This winning sativa-dominant hybrid took home first place in the Medical Sativa category at the 2014 Seattle Cannabis Cup. It’s a Washington original, grown by at least two local cultivators, Olympia Mike and A Green Cure. It’s a blend of Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze, and it has a sativa/indica ratio of 80:20. That means heady, peppy, cerebral effects: arousal, creativity, energy, euphoria, and intense happiness. These make for ideal tools in treating depression, fatigue, anxiety, nausea, and chronic pain. THC levels soar in this strain, with at least one sample topping 25%, and that puts Super Lemon Haze near the top of the potency pyramid. But it isn’t known for its CBD levels, which regularly test well below 1%. In other words, this strain shouldn’t be used as the only medicine for conditions that respond to CBD, such as seizure disorders. Super Lemon Haze has a tart, zesty lemon flavor and aroma, with sweet notes of candy. The bud, which has a speckled green-and-brown appearance, is covered with a dense layer of resinous trichomes. This strain is popular on the West Coast of the United States and in British Columbia.
The concentration of shatter is exceptionally high, giving it incredible potency when used. It is known as one of the most concentrated forms of weed available on the market today, boasting an incredible 70 to 80% concentration of THC. To achieve this level of concentration, the purification even removes the terpenes found in the weed, which provides most of its aroma and taste. If you want to enjoy THC’s effects and nothing else, shatter is the concentrate made exactly for you. Even just a little bit of shatter is enough to elicit effects.