Don't let the name scare you. Great White Shark is a relaxing and uplifting weed strain perfect for easing chronic pain. Bred by The Green House, Great White Shark often leans to the indica side of the spectrum. Warning to the wise: Great White Shark's high hits quick and lasts long. Due to its strong skunk genetics, Great White Shark has a robust and earthy taste. However, there are undertones of citrus and a slight sweetness. Smokers reports that Great White Shark becomes mildly tropical in taste and smell when smoked. Great White Shark should smoke smoothly with a moderate tang of fruit and skunk.
Overview of Great White Shark
Like its namesake, the Great White Shark strain hits the body hard. Great White Shark - also known as Peacemaker or White Shark - produces a powerful, indica-influenced body high quickly once consumed. However, the lingering sativa dominance of the strain prevents it from being an intense body high. Experienced smokers still recommend indulging in Great White Shark when they don't have a lot on their plate or are settled in for the evening. The strain gets its name from its lighter hues and trichome coating.
The strain has made a name for itself in elite cannabis circles since the 1990s. Great White Shark won the 1997 High Times Cannabis Cup and first place in the High Life Hemp Fair in 2005. Interestingly, Great White Shark often possesses modest THC levels. The strain's THC content tends to stay around 14 percent to 15 percent.
Positive Effects of Great White Shark
The high hits quickly and is also long-lasting. Its heavy high hits the user right away, making Great White Shark a popular "hit it and quit it" strain selection. However, the strain should induce a sense of euphoria, relaxation, and happiness. Great White Shark can also kick-start creativity and induce appetite.
Negative Effects of Great White Shark
The most common adverse effects from smoking Great White Shark include dry eyes and dry mouth. Users also infrequently dizziness, paranoia, and anxiety.
The Lineage of Great White Shark
Great White Shark is the product of the seed company The Green House. Great White Shark is a combination of Super Skunk and White Widow. Despite its two sativa ancestors, Great White Shark is closer to its Super Skunk genetics than its White Widow parent.
Growing Great White Shark
Great White Shark grows best indoors and with hydroponics. It takes the strain up to 68 days (nine to ten weeks) to flower. When grown indoors, Great White Shark can report high yields. However, the strain can also flourish outdoors in either hemisphere.
Where to Find Great White Shark
This strain is tough to find in the United States. Great White Shark is more common to be on the Canadian cannabis market.
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