Original Classic… Original White Widow (IBL) is a pure old school all the way. An explosive combination of sativa and hybrid genetics from Brazil and India that yields big and hits hard. This is classic bud, 50/50 sativa/indica, with a popularity that has endured over the years.
We were given a female clone way back in 1996 and have been breeding it with a carefully selected White Widow male plant since then. A consistent component in some of our crossbreed plants, bringing quality enhancement, in 2012 we decided it was time to share the original strain in its purest form.
This cannabis strain is one which needs no introduction. It is a Dutch legend that hit the scene in the 1990s and took the cannabis world by storm with its combination of heavy crystal coating and desired grow qualities. As the story goes, this plant harnessed the power of a super sativa Brazilian land race together with a resinous indica from the mountainsides of Kerala in southern India. We have preserved the authenticity of this classic plant as an in-bred line (IBL), which means that our White Widow cannabis seeds are the product of back crossing with near identical genotypes.
Aromas and Flavours
This old classic comes packed full of fragrance and flavour, with a terpene profile that combines an assortment which includes Pinene, Limonene, Myrcene, Linalool and Humulene, although sweet, piney, earthy and buttery is a good overview. The taste is a similar combination, and rather unique.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Indoors: Expect the characteristics that have earned this plant such a solid reputation for its commercial capabilities. A sturdy plant, growth patterns are uniform, becoming bushy early on before stretching when in flower. This variety is a great fit for SOG, SCROG, LST and other forms of plant training, making it ideal for cultivators working with limited space. The many side branches produce fat tops and trichome covered oily buds. , exploding with trichomes, which emanate its floral odour. A gift to indoor growers thanks to a consistency that gives ease of control in a grow room and a harvest that will fill your basket after 8 – 9 weeks flowering. Easy to grow, this strain is the choice of beginners and experienced pros.
Outdoors: Outdoors it will reach for the sun (2m and more) and yield accordingly, which makes it a great choice in the southern regions of the world. However, as a true champion, this plant will also perform very well in northern regions and actually prefers a more moderate temperature.
Yield and Presentation
The buds produced by White Widow cannabis seeds aren’t the biggest, but they are numerous and come with the trademark sugary trichome coating which made this strain stand out from the start and indeed contributed towards its name.
Indoor Yield: 500 g per m²
Outdoor Yield: 700 g per plant
Recreational: Not for the faint hearted, Original White Widow (IBL) will deliver a dose of potency that can catch even the most experienced smoker user by surprise. This variety comes with an uplifting creative energy and a socializing edge, although the indica element brings a relaxing downside to the effect too.
Medical: For the medical user there is much to recommend with many praising its anti anxiety and depression qualities. Those suffering from chronic pain highlight the joy of relaxation without the couch lock.
Suitable for growing outside between 50º n.L. and 50º s.L.. The plant of Original White Widow (IBL) seeds has an early October harvest time outdoors (n.L.) and will finish in 8 – 9 weeks indoors. Estimated yield is 500 g per m² indoors / 700 g per plant outdoors.