid harks slightly of classic Diesel weed, but on a much subtler (and some would say more enjoyable) level.
Comparisons to caffeine are well-founded and accurate, as American Haze x California Haze Feminized gets to work in a very similar way. The effect is fast-acting and immediately noticeable, but not to such an extent as to be overwhelming. The amount you consume will of course dictate the potency of the high, but take it steady and you’re in for a seriously energizing experience.
The brain buzzes with creative energy and motivation, quickly replacing pessimism and negative thoughts with a complete sense of optimism. Whether you’re feeling crappy or simply dreading what’s likely to be a tough day ahead, this stuff makes even the mundane seem marvelous.
There’s a hint of Indica in the high if you really look for it, but not to such an extent as to make you feel lazy or heavy. It’s more a feeling of tingly contentment that makes its way through the body - the perfect backdrop for the cerebral stimulation.
Just as is the case with caffeine, taking things too far with American Haze x California Haze isn’t necessarily a good idea. It’s not going to knock you off your feet, but it could easily fill you with more energy and feistiness than you know what to do with. Fun at parties and social situations, but be careful not to overindulge if you’re consuming to get through the work day.
Still, this Haze hybrid takes just seconds to do her thing, making this a pretty simple strain to control.
Medical Uses of American Haze x California Haze Feminized
The medical uses of American Haze x California Haze Feminized are confined almost exclusively to the psychological side of the spectrum. Not that this is a bad thing - this strain’s capacity to deal with mood disorders and general mental malaise is simply astonishing.
Whether you’re suffering from a chronic condition or an everyday bout of the blues, two good tokes of these buds and you’re back at your best.
Medical cannabis patients routinely turn to American Haze x California Haze Fem for relief from depression, stress, anxiety, fear of social situations and bipolar disorder. ADHD is also known to respond well to the measured intake of Sativa-heavy specimen - as are the after-effects of poor sleep. Plus, her tendency to bring on the munchies also makes this a great choice for dealing with poor appetite and nausea.
The physical side of the high is extremely minimal, limiting the strain’s capacity to deal with aches and pains. Likewise, American Haze x California Haze is one to avoid if you’re struggling to sleep - she’ll most likely keep you awake and energized for hours on end.
Again, just be sure to proceed with caution if you’ve a low THC tolerance or a tendency to suffer paranoia or panic attacks. The initial stages of the high in particular can be pretty powerful.
Growing American Haze x California Haze Feminized Seeds
This hybrid is a strain that rewards knowledge and experience, though isn’t beyond the capabilities of first-time growers. American Haze x California Haze Feminized is not the most demanding strain where general environmental conditions are concerned, but does nonetheless need plenty of support to prevent bending and snapping. It’s the classic case of a strain that overestimates her own capabilities, producing buds way too heavy for her stems and branches to handle.
Other than this, keeping temperatures and humidity levels relatively balanced is all it takes to get the job done. Let your plants do their thing and they’ll reach close to 2m in height, so a decent amount of headroom is essential.
Flowering times are somewhat lengthy at around 11 weeks, though reward patience with yields as high as 600g of weed for every square meter of grow space.
If growing a photoperiod strain outdoors, aim to harvest towards the middle of October at the latest.
American Haze x California Haze Fem is a fantastic strain for daytime use, with a predominantly Sativa high accompanied by next to no Indica heaviness.
As long as you take it steady, these buds are perfect for mornings, afternoons and pretty much any time you need a controllable and enjoyable energy boost. She may need a fair amount of support (literally) to grow at home, but this is a small price to pay for what she offers in return.
|Variety||Indica / Sativa|
|Flowering Time||10-12 Weeks|
|THC Content||High (15-20%)|
|CBD Content||Low (0-1%)|