Overview of Granddaddy Purple
There are some names that stand out among the shelves of kush, berry, and other popular strain varieties. Granddaddy Purple is one of the strains that can grab a consumer's attention and change their dispensary order. The dense, pure Californian strain is a heavy-hitting indica variety that fosters its own sense of euphoria and relaxation.
Since the strain was introduced in 2003 by Ken Estes, infamous ganjapreneur and self-proclaimed modern-day "Medicine Man," Granddaddy Purple has helped soothe the struggles of many medical marijuana patients. The THC content of Granddaddy Purple varieties range from 17% to 23%.├?áThe strain also packs a modest measure of CBD. Over the past decade, Granddaddy Purple amassed a steady following of medical and recreational users alike looking to powerfully soothe their bodies and minds.
Effects of Granddaddy Purple
Unlike most heavy indicas, Granddaddy Purple users can expect to receive a potent physical and mental high.The strain's psychoactive effects fuse to produce elements of cerebral stimulation and relaxation throughout the body. Some say that smoking the strain can induce a sort of dream-like perception. While your mind wanders, smokers with first-hand experience with the strain find their bodies locked into a singular location.
Even with consistent incidents of couchlock, smokers still reach for Granddaddy Purple to feel a sense of happiness and relaxation.
Lineage of Granddaddy Purple
Granddaddy Purple is a mixture of two California cannabis classics: Purple Urkle and Big Bud. Big Bud, an indica hybrid, is a legendary strain that is known for its sweet flavor and heavy buzz. Purple Urkle, another relaxing indica strain, brings all the bag appeal and feeling typical of purple-laden strains. Together, these two indicas produce beautifully hued, compact and large buds with a signature coating of crystal resin. Reminiscent of its Purple Urkle genetics, Granddaddy Purple emits a somewhat complex fruit aroma with notes of berry and grape. The taste tends to linger on the tongue and can help a smoker ease into the high.
Growing Granddaddy Purple
Granddaddy Purple is a popular strain of choice among growers. The strain can produce massive yields within 10 to 12 weeks. When harvested indoors, Granddaddy Purple can flower within 60 days.