White Widow Strain

White Widow Strain

White Widow Strain

White Widow is one of the most popular strains of cannabis, it has had critical acclaim across the globe way before it was legalized in the USA. This strain is a hybrid that was invented in the Netherlands by Green House Seeds way back in the 1990s.

This hybrid is a cross between Brazilian Sativa Landrace and South Indian Indica, known for delivering powerful euphoric bursts, sparking a cerebral effect by boosting conversation and creativity.

Although White Widow has inspired the likes of White Russian, Blue Widow and White Rhino, this is still one of the most popular strains for cultivators and cannabis enthusiasts alike, taking about 60 days to grow indoors.


White Widow strain is appreciated for it’s relaxing, happy and uplifting delivery, users are often happy and creative with this super hybrid. The best combo is 60% Indica and 40% Sativa.

Growing info

  • Relatively easy to grow.
  • Will reach between 30 to 78 inches in height.
  • Each plant can yield up to 1 to 3 ounces per square foot.
  • Flowering time takes 7-9 weeks.

    Medicinal Use

    White widow strain has several medicinal benefits for both mental and physical ailments, the main ones it can help with are depression and stress, which help combat the mental anguish without making you want to fall asleep.

    Some people do use the wrong type of cannabis to treat problems and can often make things worse due to simply choosing the wrong weapon of choice.

    Negative Sides

    White widow doesn’t have much of a bad rapport when it comes to creating unwanted side effects, there are a few things one needs to keep in mind though.

    White widow will leave you with a dry mouth and there is a chance it can give you dry eyes too, it is quite dehydrating so be sure to stock up on eye drops and plenty of juice and water to avoid or combat this.

    These are small unwanted sides and will affect everybody on different levels, but it certainly beats dealing with paranoia, dizziness or anxiety.

    Flavour profile

    White widow strain delivers a delicious blend of earthy, wooded and flowery tastes. The aromas are very distinct and they linger for quite some time.

    Delicious if you vape, ingest or smoke it; that part all comes down to your personal preferences.


    The scent is often a blend of musky, fruity yet putrid smells, depending on the phenotype you have there could be strong, citrus blasts going up your nasal passages.

    Best growing practices

    Indoor growing is usually best practice and although you could still be successful growing this outdoors, it isn’t going to be as big of a yield.

    One should aim to keep the moisture quite low when growing indoors, this will help prevent the build-up of mildew, letting the flavors come out naturally in their own time.

    For most this plant needs no introduction, nor does it need a conclusion but you will always be better off researching to refresh your memory, so we hope this information has been useful to you.