Northern Lights VS White Widow: What Is The Best Cannabis Strain?

Both Northern Lights and White Widow are popular and famous names not only in the United States Seed Banks. They are all popular choices in any cafe in Europe and are favored by many stoners.

Although many new cannabis strain are currently appearing, Northern Lights and White Widow are both leading candidates for the best cannabis strain. They are still widely favored by their unique effect and special delicious taste.

And if any growers are wondering which stain to choose, let’s compare them a bit. We will place them on the scale to find out what is the bes strain and will compare them according to some of the following factors.

#1 Origin

You may have heard of Northern Lights before. This is one of the most popular cannabis strain in the long run and it is really a very good strain.

The Northern Lights family is known for their undeniable aroma, making them unique in the stoner world.

They are native to Afghanistan, undergo breeding and become one of the leading cannabis today.

White Widow is one of the most commercially successful cannabis varieties on the market today. Perhaps that is why its origin is still controversial.

This famous cannabis strain since its inception in 1994 has won many awards, including the first prize awarded by the High Times Cannabis Cup in 1995.

Although this strain history is complex, the merits of bringing White Widow to this world belong to only one person. That is Shantibaba.

#2 Growing

Both Northern Lights and White Widow have good growth capacity and great productivity.

In particular, Northern Lights combined with Autoflowering strain will create an extremely productive strain. thrive both indoors and outdoors. The flowering time of this Auto-flower variant is only 8 weeks.

Northern Lights are mainly Indica, Sativa 20% and Ruderalis 10%. The THC content can be moderate to as high as 15.08%, and there is almost no change between indoor or outdoor planting.

Meanwhile, White Widow prefer to grow indoors. It can yield 325 – 425 g / m2. Flowering time is about 8 to 10 weeks, has moderate buds but can still contain abundant amounts of THC.

#3 Effect

Northern Lights has a characteristic honey smell, combined with a hint of musk. It is a sweet and strong scent that makes it hard to break out.

Using Northern Lights creates a strong, high effect  that makes you think you are leaving your body and then you feel light, a fresh, comfortable mind.

And White Widow has a natural fragrance of plants and wood. It’s very gentle but also a bit spicy. Using White Widow will create a strong echo, after which the body feels more energized and high.

Final Verdict

Although both the Northern Lights and the White Widow are strong rivals, the Northern Lights seem to stand out a bit. But for the stoners looking for more excitement, White Widow seems to be a suitable choice.