White Widow (Cannabis)

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White Widow
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White Widow bud
GenusCannabis
SpeciesCannabis indica / Cannabis sativa balanced hybrid
Hybrid parentageBrazilian Sativa × South Indian Indica
OriginNetherlands

White Widow is a balanced hybrid strain of Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa[1][2][3] that was created and developed by Shantibaba whilst he worked at the Greenhouse Seed Company.[4][5]

White Widow has been described as "among the most popular [strains] in the world" by Popular Science magazine. The strain won the Cannabis Cup in 1995.[6][7]

Related strains[edit]

  • Black Widow - the renamed original white widow when Shantibaba moved his genetics to Mr. Nice Seedbank.[8]
  • White Russian – An indica-dominant hybrid, that is a cross of White Widow and AK-47.[9]
  • Blue Widow - A sativa-dominant (60%) hybrid, that is a cross of White Widow and Blueberry.
  • Moby Dick - A sativa-dominant (60%) hybrid, that is a cross of White Widow and Haze.[10][11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dominique Browning (20 November 2017). "The Great Outdoors: From Your Backyard to a Garden in Japan". New York Times. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  2. ^ Marie Myung-Ok Lee (6 January 2017). "Commentary: I made my autistic son cannabis cookies. They saved him". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  3. ^ Ioan Grillo (8 April 2015). "Commentary: U.S. Legalization of Marijuana Has Hit Mexican Cartels' Cross-Border Trade". TIME. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  4. ^ Gracis, Matteo (15 July 2005). "Strong Type Cannabis Fair, Pescia 2005". Dolce Vita. July 2005.
  5. ^ Gordon, Claire (April 30, 2015). "Marijuana's magic bean men". Al Jazeera.
  6. ^ Alexandra Ossola (11 November 2015). "This Startup Wants To Put The 'Medical' Back In Marijuana". Popular Science. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  7. ^ Amanda Fielding (6 December 2017). "Jamaican Cannabis Landraces: History and Importance". Huffington Post. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Black Widow Strain". I Love Growing Marijuana. 2018-12-08. Retrieved 2021-08-10.
  9. ^ Gabriela, Irenne; Claudia, Corina (2012). "Identification and Characterization of Special Types of Herbal Cannabis" (PDF). UPB Scientific Bulletin. 74 (1): 119–130. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Top 10 White Widow hybrid strains - Cannaconnection.com". www.cannaconnection.com. Retrieved 2021-07-14.
  11. ^ Premium Hemp Products

External links[edit]

Media related to White Widow at Wikimedia Commons