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Purple Starburst
Hybrid 50% S, 50% I
Dominant terpene
Limonene 0.28%

15 - 15%


0.39 - 0.49%


0.43 - 0.5%


Tea, Pine



Another cannabis strain for the fans of balanced hybrids, the Purple Starburst strain is equal parts Indica and Sativa. Created by Symbiotic Genetics, it is the child strain of Starburst OG and Purple Punch F2. It comes with a low THC content of just 15%, which makes it a good mild weed to consume even if you are a beginner. It offers very fruity flavors and contains Limonene as a dominant terpene.

Very smooth, good taste, but made me a bit paranoid….

Karen 19.04.22

Purple Starburst Strain Information

Aroma and Taste of Purple Starburst

As soon as you crack the buds open, you will smell fruity scents of apricot, grape, and pineapple. These notes find their way into the flavor of Purple Starburst weed strain as well. There are some hints of pepper in the taste too, making for a pleasant overall flavor profile. Consuming this strain is going to be enjoyable whether you want to smoke the flower or infuse it into some cannabutter for making edibles.

The following terpenes are what combine to create this flavor profile:

  • Limonene – introducing fruity notes of apricot and others
  • Pinene – adding the sweetness and tartness of pineapple and grape
  • Myrcene – bringing more fruity notes
  • Caryophyllene – adding the kick of pepper

Effects and Usage

The main effects of Purple Starburst strain include the following:

  • Upliftment
  • Burst of Energy
  • Talkativeness
  • Euphoria

Keeping these in view, Purple Starburst can be a good option for daytime and afternoon smoking. It will create a positive and uplifting vibe to get you through your day. It's also a great choice to consume before heading off to a social meetup. With its low THC content, it is also suitable for consumption by beginners. Some side effects that can be felt include paranoia, concern, dizziness, and headache.

Purple Starburst can also aid medical marijuana users in treating symptoms for some medical issues such as:

  • Fatigue
  • PTSD
  • Epilepsy
  • Insomnia

Information for Growers

With light and dark green hues contrasted by a dusting of white trichomes, the buds of Purple Starburst strain plant look very appealing. The seeds for the plant can be planted indoors as well as outdoors and produce the buds in 55 to 63 days. The plants do need a good amount of space to grow, though, as they can reach heights of up to 80 inches. If grown properly and cared for, they can give you a moderate yield of 400 g/m2.

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Purple Starburst 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 - 15%
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. 0.39 - 0.49%
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. 0.15 - 0.19%
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. 0.43 - 0.5%
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. 0.02 - 0.17%
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. 0.26 - 0.37%

Purple Starburst 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. 0.2%
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. 0.17%
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. 0.04%
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. 0.05%
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. 0.28%
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. 0.06%
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. 0.04%
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. 0.16%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 54 - 61 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 59 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 60-80

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