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William's Wonder x Haze

Red Headed Stranger Strain

Red Headed Stranger is a classic celebrity strain named in tribute to Willie Nelson.  This strain is a sativa-dominant hybrid with a rather pleasant set of effects. While Red Headed Stranger has a high THC content, it is also known for having a strong CBD content. It is an excellent strain for a variety of medicinal purposes which is why it first appeared on the medical marijuana market in the state of Colorado. Even recreational consumers have come to enjoy Red Headed Stranger.


medicinal use Fatigue


medicinal use Cramps


medicinal use Inflammation



strain flavor Spicy

strain flavor Citrus


strain flavor Skunky



strain effect Euphoric


strain effect Uplifted


strain effect Creative


Overview of Red Headed Stranger

It only makes sense for the cannabis industry to pay some tribute to the renowned stoner and musician, Willie Nelson. The strain Red Headed Stranger was named after one of Willie's classic albums back in 1975. The strain did not hit the market until 2011 but has since made a quick name for itself in the world of cannabis.

It has a high THC content of about 18 percent to 25 percent THC. Surprisingly, its potent THC content coupled with a relatively high CBD content. The combination of the two cannabinoids provides consumers with the entourage effect which makes for a well-rounded high. Red Headed Stranger has become popular amongst the cannabis community over the years, and even took home a second-place trophy at the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup!

Positive Effects of Red Headed Stranger

Consumers find Red Headed Stranger to have a pleasant set of effects. Consumers describe the high as being a bit euphoric but primarily uplifting and creative. It is an ideal strain for a morning smoke session without getting the jitters caused by other sativa-dominant strains. For those like a little extra pick me up in the morning, try pairing this strain with a cup of coffee.

Medical Benefits of Red Headed Stranger

There is quite a bit of therapeutic potential associated with Red Headed Stranger. It was primarily a medical marijuana strain when it first hit the shelves and was a patient favorite for many years. Patients find Red Headed Stranger to be ideal for helping with fatigue, arthritis, and stress. It is also useful for chronic pain, ADHD, and migraines.

Negative Effects of Red Headed Stranger

The adverse effects of Red Headed Stranger are extremely mild. The most common adverse effects are cottonmouth and dry eyes. On occasion, consumers will report feeling jittery or anxious.

The Lineage of Red Headed Stranger

Red Headed Stranger is a cross between William's Wonder and Haze. The unique blend of these strains is what makes Red Headed Stranger so different.

Growing Red Headed Stranger

Cultivators find Red Headed Stranger to be a moderately tricky strain to grow. It can take relatively long to flower and it a sensitive strain from time-to-time. Either way, it is still a fun strain to have around the grow!

Where to Find Red Headed Stranger

Red Headed Stranger is a most abundant in the state of Colorado. It is also known to pop up in states like Nevada, and Illinois.

Check with your local dispensary to see if they have any Red Headed Stranger on their shelves, here!

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