- 1 What is Maui Wowie Strain?
- 2 Background and Lineage
- 3 Types of High
- 4 Medical Benefits
- 5 Adverse Effects
- 6 Growing Maui Wowie Strain
- 7 Quick Reference Guide – Maui Wowie Strain
- 8 Concentration and Potency
- 9 Effects
- 10 Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
What is Maui Wowie Strain?
Maui Wowie, aka Maui Waui, is a classic Sativa marijuana strain. It was considered as a top of the line cannabis strain when it first appeared in the 1960s. Maui Wowie strain was originally bred in Hawaii, but its popularity inevitably escaped the county and spread worldwide.
The weed wasn’t as potent back then before Maui Wowie hit the market. It was so popular that any cannabis that came from the states back then used to be called Maui Wowie. Its sweet pineapple flavor and smell will take you straight to the Hawaiian tropical islands.
Like other Sativa strains, Maui Wowie has stress-relieving qualities and gives you high-energy euphoria. Its effect is generally mellow and clear-headed.
Background and Lineage
Maui Wowie strain is originally from the Hawaiian island called Maui and developed from a landrace Hawaiian Sativa. The original genetics line may be unknown today, but this strain’s popularity is still unbeatable after 60 years.
In the 1960s, the average THC content of any marijuana strain was pretty low and always under 8%. Maui Wowie was bread with increased THC content and quickly became one of the most desired strains among all generations of smokers.
These days Maui Wowie is considered a middle to high-grade marijuana strain that gives a Sativa high with some Indica perks. Many strains have higher THC content than Maui Wowie, but they can not beat the tropical island vibe that it provides.
Types of High
Maui Wowie gives a happy, energetic high and increases creativity, making it a great strain to use in the morning. You will feel like going outside and remain active throughout the day.
It gives you an instant high and even out generally after 30-60 minutes into a smooth uplifting experience.
Its mellow body numbing sensation uplifts your mood, and you will feel very focused.
Maui Wowie is a happy-go-lucky strain. It will put you in the best possible mood.
Maui Wowie is quite effective against many medical conditions, which makes it a prevalent medical strain.
The relaxing Sativa effects of this strain can make you feel calm and energized, and provides relief from stress, anxiety, and depression.
It is also prescribed to stimulate appetite in those patients with eating disorders. Loss of appetite is a common side effect of chemotherapy.
Patients also find much relief in the regular use of this Sativa strain, even those suffering from minor pain issues such as headaches and migraines.
Maui Wowie is effective in treating several mental health issues, reducing panic attacks in those who are affected by PTSD, and instilling focus in patients of ADD/ADHD.
For patients who are struggling to cope with symptoms of fatigue, can benefit from Maui Wowie.
Maui Wowie has very few adverse effects, mostly causing a case of cottonmouth, which is often accompanied by the feeling of having dry eyes.
Some reported feeling a slight headache after smoking Maui Wowie, although in most cases, this usually means a mild headache.
Users may also experience mild dizziness, coupled with an occasional paranoia, these should only occur to novice users or if you smoke or consume any cannabis strain in large doses.
Growing Maui Wowie Strain
Maui Wowie is very popular among both beginner and expert growers. The plant is highly resistant to pests and diseases, which makes it easy to cultivate. You can grow this strain both indoors and outdoors, but the plants perform best outdoors in a tropical climate.
When grown indoors, it takes about 9-11 weeks for flowers to grow and yield around 14 ounces per square meter.
Make sure you keep the grow room temperature between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
To benefit from all-year-round production, you will need to understand the two growth cycles of Maui Wowie:
After germination, the plants enter the vegetative stage. At this point, you will need to provide light 24/7, if possible. With no dark cycle, the plants will continuously be in photosynthesis and grow much faster than they would in outdoors.
Once they are 12-18 inches tall, they will need to be exposed to 12 hours of continuous darkness a day to enter the flowering stages.
To grow this strain outdoors, you will need a big open space as the plans can grow tall up to 175 centimetres. They grow best in a hot tropical climate.
The plant is ready for harvest around the beginning to mid-October, and you can expect a yield of 16 ounces per plant.
Maui Wowie is a strain that prefers regular light feedings rather than large amounts spaced out.
The three primary nutrients are Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
Secondary nutrients include magnesium, sulfur, and calcium, while micronutrients include copper, zinc, iron, manganese, and boron.
There are plenty of simple ways to add nutrients. The plant thrives in a soil with a healthy helping of perlite as it is used to the volcanic soils of Hawaii.
Quick Reference Guide – Maui Wowie Strain
Sativa dominant cannabis strain
Medium dense buds, coated with resin which are very frosty.
Citrus, earthy, fruity, sweet
Sweet, tropical, citrus, pineapple, fruity
Preferred Consumption Time
Day, evening, night
Preferred Consumption Method
- Blue dream
- Strawberry cough
Concentration and Potency
|Creative, Energizing, Euphoria, Happy, Uplifting
|Duration of Effects
|1 – 2 hours
- Happy (60%)
- Uplifted (55%)
- Euphoric (50%)
- Energetic (45%)
- Creative (40%)
- Stress (37%)
- Anxiety (30%)
- Depression (27%)
- Pain (20%)
- Fatigue (14%)
Dry mouth (26%)
Dry eyes (15%)
Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
|9 – 11 weeks
|14 ounce per square meter
|16 ounce per plant