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Purple Urkle x Big Bud

Grand Daddy Purple Strain

Granddaddy Purple, from the creative cannabis mind of Ken Estes, is a heavy-hitting indica strain with powerful and pure California genetics. The strain is popular among consumers for its enticing bag appeal, purple tones, heavy coat of resin, and fruity scent. Due to the indica's relieving properties and large commercial yields, Grand Daddy Purple has become a fan favorite in the recreational and medical cannabis communities.


medicinal use Depression


medicinal use Insomnia


medicinal use Appetite



strain flavor Earthy

strain flavor Sweet


strain flavor Grape



strain effect Relaxed


strain effect Happy


strain effect Hungry


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. Due to the strain's strong indica properties, many patients and consumers recruit Granddaddy Purple to ease physical ailments matched with changes in mood or outlook.

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%. The 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. Medical patients commonly recruit the strain to treat arthritis, attention deficit disorders, premenstrual stress and PMDD, chronic pain, stress, insomnia, a loss of appetite, muscle spasms, and depression. Insomniacs may also utilize the strain to induce a heavy sleep.

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.

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