Granddaddy Purple

Purple-Power-Cannabis-StrainLineage: Purple Urkle X Big Bud

Flowering Time: 77 days

Height: 100 cm when grown indoor and 180 cm when grown outdoor

Yield: 450 – 600 g/m2

Growing Difficulty: Easy – Moderate

The strain was introduced by Ken Estes in 2003 by crossing Purple Urkle and Big Bud. The grape and berry aroma of the strain inherits it from its Purple Urkle parent while its big and compact bud structure is just the influence of Big Bud strain. The flowers that it produces are in shades of deep purple filled with hairy crystallized feature and multi-colored dry resin.

You can easily distinguish this strain because of its unique scent of berry marshmallow. It tastes like a pine and the flower blossoms can give a “Blue Taste”. The smoke is very smooth wherein the effects can last for 3 to 4 hours. The first hit will give you a feeling of relief down the neck and spine.

The strain likes cool temperature between 70-80 F. Because of its resin content and dense structure, it can easily allure mites. It will finish its flowering stage in 77 days that can give 450 – 600 g/m2. It is perfect for novice growers because the strain has a high tolerance for stress. It is not also vulnerable to molds and diseases so you don’t have to pressure yourself when growing the strain. You will not also experience problems trimming the plants because of its slim stems.

This strain is useful to people who are undergoing chemotherapy. It is also used to treat pain, stress, and insomnia, and can also help people boost up their appetite.


It delivers a cerebral euphoria and physical relaxation for both mind and body.

It provides your body with energy more than a typical indica making it perfect when going outdoors.

You feel like your thoughts are floating while your body fits itself in a corner.

Medical Attributes:

It is perfect for people who are coping up with the side effects of chemotherapy.

It can be used to treat sleeping problems like insomnia.

It will help you increase your appetite suitable to people who wanted to gain weight.

It provides complete pain relief and sedation.


Like using other strains, this will also leave you with dry eyes and dry mouth.

Growing Granddaddy Purple Tips:

  • It is best that you grow the strain with excellent air circulation.

  • You have to clear lower branches to allow the flow of air.

  • It can achieve maximum growth in places with cold climate (70-80 F).

  • It exhibits a short branching because it has close internodes.

  • It has low susceptibility to molds and diseases suitable for first-time growers.

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