Granddaddy Purple Strain
- Dry Eyes
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Granddaddy Purple is an indica marijuana strain that goes by many different names, including “Grand Daddy Purp,” “G Purps,” “Granddaddy Purps,” “GDP”, “Gridlock,” and “Grandaddy Purple Kush.” Popularized in 2003 by Ken Estes, Granddaddy Purple (or GDP) is a famous indica cross of Purple Urkle and Big Bud.
Those looking for a potent indica-dominant strain with purple undertones and fruity flavors should definitely consider giving this California favorite a whirl. Though the origins of its name are unclear, many refer to this potent hybrid as “Grand Daddy Purp” or “GDP.
Medical marijuana patients find this particular strain useful for treating the symptoms of chronic pain, insomnia, anxiety, muscle spasms, and nausea. The cerebral effects include heightened levels of creativity, euphoria and relaxation.
The known side effects of this strain include dry mouth and eyes, paranoia, and dizziness. With its potent 17% to 21% average THC level, Granddaddy Purple is not recommended for novice marijuana smokers. People with histories of mental illness or epilepsy should also use caution when using Granddaddy Purple marijuana.
This particular indica-dominant strain is quite easy to grow and is great for newbies who want to try their hands at growing cannabis. Granddaddy Purple will thrive indoors or out. Flowering takes about 8 to 9 weeks, and growers can expect a yield of up to 20 ounces (or more) per square meter.
GDP marijuana strains are incense-scented, with a pungent berry funk and a hint of grape. Those who seek out this strain are generally in it for the aroma. The buds possess a distinctive purple hue that goes from deep indigo to a lighter lavender color as it ages.