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The Purple Sunset strain can be great for those that want to smoke while watching the sun go down. The beauty of strains in today’s world is that there seems to be a high for everyone. Some people use marijuana to get their day going while others use it to help them unwind after the day. 

Purple Sunset can be enjoyed by everyone in a group but beginners should take it slowly. You can always smoke more but getting too high can be uncomfortable. Below will outline what you should know about the Purple Sunset weed strain

Purple Sunset Strain Genetics

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Is Purple Sunset and Indica or Sativa?

Purple Sunset is a 60/40 Indica-dominant hybrid of Purple Punch and Mandarin Sunset. You can expect to relax without worrying about becoming too tired or feeling sedated at all. The strain can be great for those in creative roles like writing, painting, or even web design. 

Purple Punch has up to 20 percent THC but has been tested much higher. The flavor is of grape, candy, and fruit. The high will lift you into a sense of happiness that slowly turns into sedation. 

Mandarin Sunset is very potent with up to 25 percent THC. The strain will have Indica effects that will leave the body almost completely numb. The strain is perfect for those that might suffer from chronic pain. 

Purple Sunset Marijuana Strain Yield

Purple Sunset can be grown indoors or outdoors but outdoor grows will have a higher yield. Indoors you can see a yield of 1 to 2 ounces per square foot. Outdoors you can expect up to 15 ounces or around 400 grams per plant. 

Flowering Phase Of The Purple Sunset Strain

The flowering phase length is going to be 10 to 11 weeks. Harvesting should not present too large of a challenge as the strain produce very dense nugs. 

Expect banana-shaped nugs that are mint green with orange hairs. There are purple notes as well as a nice coating of frosty trichomes. 

Harvesting means the dreaded time of trimming which can be a tedious process. There is trimming technology available that will not compromise the integrity of the buds while trimming them seamlessly. The past was full of small scissors with anyone you could enlist to help you out with the chore. 

THC Percentage Of The Purple Sunset Pot Strain

The THC percentage of Purple Sunset is 19 to 22 percent. A first-time smoker probably shouldn’t take an entire joint to the face at once. Experienced smokers should not be overwhelmed with this strain but rather satisfied. The high that this strain offers can be appreciated by nearly anyone as it is quite balanced. 

Flavor And Aroma Of The Purple Sunset Strain

The flavor of this strain will be of citrus and fruit. The aroma will be berry and citrus. The terpenes in this strain are Limonene, Myrcene, and Caryophyllene. 

Limonene will have the flavor and aroma of lemons. Strains with this terpene that also have CBD have been known to give a person a sense of revitalized energy. Strains that contain this terp are Durban Poison and Jack Herer. 

Myrcene has an earthy flavor but it is a very common terpene. The terp allows people to relax their body and mind which makes it great for addressing insomnia. Two strains that contain Myrcene are Tangie and OG Kush.

Caryophyllene is a terpene that is used to help reduce pain and inflammation. Consumers have also noticed a reduction in anxiety. The Cookies family has a number of strains with this terpene.

Price Of Purple Sunset Marijuana

The price of any strain that you purchase is always going to be a factor that you keep in mind. There are some dispensaries that are so much more expensive than others in the local area. Calling around to see current prices or checking online is always wise when trying to save money. 

Purple Sunset is going to cost around $10 to $15 per gram. 1/8th of an ounce is going to cost $45 to $50. A full oz. is going to cost $320 to $340. The price is a little higher than some would like to pay when they can get a potent strain for far less. 

Purple Sunset Strain Seeds 

Seeds Here Now and Seeds Man both have Purple Sunset seeds for sale. It is illegal to mail cannabis seeds which is not something all consumers know. You don’t want to have issues with federal law enforcement. 

The fact that it is illegal to ship cannabis seeds doesn’t stop some seed banks. Risking legal problems for something you could acquire legally is an unnecessary risk. Head to a dispensary to put in a request for a certain strain seeds. Heading to a nursery or meeting up with another grower are also ways to get your Purple Sunset plants growing.

Medical Conditions Purple Sunset Can Help

Finding relief through cannabis is something that so many people never expected to find. CBD has been federally legalized with millions of people supplementing the compound daily. Purple Sunset can help with the following medical conditions:

  • ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Appetite Loss
  • Depression
  • Mood Swings
  • Stress

Don’t look for Purple Sunset to overwhelm anyone with its CBD content. The strain can help people medically but for those with conditions like epilepsy, you should opt for a strain with a far higher CBD content

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Final Words On The Purple Sunset Weed Strain 

Purple Sunset is a great strain to smoke after dinner to enjoy yourself. You won’t immediately fall asleep and the potency is perfect for daily smokers. Growing the strain can be a challenge for some but experienced growers will have no issues. 

Take time to do the appropriate research for any strain that you are going to grow. Do not think that you are above being helped as certain strains need quite a bit of work to grow perfectly. 

Purple Sunset is a strain that immediately brings an image to mind. What is a strain that makes you think about your best smoking experience?

Gavin Kushman. Cannabis strain writer in a cannabis garden
Gavin Kushman

Gavin is a worldly adventurer and cannabis connoisseur, embarking on journeys that take him to the far corners of the globe to explore and document the varied effects, flavors, and histories of both renowned and lesser-known strains. From the misty high-altitude farms of the Hindu Kush highlands to the vibrant cannabis cafes of Amsterdam, Gavin's quest for knowledge spans continents. A recognized authority in the cannabis industry, he frequently lends his expertise to leading publications such as Cannabis Training University, where his captivating blog articles chronicle his unique experiences with different cannabis strains.

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