White Widow

South American Sativa
Indian Indica
White Widow is a 1990s hybrid that's only gaining in popularity. It's no surprise, either. This strain is famous for its potent, yet very well-balanced high. The THC content of this strain can reach up to 25%.

White Widow has been popular among Amsterdam coffee shops since the 1990s. Though a Netherland's native, this strain quickly traveled across the pond to North America. A sativa-dominant hybrid, White Widow is a cross between a Brazillian heirloom strain and an Indian indica.

Get ready for a truly pleasant experience with White Widow. Uplifting, energetic, and creative this strain cultivates an almost psychedelic headspace. Yet, you'll still have plenty of wherewithal for engaged and intimate conversation. Recreational consumers will appreciate the sociability of this strain, as well as the expansive mood it cultivates.

As a well-balanced hybrid, White Widow also comes with a healthy dose of full-body relaxation. Though this strain is often thought to be more mental than physical, you're likely to feel your muscles loosen up. Many White Widow fans enjoy the light body numbness that this hybrid produces. Though this strain is energizing, the indica heritage adds calmness to an otherwise cerebral high.

Medical consumers have many reasons to love this strain. Patients have found it to be helpful with everything from PMS to mood disorders to Crohn's Disease. The high THC content in this bud may be responsible for the wide variety of medical effects. White Widow typically contains between 18 and 25% of the psychoactive.





Flowering Period

55 to 65 days

Average Yield

Moderate: 450 g/mindoors, 550 to 600 g/plant outdoors

Outdoor Harvest Date

End of October

Average Height

Medium/tall: 3 to 5 feet

Growing Tips

White Widow can be grown indoors and outdoors, though is typically thought of as an indoor strain. The highest yields occur using sea of green (SOG) and screen of green (SCROG) methods. If you plan on planting this strain outdoors, it does best in warm, sunny climates. Once you see the buds on this strain, you'll know why it got its name. Expect extremely white, frosty, and sticky flowers.


Bellingham, Washington
Bothell, Washington
Everett, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Spokane, Washington
Tacoma, Washington
Portland, Oregon
Los Angeles, California
Detroit, Michigan
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Eugene, OR

Grow Difficulty


Food Pairing

White Widow has a pungent wood aroma. The earthy tastes pair well fall favorites,like sweet potato, pumpkin, rosemary, and chai.

May Help

Crohn's Disease
Lack Of Appetite
Muscle Spasms


Caryophyllene - Pepper
Humulene - Hops
Limonene - Lemon
Linalool - Lavender
Pinene - Pine

Negative Effect(s)

Dry Eyes
Dry Mouth
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