Granddaddy Purple Strain

What Strain Is Granddaddy Purple Indica Or Sativa?

Granddaddy purple is an indica-dominant hybrid marijuana strain (70%indica/30%sativa) which packs high THC levels and a low CBD content. GDP’s buds won first place in 2015 at the Denver High Times Cannabis Cup for Best-indica, walking the line between creative and relaxed, Grand daddy purple strain provides an all-over body experience of gentle euphoria that leaves you feeling weighted before sinking deep into a full relaxation with an increased appreciation for happier thoughts. These heavy indica strains are popular for balancing work or family life (and adding another reason to finally relax at night time).

Granddaddy Purple Strain Genetics:

The lineage traces to a cross between purple urkle and big bud weed strains created in 2003 by Ken Estes near San Francisco.


Dense, large in size, forest green and strikingly dark purple buds with orange hairs and a thick frosty layer of white trichomes crystal resin. The nugs are covered in olive green and deep blue sugar leaves.


The flavor profile is incredibly sweet and offers up an undertone of grape and berry beneath it all. Upon inhaling grand daddy purps, there’s a heavy pungent spiciness that can go from heady and flavorful to just harsh.


Sure it literally starts with a grape aroma (well, almost), granddaddy purple weed strain also has a yummy fruity finish that’ll keep you from saying “nay-uh” about reaching for any more.

Granddaddy Purple Strain Effects:

Rest assured, granddaddy purps plant has been done wonders for the endocannabinoid system and overall mind and body rebalancing. When you first use the flower, you’ll feel instant relaxation in your full body as stress releases–probably because it can be hard to get that same release from work outs or meditation at times. Effects of concentration and creativity while being gentle enough for elderly users! May also promote deep sleep when mixed with herbal tea that includes ashwagandha root extracts; just be careful not to overdo with this medicine if you’re combining it with prescription meds or alcohol. Dry eyes and dry mouth are negative side effects so have some eye drops and drinks ready.


Known for its strength, the effects are felt the moment you smoke with a strong body high and intense chronic pain-relieving qualities. Turning on all of your receptors, this bud has been dubbed as a go to pain management for muscle spasms and fatigue. These are suggestions and are not intended as professional medical advice.


  • Chronic Stress
  • Pain Relief
  • Appetite Loss
  • Fatigue

Granddaddy Purple Strain Grow Info:

Marijuana seeds can grow indoors and outdoors. Thanks to its indica heritage Granddaddy Purple strain flowering time is 56 – 65 days and harvest time of late October when grown outdoors. Seeds grown indoors yield up to twenty ounces per square meter with outdoor yield of twenty two ounces per plant. For high yield its recommended to grow granddaddy purple strain seeds in warm and humid temperature ranges. The plant is not prone to moisture damage and fungal growths and allows for high humidity level.


  • indoor yield is 12 ounces per square meter
  • outdoor yield is upwards of 14 ounces per plant

We advise consulting the cannabis community for more grow tips.

PARENT STRAINS:Crossed Big bud and Purple Urcle strains.
FULL bodied EFFECTS: Body buzz | couch lock | head high
SMELL:Berry | Earthy | Grape
TERPENE PROFILE:Beta-caryophyllene | Beta-myrcene | terpinolene
TASTE:Fruity | Pine | Sweet
FLOWERING TIME:8 – 9 weeks.
ready for HARVEST:Late October.
average THC CONTENT%20-27%
INDICA or SATIVA:70/0% indica
INDOOR YIELD:20 oz/ m2
OUTDOOR YIELD:22 oz per plant