A soothing and unwinding nighttime strain, we love settling down with a movie and a blanket and cracking open a bag of Grape Ape. It is a relaxing, mellow experience not to be missed. If there is one thing that can indeed be said about this flower without question, it’s that it is visually striking in every way.
Although Grape Ape won’t typically grow very high, its large buds and distinctive appearance make it a favorite amongst growers and enthusiasts. The dense buds of Grape Ape are shrouded in deep purple leaves, which darken as the flower matures. With a generous, moderate to high helping of trichomes, this is a reasonably sticky plant and gives off a potent fruity aroma. Oh yes – one thing we love about Grape Ape is the enticing smell that resembles candy and berries. Those with a nose accustomed to cannabis should also get whiffs of skunk and hash, but the overpowering taste when you inhale will be grape. With an almost sickly sweet flavor, you won’t need much to feel satisfied. This is great because a little of Grape Ape can go a long way when it comes to its high, too! Cultivators typically consider this a strain with average difficulty, and novice growers could find this a challenging bud to work with.
It is possible to grow Grape Ape successfully outdoors. You will likely see that it proves its worth with high resistance to both disease as well as destructive insects. If you are looking to grow Grape Ape indoors, you should find it reasonably easy to cultivate. However, in true indica form, this bud will likely grow outwards with bushy and hefty lateral branches, which will probably need some skilled maintenance work to keep it under control. If you find yourself short on indoor space, don’t worry – these plants rarely exceed four feet in height. Additionally, you can trim down the broader leaves at the top of the plant to allow light to reach the lower half. Grape Ape produces a sturdy yield of medium to large flowers and around 74 grams per square foot. And trust us you will love the scent this one gives off as it grows! Grape Ape is a fairly potent strain, containing an average 18-21% THC. Inexperienced users should start slowly to avoid unpleasant side effects. This strain has pretty average CBD levels for a strain that is rich in THC. It rarely exceeds 1%, with average levels of around 0.6%. That said, Grape Ape still has some use as a medical marijuana strain. The high of this indica-dominant hybrid is interesting. While many say that it knocks them out for the evening, others report a clear-headed and soothing high. What we know for sure is that a little too much can see you couch-locked for hours, so if this isn’t your aim, tread carefully! You shouldn’t find Grape Ape too overpowering, but don’t underestimate the potency of its high. Users often describe it as full-bodied, leaving both your mind and body relaxed and spacey. Indeed a bud for evening smoking, people living with insomnia should benefit significantly from the sedative effects of Grape Ape. Patients can apply Grape Ape to a range of conditions due to its useful pain-relieving properties. In fact, many athletes turn to this after an intense workout to ease muscle tension and soreness. If you struggle with anxiety , depression or PTSD , the calming effects of this indica can be an ideal way to unwind and relax. It leaves you in a state of pleasant, quiet contemplation that you are bound to enjoy.
For a beautiful blend of euphoric relaxation, this is one for you. Just remember to start with a little amount as too much of Grape Ape can be disorientating. As we said before, Grape Ape in heavy doses can lead to disorientation. As is the case with most strains, we don’t advise consuming too much and would suggest newbies take extra care with dosing. The smoke from Grape Ape can be slightly harsh and may leave you with a sore throat, so this is something to consider before trying this bud. Like with many cannabis strains, Grape Ape is likely to give you a dry mouth and red eyes , which you can help by having a drink at hand. Regularly removing yourself from a smokey space is another way to combat this irritating side effect. Final Thoughts: Is Grape Ape Your Next Sweet Treat Strain?
We love Grape Ape; it’s a typical indica with some soothing effects, and it tastes incredible to boot!