9 Best Purple Strains – Sensi Seeds

One of cannabis consumers’ biggest obsessions is purple buds, renowned for their high quality, bold terpenes, and extreme potency. Purple strains have been around since the introduction of cannabis into Western society, and to this day, their popularity has never faded.

What are anthocyanins, and how do they affect purple strains?

Anthocyanins are water-soluble pigments that produce a wide variety of red, blue and purple hues throughout the flowering stage. They are from the family of compounds called flavonoids. So when you look at Blackberry Cake and see purple hues in the flowers, or look at Panama Red and see reddish colors on the leaves, it’s because of anthocyanins. Many fruits like blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries, also have high concentrations of anthocyanins.

Multiple factors influence the anthocyanins in cannabis plants. However, climate and genetics are the two most important. Simply put, the colder the temperature during a cannabis plant’s flowering stage, the more prone the plant is to produce purple-hued leaves and buds.

However, not all cannabis plants can thrive in cold weather. This is a big reason why the majority of purple cannabis strains…

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