Granddaddy Purple Marijuana Strain
After a long day at work, we all need something to help us unwind as we get a much-needed rest. The granddaddy purple is an Indica-dominant strain that fits the bill.
Ever since its breeding over 15 years ago, this hybrid has dominated the marijuana scene consistently. It has been used countless times to produce other modern-day strains.
Origin, THC levels, and genetic composition
It was bred in 2003 by San Francisco based breeder, Ken Estes who crossed two superstar hybrids; the Big Bud and Purple Urkle. Since then, Granddaddy Purple has become a favorite recreational strain for marijuana users across the United States and beyond.
The Indica dominant train 80/20 has THC levels that reach 23%.
Experiencing Granddaddy Purple
The GDP can pack quite a punch. The Sativa effects come first and are characterized by a small boost in energy levels, happiness, euphoria, and improved focus.
After a few minutes, an intense body high follows that sends users straight to the couch. They remain couch-locked for hours. Classic marijuana effects like sleepiness and the munchies can be expected.
Its sedative nature eventually takes over, and you will feel yourself drifting into dreamland.
The strain is best taken during the evening or at night. It could also be taken in the morning when you have nowhere to go or any pending tasks.
Appearance, aroma, and flavor
The attractiveness of this top-shelf strain is what attracts cannabis enthusiasts. The buds are dense and have an appealing purple color. The trichomes are filled with crystals that make them white and shiny.
Users can feel the aroma as soon as the joint is lit. It has a sweet, grapey, and berry scent. The Granddaddy Purple is a real treat for the palate. The flavor is sweet, grape, berry, and candy-like with a hash and strong taste when exhaled.