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Purple Skittles
Strain effect image Creative, Aroused, Concentrated
Strain taste image Cheese, Grapefruit, Skunk

All About Purple Skittles Weed Strain


Purple Skittles, which is also famous as Purple Zkittlez, is a slightly Indica-dominant 60/40 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 Zkittlez 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 Purple Skittles 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 Zkittlez 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 Skittle’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 Zkittlez 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.

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Side Effects


Strain Cannabinoids
THC question mark
17.0 - 23.0%
CBD question mark
0.05 - 0.46%
CBC question mark
0.38 - 0.65%
CBG question mark
0.42 - 1.47%
CBN question mark
0.07 - 0.23%
THCV question mark
0.25 - 0.62%
Grow Info
Flowering time icon Flowering time
56 - 61 Days
Harvest time icon Harvest time
67 Days
Yield indoor icon Yield indoor
1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Yield outdoor icon Yield outdoor
2 - 3 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Height indoor icon Height indoor
< 30
Height outdoor icon Height outdoor
< 30
Grow difficulty icon Grow difficulty
Flowering type icon Flowering type

Purple Skittles strain lineage

Relationship between terpenes and tastes

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