The Red Widow marijuana strain was developed by crossing the Red Dragon strain with the White Widow strain. It is a rare, evenly balanced strain with a THC content averaging between 14% to 18%. The nugs of this strain are oversized and are mint green in color. They are coated with bright orange pistils and golden trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Red Widow
The Red Widow strain offers a delicious sweet aroma that is reminiscent of tropical fruits. It is often accompanied by subtle hints of damp earth. When smoked, it offers a flavor profile that is almost the opposite of its aroma. The earthy flavors are more dominant, and the undertones are more of fruity flavors. The smoke is smooth and creamy, and it leaves a buttery aftertaste.
The effects of the Red Widow are known to induce bouts of uncontrollable giggles. You will become a more sociable and fun person. At the same time, the strain provides you with a mental focus that will still allow you to complete any particular jobs you might have at hand. After an hour or so, these social and fun moods will eventually come down into a state of relaxation.
What are the medicinal benefits of Red Widow
Despite its mild potency, Red Widow still offers a number of benefits to cannabis patients. It’s a great choice for treating patients with depression, stress, and anxiety, for one. It nudges the fun side in you and removes any harmful or stressful thoughts temporarily.
Negative Effects of Red Widow
Often times when used in high doses, or when a person is prone to bouts of panic, the Red Widow can induce mild paranoia. As always, it is always recommended to work with low doses to avoid negative effects like these.
Growing Red Widow
The Red Widow is a relatively tall plant that is resistant to molds, mildew, and even strong gusts of winds. It requires, however, regular trimming to ensure that is lower flowering nodes will also get the appropriate amount of sunlight and other nutrients to help the plant reach its maximum potential.