Maui Wowie is a part of the Hawaiian Sativa strain family. This strain offers a lot of therapeutic properties as well as a tropical pineapple-like flavor, 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. Soon afterward, it was taken to each island in Hawaii and then to other nations. Maui Wowie has gained heroic status around the world: cannabis enthusiasts love it for its fruity, pineapple flavor as well as its energizing and elevating effects.
Since the discovery of Maui Wowie, it has been one of the best-selling sativa strains. This is due to its uplifting and energizing high it produces, with its delicious tropical flavor being a bonus. Its CBD content is relatively high compared to most other sativa strains out there, adding a mellowed out component to its experience. Maui Wowie can be compared to a morning cup of coffee: 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. If you are having a stressful day at work, then you can use this strain to decompress and find relief. Maui Wowie will prompt users to engage in creative tasks such as music and arts. This strain will also make you very productive. Many users report that even the most monotonous of tasks become enjoyable under the influence of Maui Wowie.
Appearance and Flavor
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. The smoke it produces is thick and smooth, gracing the throat with a mellow and enjoyable experience. As you’re smoking this strain, you’ll be able to perceive its sweeter side on the inhale, and its sour bite on the way out.
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 really 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. It can also be useful for treating inflammation from ailments such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. 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.
It’s relatively easy to grow weed from Maui Wowie cannabis seeds. The tropical nature of this strain 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 to use a tent with High-Density Discharge lamps to recreate a sunny, tropical environment.
High-quality soils and fertilizers (like Flower Power) are also necessary for replicating the rich, volcanic Hawaiian soil. Growers will also need a fan and exhaust system to remove pungent air and prevent molds. The plants begin to flower after about nine weeks and after that, they are ready for harvest. When cultivated indoors, growers should expect a yield of about 14 ounces of bud per meter squared. Outdoor plants start flowering in mid-October and usually yield about 16 ounces per plant of delicious tropical weed.