Jack Herer Autoflower Strain overview
Named after a renowned author and cannabis advocate, Jack Herer auto is a top choice for cannabis consumers and growers across the US and beyond. The strain carries legendary, award-winning genetics that places it above the competition. From its flavor to its aroma, effects, and visual appeal, the Jack Herer auto is a must-have hybrid for any self-proclaimed cannabis lover.
This strain’s short stature makes it an ideal choice for cultivators working with limited vertical space. Additionally, the high resistance to pathogens and ability to grow in different environments makes Jack Herer autoflower a good pick for novice consumers looking to sharpen their cultivation skills. Below is everything you need to know about the Jack Herer autoflower cannabis strain.
What is the origin and genetic composition of the Jack Herer Autoflower strain?
Jack Herer auto was developed from the original version of the strain, which was a cross between three strains; Haze, Northern Lights, and Shiva Skunk. The auto version blends original Jack Herer genetics with a resilient Ruderalis strain. The result is a top-shelf Sativa dominant strain with up to 20%THC. CBD levels fall below the 1% level.
Thanks to the Ruderalis genetics, Jack Herer Auto only grows to around 90cm at maturity. You can easily tell the buds apart by their dense structure, near-clear trichomes and red pistils.
What are the effects of the Jack Herer Autoflower strain?
The first toke releases an intense cerebral rush that starts with a tightening around and above the eyes. After several minutes, you will find yourself becoming more chatty and open to interaction. As the sudden rise in energy levels spreads to other body parts, mundane tasks become easy and fun to complete.
Later on, the Indica effects creep in, causing a potent body stone. At first, a tingly sensation can be felt at the tip of the head. As time passes, the effects spread from head to toe, inducing numbing effects on different body parts, especially the limbs. Although the effects are strong, Jack Herer auto does not cause heavy sedation or couch lock. The effects last for many hours before sleep takes over.
Can the Jack Herer Autoflower be used medically?
Jack Herer auto is a celebrity strain in the medical cannabis scene. The hybrid helps with mild to chronic pain, mood disorders, inflammation, and mental conditions like anxiety, stress, and depression.
What does the Jack Herer Autoflower strain smell and taste like?
Jack Herer Autoflower cannabis contains a rare terpene profile, making its aroma and flavor irresistibly captivating. When you break the Jack Herer Auto nugs open, they produce a herbal aroma with fresh lemons and sandalwood undertones.
During combustion, you might notice a cocktail of aromas which are linked to the parent strains. These aromas include pepper, fruity, piney, and earthy.
Jack Herer Auto tastes like it smells and is easy to detect. After the first puff, you might notice a spicy flavor with notes of tropical fruits and fresh lemon from the smooth smoke. The smoke leaves your tongue with a piney and herbal flavor. On the exhale, your tongue remains with a tangy aftertaste, lasting for hours.
How to cultivate Jack Herer Autoflower seeds
Jack Herer Auto marijuana is ideal for cultivators with little growing experience. It is highly resistant to pests and diseases and can thrive indoors and outdoors. When growing this cannabis indoors, it is advisable to keep the humidity and temperature levels high (preferably 21 to 29 degrees Celsius). With a short growth period from seed to harvest (8-10 weeks), this strain is ideal for growers trying out their second or third cultivation batch.
In terms of yields, there is a huge disparity between indoor-grown and outdoor-grown Jack Herer Auto. Indoor-grown Jack Herer auto yields around 400 grams/plant, while outdoor-grown plants yield about 150 grams/m².