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Jul 26, 2016 9:10 AM

Black Widow Strain Review

We have already done a review of the White Widow strain. Now is the time to take a look at its sibling—the Black Widow strain.

Black Widow Strain Review

White Widow Strain Review
White Widow Strain Review
There are hundreds of marijuana strains in the market right now, maybe even a thousand. However, none of them are as popular as White Widow.

This Widow variation has won many awards since its creation in 1994. The rich history makes Black Widow an interesting strain with an interesting past. The strain has been critically acclaimed across the globe.

The parentage of this plant combines Brazilian and South Indian roots. It is also a perfect combination of sativa and indica genes. Does it not sound familiar? Basically, the parents of White Widow are the same. The strain is a product of the legendary breeder Shantibaba.


The plant flowers in ten weeks. During this period, you can see the whole potential of its resin production, which is immense. If you plant this black weed strain in June, expect it to harvest in late September or October. Remember that there is a chance that rain can reduce the yield. However, you can grow Black Widow in various conditions including indoor and greenhouse growing thus creating the perfect medium yourself.

We are sure that most well-known producers have had this strain on their list at some point in their work. This plant is relatively easy to grow. So, Black Widow is a perfect choice not only for the beginners but for the experienced growers who want a guaranteed quality harvest as well. Besides, the plant generously frosts up at the end of the flowering cycle.

The argument which Widow is the true and original strain is still going on. Sharing the same parentage, both strains are very alike.

Appearance and Flavor

The buds of Black Widow are super-dense and bright green. In combination with bright orange and purple hairs, the nugs look very delicious. This strain is frosted with trichomes. Though the buds are medium in size, each one of them can provide you with hours of high.

The flavor of Black Widow is rich. The taste is the combination of woody and sweet notes. Now, you may think that this mix cannot taste very good, but wait until you try Black Widow—you will feel the whole deliciousness of this flavor.

Recreational Use

If grown properly, Black Widow can contain 28 percent of THC, which makes the strain a constant representative of the strongest marijuana strains.

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The sativa-dominant genes of these herbs provide a powerful head high. The feeling is very intense and euphoric. If you are looking for something to make you happy, Black Widow can help you a lot. In addition, be prepared for major munchies that will inevitably follow the strain's high. Black Widow may provide you with the highest of highs that you have ever felt. The strain's indica genes can relax your mind and your body if you decide to stay at home.

Medical Use

The strain is often used by people with appetite disorders—after smoking it, you simply cannot get rid of the munchies. Besides, Black Widow alleviates anxiety, stress, physical pain, and muscle spasms. However, you have to deal with this strain carefully. The high potency of these herbs can be too much for inexperienced users and thus cause panic attacks. Even if you are a cannabis veteran, you may experience dry mouth, dizziness, and bloodshot eyes after consuming this strain.

In general, the strain is available in most dispensaries, however, the Black Widow is mostly used in Colorado, Oregon, and California.