Jack Herer Marijuana Strain Overview

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Jack Herer Marijuana Strain Overview

Jack Herer was a legendary cannabis advocate and author; suitably, the strain that has his namesake is legendary in its own right.

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Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant cross between Northern Lights and Shiva Skunk. It’s piney flavor and smell is a joy to take in, and often has a subtle backdrop of citrus.

Jack Herer originated in the Netherlands around 20 years ago; it was distributed through Dutch pharmacies as a medical cannabis strain. Several years later it made its way into the U.S. and Canada, and is now a household name in the world of cannabis.

The top effects of the Jack Herer marijuana strain are:

  • Uplifting
  • Energy
  • Happiness
  • Bursts of creativity and also
  • Focus

Medical properties:

Some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:

  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Paine and also
  • Depression

Growing information:

The Jack Herer marijuana strain flowers in around 60 and has a typically medium yield. It’s a tall plant that prefers soil.

Below are a few growing tips specific to this strain courtesy of Leafly:

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  • Requires a dry outdoor climate
  • Best results when plants are grown large and not confined to pots
  • Four phenotypes, three of which typically express sativa influence while the fourth exhibits more indica-like characteristics


At the time of publication Jack Herer has 2,146 reviews on Leafly with an average score of 4.4 out of 5 (8.8 out of 10).

Where to find it

If you are lucky enough to live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder.

This feature uses your exact location to find the closet cannabis store or dispensary to you that is currently carrying the Jack Herer marijuana strain; you can also look for a variety of other strains.

Click here for the strain finder.

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