What Is the Purple Haze strain?
Fans of the late, great Jimi Hendrix will note that this strain is named after his classic 1967 psychedelic rock anthem. Also, when you discover this strain’s lineage, it reveals another reason why Purple Haze is the perfect name for this strain.
While there is some controversy around Purple Haze’s exact lineage, the consensus is that it is a cross between two sativa-dominant strains, namely Purple Thai and Haze. Purple Haze itself is a slightly sativa-dominant strain with a sativa to indica ratio of 60:40.
Super stimulating and thought-provoking, Purple Haze is both an excellent solo strain or one to share with some friends! And if you are sharing this strain with your significant other, Purple Haze is one of the most effective aphrodisiac strains out there!
After first consuming Purple Haze, you may experience a slight pressure in your temples or your cheeks may become flushed. This is pretty commonly experienced by many Purple Haze consumers and is nothing to worry about.
In terms of Purple Haze’s effects, you can expect an uplifting, euphoric, and cerebral high. Due to its instant high-energy effects, the Purple Haze strain is considered to be one of the best wake-and-bake strains out there.
Like Hendrix, you may also find yourself lost in a Purple Haze after consuming this potent and psychedelic strain. You will find yourself thinking more creatively and abstractly, and even mundane things may start to become more interesting.
Purple Haze consumers say that this strain also has a psychedelic-like effect. You may experience a heightened perception to visual and auditory stimuli in particular. The Purple Haze strain may not be suitable for a novice smoker due to the combination of its psychedelic and potent effects.
The Purple Haze strain has a deliciously sweet blueberry aroma combined with sharper, spicier notes. A strong, earthy odor offsets these fruity and spicy aromas. Breaking open Purple Haze’s cured, dried buds reveals a slightly dank and musty smell with a slight tinge of berry.
The Purple Haze strain has a mouth-watering combination of sweet and fruity flavors that are reminiscent of berries and grapes. Purple Haze’s sweet and spicy notes are most prominent on the inhale. On the exhale, this strain’s fruity, grape-like flavors are more apparent.