Maui Wowie is a relatively old strain which originated on the Hawaiian island of Maui. It became so popular in the 1960’s and 70’s that it quickly spread throughout the world as a classic sativa strain, known for its euphoric healing qualities and fruity taste. Its effects lean heavily toward sativa, but there are a few indica-style perks that show themselves during a session. Expect an uplifting experience, a gentle burst of energy, and a happiness that just won’t quit.
Overview of Maui Wowie
Maui Wowie is a sativa dominant strain, registering only about 20 percent indica genetics. Its buds are typical of sativa strains, presenting elongated nugs that taper at the end. Maui Wowie tends to run toward the fluffy side of the spectrum, with light buds not weighed down by intense resin production. Trichomes are plentiful, however, and Maui Wowie buds should glisten enticingly. Underneath the trichome coat, the color of the flowers are a vibrant shade of lime green with bright orange pistils.
Maui Wowie has the most delightful sweet scent that smells like you've just cut open juicy pineapples and mangos. The smell permeates the air and tickles the senses. It has a sweet and fruity taste that makes smoking it in a joint an extra treat. The light tropical flavor is especially appealing for new smokers, or those who prefer a strain lighter on the skunk.
By today's standards, Mauie Wowie isn' considered a heavy hitter. THC content can range into the mid-teens, with some variants pushing up to 20 percent. CBD levels are significant, with some batches testing up to 0.9 percent. While Maui Wowie hasn' won any high-profile awards, its popularity has waned little since its introduction in the 60's.
Potential Positive Effects of Maui Wowie
Maui Wowie is an excellent strain for enhancing daytime activities, be they chores or something fun. You will feel the effects of Maui Wowie almost immediately after smoking it. The feeling of well-being gradually turns into pure happiness and mental clarity. After about twenty minutes, the happiness and mental clarity is accompanied by an energetic, focused, and creative surge. Whatever you decide to do after smoking Maui Wowie, you will be happy doing it.
Potential Negative Effects of Maui Wowie
Maui Wowie has few negative side effects. Unlike many sativas, this one does not usually promote mind racing or paranoia. The worst most consumers have to worry about is cotton mouth and dry eyes.
Lineage of Maui Wowie
Maui Wowie's origin is shrouded in mystery. We know it originated in Maui in the 1960's and quickly spread across the islands thanks to THC levels that were top of the charts at the time, but due to the nature of pot farming back then, we have no records of the development of this cannabis strain.
Growing Maui Wowie
Maui Wowie grows best in a tropical climate or a climate like that of the Hawaiian Islands. This strain is resistant to mold and is quite easy to grow. With a flowering time of 10 weeks and moderate yields, this is a solid option for inexperienced individuals to grow at home.