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Purple Skittles Purple Zkittlez

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 17 - 23%

CBD 0.05 - 0.46%

Effect Focused

Side Effect Drowsiness

Flavor Spicyherbal

Purple Skittles Strain - The Only Color of the Rainbow You Need


High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%


Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%


Newbie Skilled

Purple Skittles, which is also famous as Purple Zkittlez, is a strong Indica strain. This marijuana’s genetics take origins from a crossing of Purple Punch and Zkittlez. Though it’s hard to name the exact breeder, some people believe that it is a piece of work from Ethos Genetics.

Besides surprising one with pleasant flavors, Purple Skittles strain can also overwhelm with its potency. The weed contains a THC ratio that ranges between 17-23%, while the CBD level is only about 0.05-0.46%. Considering its high THC content, this marijuana may not be the best choice for novice smokers. To enjoy this cannabis to the extent, it’s best for the evening and nighttime consumption.

Taste and Aroma

This strain offers the consumer an uncommon pallet of different flavors and aromas. The bud smell represents a bit skunky combination of earthy herbal and fruity aromas. At the same time, the taste is very similar but comes with a sweet undertone. Some reviewers also state the presence of slight notes resembling cheese, tree fruit, and grapefruit.

The terpenes responsible for the flavor profile are:

  • Linalool
  • Limonene
  • Pinene
  • Myrcene

Purple Skittles Strain Main Effects

The high is known to kick in pretty quickly, providing a pleasant feeling of body relaxation, yet improving the mind focus. Afterward, this marijuana usually gives a flow of creativity and an arousal effect. All of this is accompanied by an uplifting feeling, which is perfect for easing anxiety. Purple Skittles strain’s most widespread properties are:

  • Creative
  • Aroused
  • Concentrated
  • Relaxed
  • Focused

Nevertheless, it’s necessary to mention possible side effects. They are the following:

  • Nausea
  • Heightened sensory perception
  • Drowsiness

The good news is that those usually happen only in case of overconsumption or low tolerance of the consumer.

Medical Appointments

With all these effects, this cannabis strain can also become a relief when struggling with a row of conditions. They are:

  • Arthritis
  • PMS
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Fatigue

Growing Review

Fortunately for growers, Purple Skittles weed strain seeds are available for purchase on the Internet. The plant can be grown indoors and outdoors. Another advantage is that wherever it grows, the maximum height can reach only about 30 inches. On the other hand, the yield indoors is only about 400 gr/m2 when the outdoor can reach up to 550 gr/plant. The flowering cycle takes approximately 56-61 days, when the proper time to harvest is during 67-74 days.

Side Effects

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Purple Skittles 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. 17 - 23%
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. 0.05 - 0.46%
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. 0.38 - 0.65%
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. 0.42 - 1.47%
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. 0.19 - 0.23%
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. 0.25 - 0.62%

Purple Skittles 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. 0.4%
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. 0.2%
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. 0.2%
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. 0.2%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 56 - 61 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Difficult
Harvest time 67 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor < 30
Height outdoor < 30

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Robyn F.

Excellent, cozy upper body high that felt like wearing a nice sweater. Indica fans should love this strain for its great citrusy/berry flavor and textbook indica high.

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