Some cannabis genetics yield purple plants during cultivation
I’m fascinated by plants, especially the cultivation process. My parents were florists and grew some of their products in a vast garden we had behind our house. Between the plants they grew and the ones they imported from out of state, I learned the ins and outs of the flower business. I owe it to my parents for cultivating my interest in botany at such a young age. My favorite parts of science in school were ecology and everything within that larger umbrella. It was fascinating learning about photosynthesis and the plant cycle. While I ended up studying engineering by the time I reached undergraduate school, I still never gave up my interest in plants. This interest evolved when I started using cannabis products in my early 20s and became obsessed with the plant and its constitutive compounds. Some people think that it’s just the THC content that determines the potency of one batch of cannabis flower buds, but it’s also other cannabinoids and the terpenes in particular that are owed the most credit for a particular batch of cannabis being potent. Aside from the terpene profiles being unique, particular strains of cannabis look different than others. Some have light or dark green hues with amber hairs, but there are some marijuana genetics that yield purple cannabis flower buds. You’ll see the dark purple in the cannabis flowers while the plants are growing. This will exhibit during the cannabis flowering stage. Tropicanna Cookies is one particular strain of cannabis that often yields purple buds regardless of the temperatures used when growing it.