In-Depth Cannabis Strain Profile: Super Lemon Haze
Welcome to another installment of our In-Depth Cannabis Strain Profiles series here on the True Blue Terpenes blog. This series gives you an opportunity to learn more about the cannabis strains that inspired the pure terpenes that are sold on this website. It’s always important to remember that our while our terpenes share cannabis smells and tastes, they aren’t actually derived from cannabis. This means you can enjoy them in a variety of ways without worrying about psychoactive effects or getting in trouble with the law in your particular state.
Get To Know The Terpenes That Make Your Favorite Strains Famous
As we noted in a previous blog, cannabis terpenes often provide the inspiration for the fun names that so many strains boast in today’s active recreational and medical industries. When you hear names of cannabis strains like Girl Scout Cookies or Tangie, you’ve probably figured out that they were inspired by the taste and smell of the cannabis buds. What you may not realize is that these tastes and smells are delivered to your senses by terpenes. So in a way, it’s thanks to terpenes that certain strains of cannabis become known all over the world!
Today, we’d like to take an in-depth look at a cannabis strain that inspired one of our most popular True Blue terpenes: Super Lemon Haze.
Where Did Super Lemon Haze Originate?
The birthplace of Super Lemon Haze isn’t as easy to pinpoint as some strains of marijuana. What we do know is that this sativa-dominant hybrid is the result of a beautiful marriage between cannabis strains called Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze. Multiple sources say that the strain was the work of Netherlands-based breeder Green House Seeds. We also know that Super Lemon Haze seems to be very popular among the recreational and medical users of Colorado, and that it earned High Times Cannabis Cup awards in 2008 and 2009.
What Terpenes Give Super Lemon Haze Its Flavor & Smell?
People who consume Super Lemon Haze cannabis report that its effects can be detected very quickly. Most people say that this cannabis strain makes them feel uplifted, lively, energetic, and even a little frisky. These are all effects known to be associated with sativa-dominant strains, making them excellent for creativity, housework, or enjoying the outdoors.
In addition to delivering a dose of energy, Super Lemon Haze terpenes impart a sweet, tart, zesty smell that reminds many cannabis enthusiasts of Lemonhead candies. However, the overall sour or citrus aroma is supported by terpenes that delivery spicy, earthy flavors that make it particularly enjoyable before meals.
According to Leafly, Super Lemon Haze includes the following terpenes:
- Linalool (0 - 0.04%)
- Myrcene (0 - 0.05%)
- Pinene (0 - 0.06%)
- Limonene (0 - 0.8%)
- Caryophyllene (0 - 0.04%)