Grand Daddy Purple or GDP for short, is an 80% Indica dominant hybrid that’s a potent mix of Big Bud and Purple Urkle. The strain originates from Northern California and was created by Ken Estes in 2003, the same year he founded his well-known seed company, Grand Daddy Purp Co. It is said that Purple Urkle was selected for her dark purple hues and Big Bud was chosen for her bud structure. She has won many awards since her inception and has become one of the most popular strains amongst the purple varieties on the market today. The strain has gained fame for many good reasons, one of them being her distinct terpene profile.
TASTE & SMELL –
Grand Daddy Purple buds produce a sweet aroma of citrus with slight hints of fruity grape and have a sweet flavor of grape and berries.
Recommended as a night-time strain, this herb displays mainly Indica effects. Anyone new to smoking or consuming edibles should ease their way in with this strain, as she packs quite a powerful punch that might create an unpleasant experience to those with low tolerance to high THC containing strains. Over indulging in Grand Daddy Purple can cause couch-lock and induce a strong case of the munchies.
MEDICAL USES –
GDP is known to offer relief to patients struggling with sleep disorders and lack of appetite.
GROW INFO –
GDP plants grow in a classic Indica fashion, short and bushy in structure. The strain is considered moderately difficult to grow, her bushy nature requires adequate airflow to alleviate humidity. On a positive note, Grand Daddy Purple displays a strong natural resistance to mold, pests and most other common plant diseases. Outdoors, this strain will thrive in warm and sunny conditions, with yields reaching an insane 30 ounces per plant if coaxed into reaching her full potential.
SEED AVAILABILITY –
Good news for those wishing to grow their own Grand Daddy Purple, as both regular and feminized seeds are available for purchase through authorized online vendors.