silver haze

Silver Haze Strain Information

Silver Haze delivers the full-strength Haze experience in a fatter, faster, more compact form. Crossing Haze with Northern Lights, Silver Haze maintains strong but clear-headed effects. Introduced by Sensi Seeds, Silver Haze gets its name from the massive amount of shiny THC glands covering the buds.


A classic sativa strain with THC levels averaging at 20-24%, Silver Haze is considered one of the most potent sativa strains on the market. Its effects are frequently reported as heavily cerebral, uplifting, and energizing. Silver Haze has two origin stories.

Origin 1: Silver Haze by Sensi Seeds

This Silver Haze originates in the 1980s as a hybrid of Silver Pearl x Haze. Silver Pearl is a hybrid of Early Pearl x Skunk #1/Northern Lights.

Origin 2: Silver Haze by Shantibaba and Mr. Nice

This Silver Haze originates with breeders Scott Blakey (AKA Shantibaba), Howard Marks (AKA Mr. Nice), and Neville Schoenmaker, who retooled their Super Silver Haze strain — a hybrid of Skunk x Northern Lights x Haze — and called it Silver Haze when they left Greenhouse Seed Company.

Silver Haze won the bronze for Best Sativa in the 2005 High Times Cannabis Cup while its closest relative, Super Silver Haze, has won countless awards.

Grow information

The original Haze was an early hybrid that could only be grown outdoors, due to its minimal yield and unmanageable height-gain. Crossing the unruly Haze with the Afghani Indica Northern Lights #5 stabilizes the growth patterns of Silver Haze for high yields in a controlled, indoor growing environment. Growers can still expect significant, albeit manageable, height-gain from Silver Haze during its relatively long 65-75 day flowering period. Near the end of flowering, Silver Haze’s buds grow dense — packed with frosty, silver trichomes and long, flowing orange hairs.

About Silver Haze

Silver Haze is a 50/50 hybrid strain with reported THC levels of up to 14 percent. The strain is named for the frosty trichome covered buds it produces that can give the buds a silver hue.

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Providing powerful euphoric effects within moments of use, it elevates moods and causes users to feel rather happy. Artistic types will find their medium calling to them, fueling a need to create. Many will also feel a rise in energy that makes them want to get outside and do something. The mint tinted piney taste will be accompanied by cotton mouth and dry eyes. Occasionally users may experience dizziness, paranoia and headaches.

A great morning and day time strain, Silver Haze is often used for it’s cerebral effects that can reduce stress and anxiety. Those suffering from minor to mild chronic aches and pains may find this strain useful. Patients dealing with depression are also often recommended this strain. Some choose to use it to calm nausea and induce an appetite.

Silver Haze was bred by Sensi Seeds in an attempt to produce a Haze that could be grown well indoors. To overcome the height, yield and flowering issues of Haze they crossed it with a pure landrace Afghani Indica. The end result is a 75 percent Sativa hybrid that flowers for 65 to 70 days and is capable of an average size harvest.

silver haze

Sativa Dominant Hybrid – 90% Sativa / 10% Indica

THC: 20% – 24%

Silver Haze is a heavily sativa dominant hybrid (90% sativa/10% indica) strain created by breeders at the infamous Sensi Seeds farms as a potent cross between the insanely popular Skunk #1 X Northern Lights #5 X Haze strains. This dank bud is a cult favorite among many cannabis users and boasts an average THC level ranging from 20-24%. Silver Haze gets its name from the intensely shiny THC glands covering its buds. This bud has long dense pepper shaped bright neon green nugs with gold and amber undertones and long thin rich amber hairs. These nugs are frosty with crystal white trichomes and have a thick layer of sweet sticky resin. Silver Haze has an aroma of pungent earthy pine and a taste of pungent earth with a hint of sweet pine upon exhale. Users describe the Silver Haze high as one that is a strong clear-headed cerebral head high that leaves you happy, creative, and energetic. This clear-headed effect will remain after the other effects of the high, making Silver Haze an ideal wake-and-bake strain. Due to these potent effects, Silver Haze is an ideal strain for treating patients suffering from conditions such as chronic stress or anxiety, pain, or depression.


Silver Haze is a beloved ganja strain with an interesting story.The first Haze sativa strains were developed by mixing landraces from Southeast Asia, South America, and South India, and with this, the course of cannabis history was forever changed.

When some early Haze strains made their way into Amsterdam, they had to be hybridized because the northern climates weren’t optimal for cultivation. When Northern Lights got included in the mix, Silver Haze came to light with its high THC levels and intensely fruity aromas.

Silver Haze induces uplifting, energetic, and creative highs, with an extra buzz on top. This 80% sativa-dominant strain flowers in 65-75 days. Silver Haze is a classic old-school toke that everybody should experience at least once.

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