Mr. Nice Guy Strain Review

Mr Nice Guy also known as Mr Nice is an indica marjuana strain. Named after Howard Marks (the legendary Oxford graduate) who became one of the biggest cannabis smugglers of all time.

Mr Nice Guy Strain Review

Marks released his autobiography titled ‘Mr. Nice’ after serving 7 years of hard time in federal prison. This indica heavy hybrid provides a smooth smoke that is gentle and slow moving, enveloping you in warmth and good cheer.

So just like the name suggests this is a rather nice strain indeed.


The highest THC content found in a strain of Mr Nice Guy  was approximately 20%. In general a strain of Mr Nice Guy can range anywhere between 13% on the low end and up to 20% at the top end.

Most typically however, you will find this strain tol have an average THC level of about 16.5%. The highest level of CBD found in Mr Nice Guy was 1%. The average strain will usually range between a modest 0.75 to 1%.

What Is Mr Nice Guy Strain

A heavily indica dominant hybrid (80:20), Mr Nice Guy is a strain too good not to try. A 2004 High Life Cup award winning strain, it will leave you feeling completely zenned out and in a state of euphoria.

A mind blowing experience, your thoughts will be free and your body will feel uplifted.

How Was Mr Nice Guy Strain Developed

Mr Nice Guy was developed by Sensi Seeds in Amsterdam, and originally went by a different name – G13XHP. This strain is a cross between Government 13 (G13) and the Hash Plant strain so it’s easy to see where the original name came from.

It was originally released as a limited edition strain and was taken off the market in the 1980s. When Seni Seeds decided to re-release the strain in 1999 they renamed it Mr Nice in Marks’ Honor.


Sweet, pine and spicy Mr Nice Guy’s strong and earthy flavors integrate the senses coming together perfectly. The pine balances out the eatherniess and the spiciness acts a palette cleanser before a gentle wave of fruitiness rolls over you the more you smoke.

Odor And Flavor

Sweet, spicy, skunky and earthy, Mr Nice Guy smells like a pleasant pungent plant that will up a rook with its aroma. This smell will ignite your nostril and make your taste buds begin to water – preparing you for the smoking experience that is about to come.

Physical Appearance

Mr Nice Guy in nature and Mr Nice Guy in appearance. With a dark green color, big purple leaves and buds covered in orange and white hairs, this is a strain that makes you feel warm and relaxed just by looking at it.

Grow Info

Considered quite a difficult plant to grow, Mr Nice Guy is not recommended for a novice grower.  

If growing outside Mr Nice Guy will flourish in a warm, dry climate with plenty of sunshine. Outdoor growers can expect this plant to be ready for harvest around mid to late october.

Another great reason to grow Mr Nice Guy outdoors is because it has a natural high resistance to disease!

If growing indoors you can expect the plant to flower between nine to ten weeks. The flowering period for Mr Nice Guy can be anywhere between 54 to 64 days.

Whilst Mr Nice Guy requires a lot of attention, the high calyx to leaf ratio makes it easy to manicure and maintain.


A strong indica dominant strain, Mr. Nice Guy is guaranteed to make you feel relaxed and maybe even slightly drowsy, melting away all of your stress and allowing you to truly unwind.

This strain’s effects are known to be quite physical, making your body feel heavy and slowing you down which will serve as a couch-lock for some users.

Mr. Nice Guy has a powerful and potent way of making you feel happy, relieving you of tension and stress, and fully indulging only positive thoughts and as such can be a great way to fight off the nasty feelings of anxiety and depression.

Mr Nice Guy is recommended for use later in the day or at night due to its bodily effects. As you are likely to feel sleepy on this strong indica, it is highly recommended that you try this strain when you are close to being ready for bedtime.

Side Effects

As with any marijuana strain, Mr Nice Guy has some great side effects and some not so good ones. This strain can make your mind feel light and lifted, bringing creative thoughts to the forefront.

It may also make you succumb to the munchies so keep your sneaks ready and your fridge fully stocked. Munchies aside here is a list of the good and bad things about Mr Nice Guy.


  • Relaxed
  • Happy
  • Euphoric
  • Sleepy
  • Uplifted


  • Dry mouth
  • Cry eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

Medical Appointments

Due to it’s relaxing and drowsy effect, the Mr Nice Guy strain can prove to be incredibly useful when used to combat insomnia.

It has also proved itself a worthy player when used to treat chronic stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD, Bi-Polar, muscle spasms and even chronic pain conditions.

Similar Strains

If you’re a fan of the effect Mr Nice Guy and looking to try something similar we can recommend the following strains; Bruce Banner #3, Jilly Bean (aka Jillybean) and Orange Daiquiri. Each of these strains should provide you with the same relaxation that Mr Nice Guy gives.

If the taste of Mr Nice Guy is what you’re looking for, why not try out; Jet Fuel (G6 Kush, Jet Fuel Kush), Snowball or Zookies.

Though each of these have different base flavour, they all provide something in common with Mr Nice Guy and should easily stand up next to it.

Strain Cannabinoids

  • THC: 13 – 20%
  • CBD: 0.75 – 1%
  • CBC: 0.16 – 0.97%
  • CBG: 0.1 – 2.28%
  • CBN: 0.05 – 0.22%
  • THCV: 0.27 – 1.53%
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