White Widow Cannabis Strain: Everything You Need to Know 

South Indian? Brazilian Sativa? Confused, right? Don’t worry, we got your back.  Here’s everything you need to know about White Widow Cannabis Strain.

In the United States, the white widow strain is popular among cannabis families. The white strain seed is readily available on the market and is simple to grow, which is why they are so popular.

The white widow strain has a waxy, sticky texture. It’s a cross between Sativa from Brazil and Indica from India. The white widow was the first to be bred by Green House Seeds. The white widow is the parent strain of White Russian, White Rhino, and Blue Widow. There are around 10 versions of the white widow strains that are available in the Dutch market.

The white widow strain is superb for cultivation. You can even grow it in your home hassle-free. When grown inside, it takes 9-10 weeks for blooms to bloom. When cultivated outside, nevertheless, it will be ready to harvest in early October.


As previously stated, White Widow was produced by master breeders Green House Seeds, a Dutch seed firm. White Widow was created by Green House Seeds crossing two landrace strains together, as is their custom. When Green House Seeds was looking for unusual landrace strains to produce in the 1990s, they were trailblazers.

Since then, breeders have preferred to cross damp strains together, resulting in extremely dank hybrids. White Widow, on the other hand, was one of the first of its kind, and it was thought to be quite powerful when it was originally made. Since its inception in the 1990s, it has been found at coffee shops throughout the Netherlands. The two landrace strains that were crossed to create White Widow are Brazilian Sativa and South Indian Indica.

Do you know? Some people argue and denote the credit of breeding Brazilian Sativa and South Indian Indica to Sahibabad. They believe that Sahibabad allegedly obtained the mother plant while on vacation in Brazil and the father from a particular source in India. The original breeding procedure was carried out, in Amsterdam, in the early 1990s.

White Widow: Sativa or Indica?

The white widow is a hybrid of South Indian and Brazilian Sativa strains. This Sativa-dominant strain is 60 percent Brazilian Sativa and 40 percent South Indian breed. Trichomes cover the body of the white widow completely. The silvery trickles give a beautiful look to the buds. The white widow can break with ease because of its fluffy texture.

THC and CBD Levels in White Widow Strain

THC and CBD Levels in White Widow Strain

Studies have shown that the white widow strain has a higher THC percent as compared to CBD. The average Sativa-dominant strain contains around 13% THC, while the strongest phenotypes contain around 20% THC. However, the level of THC concentration depends on the cultivation. On the other hand, the white widow strain contains only 0.10% CBD.


The cannabis strain can be easily used to make edibles, waxes, oils, and shatters. To make an adequate amount of concentration, you will require a large amount of plants as well. So, it is advisable to get cheap seeds from a decent seed bank/store. You can buy the seeds online.

There is a two-step easy process to make edibles out of the cannabis strain. If you want to make edibles, follow the below process:

  • First, decarboxylate your weed.
  • Then, mix it with oil and fat. 

You can also use your vaporizer remaining buds, often known as AVP (already vaped bud). Now, the cannabis strain is perfectly mixed and is ready to consume. When it is consumed in this form, it is quite strong.

White Widow Taste/Smell

When it comes to the taste, users have witnessed the floral, woody, and earthy taste of the widow white strain. The taste of this strain is pure and fresh.

Note: To get the best taste, you need to first grind the white widow strain and then vape them inside a flower vaporizer.

White widow has a musky smell and complex aroma, with hints of sandalwood and tropical fruit. However, the fruitiness of the strain gets faded by the thick and harsh smoke.

Note: The white widow has a strong smell. So, be careful and use it with caution.



If you want to get high, white widow cannabis is the best. After consuming white widow, you will experience a sense of relief and you will be in a state of relaxation. It will reduce stress and will provide you temporary happiness. You will have a great time with a clean and fresh smoke experience.

Apart from this, cannabis strains also have effective relief symptoms and are effective in curing:

  • Depression
  • Chronic pain
  • Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Alleviate pain (according to a study published in the Journal of Headache and Pain in 2018)
  • Arthritis, and
  • Headache 

Excess of anything is deteriorating. Although the consumption of the white widow has certain benefits, one must consume it only when needed. Your body will experience few adverse effects if you take it on a regular basis. It can also make you an addict and dependent on the white widow. Let us now look at the strain’s side effects.


White widow cannabis strain is natural. But not all-natural products are safe. So, the white widow also has some mental and physical side effects. Some of these side effects are:

  • Dry mouth and dry eyes.
  • Increased Anxiety
  • Paranoia (When you are suffering Paranoia, you develop a mistrust of others and don’t trust people easily.)
  • Body pain, and
  • Nausea (uneasiness of stomach before vomiting) 

White widow has a strong effect on the body. Therefore, proper care and cautions need to be taken during consumption. Overdosing will result in the side effects of the same.


As mentioned above, the white widow strain was first bred by the Green House Seeds, in Amsterdam, in the 1990s. The white strain provides a balanced effect that lasts a minimum of up to 1 hr. and a maximum of up to 1.5hrs. The users have noticed that the effect of the white widow hits pretty fast. In short, you will have a pleasant and overwhelming experience with the white widow.

The white widow plant is easy to grow and can be grown at a lower temperature. You can grow the white widow strain indoors as well as outdoors.

The right amount of white widow concentration can help you cure your depression and stress. It will put you in a social and cheerful state of relaxation. But it doesn’t mean that you will smoke as frequently as you can. As it will make you, addict and dependent.

You can sit back, relax and smoke the white widow through a flower vaporizer. But remember you don’t overdose. Overdose can cause some serious problems and consequences.

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