The cannabis strain Grape Ape is a powerful indica that derives its name from its distinct color and flavor. Its dense buds resemble large blackberries or grapes that are a deep purple color when ready to harvest and its taste and smell are similar to sweet berries with a skunky undertone.
The parents of Grape Ape are the indica Afghani, hybrid Skunk No. 1, and hybrid Mendocino Purps is also a part of the lineage. Reviewers have made note that it is a phenotype of the famous Grand Daddy Purple.
As its name suggests, Grape Ape tastes and smells like sweet grapes, with a subtle berry flavor. Like its Purple ancestors, this strain develops a deep purple bud and leaves to go with its grape-like qualities. It’s most useful in treating chronic pain, including migraines and arthritis, though it also helps relieve anxiety, depression, and PTSD. The high is profoundly relaxing, a full-body experience that can lead to strong couch-lock and deep sleep. This is definitely a nighttime strain, as it can have a near-comatose effect. But the high can also be euphoric and focused, with a clear mind.