Red Headed Stranger


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About this Sativa Strain

The energizing Red Headed Stranger is a sativa cannabis strain that derives its name from the ’75 Willie Nelson album. It took 2nd place at the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in Denver in 2015. Its buds emit a sharp spicy scent with undertones of fresh earth and citrus.

Red Headed Stranger is the result of crossing the indica Willy’s Wonder with the sativa Haze.

THC levels of this strain fall at 16/17% and can be an excellent choice for the novice consumer. Its high is quite mellow and places the consumer in a lovely state of calm, both mentally and physically. Happiness increases as well as creativity and energy, so creative tasks will become seemingly more fun and easier to complete. Many have used this strain for stress relief, arthritis, migraines, and seizure disorders (having a higher-than-usual CBD content).

Adverse effects are rare with this strain, dry mouth being the worst. Note that many strain can cause paranoia or anxiousness when too high of a dose is consumed, however.

Genetic Lineage

Haze - Sativa Cannabis Strain
Sativa Haze
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Sativa Thai
Thai Origin

Frequently Asked Questions About Red Headed Stranger

What is Red Headed Stranger?

Red Headed Stranger is a cannabis strain named after the iconic album by Willie Nelson.

Where does Red Headed Stranger come from?

Red Headed Stranger is a cross of Williams Wonder and Haze.

What does Red Headed Stranger smell like?

The aroma of Red Headed Stranger is often described as a mix of earthiness, skunk, and sweetness.

What does Red Headed Stranger taste like?

The flavor of Red Headed Stranger is typically a combination of sweetness and herbal and spicy notes.

What color does Red Headed Stranger have?

Red Headed Stranger buds commonly come in neon shades of green, sometimes with hints of red as orange pistils peek from the buds and a fine layer of white trichomes coats the buds.

What effects does Red Headed Stranger have?

Red Headed Stranger's effects are associated with an uplifting and energetic high. Users may experience enhanced creativity and focus.

Is Red Headed Stranger an Indica, Sativa, or Hybrid?

Red Headed Stranger is a a sativa-dominant strain.