Still, growers must prune the plant often. Cutting away broad fan leaves will help spread light to the lower nodes while further improving ventilation. Removing dead or dying branches will also focus nutrient distribution to healthier parts of the plant. In this way, it can continue to thrive regardless of its current environmental conditions.
Most Sativa-dominant strains are lanky and Dutch Haze is no different. However, one major difference is that it is a lot sturdier. It has a natural resistance to spider mites which can stunt a plant’s growth or health. Meanwhile, its airy structure provides it with good resistance to humidity-related problems like mold or mildew.
It is best to have snacks prepared ahead of time before starting a session. After all, the intense mental stimulation as well as the resulting productivity consumes quite a lot of energy. Having some food ahead of time will help replenish any lost stamina.
Dutch Passion is among the top seed banks around the world. In fact, the group was crowned Best Seed Bank in 2014 at Spannabis for the service it has provided since 1987. As such, it should come as no surprise that its product Dutch Haze is an extremely valuable strain for both the recreational and medicinal community.
When it was first introduced in the 1960s, Haze took the world by storm. It was a potent Sativa with a diverse landrace background, that spans from Colombia, Mexico, Thailand, and South India. Today, it has turned into aa staple in the cannabis industry for its high-flying cerebral effects and unmatched creative buzz. In fact, it is the standard when it comes to creating Sativa-leaning strains.
For example, apart from raising the mood, the happy high also reduces stress. At the same time, it stabilizes turbulent emotions that are often exacerbated by chronic dread or anxiety from life’s stressors. This is also precisely why the strain works effectively as anti-depressant in the management of mental health conditions like depression and PTSD.
Using its genetics as a base, Dutch Passion created the illustrious Dutch Haze and debuted it in 2009. Like its parent, its buds have the delicious tropical terpene profile with strong citric overtones and earthy undertones. It also grows tall but is not at all lanky.
Typical of Sativa-dominant strains, Dutch Haze has a fruity terpene profile with sour overtones. There is a hint of citrus that fills the room when the buds are either broken apart or combusted. In spite of its tangy smoke, it swarms the mouth with a sweet taste of ripe lemons. On the exhale, it leaves an earthy aftertaste.
After about an hour or two, the strain’s Indica effects begin to manifest. It starts from the temples as a light pressure that gradually intensifies as it moves down to the rest of the body. In all likelihood, users will want to lounge around the couch as the deep relaxation persists until one falls asleep.
Dutch Haze exhibits the excellence of the long-time seed bank Dutch Passion with its intense cerebral high. Read our full strain review.