Purple Candy Strain

October 3, 2020

Why would anyone name a strain after a can and what’s with the color? The answer to that is obvious. Purple Candy has a sweet candy flavor that should delight both the recreational and medical cannabis users. Purple, in this case, refers to the magnificent looking buds with purple colored tips and covered by white crystals.

But the looks and taste is one thing, its effects are another thing. Purple Candy is an Indica-dominant strain that is made for use at night, or at any time of the day so as long as there is nothing else to do but to fall asleep as its effects wane off.

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On the lineage of the Purple Candy, there seems to be a confusion. It is widely accepted that it traces its lineage to BC Sweet Tooth and Mendocino Purps. However, there are also some references on the web that suggest this might not be true. One allegation is that BC Bud Depot denies that the Purple Candy is an offspring of their two highly popular hybrids.

What seems to be a far more reliable information we gathered is that Purple Candy is actually the result of crossing Godzilla Grape with the offspring of Purple Wreck x OG Kush.

Information about Purple Candy:

ORIGIN(Purple Wreck x OG Kush) and Godzilla Grape
EFFECTSRelaxed – 10
Sleepy – 8
Happy – 5
Euphoric – 5
Uplifted – 3
Dry eyes – 8
Dizzy – 4
Paranoid – 1
Headache – 1
FRAGRANCESweet, pungent, grape
FLAVORSSweet, candy, honey, grape, berry
MEDICALInsomnia – 10
Stress – 9
Pain – 8
Depression – 6
Lack of appetite – 5
PLANT HEIGHT3 to 4 feet
THC CONTENT %15% to 19%
CBD %0.01% to 0.31%
INDICA / SATIVA %75%/25%
INDOOR YIELD12 to 14 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD18 ounces per plant
CLIMATECool to warm climate

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Purple Candy has got to be one of the best strains in the cannabis world. Besides its pleasant aroma and delightful taste, it also has a great combination of subtle mental high that is matched by an overall physical body relaxation.

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At the onset, users start feeling the mellow cerebral high that almost immediately uplifts one’s spirit. As the physical high starts to creep in, the good feeling intensifies to happiness, and some people might even feel euphoric. Rather than getting all hyped up, you tend to chill. The overwhelming body calm results in users feeling sleepy.

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If you are one who tends to feel hungry, then this strain is going to make you actually feel hungry. You could avoid struggling to get up and find food if you would just prepare some and keep them on your side before you start using Purple Candy.


When it comes to odor, we have to give it to Purple Candy. If you are a fan of sweet fruity fragrances, then this strain should be one of the best smelling cannabis you could ever come across. The pungent sweet smell with a blend of grape is simply a delight.


When it comes to odor, we have to give it to Purple Candy. If you are a fan of sweet fruity fragrances, then this strain should be one of the best smelling cannabis you could ever come across. The pungent sweet smell with a blend of grape is simply a delight.

Adverse Reaction

It is no secret that using cannabis might make consumers feel dry mouth and dry eyes. Other than that, this is a potent strain that could also make one feel dizzy, especially those who are beginners or those who simply have low tolerance levels.


If the purpose of using medical cannabis is to help the consumer fall asleep, then Purple Candy is one of the top strains that could do that. The completeness of the body relaxation is sure to induce drowsiness and often, consumers end up sleeping. This is a great benefit to anyone who has insomnia.

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At the same time, Purple Candy is also able to help consumers reduce the stress levels, which in turn, could benefit those with depression and other anxiety disorders.

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One of the other popular use of Purple Candy is in boosting appetite. Often, people using this strain also would feel the munchies.


Purple Candy can be grown outdoor even in a cooler climate. However, you must be sure to avoid the frost. This cannabis would need to be exposed to sunlight but should be protected from stronger winds.

If planting outdoor is not an option, then you would be glad to know that the Purple Candy could also be grown indoor. To improve the quality of the yield and shorten its vegetative state, you could opt to use the Sea of Green (SOG) method.

Purple Candy Growing

One thing that you might also want to do is to expose this plant to cool temperatures just before it reaches the flowering stage. By doing that, you could stimulate the purpling of the buds that look beautiful.

Flowering Time


Growing the Purple Candy indoor is a joy. By providing it with the nutrients it needs and having a good grow light, she should be ready for harvest in 8 to 9 weeks. Expect to have an average yield between 12 to 14 ounces per square meter.


She may not be tall and would need to topping and trimming, but when the buds appear, then you know it is only a matter of time before you get your hand on some 18 ounces per plant of the tasty Purple Candy. Planning is everything before you start cultivating this strain and one of the things to account for is that it should be ready for harvest in the early part of October.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Purple Candy? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


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The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]

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  1. By Rosar Rosar ,21 Apr 2017
    Very beautiful description about the strain. Do you have a seed that I can buy?
    1. By Roy ILGM ,21 Apr 2017
      Hi Rosar, unfortunately we don't have Purple Candy (yet) but you can find our other strains over here – I❤️GM
  2. By Dan ,29 Jan 2019
    For me, this is “the one”. I have tried about 100 strains But nothing comes close for what this does for Me. I’m going to start growing me own this year.

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