Originating from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Purple Lightning is an 80% Indica dominant hybrid that was created by British Columbia Seed Company back in 1995. This strain is a cross of an unspecified Purple Indica hybrid and Northern Lights #5 male.
TASTE & SMELL –
Purple Lightning buds pack a strong and pungent aroma of fruity skunk, while she tastes hashy and fruity.
Regarding effects, Purple Lightning is a happy “Feel Good Strain”, with an uplifting and euphoric onset that encourages an increased sense of sociability. This is a strain that induces laughter and makes people smile.
MEDICAL USES –
Medically, this strain has been known to be helpful in the treatment of some of the more difficult to control symptoms relating to nausea and anticipatory nausea in chemotherapy patients.
GROW INFO –
This strain is a relatively easy plant to grow and suitable for the novice grower. She grows short and branchy like an Indica, producing conical-shaped buds with purple hues. This strain is suitable for both indoor and outdoor cultivation and has a flowering period of seven to eight weeks.
SEED AVAILABILITY –
For those seeking to acquire Purple Lightning genetics. Regular seeds are readily available directly from British Columbia Seed Company website or through several authorized online vendors.