Granddaddy Purple Marijuana Strain Overview

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Granddaddy Purple Marijuana Strain Overview

For those who like indica-dominant marijuana strains, it doesn’t get much better than Granddaddy Purple.

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With its sweet, often berry-like flavor, and hard, dense nuggets, Granddaddy Purple is a wonderful strain.

A brilliant mix of Big Bud and Purple Urkle it is relatively new to the cannabis scene, given its massive reputation; it’s only been around a little over 10 years.

Typically Granddaddy Purple is beautifully covered in crystally kief. Depending on several factors, nuggets of this strain can either be swirled with purple, or can be pretty much entirely purple. Either way, it’s almost always a good smoke (or vape).

The top effects of the Granddaddy Purple marijuana strain are:

  • Relaxation
  • Hunger
  • Potential sleepiness though not necessarily in an overwhelming way; though if you are trying to sleep it’s perfect
  • A nice, strong “head high”


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Medical properties:

Some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:

  • Insomnia
  • Pain
  • Lack of appetite
  • Depression
  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress and also
  • Anxiety


Growing information:

Granddaddy purple is ideally grown indoors; its average height is typically short for a cannabis plant. It has a medium yield and flowers in 70 to 80 days.

Below are a few growing tips specific to this strain courtesy of Leafly:

  • Best results with excellent air circulation
  • Clearing lower branches can improve circulation and air flow
  • Grows best in temperatures between 70 to 80°F (21 to 27°C) and at 50% humidity



At the time of publication Granddaddy Purple has 2,374 reviews on Leafly with an average score of 4.4 out of 5 (8.8 out of 10).


Where to find it

If you are lucky enough to live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder.

This feature uses your exact location to find the closet cannabis store or dispensary to you that is currently carrying the Granddaddy Purple marijuana strain; you can also look for a variety of other strains.

Click here for the strain finder.


1 Comment

  • Nana
    February 27, 2017

    This is such a true artical of the graddy purp. Im a medical / rec paitient. This strain helps with my issues in 1 dose. Flower form,seems to be the most effective for me. Thanks for telling the real facts.

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