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Amongst the almost endless varieties of strains of cannabis available there are those gems that are known to change color as they approach their flower stage. A dominant variation to ‘normal’ green cannabis is the colour Purple.
For some varieties this is down to genetics. The other side of the rainbow believes outside factors (natural and/or artificial) such as temperature and light play the part. Keeping in mind that on occasion purple stems and/or veins may be indicative of lack in nutrients. If you find yourself looking to brighten your day bear in mind that not all strain names necessarily refer to the actual flower, but may simply reflect common traits of the strain like red ‘hairs’. To find strains with true pink and fuchsia/red tones like Pink Flower Shaman is a truly rare treat.
Of all the purple strains, the most popular has always been Grand Daddy Purple. The go to Indica strain. The one that should always be on your menu. You know what it is and you know what you are getting. Unless you are cultivating you own from reliable seed, it is always recommended to get your flowers from a reputable source. Always choose quality over quantity.