PURPLE PUNCH STRAIN

PURPLE PUNCH STRAIN

A BRIEF HISTORY OF PURPLE PUNCH

The Purple Punch strain of cannabis is an Indica only strain created by Supernova Gardens of Hawaii. Despite its island origin, it didn’t take long for Purple Punch to make its way to the mainland, where it is now one of the most popular Indica strains on the west coast!

A Rocky Start for the Strain 

Believe it or not, the creators of Purple Punch had a difficult time getting their strain into dispensaries. Even the biggest dispensary in California wasn’t interested in its mere 12% level of THC.

But of course, Purple Punch doesn’t have a 12% THC level; for whatever reason, the test results ended up being completely inaccurate. Luckily, they were smart enough to get the same batch retested at a different institution and, as it turns out, Purple Punch happens to be one of the rarest strains of indica with THC levels that can be as high as 25%!

Naturally, this revelation resulted in a sudden demand for Purple Punch cannabis and is now in the running to be one of the top strains of 2020.

Sometimes, all we need to do is follow our gut feeling despite the results of a test, and it can lead us to a world of success! And in this case, that success is the creation and popularity of Purple Punch! 

Purple Punch is an interesting cross between Grandaddy Purple and Larry OG and results in an extremely calming, euphoric high that reduces the burden of anxiety, stress, and depression. Commonly referred to as a dessert strain of cannabis, you will feel yourself fading away into the best sleep you will ever have.

WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF PURPLE PUNCH? 

purple punch cannabis plant

Purple Punch (Photo by weeed at seedfinder.eu | CC BY-NC-SA)

WHAT DOES PURPLE PUNCH LOOK LIKE?

The buds of the Purple Punch strain are a vibrant, soothing green, much like the green color of Kermit the Frog! The buds are also fluffy and free, much like Big Bird’s yellow feathers. Purple Punch also consists of an array of bright reddish-orange hairs as well as a honey-colored coat of crystal trichomes. 

WHAT DOES PURPLE PUNCH SMELL LIKE?

The aroma of Purple Punch is an extremely inviting scent as it coats the air with a sweet mixture of grape candy and ripe blueberries. The sweet, herbal scent mimics that of a freshly baked batch of warm blueberry muffins — sweet and fruity with just a hint of vanilla. It’s one of the more pleasing buds to spread apart! 

WHAT DOES PURPLE PUNCH TASTE LIKE? 

On the inhale, the flavor of Purple Punch is a very sweet mixture of vanilla and blueberry. On the exhale, you will notice hints of a tangy grape flavor, almost as if you are eating a piece of sour grape-flavored candy or sour skittles. 

WHAT TYPE OF CANNABIS IS PURPLE PUNCH?

Purple Punch is an indica heavy strain of cannabis. 

WHAT TYPE OF HIGH SHOULD YOU EXPECT?

On a scale of calm to energetic, Purple Punch is a calming strain of cannabis. It is almost tranquilizing. Its intense euphoric high spreads across your body and mind, and leaves you in a sort of sedated coma of euphoria and bliss! 

An important thing to note about Purple Punch is that it is best to use at night time as an intense unwinding after a long day of responsibilities. Think of Purple Punch as an overly spiked bowl of punch at a party — too much too fast, and you’ll be the first to pass out!

Well, maybe not passed out, but certainly a little punchy. You will feel a deep state of relaxation and calmness which will help to put you to sleep like a newborn baby! 

The best way to describe this strain of cannabis is that it lures your mind and body into a portal of pure bliss and knocks you into the best sleep you can imagine.

This strain essentially punches your mind into euphoria followed by an intense punch of calmness over your body.

WHAT ARE THE MOST NOTABLE EFFECTS OF PURPLE PUNCH? 

POSITIVE EFFECTS

purple punch cannabis plant

Photo by Meowstrapseeds at seedfinder.eu | CC BY-NC-SA

  • Helps with anxiety
  • Helps with chronic stress
  • Helps with minor body aches and pain
  • Eliminates insomnia 
  • Decreases depression
  • Eases nausea

NEGATIVE EFFECTS

  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes

OVERALL EFFECTS

  • Intense euphoria
  • Helps with insomnia
  • Induces a deep state of relaxation 
  • Uplifted mood 

WHAT TERPENES ARE IN PURPLE PUNCH? 

Purple Punch is mostly made up of 46% Myrcene and 18% Beta-Caryophyllene. 

Other major terpenes include: 

  • Pinene —13.74%
  • Ocimene — 6.63%
  • Humulene —4.99%
  • Beta-Pinene — 3.20%
  • Alpha-Bisabolol — 2.12%
  • Linalool — 1.82%

HOW STRONG IS PURPLE PUNCH? 

Purple Punch is an indica-only strain of cannabis that is created by crossing two heavily indica-dominant strains of cannabis. It has an average THC level of 19%, but the THC levels of Purple Punch can range anywhere from 18% to 25%. 

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