grand daddy purple
Introduced in 2003 by Ken Estes, Granddaddy Purple (or GDP Strain) or Grand daddy purple is a famous indica cross of Purple Urkle and Big Bud. This California staple inherits a complex grape and berry aroma from its Purple Urkle parent, while Big Bud passes on its oversized, compact bud structure. GDP strain, flowers bloom in shades of deep purple, a contrasting backdrop for its snow-like dusting of white crystal resin.
Its potent effects are clearly detectable in both mind and body, delivering a fusion of cerebral euphoria and physical relaxation. While your thoughts may float in a dreamy buzz, your body is more likely to find itself fixed in one spot for the duration of GDP’s effects. Granddaddy Purple is typically pulled off the shelf for consumers looking to combat pain, stress, insomnia, appetite loss, and muscle spasms. GDP strain blesses growers with massive yields which are ready for harvest following a 60 day flowering time indoors.
Available in clone form from Northern California’s Dark Heart Nursery, the strain produces short, compact plants with tight internodal spacing. During its flowering cycle, leaves tend to display intense shades of purple, blue, green and orange.
grand daddy purple
Granddaddy Purple can be cultivated indoors or out, but grows best in a climate-controlled environment. While the flowering cycle takes roughly 65 days to blue knight weed complete when cultivated indoors, outdoor growers can expect to harvest by late September or early October in the Northern Hemisphere, and late March to early April in the Southern Hemisphere.
A genetic winner, GDP strain won first place in 2015 at the Denver High Times Cannabis Cup for Best U.S. Indica.
Granddaddy Purple has an average THC content of roughly 17 percent, and is typically high in Caryophyllene, alpha-Pinene, and Humulene.
Look – Nice thick buds with shades of purple. Great trichome coverage, with orange hairs to compliment.
Smell – Grand Daddy Purple smells very fruity and grapey. Just like the Purple Erkle, if purple had a smell, this would be it.
Taste – A very smooth grapey, purple taste. Very fruity.
Effects – For an Indica Grand Daddy Purple is very uplifting, but still gives you the Indica relaxation.
Medical Uses – Anxiety, stress, Nausea, depression