Granddaddy Purple Strain

Granddaddy Purple strain is another heavy indica strain that is not of the subtle variety. It is widely used as a powerful knock-me-out – and has therefore become a popular choice for those seeking a heavy body stone.

Its buds are also known for being distinctly good-looking in nature – with the buds boasting of a purple hue mixed with red hairs and some crystallization.

Sativa/Indica % Indoor Yield Outdoor Yield Flowering Period
100% Indica14 to 17 ounces per square meter 17 ounces per plant 8 – 11 weeks indoors, mid-October outdoors.

A creation straight out of Ken Estes’ San Francisco lab – Grand Daddy Purple, otherwise known as GDP is a potent indica strain. It is popularly used in the treatment of many psychoactive conditions, and in the management of pain.

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    Grand Daddy Purple’s parentage stems from the crossing of two indica strains, namely Big Bud and Purple Urkle. This strain is a native of California, and has earned its reputation for being a reliable relaxant and stress-buster.

    Information About Grand Daddy Purple Strain

    Origin The Grand Daddy Purple is a product of crossbreeding
    Purple Urkle and Big Bud, two popular Indica strains!
    Plant type 100% Indica
    THC Up to 23%
    CBD Low
    Difficulty Easy
    Climate Indoors
    Plant Size Compact
    Flowers 9 weeks
    Yields 14 to 17 oz per 3x3ft
    Taste & Smell Berry | Fruity | Grape | Sweet
    Uses Insomnia | Lack of appetite | Pain | Stress
    Effects Stress
    Anxiety
    Pain
    Insomnia
    Depression
    Lack of appetite
    ClimateBest growing in a humidity controlled environment (GDP likes humidity to hover around 50%).

    Effects of GDP Strain

    Because GDP is a classic indica, it can create a strong mental high, leaving you to let your thoughts calm down and generate a cool brain buzz. For those seeking a deep and relaxing recreational high, Grand Daddy Purple offers just that. It is a powerful sleep-aid, which makes it the perfect night-time puff.

    Granddaddy Purple Strain
    Granddaddy Purple

    Not only does it help you unwind and let go of all your stresses, but it leaves you feeling happy and content. This is what makes it a great companion for a warm bubble bath at the end of the day.

    A sense of euphoria can also be noticed in the effects of Grand Daddy Purple, and with it a sense of elation, and a strong desire to laugh. Sometimes, GDP can encourage a voracious appetite, but isn’t present in every user.

    Fragrance

    Earning its name and reputation, Grand Daddy Purple famously smells like grapes and berries. It is said that a small chunk of GDP can fill a room with its aroma, with a certain sweet and fruitiness lingering in the air.

    Flavors

    Grand Daddy Purple tastes much the way it smells – like grapes and berries. It is reminiscent of an earthy pine mixed with the sweet presence of citrus fruits. Some have also described its exhale as something that would remind you of a grape popsicle.

    Adverse reactions

    Among the few side effects of Grand Daddy Purple, that have been reported, is dehydration and the sensation of a dry mouth and dry eyes. Other adverse reactions to GDP are mild cases of dizziness and sometimes paranoia, although quite rarely. It is also known to cause a very slight yet lingering headache for some.

    Used widely to help manage pain, Granddaddy Purple has proven to be very useful for patients with chronic and acute conditions alike.

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    Medical

    Grand Daddy Purple made its way into the scene originally as a medically created strain. It has been touted as a strong healer among other hybrids, and has gained traction it its popularity as a powerful de-stresser.

    Grand Daddy Purple
    Granddaddy Purple

    GDP is also perfect for those who suffer from irregular sleep patterns, for its ability to relax both the mind and body to aid one to a night of restful sleep. In many cases, it is used in the battle against anxiety and depression, relieving the mind of its worries.

    For cancer patients, it has also proven to help rid one of nausea brought on by radiation and chemotherapy. This makes it also an important factor in restoring appetite in those who are under medication or suffer from anorexia nervosa.

    Indoor Yield

    Kept indoors, GDP is quite happy in hydro or soil alike, with it flowering as average of about 8 – 11 weeks. It can yield up to an estimated 19 ounces per square meter.

    Outdoor Yield

    When grown outdoors, Grand Daddy Purple has the capacity to grow into a dense bush, generating a generous yield at about 17 ounces per plant. It is ready for harvest around the weeks of Mid-October.

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      Origin

      Big Bud
      Purple Urkle

      FAQ About Grand Daddy Purple Strain

      What is the Grand Daddy Purple strain yield?

      Grand Daddy Purple yields 14 to 17 ounces per square meter indoors and 17 ounces per plant outdoors.

      How much THC does Grand Daddy Purple strain have?

      Up to 23%

      What are the origins of the Grand Daddy Purple strain?

      Grand Daddy Purple was first bred in California, by crossbreeding
      Purple Urkle and Big Bud.


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

      Robert

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