A Fitting Tribute
With a unique and intoxicating aroma, Jack Herer Feminized is an enticing specimen to say the least. Beautifully balanced genetics and an elevated THC combine to deliver an all-encompassing high that’s all about good times and great people.
With effects that lean more towards the Sativa side of the scale, Jack is the perfect strain to reach for as a daytime smoke, or for an enjoyable wake and bake, famed for a blissfully euphoric high (and closet-busting array of high-profile awards).
Created by combining the genetics of Shiva Skunk, Northern Lights #5, and Haze, this hybrid is well balanced, with roughly 55% Sativa dominance and a habit of tipping the scales at around 23% THC.
Arguably one of the proudest creations of Amsterdam-based Sensi Seeds in the 90s, Jack Herer is a fitting celebration to the man himself - legendary legalization activist Jack Herer (Rest in Peace, good sir), a pioneer in the field long before the modern-day momentum of legalization - a strain all about positive energy, motivation, optimism and the belief in fighting the good fight.
More than an homage, this stuff is fragrant, flavorful, easy to grow and bursting with superb bag appeal.
Equally popular in recreational and medical cannabis circles, Jack Herer Feminized is a true gift to grow and can be counted on for consistently generous yields. What’s more, the feminized nature of these beans offers a near-100% guarantee of all-female plants.
Simply a must for all cannabis legalization advocates and anyone looking to pay tribute to an industry legend in the most appropriate possible way, not to mention, a notoriously uplifting high that’s known for lingering for hours on end.
Flavor and Fragrance of Jack Herer Feminized
Once you’ve experienced a quality batch of Jack Herer Feminized, you can identify these buds from a mile away by their characteristic fragrance alone, powered by a rich and complex terpene profile containing elevated quantities of myrcene, pinene, caryophyllene, trans-nerolidol and humulene
This is a dank, wet and musty specimen, which immediately transports you to the heart of a damp ancient woodland setting. It’s an intoxicating and enchanting aroma of nature at its absolute finest, punctuated by hints of pine that burst into life when the buds are broken.
The flavor profile is exactly as you’d expect it to be, with tons of wet earth and damp dankness on the exhale, complete with an enjoyable underlying sweetness and a herbal quality for added complexity.
It’s a quintessentially old school experience with Jack Herer Fem. With no particularly challenging or unusual flavor notes, this is basically everything good weed should be – heavy, earthy, dank and delicious.
Anyone in need of a midday pickup or a burst of motivation should look no further than Jack Herer.
Just a few gentle tokes of these buds is enough to fire you up for whatever the day throws your way. The effect is also practically instantaneous, making this an easy strain to control without taking things too far.
The initial feeling is of soaring positivity that verges on euphoria, coupled with the desire to chat and socialize with anyone in the vicinity. This isn’t a strain for quiet and reserved activities alone, but is simply unbeatable when you’re feeling sociable.
The energizing uplift is comparable to a strong cup of coffee, but with none of the nervousness or anxiousness associated with caffeine overconsumption.
Whether you need firing up in the morning or a hit to re-energize you after that midday slump, Jack Herer Feminized is the only daytime strain you’ll ever need - and makes a hell of a party pot, too, though you’re best avoiding if you plan on hitting the sack within the next few hours. Even when the ride comes to an end, there’s no major crash or sleepiness involved.
Medical Uses of Jack Herer Feminized
She may have a relatively even genetic makeup, but Jack Herer Feminized swings almost exclusively towards the Sativa end of the scale. Even with 45% Indica genetics, this stuff isn’t going to make you feel sleepy or heavy in the slightest.
The whole experience is purely cerebral and uplifting in the extreme, making it great for getting to work on all types of mood disorders.
For example, individuals with chronic stress, everyday anxiety and mild depression have singled out Jack Herer as an unbeatable strain. These buds are also good for combating poor appetite, without necessarily bringing on relentless cases of the munchies. Anyone who suffers from social anxiety will also find this hybrid just the thing, as will those struggling with the aftereffects of a sleepless night.
Just be sure to stay well hydrated, as Jack Herer Fem is also notorious for prolonged cases of red-eye and dry-mouth.
Growing Jack Herer Feminized Seeds
There’s nothing more frustrating than an iconic strain that’s too damn difficult to grow at home. The good news being that when cultivating Jack Herer Feminized, you’re looking at a strain that practically grows herself.
As long as you can accommodate plants that top out at approximately two meters, you’ll have little else to concern yourself with.
Relatively warm and predictable conditions are needed outdoors for maximum yields, though Jack Herer isn’t the type to succumb to the occasional cold snap.
Flowering times come in at around nine weeks, after which you could be looking at as much as 18oz of quality weed for every square meter of grow space. With a THC content that averages around 23%, that’s slightly more than you’ll be needing for some time.
If you’re growing outdoors, aim to harvest towards the end of September for the best results.
Skunky, earthy and delightfully dank, Jack Herer Feminized is a stellar strain that the man himself would undoubtedly be proud of.
Motivating, energizing and outstanding for social situations, there’s nothing better out there for dealing with occasional bouts of stress, anxiety or apathy.
She’s also a fantastic strain to try your hands with as a home grower - even if you’ve no experience cultivating cannabis whatsoever.
|Variety||Indica / Sativa|
|Flowering Time||8-10 Weeks|
|THC Content||Very High (over 20%)|
|CBD Content||Low (0-1%)|