Granddaddy Purple (GDP)

Last updated: September 17, 2018

What Does Granddaddy Purple (GDP) Mean?

Granddaddy Purple (GDP), also known as “Grand Daddy Purps,” is an award winning indica-dominant (80%) cannabis strain that hit the West Coast in 2003 and was developed by California breeder Ken Estes for the medical marijuana market. Its parentage traces back to strains Purple Urkle and Big Bud.

Granddaddy Purple has a berry, marshmallow or pine aroma and a sweet taste. It is often prescribed medicinally to stimulate appetite, relieve pain, as well as insomnia, depression, nausea and anxiety as well as Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD).

THC levels of Granddaddy Purple are typically between 17% and 23%. CDB levels are under 1%.


Maximum Yield Explains Granddaddy Purple (GDP)

Granddaddy Purple provides a particularly strong high and first time consumers should use it in small doses until they can assess its full effects on their body and mind. It is recommended to be consumed in the evening. In most users, it will cause dry mouth and eyes.

For growers, Granddaddy Purple is good for indoor production as it does not get too large, is resistant to most diseases and pests and it flowers between eight and eleven weeks. It can produce about 19 ounces (.54 KG) per square meter of growing space. Buds are a purple hue with red to orange hairs.



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