Purple Kush and Mazar-I-Sharif are both pure Indica classics, famed for their soaring euphoric effects and body-stoning high. Amalgamating these legends into a single plant was always a great idea, and at last the deed has been done!
Despite being a pure Indica, Purple Helmet offers an out-of-this-world mental flight that invigorates the senses before lulling you into a deep and comfortable sleep. It's also said to remedy an array of physical and psychological health concerns thanks to its cocktail of terpenes, THC and higher than average levels of CBD. It's an extremely versatile cultivar that can cater to both recreational and therapeutic needs.
The mere sight of this cultivar's massive buds, which are adorned with a thick layer of trichomes, is enough to incite cravings. These precious nugs inherited Purple Kush's sweet berry aroma and Mazar-I-Sharif's spicy kick, making every whiff unforgettable.
Growers of all skill levels can cultivate these plants with ease, and opting for Homegrown Cannabis Co.'s feminized Purple Helmet seeds makes things even easier. It guarantees an all-female batch 99% of the time, eliminating the risk of accidental pollination and saving you time and effort.
Growing Purple Helmet from Feminized Seeds
Growing Purple Helmet is highly sought-after not just for its delightful effects, but also for its exceptional growth pattern. It does not require much attention at all, since it's naturally sturdy and resilient to mould, pathogens, and inclement weather. All it really needs is frequent manicuring, which helps to improve airflow and prevent mould proliferation.
Indoor growing is a viable option. Like most Indicas, the plant has a bushy, compact shape with lots of lateral branching, so it doesn't require much vertical space. Keep the temperature between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit and the RH levels at 40 to 50% during the vegging and flowering phases. Then, lower the temperature by a few degrees during the last two weeks of flowering. This encourages the buds to blush in a deep plum shade, further enhancing their bag appeal.
A Sea of Green setup paired with either hydroponics or soil is a great choice for this plant. When exposed to 600 or 1000-watt HID lamps for 18 – 20 hours a day, about 1.63 ounces of fresh buds per square foot can be harvested after 9 – 10 weeks of flowering.
Purple Helmet also blossoms beautifully outdoors, especially in a warm Mediterranean climate. Its resilience against severe climatic conditions also helps it to flourish in the cold north. When showered with plenty of sunshine, each plant can reward its owner with up to 21 ounces of dense nugs glazed with gooey trichomes. Harvest should occur by late October.
Fragrance and Flavors
Catching a whiff of Purple Helmet's piney, earthy fragrance is reminiscent of strolling through a lush pine forest after a light drizzle. When the buds are broken apart, there's a pungent aroma of roasted chestnuts.
Flavor-wise, it boasts a piney, woody taste with hints of grapes and berries. On exhale, it leaves a spicy herbal note that lingers on the palate.
Just a few hits of this cultivar are enough to propel you on a soaring euphoric flight. Within a few moments of dosing, an overwhelming bliss engulfs the senses, helping drive away melancholic thoughts and negative emotions. Before long, the mind is liberated of all burdens and worries.
There's a physical side to this one too. Purple Helmet's profoundly relaxing effects help wash away pent up stress and muscle tension, leaving the body floating on a cloud of tranquillity. Once this happens, the limbs will feel softer and heavier and movement will be more difficult – although not impossible. Still, instead of fighting it, you might just want to lie back a chill out for a while.
The cultivar also tends to cause the munchies, so it's wise to stock up on snacks before lighting up. Once the urge to eat arrives, there's pretty much nothing short of a feast that can stop it. Once your hunger is appeased, sleep will come swiftly, and you'll enjoy a long, peaceful nap from which you'll awaken feeling thoroughly refreshed.
Despite the otherworldly pleasure this cultivar offers, there are also some potential unwanted side effects. Cottonmouth and bloodshot eyes are common, and can usually be avoided with proper hydration and the use of over-the-counter eye drops. In higher doses, couch-lock may descend, and there's a chance of paranoia or anxiety. It's far wiser to stick to low-to-moderate doses, in order to have a pleasurable experience.
Purple Helmet Feminized Seeds
With such potent psychoactive and therapeutic effects, it's no wonder that Purple Helmet is so admired. A perfect companion for a Netflix and chill session, this pure Indica cultivar is famed for exerting an otherworldly sense of relaxation that helps relieve stress and fatigue. Growing it in the comfort of your own home is quite effortless, and even more so with Homegrown Cannabis Co.'s feminized seeds.