Granddaddy Purple is an Indica dominant strain. It has gained international fame due to its aesthetic appeal, high potency, irresistible flavors, and multiple applications as a medical and recreational strain. The hybrid is a cross between the beautiful Purple Urkle and the profoundly relaxing Big Bud. It boasts of THC levels ranging from 21% to 24% and CBD less than 1%. Granddaddy Purple has been a staple strain for many cannabis enthusiasts for over 20years.
This strain is perfect for anyone looking to experience full-blown relaxation, sleep, and relief from body aches and pain. Granddaddy Purple may have a small portion of Sativa genetics, but that is enough to offer you mild cerebral euphoria that lasts for the entire experience. The body stone is characterized by total body relaxation, serene calmness, couch-lock, and sleep. Keep a bowl of snacks around as the munchies are part of the experience.
Granddaddy Purple takes on a typical Indica appearance – a short, compact, and dense bush. The plants grow to a height of 90cm, which can reach 150cm when grown outdoors. From its Big Bud heritage, granddaddy Purple inherited the ability to produce massive, compact buds. The green, violet leaves contrast with the crystalline layer of trichomes engulfing the entire bud.
Growing this strain requires some knowledge and skill as it tends to be highly responsive to factors such as temperature, lighting, and humidity. Under optimum conditions, the strain can thrive indoors or outdoors and is highly resistant to common diseases. Growers need to prune and trim the plants to prevent still air and insufficient light penetration. After 9-11 weeks of flowering, Granddaddy Purple produces 400-500 grams/m². In an outdoor setup, the plant yields 500 grams per plant.
As soon as you take the first puff, every inch of the taste buds is awakened by grape and berry flavor, which remain prominent from the beginning to the end of the toking session. The taste is further accentuated by subtle but noticeable herbal and pine hints. It is impossible to get enough of this strain.