The Amnesia Haze strain needs little introduction. For years this strain has dominated the global cannabis scene, from Amsterdam to Los Angeles – find out more about this amazing strain below!
Amnesia Haze Strain History
Breeders in Holland created a number of variants of the classic Haze strain shortly after its introduction. An American Expat based in Netherlands, Soma Seeds, would later breed Amnesia Haze seeds, which is a complex cross of Hawaiian, Afghani, and Southeast Asian landrace strains and Haze.
Soma Seeds put a lot of effort in developing this strain and its impressive traits have not gone unnoticed. Over the years, the strain has won several awards, including:
- High Times Cannabis Cup in 2004 (1st place)
- High Times Cannabis Cup in 2012, Sativa category (1st place)
Amnesia is often confused with Amnesia Haze, however, they are different strains. Although they share a name, the latter is a cross of Super Silver Haze and Bubble Gum that was bred in California but grown in Amsterdam.
What Are the Parents of Amnesia Haze?
The genetics of Amnesia Haze pot can be traced back to several landrace strains of South Asia, Afghani, and Jamaican origin. Its parents are Haze and Afghani.
Is Amnesia Haze Indica or Sativa?
Professionals in the cannabis community refer to Amnesia Haze cannabis as an ultra-hybrid thanks to its mix genetic lines. It is technically classified as Sativa-dominant but has a very dynamic and diverse lineage. Generally, it has a Sativa/Indica profile of 80:20.
Growing the Amnesia Haze Strain
According to the breeders of Amnesia Haze strain, this cannabis strain is Sativa-dominant. This explains its impressive bud production and height of 100 to 120cm. The plants thrive indoors but can also grow outdoors and have a flowering period of 84 to 91 days.
When grown outside, Amnesia Haze requires hot climates like those found in California, North Africa, or Australia. Still, the plants might need to be grown in greenhouses because of their relatively long flowering period. You can expect an outdoor harvest of up to 700g per plant.
Indoor growing produces slightly lower yields of 650g per meter square but is advisable because Amnesia Haze us sensitive to weather changes and pests.
Is Amnesia Haze Suitable for Beginners?
Unfortunately, Amnesia Haze cannabis is not the most convenient or easy strains to grow, particularly for complete beginners. In fact, growing this pot is usually reserved for experienced growers or intermediate cultivators looking for a real challenge.
One of the reasons Amnesia Haze might not be suited to beginners is because while it prefers a sunny Mediterranean climate, which is near impossible to recreate indoors, it is also prone to pests, which abide outdoors. This paradox makes it a highly fussy strain.
Variations of the Amnesia Haze Strain
One popular variation of the Amnesia Haze strain is Amnesia Haze Autoflower, which has won many awards for its genetics. Because it is an autoflowering version, it does not require light cycle changes to flower and you can harvest twice in one season. Other beloved variations of Amnesia Haze are its children strains, Jenny Kush and Moonshine Haze.
Are There Any Strains Similar to Amnesia Haze?
Can’t find the Amnesia Haze strain near you? You can try the following strains that have been scientifically shown to have similar genetics: