Granddaddy Purple is one of the most popular indica strains available today. Going back to San Francisco in the early 2000s, Granddaddy Purple (or GDP) was first bred by Ken Estes. Using the iconic indica strains Big Bud and Purple Urkle, Granddaddy Purple was born. The Granddaddy Purple strain is popular among cultivators as itâÂÂÂÂs quite easy to manage and has high yields. The buds are a beautiful deep purple with orange hairs and tasty white trichomes. Granddaddy Purple is thought to have been created in the hopes of making an easy strain to grow for medicinal marijuana consumers. It is a true indica strain, leaving users sedated and blissful with a strong body high. Smoking Granddaddy Purple can also help with hunger and anxiety. GDP often averages at 25% THC content with .6% CBG and .1% CBD, making it one of the best weed strains with a higher THC content. GDP is known for its berry smell and its classic herbal and peppery taste.