If you’ve been around cannabis for an extended period of time there’s a good chance you’ve heard mention of Jack Herer. The world-famous cannabis activist and author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes also has his own Jack Herer cannabis strain. Developed in the early ’90s by Sensi Seeds out of Amsterdam.
A phenotype of Northern Lights and Shiva Skunk pair together to create this sativa-dominant-hybrid strain. The genetics are legendary in the cannabis world. The pairing has been the foundation for numerous crosses using either the Jack or Herer parts of the legacy. Recognized by Dutch pharmacies as a strain with legitimate medical qualities, according to Leafly.
Having smoked the strain a few times there is a definite balance between the cerebral and physical parts of the high. Neither of which is overpowering and they still allow you to function throughout the day. A perfect strain for new users to experience cannabis since neither aspect of the high is particularly powerful.
Characterized by an almost lemon-orange aroma with a hint of pine and light green nugs. The visual appeal of this strain is not nearly as potent as the smell appeal, do not be turned off the strain solely based on its appearance. Whether you’ve tried some of the Jack Herer strain crosses or just heard the name come up in casual cannabis conversation, if you have not tried it yet, you need to.