Purple Gorilla is an enjoyable strain popular all over the West Coast, especially the Bay Area. Said to have originated on the Californian coast, Purple Gorilla’s lineage is a mystery yet to be solved. Others say that it is a descendant of Mendocino Purps, while some report that its only confirmed parent is Purple Rain Forest. Its aroma is a sweet combination of grape, citrus, and cherry. It grows violet oversized resinous buds coated with milky white trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Purple Gorilla
Purple Gorilla is a flavorful mix of fruits and earth with hints of berry and grape on the exhale.
It’s cerebral high makes you euphoric and happy. Purple Gorilla will lift your mood and stimulate you. Afterward, it will wind you down into a totally relaxed state and may eventually lead you to slumber away in the sheets. Thus, it is best used in the nighttime or just before bedtime.
Medical Benefits of Purple Gorilla
Purple Gorilla and its medicinal properties are the perfect strain for those who suffer from pain, migraines, stress, anxiety, nausea, loss of appetite, and insomnia. It is helpful analgesic, anxiolytic, stimulant and relaxant.
Negative Effects of Purple Gorilla.
Dry mouth and dry, itchy eyes are side effects manifested from cannabis-induced dehydration. You have to increase your water intake to lessen the mentioned negative reactions. It is also advised to use an eye moisturizer to soothe the irritated eyes.
Dizziness, along with anxiety and sometimes paranoia, rarely occurs. Don’t worry, this is temporary and disappears after some time. It is due to a low tolerance to the strain, especially to new smokers.
Growing Purp le Gorilla
This plant grows both indoors and outdoors. Appearance-wise, Purple Gorilla is bushy and squat that it can be placed in small indoor places. It loves a temperate and dry outdoor environment. To bring out the strain’s colorful potential, briefly expose the crops to cold (but not freezing) temperatures just before flowering begins. It is highly resistant to common molds and diseases. Remember to prune the plant once in a while to improve light and air circulation among them. Remove dead parts. Choose high-quality organic soil for planting. Feed it with the proper nutrients. Watch out for pests and parasites that can damage the plant. Do not expose it to extreme temperatures over a long time.
Indoors, the flowers blossom at about 7 to 8 weeks and ready for harvest. You can expect a bountiful yield of about 21 ounces of bud per square meter.
Outdoors, harvest time comes around early October. A yield of around 24 ounces of bud per plant will surely make the growers excited for the next harvest.