All About Purple Gorilla Weed Strain
Purple Gorilla is a hybrid strain with differing opinions regarding its origins. Some people say that it is the child strain of Mendocino Purps while others believe it to be a descendant of Purple Rain Forest. Whatever its origins may be though, the Purple Gorilla strain is a very relaxing one. With a THC content of 16% to 18%, this isn’t the most THC-heavy cannabis out there, but it does offer some strong results.
Effects and Uses of Purple Gorilla
The following are the primary effects that can be experienced when consuming this weed:
Whether you smoke the buds or consume it in edibles, you will see some potent relaxing outcomes. The effects start with a feeling of euphoria that slowly takes over the whole body and makes users content and satisfied. Keeping all of its effects in mind, the best time to consume this marijuana would be at night when you want to watch a movie or just rest. Its low THC content makes it an attractive choice for beginners too, as long as they control their doses.
Some of the medical issues this weed can help treat include:
- Muscle Spasms
- Chronic Pain
Terpene Profile, Aroma, and Taste
There are two dominant terpenes in this strain – Linalool and Terpinolene. These are accompanied by others like Limonene, Phellandrene, Valencene, and Carene. With such a diverse terpene profile, you would expect a strong aroma and you wouldn’t be disappointed when you break apart the buds. It releases a strong scent of earthiness, created by Phellandrene, and pine along with notes of berries and grapes. The taste will remind you of eating sour grapes that are complemented by some sweet fruity and earthy notes. The grape flavor comes from a combination of Phellandrene and Valencene while Limonene and Carene are responsible for the sweet berry notes.
If you carefully grow the Purple Gorilla plant from its seeds, you can expect a very good yield. It produces its purple, oversized buds in just 49-56 days and can be grown indoors as well as outdoors. It prefers outdoor climates though where its yield is higher. It might take a little bit of experience to grow this strain properly but once you put in the work, you’ll be rewarded with 21-24 ounces per square meter of this marijuana.