Mako Haze is a powerful, mostly Sativa, hybrid. In 2006, it took first prize for Best Sativa in the Seed Company Category of the High Times Cannabis Cup. Its THC content can be as high as 20%, with averages well into the teens.
This strain starts with a swirl of energy that brings on euphoria. It causes many to feel creative and open. Mako Haze's cerebral effects can feel very intense, but generally they do not cloud the mind, especially in smaller doses. Instead, most users feel more focused and ready to tackle tasks and activities. Surprisingly, the number one reported negative effect is anxiety, with paranoia, dizziness, and cotton mouth tied for second. Reportedly, these effects appear more often when the strain is consumed in high doses, through edibles, or for the first time.
An excellent strain to use in the early morning, it provides a lasting burst of creative energy. It is prescribed to alleviate stress, anxiety, and depression-related disorders. Although Mako Haze has little effect on the body, some patients find it eases milder aches and pains. The uplifting effects of this hybrid may also be used to treat headaches and migraines.
Mako Haze comes from Kiwi Seeds and is a cross between Kiwi Green and NL 5 Haze. The end result is 75% Sativa. It can take 10-13 weeks to finish flowering. Mako Haze can be grown indoors or out, and it can produce up to 650 grams per square meter.