White Widow (Cannabis)

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White Widow
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White Widow bud
GenusCannabis
SpeciesCannabis indica / Cannabis sativa balanced hybrid
BreederGreen House Seeds
OriginNetherlands

White Widow is a balanced hybrid strain of Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa.[1][2][3] White Widow is a cross between a Brazilian sativa strain and a resin-heavy South Indian indica. The buds are white colored, with a crystal resin. Users experience a powerful feeling of euphoria and energy breaks. White Widow is one of the most famous strains around the world.[4]

White Widow has been described as "among the most popular [strains] in the world" by Popular Science magazine, and the strain won the Cannabis Cup in 1995.[5][6] It is among the most consumed strains of cannabis, both recreationally and medically, in the world.[7]

Related Strains[edit]

  • White Russian – An indica-dominant hybrid, that is a cross of White Widow and AK-47.[8] White Russian won the High Times Cannabis Cup "Best Overall" in 1996.[9]
  • White Rhino – A hybrid of White Widow and an unknown North American indica strain.[10]
  • Blue Widow – A slightly indica dominant cross between Blueberry and White Widow. Blue Widow is sometimes referred to as Berry White, White Berry, or Blue Venom.[11]

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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. ^ "White Widow". Leafly. Retrieved 2017-06-21.
  5. ^ Alexandra Ossola (11 November 2015). "This Startup Wants To Put The 'Medical' Back In Marijuana". Popular Science. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  6. ^ Amanda Fielding (6 December 2017). "Jamaican Cannabis Landraces: History and Importance". Huffington Post. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  7. ^ Melissa Sherrard (7 May 2017). "Discover the History and Benefits of White Widow". Civilized. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "White Russian". Leafly. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  10. ^ "White Widow". Leafly. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  11. ^ "Blue Widow". Leafly. Retrieved 2017-06-22.