This Sativa-dominant hybrid cannabis strain was created by Hawaii’s most talented weed breeders, whose efforts have turned out a potent strain that can be used readily during the day by intermediate and advanced smokers.
The strain has plenty of uses beyond recreation and those seeking therapeutic effects from cannabis use will enjoy what '98 Aloha White Widow has to offer.
Keep reading to learn more about the background and benefits of '98 Aloha White Widow.
'98 Aloha White Widow
Strain: 30% Indica / 70% Sativa
'98 Aloha White Widow was created by the cannabis breeders at Pua Mana 1st Hawaiian Pakalōlō Seed Bank. The strain is not a combination of strains, but rather a phenotype of the well-known and highly regarded White Widow.
The strain is reminiscent of its predecessor in many ways while building on a solid genetic foundation to deliver potent effects and attractive characteristics for consumers and growers alike.
THC Content: Average 15% / As high as 20%
CBD Content: 0%
While the strain averages a THC content of 15%, it can reach 20% or higher. This makes it rather potent and a less than ideal entry strain for inexperienced consumers. It would be prudent to start with a small amount of ‘98 Aloha White Widow and scale dosage as you have a better idea of how the strain will affect you.
Being a Sativa-dominant example of cannabis, '98 Aloha White Widow is well-suited for daytime use. The strain will allow users to enjoy the effects of cannabis without the effects that will bring most people down and become an obstacle in the way of getting day-to-day activities done.
Fragrance: Earthy, Skunky, Spicy
The fragrances of '98 Aloha White Widow are similar to the aromas of other strains derived from the classic White Widow, which include earth and spicy notes with skunk overtones.
Flavors: Diesel, Skunk, Spicy
Just as with its fragrances, '98 Aloha White Widow’s flavors are very similar to the classic White Widow flavor profile. This includes flavors like chemical and diesel alongside skunk and earthy spice.
Appearance: Dark Foliage, Bright flowers, Frosty
'98 Aloha White Widow is remarkable in that it provides a stark contrast in appearance between its foliage and flowers.
A dark cloak of forest green leaves helps this strains bright green flowers that are covered in bright white trichomes and wiring hairs.
This unique profile creates a lot of buzz and bag appeal. As a result, both growers and consumers gravitate towards '98 Aloha White Widow.
Most Common Uses: Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Glaucoma, Fatigue, And Migraines
'98 Aloha White Widow offers an array of therapeutic uses for medical marijuana patients. These include the ability to counteract and alleviate symptoms of eye conditions, such as glaucoma.
Additionally, Sativa’s are well-known for their effects on the mind. '98 Aloha White Widow is no slouch when it comes to assisting those suffering from other mental and physical disorders, like headaches and migraines, stress, anxiety, and other such conditions.
While this strain is a Sativa-dominant example of cannabis, a non-insignificant amount of '98 Aloha White Widow’s genetics leans towards cannabis Indica and its associated effects. This allows the strain to impact physical systems of the body, without becoming debilitating for the consumer. So, there is a use case for '98 Aloha White Widow in alleviating minor aches and pains and other relatively mild physical ailments and their symptoms.
Side Effects: Dry Mouth, Dry Eyes, Anxiety
Fortunately, '98 Aloha White Widow doesn’t present serious side effects in the majority of consumers. The worst one can generally expect to experience with moderate to heavy use of this strain is dry mouth and dry eyes. Both of these side effects can be easily managed with proper hydration.
Unfortunately, being a relatively high-potency, Sativa-dominant strain, there is potential for anxiety to emerge in consumers with lower tolerances as well as high consumption.
Growing: Large Footprint, Intermediate Difficulty, Susceptible to Pests
'98 Aloha White Widow is a strain that both require a substantial footprint and a climate similar to its native habitat.
These requirements can present significant difficulty for inexperienced growers and those without the means to provide adequate space and the requisite heat and humidity this strain requires.
Additionally, '98 Aloha White Widow has a susceptibility to pests. For that reason, this strain is more suited for indoor growing where it can be better controlled regarding the above requirements and vulnerabilities.
Final Thoughts on '98 Aloha White Widow
'98 Aloha White Widow is a great addition to the line of White Widow variants and hybrids.
A manageable and enjoyable Sativa-dominant strain, '98 Aloha White Widow offers pronounced recreational and therapeutic benefits for consumers. As a result, this strain has gained considerable notoriety and is a favorite among experienced cannabis users.
The characteristics of '98 Aloha White Widow, in terms of appearance, smell, and flavor, all have a considerable draw and each unique profile heightens the appreciation of this unique phenotype of White Widow.
For all its benefits and high marks, '98 Aloha White Widow can be a problematic crop for growers who are unable to manage its unique requirements.