About Purple Widow
Purple Widow, a 55 percent Indica and 45 percent Sativa strain, is a cross between the lesser known 'Purple Power' and the now infamous White Widow.
It grows sturdy and features spectacular colors - generally displaying many hue's of purple and dark green. For a 'purple' variety of cannabis the Purple Widow plant is relatively strong. It produces large purple, trichome-covered buds that are packed with sticky resin. Purple Widow has a sweet, fruity aroma and flavor, with specific hints of berry. When smoked, this strain combines the heavy body stone associated with it's Indica side as well as the cerebral or "trippy feel" offered by it's Sativa heritage.
The Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content in purple widow generally sits around 20 percent when grown properly and the Cannabidiol (CBD) level is ~1 percent. The effects of this strain of cannabis are energetic, euphoric, focused, happy, and relaxed - making it a delightful afternoon or early evening strain.
Medicinal uses of Purple Widow include mitigating anxiety, depression, migraines, stress, and increasing appetite. It is offered by medical dispensaries throughout the west coast for insomnia, nausea, pain relief, inflammation, multiple sclerosis, and stress. Adverse effects may include dry mouth and dry eyes.
The flowering time of purple widow is around 64 to 71 days when grown indoors. Outdoors, the harvest time is typically around the end of October or beginning of November in the northern hemisphere.
Overall, Purple Widow is failry easy to grow. It produces average yields indoors with much higher yields outdoors (although generally at the expense of lower THC content).
Outdoors this plant can reach a height of 3.5 meters and can yield up to 850 grams per square meter. Indoor plants rarely grow taller than 5 feet (less than 2 meters) and produce a lesser yield of up to 400 grams per square meter.