Super Lemon Haze Strain Overview
Super Lemon Haze (SLH) is a favorite strain among cannabis enthusiasts who enjoy toking highly potent strains. This winner of the 2008 and 2009 High Times Cannabis Cup and IC420 Growers Cup in 2010 packs a hard punch and unique flavor profile.
Growers love this hybrid as it is easy to grow and requires minimum attention. Used both as a recreational and medical strain, Super Lemon Haze is guaranteed to meet the needs of cannabis consumers for many years to come.
What is the origin and genetic composition of Super Lemon Haze feminized seeds?
SLH is Sativa dominant (80%) and its properties are linked to its parent strains, Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze. It boasts of a staggering 23% of THC, which novice marijuana users might find overwhelming. The CBD amount is 0.7%, which is negligible compared to the psychotic THC.
The structure and stature of Super Lemon Haze are similar to other Sativa-dominant strains. It can grow up to 2 meters. Super Lemon Haze’s buds are sugary and can be light green or neon in color. The buds are covered in orange or yellow pistils. What sets the Super Lemon Haze apart is its thick layer of clear, glistering, and resinous trichomes, which makes it visually irresistible.
What are the effects of the Super Lemon Haze strain?
The Sativa effects kick in after a few puffs of the Super Lemon Haze. The effects are characterized by light-headed waves, making you super chatty and outgoing. A wave of energy and creativity takes over, leaving the consumer ready to complete any pending projects. If you have a creative project (drawing, writing, or writing music lyrics), Super Lemon Haze provides the perfect mindset to work on it.
The energizing Sativa properties in SLH make it an ideal choice for wake and bake. SLH helps the body to fight fatigue and keep it fresh. If you have low THC tolerance, taking SLH with precaution is advisable since it can cause heightened euphoria.
The Indica effects (relaxation and calm) can be subtly felt but are not potent enough to cause sedation or couch lock.
What does the Super Lemon Haze strain smell and taste like?
Super Lemon Haze has a wide combination of aroma and flavor, making it a delight for cannabis connoisseurs. Freshly opened SLH buds produce a strong skunky smell with notes of spicy incense. Upon combustion, the buds produce a combination of skunky, spicy incense and lemon aroma with sugar-citrusy notes, which are irresistibly captivating.
The smooth smoke from the combusting Super Lemon Haze buds gets a mix of earthy, lemony, sweet, and citrusy flavors. On exhalation, the buds get a candy-like flavor with lemon essence notes.
How to grow Super Lemon Haze?
SLH seeds are relatively easy to cultivate but need routine care for optimal yields and potency levels. They are resistant to mold, mildews, and pests, making them the best choice for people with limited growing skills.
When cultivating the strain indoors, it is advisable to use a soil-growing medium to increase its flavor. Besides, you should keep the temperatures between 20 and 27 degrees Celsius and humidity between 45% to 55% RH for optimal yields.
Indoor-grown Super Lemon Haze takes 8-10 weeks to complete its flowering cycle and yields about 600 g/m2. On the other hand, outdoor-grown SLH plants complete the flowering period between mid to late October and yield an average of 550/ g/m2 plant.
Can the Super Lemon Haze Strain be used medically?
Yes. The mood-boosting Sativa properties in Super Lemon Haze make the strain ideal for managing PTSD, chronic depression, and anxiety. Additionally, the strain contains anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties.