Originally created by legendary breeder Shantibaba when he was co-owner of Green House Seeds, Black Widow was then known as White Widow. When Shantibaba left GHS and found Mr. Nice Seeds, he took the original Brazilian sativa mother and South Indian indica-dominant hybrid father with him to recreate his world renowned White Widow seeds. Because GHS and others were selling seeds with the name White Widow, he changed the name to Black Widow to create a distinction between them. Black Widow is now considered by many to be the only “true” White Widow available in seed form, as Mr. Nice is the lone seed breeder to possess the original parental genetics.
“After reading about this strain, and buying a pkg of 18 seeds from Mr. Nice I finally popped 4 of them this Spring and grew them in my backyard, 3 in Smart pots, and 1 in my raised bed garden mixed in with my tomatoes, peppers, etc.. it' s a very pretty plant that grew vigorously and had to be topped several times, and pulled and tied down to try and keep it from being visible. Of the 4 seeds I popped I had 100% fema...”