Jan 202012
 January 20, 2012
How To Grow Purple Marijuana

Here’s a great article from our friends at Seed Mine. By Burny Canterbury All plants–well, all medical marijuana strains–are purple. Before you throw your bong at the screen, let me backtrack with a little precursor botany lesson. When chlorophyll works and captures sunlight, it’s green. When zanaphyll captures sunlight, it’s purple. All cannabis plants have zanaphyll in them. The zanaphyll resides just underneath the chlorophyll. So to recap: all cannabis plants are purple–they’re just covered up by green chlorophyll. Now, in some plants, through evolution and breeding and mendelian tricks, we’ve bred the chlorophyll to die, so its death naturally