Maui Wowie is a beautiful landrace variety that hails from Hawaii and has a tropical flavor much like pineapples. This strain offers a lot of therapeutic properties, which is a major attraction for many users. This strain was first established in the 60’s, and during this period it was taken to the island of Maui and very soon, it was well known all over the world. Maui Wowie has gained hero status around the world: cannabis enthusiasts love it for its fruity, pineapple flavor as well as its energizing and elevating effects.
Since its discovery, it has been one of the best-selling sativa strains due to the energizing and uplifting high it produces. Its CBD content is relatively high compared to most other sativa strains out there, adding a mellowed-out component to its experience for its users. Maui Wowie can be compared to a morning cup of joe: users will feel energized, clear-headed, and full of creativity. Both medicinal and recreational marijuana consumers will enjoy the spirited and euphoric effects of this sativa and it boasts a creativity as well as productivity boost to the users of this variety.
Maui Wowie cannabis plants grow to be over 7 feet tall, with each leaf containing a layer of sugar white trichomes. Each of its buds is predominantly light green, with hints of yellow and orange throughout each flower. Maui Wowie offers a blend of tropical fragrances, including those of sweet oranges and pineapples. Its flavor follows suit, being heavy on its sugary, fruity notes. This strain’s flavor is a major plus, with its tastes appealing to a wide range of users, especially those new to cannabis.
Maui Wowie has a high THC content of about 20 percent, which makes it suitable for several different types of medical treatments. This strain is helpful to those struggling with depression, given its ability to uplift one’s mood and provide a boost of energy. In the same vein, Maui Wowie is also helpful to those with anxiety or chronic stress due to the centering, positive nature of the high. Individuals can also use this strain for chronic and musculoskeletal pain. Maui Wowie is known to alleviate nausea and digestive pains, which is helpful to those, for example, who are undergoing chemotherapy or recovering from an eating disorder. Overall, this strain allows for the user to relax, lift their spirits, and enjoy a pain free, enjoyable existence.
The tropical nature of this variety makes it suitable for, you guessed it, a tropical climate. If you don’t live in a sunny, humid area, then your best shot would be to grow indoors. The plants are quite resistant to pests, so you won’t need to worry too much about protecting them in that sense. Growing Maui Wowie indoors will require growers to highly recreate the native Hawaiian environment to get the highest yields. Growers are recommended create a rich and humid soil and tent environment to get the best out of growing Maui Waui.
Flowering time is 9-11 weeks depending on your growing conditions.