Granddaddy Purple is an indica marijuana strain known by a variety of names, including “Grand Daddy Purp,” “Granddaddy Purps,” “GDP,” and “Granddaddy Purple Kush.” Granddaddy Purple (or GDP) is a well-known indica cross of Mendo Purps, Skunk, and Afghanistan that was popularized by Ken Estes in 2003. Despite its popularity, many growers and those working in the cannabis business report that Grand Daddy Purps is nearly identical to another well-known purple strain, Grape Ape.
ABOUT GRANDDADDY PURPLE
This California favourite gets it’s deep grape and cherry aroma from it’s Mendo Purps and Afghanistan parents, while it gets it’s large, compact bud structure from Skunk. The dark purple buds contrast nicely with the bright orange hairs and frosted white trichomes that cover the bud, making it a rather photogenic strain. Due to its Hollywood aesthetics and trademark Indica effects, Granddaddy Purple is one of the most sought after Indica strains from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
It’s powerful effects can be felt in both the mind and the body, producing a synthesis of intellectual bliss and physical relaxation. Granddaddy Purple, which is ideal for nighttime use, initially strikes both the body and mind but quickly fades into a nice body buzz, as most powerful Indicas do. Granddaddy Purple is good for pain management in medicinal users. It is also extremely useful for treating insomnia, depression, and anxiety.