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.
14 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.
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%
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
Lack of appetite
Climate Best 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.