Palm trees, white sand beaches, drinks with little umbrellas in them... imagine that while you puff away on this decades-old connoisseur strain. The 98 White Widow is an especially potent descendent of the classic White Widow, and has grown alongside some of the world's most legendary strains such as Maui Wowie and Kona Gold. Pua Mana 1st Hawaiian Pakalolo Seed Bank brought this phenotype to life, gifting us mainlanders with a strong and uplifting high that lasts for hours on end.
With a steady average of 20% THC, 98 White Widow is hardly for the faint of heart. This bright green leafy bud is covered in amber hairs and crystal white trichomes, giving it a frosty feel which couldn't contradict its flavors more if it tried. This strain gives off a scent reminiscent of lying on a beach sipping Mai Tais as it is tropical and spicy on the nose. Your taste buds will thank you for the sweet, earthy flavors that are rounded out by more earthy undertones.
As a 70/30 indica-dominant hybrid, users can expect stress to melt away as your mind drifts into a euphoric dreamy state. People love 98 White Widow for its complete relaxation while still providing a creative and open mind that takes you to a good place internally. If you want to have a happy and luminous high, this strain is highly recommended for that. Waves of energy flow through you as the high builds, leaving you feeling at ease but alert. If you are the type to be easily stimulated, try sharing this strain with a partner as it has a tendency to induce arousal.
This antique strain is perfect for users who suffer from fatigue as it gives you a burst of energy and buoyancy after just one hit. For the time that you are feeling uplifted and airy, any and all negativity will melt away. This makes 98 White Widow perfect for depression. Its sedative-like effects also benefit those who suffer from stress disorder, arthritis, or headaches. Novice smokers beware, as this may be a strain best left to the experts.
Growing 98 White Widow is recommended for intermediate growers and above. It thrives inside and out, though because of its heritage tropical climates are most recommended. It also has an average flowering time of 8 to 9 weeks and can grow up to 5 feet tall if left unpruned, making it a great plant for crowded greenhouses.
Whether you are an intermediate smoker looking to test the waters with a stronger high or an aficionado looking to check one more legendary strain off the list, this may be the bud you have been missing. This tropical strain is the best of many worlds: flavorful and strong, high and low, tingly without bringing too much dead weight. At this point, what's not to love?