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Although its only been around for almost a decade, one can
already claim Purple Goat is among the greatest strains of all time. Its
Sativa-leaning buzz makes for a great morning companion that keeps one
preoccupied throughout the day. Meanwhile, its distinct Indica comedown crushes
stress in its wake. Additionally, its sturdy structure caters to the needs of
the growing community. For this reason, it is a highly sought-after strain.
Growers at the Oregon OMMP took Blueberry and Trainwreck as a genetic base. The well-loved Indica-dominant bud adds a tinge of fruitiness to its offspring’s profile while fortifying its potent body buzz. Not to mention, it influenced its sturdy growth profile. Meanwhile, its Sativa-leaning counterpart gained fame for delivering an impressive head high with intense uplifting effects.
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Information About Purple Goat Strain
|ORIGIN||Trainwreck and Blueberry|
|EFFECTS||Uplifted – 10
Happy – 10
Talkative – 6
Creative – 6
Relaxed – 6
|FRAGRANCE||Fruity, berry, orange, herbal, grass, spicy|
|FLAVORS||Herbal, spicy, sweet, fruity, berry, orange|
|MEDICAL||Stress – 10
Depression – 5
Insomnia – 5
Pain – 5
|FLOWERING TIME INDOOR||7 to 9 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOOR||Late September to mid-October|
|THC CONTENT %||14% to 19%|
|INDICA/SATIVA %||30%/ 70%|
|INDOOR YIELD||12 to 16 ounces per square meter|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||16 ounces or more per plant|
|CLIMATE||Easy to grow|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||Unknown|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
Purple Goat is a versatile strain that caters to both
beginners and seasoned users alike. One can pace consumption of its 14% to 19%
THC and adjust it accordingly throughout the session. However, it is better to
start with a low dosage as it has a quick-acting high that begins within
minutes after the first few puffs. Otherwise, it can turn a pleasant experience
into an overwhelming high instead.
Its cerebral onset brings out a positive behavioral change.
It leaves users feeling happy as low spirits are uplifted and interests are
rekindled. Often, the upbeat mood results in users becoming more and more
confident. In fact, it is not uncommon to see some users feel comfortable
sharing experiences with strangers at a party or discussing cheerful memories
with close or like-minded friends.
The space in one’s mind is gradually filled with
free-flowing thoughts. As the head high persists, it develops into
groundbreaking ideas or profound philosophies about life. There is a surge of
creativity too, as the mental clarity provides a fresher perspective on an
ongoing problem or issue.
Overall, Purple Goat is a great wake and bake strain. It can
uplift the mood, as well as clear the mind, without inducing a heavy-hitting
body buzz. For this reason, too, it is best used in the morning in place of
coffee or the early afternoon for a quick boost.
Purple Goat boasts a subtle fruity overtone reminiscent of
crushed berries with orange pulp squeezed on top. Broken apart, it releases an
herbal overtone of grass that later develops a hint of spiciness once
Drawn in, Purple Goat swarms the mouth with an unmatched
herbal spiciness. Hints of grass tantalize the palate while as the smoke turns
sweet as its fruity undertones begin to manifest. On the exhale, it leaves an
aftertaste of berry and orange.
Dryness in the mouth, as well as red eyes, are two common
reactions to smoking marijuana, regardless if it were Purple Goat or not. It is
due to cannabinoids interfering with the body’s natural ability to produce and
retain moisture. Although mild, the effects can last for hours and be
irritating at times. Downing a few glasses of water, however, will help manage
Although rare, it is also possible to green out while using
Purple Goat. It is a condition characterized by a keen awareness that can be
dizzying and, at times, triggering to anxiety-prone users. If left unattended,
it can lead to a subtle feeling of paranoia as senses heighten. For this
reason, it is vital that users pace consumption of the bud by starting with
Presumably, Purple Goat is a recreational strain. After all, that has been the perception of cannabis whether rightly or wrongly. Still, its cannabinoids deliver significant therapeutic benefits that aid patients who are suffering from various afflictions.
Its happy high effectively reduces stress by calming the overwhelming dread that it brings. Replacing it is an innate sense of happiness that temporarily dissipates feelings of inadequacy as well as turbulent emotions. For this reason, it is a source of comfort for patients with mental health issues like depression or PTSD.
In high levels, the same psychoactive compound can turn into
a natural painkiller. It relieves various aches and pains in the body by
relaxing the muscles and removing any tension that might cause it to contract.
In this way, patients suffering from chronic pain or sudden cramps can rest easy.
Sleep is one of the most critical aspects of the healing
process. Through Purple Goat’s sedative qualities, the quantity of sleep is not
only enhanced but also the quality.
Purple Goat is a strain blessed with a thick stalk and
equally sturdy branches. It is quite hardy and easy to grow compared to other
herbs like it. For this reason, it is an excellent option for beginners who are
looking to grow a Sativa-leaning strain for the first time.
Outdoors, it prefers a Mediterranean climate where it is
warm and sunny for long periods of time. However, due to its sturdiness, it can
also withstand the colder weather of the northern hemisphere. Growers may have
to invest in a temporary enclosing though, especially during the late fall or
early winters, to protect it from the frost which can kill the whole batch
The Screen of Green works best when growing Purple Goat indoors. It requires placing a screen on top of the batch and gradually weaving the branches on to the net. In this way, the plant creates more budding sites that result in higher yields. It is especially important to do this during the vegetative phase while the branches are still malleable. The plant will also need to be topped early as it can grow quite tall and cramp up a small growing space.
With that said, growers may also pair it with different mediums. Soil helps enhance a bud’s terpene profile. Meanwhile, a soilless medium like hydroponics will help the plant’s roots absorb nutrients directly and hasten bud production.
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Purple Goat has an indoor flowering period of 7 to 9 weeks, shorter compared to other Sativa-leaning strains. Once ready for harvest, it rewards growers with 12 to 16 ounces of buds per square meter.
As alluded to earlier, Purple Goat is a quick-flowering strain that blooms quite early. Growers can expect to see buds by the last week of September to the middle of October.
Have you ever smoked or grown your own Purple Goat? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.
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