Granddaddy Purple

About Granddaddy Purple

Granddaddy Purple (aka Grand Daddy Purps) is one of the most popular Indica strains on the west coast and is perhaps the most well known 'purple' cannabis strain in the US.

Created back in 2003 by Ken Estes in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ken and his team sought out to create the ultimate Indica hybrid by merging two strains with fantastic genetics - Purple Urkle and Big Bud. The product of these two, Grand Daddy Purple, is a spitting image of it's parents' two best qualities - the deep and dark purple hue from Purple Urkle and the overgrown, dense buds of Big Bud. The dark purple buds blend well with the bright orange hairs and frosted white trichomes that generously cover the bud making it an extremely photogenic strain.

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From San Francisco down to Los Angeles, Granddaddy Purple is one of the most sought after Indica strains due to it's Hollywood looks and classic Indica effects. Despite this popularity, however, many growers and those working in the dispensary world have claimed that Grand Daddy Purps is almost identical to another famous purple strain - Grape Ape.

Typical Effects

Creative
Creative
Sedated
Sedated
Relaxed
Relaxed

Common Usage

Depressed
Depressed
Insomnia
Insomnia
Nausea
Nausea

Some even go so far as to speculate that these two strains may be in fact the same. Others simply say that they are so eerily similar in lineage, look, taste, and effects that they are simply confused with one another by growers, dispensaries, and consumers alike.

THC Content

HIGHEST TEST

23%

STRAIN AVERAGE

20%

INDICA AVERAGE

12%

WIKILEAF AVERAGE

18%

WIKILEAF HIGHEST

35%

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Effects

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Perfect for night time use, Grand Daddy Purple hits both the body and mind initially but quickly fades into a smooth body buzz like most heavy Indicas do. For medical cannabis patients, Granddaddy Purps is ideal for pain management. It can also reported to be effective at treating insomnia, depression and anxiety. Novice users beware though, this strain can pack a powerful punch. We'd recommend starting with a hit or two and waiting a few minutes before opting to consume more

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Growing

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Granddaddy Purple grows best indoors but can be grown outside as well. Flowering commences usually around 70-77 days when grown indoors and growers can expect harvest in early October when grown outdoors. The over-sized buds may begin to weigh down the plant, especially if grown outdoors. When grown indoors the plant should be short and stocky enough to hold the weight but you may want to prepare to offer some support around the 60-day mark if you notice the buds beginning to wear down the plant's frame. Yields can top 4 ounces per plant on an indoor grow and well over 3 pounds per plant on an outdoor grow. For optimal results keep temperatures within the 70's throughout the grow cycle and keep humidity between 50-55%.


Reviews

September 12, 2022

Ninja Moves

picked up a qtr of this strain over here in Oz & even tho I'm east cost here it's given me the full West Coast vibe..buds are uplifting indica with a gorgeous berry scent and stonking deep dense roselle/purple buds. It's been around a while now but holds it's own as an afternoon strain any day of the week. Beware it's average THC rating this plant is potent.

May 10, 2022

Luis

This.strain..is.great..love..the..greape...flavor. And..purple. Color.. Purple. Powerful๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ

January 6, 2022

Canna-Review

Granddaddy Purp will always be my jam! If I see GSP in a dispensary here in Portland, OR I'm grabbing an ounce or two. Heavy indica effects will totally lock you down this is totally a strain that needs to be consumed when you have nothing else on your plate that day or night. It'll couch lock you also, whatever pains you may have will become dull as this strain goes to work on those ouchies be sure to have a snack or two close by also your gonna be a bit snackish. GDP will always be my all time favorite strain you can't bet a powerhouse classic like GDP. Novice users take it easy a little bit goes a long way.Medical patients can benefit from its pain relief it's almost narcotic in its effects. It'll help you sleep like a fuzzy blanket and a fluffy cloud.

January 6, 2022

Canna-Review

Granddaddy Purp will always be my jam! If I see GSP in a dispensary here in Portland, OR I'm grabbing an ounce or two. Heavy indica effects will totally lock you down this is totally a strain that needs to be consumed when you have nothing else on your plate that day or night. It'll couch lock you also, whatever pains you may have will become dull as this strain goes to work on those ouchies be sure to have a snack or two close by also your gonna be a bit snackish. GDP will always be my all time favorite strain you can't bet a powerhouse classic like GDP. Novice users take it easy a little bit goes a long way.Medical patients can benefit from its pain relief it's almost narcotic in its effects. It'll help you sleep like a fuzzy blanket and a fluffy cloud.

December 2, 2021

Daniel cardenas

first time i tried gdp n smelled the dankness i was tripping smelles like grape berry punch smells threw anything u put it in its a classic strain from westcoast and yes similiar to grape ape smell that i could never forget n taste