Jack Herer Strain Review, & Cannabis Sativa Grow Guide 2020


The Jack Herer strain is a sativa-dominant strain named after the legendary cannabis activist and best-selling author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. An all-round happy, clean high that pays a fitting tribute to the real Jack Herer, often referred to as “the perfect mix” with fans around the world.

Sativa / Indica% Internal return Outdoor yield Heyday
55% / 45% 18 ounces / m² 18 ounces / plant 8-10 weeks indoors, late September to early October outdoors.

Our Jack Herer Strain Review

This famous strain was made in Holland in the mid 1990s, where it was bred and cultivated as a medicinal strain. Because of its sophisticated technique, a Sativa Haze hybrid was used mixed with the Indica Northern Lights # 5 and the Shiva Skunk.

Its uniqueness lies not only in its genetics, but also in its calming, happy personality, which shines strongly in its effects. Jack Herer also lives up to its name by being a very effective healing aid for patients suffering from a range of mental and physical ailments.

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Information about Jack Herer Strain

ORIGIN Haze, Shiva Skunk, and Northern Lights # 5
IMPACT Happy – 10
Raised – 10
Energetic – 9
Creative – 8
Euphoric – 8
SCENT Pine, spice, orange juice, lemon, pepper, cake
TASTE Earthy, pine, wood, lemon, pepper, fruit salad, spice
Dry eyes – 6
Anxious – 4
Paranoid – 4th
Dizzy – 1
MEDICAL Stress – 10
Depression – 10
Fatigue – 6
Pain – 6
Headache – 4
BLOOMING TIME OUTDOOR Late September, early October
CBD% 0.03% -0.2%
INDICA / SATIVA% 45% / 55%
INTERNAL RESULTS 18 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR AREA 18 ounces or more per plant
CLIMATE Dry Mediterranean outside climate
Disease resistance High

Jack Here stretch properties

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest

Stretching effects

Jack Herer creates a very lively, happy high due to its strong sativa presence. It’s popular for the fact that it can be uplifting without feeling overpowering, and that you can easily feel centered and relaxed after a few puffs.

Rather than being a dirty downer, it creates an energetic buzz that is guaranteed to refuel at a good time. Jack Herer is known for his brain high mixed with a soft, light body high, carefully avoiding a solid couch lock. A feeling of euphoria can also be observed when smoking and is recommended as the perfect start to a creatively stimulating and sociable evening.

Trunk scent

Jack Herer’s fragrance is supposed to be reminiscent of pine and spices and create an inviting appeal for everyone. Its smell also includes a touch of orange juice and lemon to break up the earthy base. Some say Jack Herer can leave a delicious cake-like touch in the air mixed with a little pepper.

Varietal flavors

Much like it smells, Jack Herer also delivers an earthy, pine-like taste when smoked. Many have been quoted as saying that Jack Herer tastes a bit like a tropical fruit salad with a sharp, tangy, delicious bite.

Jack Herer has a bit of earthy and spicy and a hint of pepper, but a sweet, aromatic aftertaste.


Side effects

As is common with more intense exercise, one of the Jack Herer’s side effects is dry mouth, often accompanied by dry eyes and a feeling of mild dehydration. It can also often cause mild anxiety and, in some rare cases, paranoia. A feeling of dizziness can also be observed in those who may not be used to the strength and potency of this strain.


Many doctors prescribe Jack Herer as morning medicine. It is perfect for helping people suffering from all kinds of stress disorders, anxiety, and nervousness. Jack Herer is a strong happy smoke and therefore a good choice for depressed people.

Jack Herer can be used in the fight against chronic fatigue and lethargy as it provides a reliable energy boost. It delivers a comfortable, mildly numbing high that can help eliminate physical and emotional pain.

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Another medicinal use is in curing chronic headaches and migraines. It’s stronger than your average exposure as it has been used successfully in delivering a cerebral release combined with a creative, happy release that is guaranteed to calm you down.

Growing Jack Herer strain

Jack Herer Autoflower is one of the most grown and respected strains in the world and a grower’s dream. Its fast flowering plants and high yielding properties truly epitomize the quality it represents. It’s resistant to many common diseases and easy to grow, making Jack Herer an absolute staple.

Jack Herer’s heyday

Indoor cultivation

When grown indoors, Jack Herer is known for its short flowering time, which averages 8 to 10 weeks. This variety produces approximately 18 ounces per square meter.

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Growing outdoors

Outdoors, Jack Herer is best grown in an arid Mediterranean climate and can yield around 18 ounces per plant. It is usually ready for harvest in late September through early October.


  1. Northern lights # 5
  2. Shiva Skunk
  3. haze

FAQ about Jack Herer Strain

What is the Jack Herer stock yield?

Jack Herer supplies 18 ounces per square meter indoors and 18 ounces or more per plant outdoors.

How Much THC does Jack Herer have?

From 18% to 23%

What are the origins of the Jack Herer strain?

Jack Herer was first bred in Holland in the mid-1990s with a Sativa Haze Hybrid mixed with the Indica Northern Lights # 5 and the Shiva Skunk.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Jack Herer? Please let me know what you think of this strain of marijuana in the comments below.


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