Grand Daddy Purple | Cannabis Strains

Synonyms: GDP

GRAND DADDY PURPLE CANNABIS VARIETY

OVERVIEW: 

  • Grand Daddy Purple is also known as DGP.
  • Appealing appearance (flower)
  • Dark purple with bright orange pistillate hairs, covered with clear and milky trichomes.
  • Purple coloration is from the same pigment produced by blueberries, apples, and grapes (called anthocyanin). When stressed (mostly by cold temperature), this variety of cannabis turns purple.
  • When unstressed, this variety will not turn purple, but still reaches and even exceeds potential potency.

MEDICAL USES: 

  • Excellent for bed rest and recovery.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea and discomfort (including nephropathy)

TYPE: 

 Broad-leafleted indica (80%)

SPECIES: 

 Cannabis indica ssp. indica var. afghanica x var. mexicana

BREEDING DATE: 

 Approximately 2000

GENETICS: 

 Purple Urkle x Salmon Creek Big Bud

SIMILAR VARIETIES: 

 Purple Urkle, Girl Scout Cookies, Kryptonite

EASE OF CULTIVATION: 

 Good for novice grower’s (single plant project)

AROMA: 

 Grape, pepper, and skunk

TASTE: 

 Spicy and hashy with a hint of wine

POTENCY: 

 Consistently exceeds 20% THC

DURATION OF EFFECTS: 

 Long-lasting

PSYCHOACTIVITY:  

  • Deliver heavy-hitting psychoactivity (use with caution).
  • This is not a variety to use when you know you’ll be driving, operating machinery, or attempting anything beyond activity such as eating and resting.

ANALGESIA: 

  • Excellent at moderate doses
  • Numbing at lower doses

MUSCLE RELAXATION: 

  •  Excellent
  • Synergistic when used with other pain medications.

 STIMULANT: 

 Only during the initial onset.

SEDATION: 

 Yes, great for sleep and relaxation.