White Widow Marijuana Strain Overview

An energetic hybrid, White Widow is one of the most well known and loved marijuana strains in the world.

White Widow
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First bred in the Netherlands, White Widow is a strain that nearly all cannabis consumers have heard. Its energetic, uplifting and powerful high is well known, as its uniquely Earthy flavor and smell. This strain is a mix between South American Sativa and South Indian Indica, with the results being an excellent hybrid.

White Widow has been a mainstay in Dutch coffee shops since the 1990s, and has been popular in the U.S. for nearly as long. It has been mixed with other strains to make some of the best hybrids on the market, including White Russian and Blue Widow.

 

Smell and taste:

  • Unique Earthy flavor
  • Strong wood-like smell and taste
  • Subtle pine

 

 

Effects:

  • Happiness
  • Relaxation
  • Creativity
  • Focus
  • Increase appetite

 

 

Reviews:

At the time of publication White Widoe has 2127 reviews on Leafly with an average score of 4.4 out of 5.

Highlighted quote (from one of the Leafly reviews):

“Excellent strain! White Widow definitely delivers its legendary reputation. I was loading the nug into the bong, and I took a rip out of it.. White Widow gave a spice, smooth tasting. It taste excellent, the high feels incredible. It gives you that happy, relaxed feeling. I also became energetic, then later you mellow out and it is amazing. Would definitely buy again!”

 

Where to find it

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal, Leafly has a strain finder that can use your exact location to find the closet cannabis store or dispensary to you that is currently carrying the White Widow marijuana strain; you can also look for a variety of other strains.

Click here for this strain finder.

White Widow Marijuana Strain Overview

White Widow, a hybrid originating in the Netherlands, is one of the most popular strains across the globe.

white widowWhite Widow is a hugely popular strain (and for good reason). This is especially true in the U.S., where it’s sold in cannabis outlets and dispensaries throughout the country. It’s also true in the Netherlands, where it’s sold in many cannabis coffee shops (some of which have been selling it since the 90s).

The cross between South Indian (an indica) and Brazilian (a sativa) has a strong, earthy (sometime wood-like) smell and taste. Many find it best used at night when attempting to relax or get to sleep.

 

The top effects of the White Widow marijuana strain are:

  • Relaxation
  • Hunger
  • A very strong but pleasant head high
  • Happiness and also
  • Calmness

 

Medical properties:

Some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:

  • Insomnia
  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Depression and also
  • Anxiety

 

Growing information:

White Widow is a relatively easy strain to grow with a typically medium yield and plant height It’s also best grown indoors.

Below are a few growing tips specific to this strain courtesy of Leafly:

  • Suitable for sea of green (SOG) and screen of green (SCROG) setups.
  • Fertilize and water in moderation to avoid mildew and to preserve flavor profiles.
  • Changing light cycle to 8 hours during the final 2 weeks of flowering prevents regrowth of buds; stress will induce better resin coverage.
  • Needs a lot of sun outdoors, but is suitable for colder climates.

 

Reviews:

At the time of publication White Widow has 2,067 reviews on Leafly with an average score of 4.3 out of 5 (8.8 out of 10).

 

Where to find it

If you are lucky enough to live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder.

This feature uses your exact location to find the closet cannabis store or dispensary to you that is currently carrying the White Widow marijuana strain; you can also look for a variety of other strains.

Click here for the strain finder.