Purple Mazel Tov is one of those cannabis varieties that has a royal lineage, but also a personality all its own.
The strain’s breeder, Flavour Chasers, formed in the U.K. before taking root in California, the birthplace of many, many legendary cannabis strains. Consumers who are looking for an intense terpene profile, a THC-rich variety or a relatively easy to grow variety—Mazel Tov—they’ve found it.
First. Mazel Tov has British roots and California-bred genetics.
Purple Mazel Tov is a mash-up of two of the most odorous strains around Kosher Kush and Granddaddy Purple. Tangy fruit and rich earth on the side of Kosher Kush meet purple fruits on the Granddaddy Purple side to create a nose-punch like no other strain. The exact terpene profile is hard to nail down without lab testing, but the Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana by Michael Backes relays that the terpene profile of the purple strains derived from Afghani purple landraces is “typically myrcene-dominant, with secondary caryophyllene, pinenes and linalool.” While Kosher Kush also leans toward myrcene and caryophyllene, it differs with its limonene-rich profile.
Second. The strain is close to its landrace ancestors.
Although it’s a hybrid variety, Purple Mazel Tov is close in its lineage to the respective landrace strains of Afghanistan, Mexico and Colombia, from whence it came.
Third. Mazel Tov is new and unknown to most consumers.
Kosher Kush and Granddaddy Purple are both strains developed in the early 2000s, making Purple Mazel Tov practically an infant in comparison. This variety has flown under the radar of popular strain review sites despite its desirable traits and heritage, although there is talk on social media of some growers who are successfully cultivating the strain.
Fourth. This strain is a heavy-hitter.
Coming from mostly indica genetics, and having the ability to reach THC levels of over 20 percent, the strain falls right in line with the uptick in THC content in cannabis strains developed around the start of the current century. Consumers of Purple Mazel Tov can expect to experience mostly sedative effects, though, as always, individual experiences will vary.
Fifth. The strain is suitable for growers getting their feet wet.
Respectable yields from both Granddaddy Purple and Kosher Kush make Purple Mazel Tov a decent choice for home growers who want to develop a green thumb. Growers may bring out the potential purple hues of this strain by manipulating the temperature, soil pH and lighting at specific points of the plant’s development.
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