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Highwayman Highway Man, Highwaymen
Hybrid 50% S, 50% I
Dominant terpene
Myrcene 0.41%

20 - 21.75%


0.43 - 0.72%


0.11 - 0.5%


Coffee, Nutty



The Highwayman strain is a 50/50 hybrid, which features Afghan origin. It is a crossbreed created by New House Seeds and named after the famed country supergroup. This phenotype comes with a high THC content of 20%, while its average THC level is in the 19%-21% range. 

Highwayman Strain

Other cannabinoids discovered in this cannabis are:

  • CBC 0.49-0.63%
  • CBG 0.17-0.9%
  • CBN 0.3%
  • THCV 0.48-0.86%
  • CBD 0.025-0.64%

The high THC amount makes this weed a good choice for veterans.

Taste and Smell

The strain comes with a bunch of diverse aromas. It combines a distinct smell of apples and tea mixed with rose undertones. Another reported odor is that of tar typical for the caryophyllene terpene. Highwayman is also rich in myrcene and geraniol.

Highwayman Common Effects

Due to an even mix of Sativa and Indica genes, this marijuana provides an energetic and euphoric high. Smokers feel happiness, and some users can experience tingles throughout their bodies. These effects are followed by relaxation and calm, making it a good strain for afternoon use.

This weed is widely used for both recreational use and medical purposes. It is a top pick for people who struggle with:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Lack of appetite
  • Muscle spasms

As powerful cannabis, the Highwayman strain may provoke negative reactions in consumers, inducing dry eyes, panic attacks, and fatigue.

Growth Info

This hybrid is quite rare and difficult to find in dispensaries; however, it is easy to cultivate and requires minimal assistance. It produces relatively tall plants (30’’-60’’ high), which can reach more than 90’’ when grown in the open air. Their stalks and branches are sturdy. To avoid mildew, the plants need regular pruning.

It flowers in 64-74 days and is ready to harvest in 80 days. The plants cultivated in a greenhouse produce 2-3 oz. per 1 ft2. Cultivated in outdoor environments, the plants give below-average yields (less than 0.5 oz. per 1 ft2).

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Strain details

Highwayman Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 20 - 21.75%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.43 - 0.72%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.49 - 0.59%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.11 - 0.5%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.04 - 0.2%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.26 - 0.52%

Highwayman Terpene Profile

Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.41%
Geraniol Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation. 0.35%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.24%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 64 - 74 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 80 Days
Yield outdoor
Yield indoor 2 - 3 Oz/Ft² (~ 550 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 90 >

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