Pai Gow is bestselling cross between Critical Jack and Super Silver Haze, two famously potent strains popular in their own right. Smelling of pine and all things sweet, Pai Gow is Sativa-dominant with nicely balanced effects. THC levels test as high as 24 percent, so newbies should approach it with caution. It is also rich in various cannabinoids, including CBD, as well as terpenes and flavonoids for medical use.
This hard-hitting strain kicks in with a euphoric cerebral “high” that will leave you feeling invincible in any situation, oozing confidence. It is a happy, energetic, creative, and busy buzz initially, but do be aware, for Pai Gow can put you to bed suddenly if you overdo it, certainly, as its effects gradually wear off. This strain is most suitable for late afternoon, even early evening use, not too early, and not too late.
If you are a patient or otherwise suffering health concerns, then Pai Gow has powerful therapeutic properties to offer. It relieves stress and anxiety most effectively. It boosts mood, stimulates appetite, and relieves both fatigue and insomnia. This anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-seizure, anticancer, antiemetic, antidepressant, and antioxidant strain is ideal for most health complaints.
Although Pai Gow offers the most benefit for medical use, it does promise much to entice recreational users too. Its potency is legendary, its effects intense. It is also a flavorful and popular growing strain.
Pai Gow by Farmer and the Felon is a crossbreed between Critical Jack and Super Silver Haze. Smelling of pine and all things sweet, Pai Gow is Sativa-dominant with nicely balanced effects. This hard-hitting strain kicks in with a euphoric cerebral high that will leave you feeling invincible in your ventures, oozing with child-like confidence. It comes with a happy, energetic, creative, and busy buzz initially. This strain is most suitable for noon, even early evening use, not too early, and not too late.
- Sativa dominant
- Relieves stress
- Control pain
- Alleviate depression
- Treat muscle spasms
When To Enjoy:
- Daytime or evening
- Critical Jack and Super Silver Haze
Pai Gow is a great cross between Critical Jack and Super Silver Haze that provides a happy, relaxed, and euphoric high. It has a strong aroma of pine smells but tastes very sweet and sugary. Unlike a regular sugar rush, though, when this high begins to wear off, you’ll start to feel a full body buzz that brings on total relaxation and gets you ready for bed.
This is a good all-around strain that can help you treat insomnia, stress, loss of appetite and other conditions, but it’s particularly useful when you need some strong, relaxing medication.
Critical Jack and Super Silver Haze.
Sativa Dominant Hybrid – 60% Sativa / 40% Indica
Critical Jack is a sativa dominant strain (60:40 sativa/ indica ratio) and is a cross between Jack Herer and Critical Mass. Even though it does not look extraordinary, it is coated with well-preserved trichomes and offers a healthy appearance. The structure is a bit on the wispy side, but overall has no flaws to it. As for the smell, it is a perfect blend of tropical fruit with a pungent spicy pepper aroma. It has a hash taste to it on the inhale and will leave a spicy sweet aftertaste. Even though the flavor may feel bland, the smoke is non-expansive and smooth which makes it a perfect choice for patients who do not want to end up coughing after smoking the strain. After medicating with the Critical Jack, you will come to realize it offers a clear headed cerebral high and will inspire you to get things done. The beauty of the strain is that it will not impair your senses. Not only does it increase focus and concentration, but it will energize you at the same time. This makes it a great day time strain nonetheless. The strain is popularly used by patients who are suffering from depression and anxiety and also because it lasts longer than any other.
Critical Jack is a world traveler and has become highly cultivated in recent years, especially in Europe, and has won some prizes including 1st place in the 2015 San Bernardino Hempcon Cup.
Critical Jack is now widely popular throughout California and much of the West Coast and has the potential, with its full-bodied appearance and robust trichomes, to compete with the best cannabis strains out there.
The aroma is floral, fruity, and pine smelling. The scent is highly valued with its lemony smell that hits right away followed by the sweet floral aroma – although the floral undernotes often arrise only when the bud is crumbled by hand or crushed in the grinder.
The smoke is light, not full bodied so medical users may prefer it in order to avoid heavy coughing. People can use this herb in the morning or daytime due to its cerebral, energy and mood boosting effects.
Recreational users will find that the effects are long-lasting. People report that they enjoyed the cerebral effects and found it to be a highly sociable strain.
Medical uses include headaches, depression, anxiety, and appetite stimulation. The pain relieving and anxiety reducing effects are well balanced with a psychoactive push. THC content is above average, but not extremely high. Users can expect to feel good for about two hours and experience an uplifting sensation in the head with a delayed and muted effect in the body.
Critical Jack is a fairly fast growing strain with flowering time between 57-67 days when grown indoors. Outdoors you’ll want to get started in mid-April with harvest time in late-September or early October. Yields are well above average with fat nugs that can drastically weight down a plant in its final weeks.
Super Silver Haze
Sativa Dominant Hybrid – 80% Sativa / 20% Indica
THC: 18% – 23%
Super Silver Haze, also known as “SSH” or “SS Haze,” is a sativa dominant hybrid strain (80% sativa/20% indica) created through crossing the infamous Skunk X Northern Lights X Haze strains. Known for its super heady high and long-lasting effects, Super Silver Haze is the perfect bud for any sativa lover who really wants to kick back. The high starts fast and hard, slamming into your mind almost as soon as you exhale with a stoney and lifted effect. You’ll feel a sense of energy wash over you that’s filled with creative motivation and happiness, lending itself well to any artistic task that you have at hand. However, your head will be pretty hazy, so don’t plan on focusing on much of anything for too long. This energy soon seeps into your body, getting you up and moving without affecting any physical aches or pains. With these heady effects and its high 18-23% average THC level, Super Silver Haze is often chosen to treat conditions such as chronic fatigue, depression, chronic stress, migraines or headaches and nausea or appetite loss. This bud has a classic spicy herbal flavor with a sharp sour citrus exhale. The aroma takes as skunky turn, with spicy herbs and sour citrus throughout. Super Silver Haze buds have fluffy and airy popcorn-shaped bright green nugs with orange hairs and a frosty thick coating of tiny silvery white crystal trichomes.
A strain that can make users want to get on their feet, it lacks focus but can be very profound and thought-provoking. Motivating as it can be, Super Silver Haze shifts gears during the second half of its long-lasting high and begins to soothe the body. Users may experience a brightening of colors and sharpening of sounds. For most users, the strain can be effective daytime medication for fatigue, mood disorders, nausea, and migraines. Some users may find the bodily effects heavier than others but it may alleviate chronic aches and pains.
Super Silver Haze does her best when grown in a hydroponics setup but don’t let that stop you from growing it in soil or outside, the Mr. Nice version can be grown in a green house. The Greenhouse seeds version can take longer, up to 11 weeks to grow, than the required eight to ten weeks for the version offered at Mr. Nice. The trade off is reportedly higher yields of up to 800 grams indoor or 1500 grams per plant outside, compared to harvests of 450 to 550 grams. Not for those just starting a grow for the first time, Super Silver Haze can do well with the SCROG and LST methods of growing.