By Sierra Waldrop –

A multi-award-winning strain, Super Silver Haze is a refreshing Sativa that every cannabis user should have in their collection. A popular fan favorite since the ’90s, this strain with its zesty fresh taste, puts you in an uplifted mood. It gives you an energetic cerebral buzz for chores around the house, larger projects or even a focused activity such as studying.

Just one time smoking Super Silver Haze and you will see why it has won awards at the High Times Harvest Festival, as well as being the first prize winner in the High Times Cannabis Cup in 1997, 1998 and 1999.

About the Plant

Originally created by Green House Seeds, this Sativa is a cross of (Sativa) Haze, (Hybrid) Skunk and (Indica) Northern Lights. Typical of Sativa dominant strains, these plants grow tall, reaching upwards of 78 inches. Super Silver Haze has a flowering time between 10 to 12 weeks and an impressive THC level of 21.2%. Buds of this strain boast beautiful hues of deep green, decorated with striking orange hairs and coated in a sticky layer of frosty trichomes.

The aroma of Super Silver Haze is a mixture of tangy citrus, fresh pine and menthol, with a light floral undertone. When smoked, the taste is a mouth-watering combination of tart and sweet citrus, along with pine and a light menthol or eucalyptus flavor, mixed with spicy and earthy notes.

Effects of Super Silver Haze

You will immediately feel a cerebral uplift, giving you happy energy. Many users comment that this strain makes them feel productive. In smaller doses, you feel still feel generally clear-headed, which makes this a good strain to get things accomplished. The euphoric cerebral high will transform to a relaxing full body high as time wears on.

Larger doses give a more intense head high, even having an almost psychedelic effect, which is felt by enhancement of the senses. Colors may seem brighter, surroundings may seem more interesting, and music seems just a little bit sweeter.  

The high for Super Silver Haze is generally long-lasting and will last for a few hours. It will also give you a case of the munchies, so it may be best to have some snacks on hand.

Medicinal Uses

Super Silver Haze is effective in relieving stress and depression, thanks to the simultaneous relaxed and uplifted mood it creates.

This strain has many physical benefits as well. It is helpful in alleviating pain, including chronic, headaches or migraines. The energetic boost that Super Silver Haze gives, improves fatigue, including chronic fatigue. It also is able to both relieve nausea and stimulate the appetite.

Possible Side Effects

This strain may cause dry mouth and dry eyes. Paranoia or anxiousness may occur for those who are susceptible to experiencing these side effects in high THC strains.  

Recommendations

Although this strain does cause relaxation, it tends to give more energy than sleepiness, so it is probably best recommended for daytime use.