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White Widow
Strain effect image Creative, Hungry, Focused
Strain taste image Earthy, Flowery, Pine

All About White Widow Cannabis Strain


White Widow strain is one of the ever-popular marijuana strains in the world, which originates from the 1992s from Green House Seeds company in the Netherlands. It is a beautiful cross of South Indian and Brazilian genetics that had won the High Times cup several times, and that earned a massive amount of respect among smokers who like potent and highly-appealing cannabis.

It is a cross of South American Sativa, and South Indian Indica and these two landrace genetics have one thing in common: potency. This is exactly what makes this weed very potent to the point that you can start becoming numb. This Sativa based hybrid produces a high with 16-18% THC, but inexperienced users should still mind the dosage not to get overwhelmed.

White Widow Typical Effects

White Widow weed strain offers the balanced high, slightly in favor of Sativa phenotype, though the Indica effects can be present when you smoke it. The first thing you will feel is the enormous level of euphoria and happiness that makes you social and ready to talk! Therefore, it had found its role in anxiety treatments. Secondly, you will have bursts of energy when you simply cannot sit still, and you want to work on something. To sum things up, you can expect the following effects:

When it comes to medicinal values, you can be sure that this plant will help you in the treatment of:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Pain
  • Depression
  • Insomnia

Negative effects include:

  • Cottonmouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Paranoia.

The Flavor and Aroma

White Widow has unique stinging-earthy notes of smell which, upon crushing the bud, turns into the hash-like aroma. As you crush it, the incense-like smell is released, so you have a feeling as if you were smoking incense candles. But the overall smell is earthy but pungent. The flavor reminds of some sweet fruit that is mixed with the fresh pine tree.

Grow Info

White Widow strain genetics is fairly resistant to all diseases, and you can easily grow it outdoors in all of the regions of the world. Though it is predominant Sativa, the flowering time is kept under 70 days, so it will be ready for the harvest at some 65th day of the 12/12 light regime. It likes a lot of water, nutrition and it especially likes the big pots. The roots of this plant are huge. So, keep that in mind if you grow it indoors, as you do not want to limit its growth.


How long does it take White Widow to grow?

It has around 65 days of flowering time. You can harvest it (outdoors) within the first half of October.

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Side Effects
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Side Effects


Strain Cannabinoids
THC question mark
16.0 - 18.0%
CBD question mark
0.46 - 0.97%
CBC question mark
0.36 - 1.08%
CBG question mark
0.47 - 1.04%
CBN question mark
0.05 - 0.28%
THCV question mark
0.37 - 1.16%
Grow Info
Flowering time icon Flowering time
65 - 75 Days
Harvest time icon Harvest time
82 Days
Yield indoor icon Yield indoor
< 0.5 Oz/Ft² (< 150 g/m²)
Yield outdoor icon Yield outdoor
1 - 2 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Height indoor icon Height indoor
Height outdoor icon Height outdoor
90 >
Grow difficulty icon Grow difficulty
Flowering type icon Flowering type

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