Henry VIII comes across as light green buds with dark orange hairs and a great presence of trichomes covering the bud. Henry VIII buds give off a unique scent that is primarily lemon and musk, but an underlying sweetness can be detected. As far as taste is concerned Henry VIII Strain falls short of the mark. As far as patients are concerned this seems to be the only sub par quality of the strain. The effects take effect within thirty minutes of smoking and continue on for about two hours starting on the cerebral side and progressing to a total body high by the end. Growing Henry VIII Marijuana Has Medical Benefits.