Jean Guy is a Canadian, 90 percent Sativa-dominant strain with a citrus aroma that has earthy, occasional lemony accents. The taste has similar rich tones with an uplifting and energizing buzz. While it has numerous beneficial attributes, it can also be a little overwhelming to the senses when consuming several hits in rapid succession.
This strain’s flower has variable green colors and typically comes festooned with golden, crystalline trichomes interspersed with bright orange pistils. Subtle citrus flavors transform into a delicious, complex taste and pleasing aroma when consumed. With a 25 percent THC content, Jean Guy is potent and long-lasting.
This strain was developed in Canada by House of the Green Gardener, and while its exact parentage is unknown, rumor suggests it is a hybrid of White Widow and another strain. It is popular in Montreal and throughout the province of Quebec.
Jean Guy medical users may find relief from fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and the side effects of cancer treatment – including loss of appetite. It may also be useful for pain management and treating depression and anxiety. Though some medical consumers have reported increased anxiety with a larger dose, so cautious moderation is advised.
Recreational users will enjoy Jean Guy as a wake and bake strain. However, its energizing, focusing effects can lead to rumination and scattered thoughts if not consumed in moderation. It has a stout buzz at 25 percent THC and can hinder productive pursuits due to the intense cerebral effects.
The tasty nugs are hard to resist but can bring on some paranoia and anxiety if consumed in excess. Overall, though, most experienced consumers agree that Jean Guy is among their favorite strains.
Consumers enjoy the complex aromas and flavors as they imbibe this strain and in the moments afterward. The powerful buzz lingers for hours, and some find relief from pain, depression, and appetite loss with moderate use.
Jean Guy is a hardy plant and can resist many common garden pests and diseases. It has a solid status as a favored strain in its native Quebec due to its uplifting, energizing effects and the longevity of the high-THC content buzz it produces. This variety could become one of your go-to strains.
This strain is not recommended for new growers, as it can be unwieldy and is picky about its growing conditions. It also has somewhat lower yields compared to other strains. However, the unique taste and high potency compensate for that if you can successfully grow it.
Indoor grows generally reach maturity in 70 days. Greenhouse or outdoor cultivation is also possible, as this is a disease and pest-resistant variety. In outdoor conditions, Jean Guy reaches maturity in mid-October. Both indoor and outdoor grow-ops yield around 12 ounces per square meter.