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Purple OG Kush
Hybrid 20% S, 80% I
Dominant terpene
Phellandrene 0.23%

15.67 - 18.33%


0.64 - 1.06%


0.27 - 0.99%


Berry, Grape



Purple OG Kush represents an Indica dominant strain that offers both a range of relaxing properties and a pretty high potency. It originates from a crossing between two famous parent-strains, Purple Kush and OG Kush. The THC content usually ranges between 16% and 20%, while the CBD level is about 0.57%-1.45%. Purple OG Kush has many properties that highlight it among others, and the responsibility for this falls onto its vast terpene profile that includes:

Purple OG Kush Strain

Purple OG Kush Strain Flavor Profile

This weed provides a flavor that resembles a delicious mix where berry, grape, and piney tastes combine with earthy notes, sweetness, and pungency. In this palette, the base for bright berry flavor is created by Limonene and Linalool, when Caryophyllene brings the distinct grape notes. At the same time, the terpene Ocimene is the main lead that provides a lot of flavors, including earthiness, sweetness, and pungency. Last but not least is Phellandrene, which enhances the sweetness and is the one on duty for the presence of piney fragrance. 

Purple OG Kush Common Effects

This marijuana has effects that perfectly suit its potent Indica nature, inducing a noticeable hit of relaxation that comes with a package of euphoria and blissful happiness. Many reviewers admit that Purple OG Kush strain can increase creative abilities, as well as tends to make the consumer rather sedated. In some cases, it may also provide tingles and even arousal properties, which makes the uses of this Indica even more versatile.

Due to its high THC levels and powerful relaxing effects, it’s recommended to be careful with this strain, even for experienced smokers. The best time for consumption is during the night time because it tends to induce drowsiness and has a reputation as a strain for relieving insomnia. Besides, this cannabis is famous for bringing severe munches, so it would be sensible to prepare some food beforehand.

Among the vast properties of this kush, some can help relieve a range of medical disorders:

  • Anorexia
  • Arthritis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Hypertension
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Migraines

As a rather potent Indica, there is nothing surprising that consuming Purple OG Kush, especially overconsumption, may cause a few side effects:

  • Nausea
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Hunger
  • Fatigue

Info For Growers

Another advantage of the Purple OG Kush cannabis plant is that it can be grown indoors and outdoors. The flowering cycle can range within about 49-70 days or 7-10 weeks, and during that time, the height can range from 60 to 80 inches. 

The most suitable time for harvest is approximately 74 days after germination. The plant provides rather rewarding yields that reach about 1-2 Oz/Ft (~400 g/m) indoors and 2-3 Oz/plant (~550 g/plant) while growing outdoors.

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Strain details

Purple OG Kush Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 15.67 - 18.33%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.64 - 1.06%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.26 - 0.9%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.27 - 0.99%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.16 - 0.25%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.34 - 1.08%

Purple OG Kush Terpene Profile

Pinene Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects. 0.07%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.05%
Ocimene Ocimene (derived from the Ancient Greek word Ocimum meaning basil) is a terpene with sweet and herbaceous flavors, also boasting citrusy and woody undertones. Naturally, ocimene occurs in mint, parsley, orchids, hops, kumquats, mangoes, basil, bergamot, lavender, and pepper. Offers antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties. 0.02%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.09%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.19%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.14%
Terpinolene Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases. 0.02%
Phellandrene Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender. 0.23%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.2%
Total terpenes content 1.01%

Growing Info

Flowering time 49 - 70 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 74 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

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