By providing the building blocks for flavonoid production, Purpinator® affects the plant cells that contain anthocyanin pigments by creating a more neutral pH, resulting in the expression of more purple colors in the outer layer of leaves, stems, and flowers.
Much like its predecessor, Terpinator®, Purpinator® can be used with any nutrient line and will provide the building blocks for improved aromas, potency, and flavor unique to your genetic cultivar for a superior finished product.
Anthocyanins are a type of plant color pigment that belong to the larger group of compounds known as flavonoids. Typically, blue and red pigments in plants are influenced by anthocyanins such as cyanidin, which can be found in a plant cell’s vacuoles. The color of an anthocyanin pigment is generally linked to the cell sap pH which is located in the vacuole. The pigment cyanidin is blue in a high pH solution, violet in neutral solution, and red in more acidic conditions. When combined with blue-light in the action spectra for pigment production of 400-500 nm, Purpinator® will cause the plant to produce more flavonoid compounds and anthocyanins, helping your plant show more purple.
WHAT IS PURPINATOR?
Purpinator is a specialty nutrient additive formulated to deliver increased terpenoid and flavonoid production, resulting in a higher concentration of terpenes and a greater expression of natural coloration in finished product. Purpinator can be used with any preexisting nutrient regimen, and is compatible with all types of growing media and hydroponic systems.
WHAT DOES PURPINATOR DO FOR MY PLANTS?
By providing the building blocks for flavonoid and terpenoid production, Purpinator will improve the production of terpenoids and flavonoids, especially anthocyanins in purple cultivars. Anthocyanins are responsible for pigmentation in your flowers and can vary based on the pH of the cell sap of the vacuole in your plant. When combined with blue light in the range of 400-500nm, Purpinator will bring out rich violet coloration in cultivars with these phenotypes by maintaining a neutral cell sap pH.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
Purpinator users can expect improved aroma, flavor and potency, as well as an increase in violet or purple coloration in purple cultivars. Much like it’s predecessor, Terpinator, Purpinator also activates metabolic pathways responsible for terpene and trichome production - this results in a greater number and size of trichomes and gland sites which increases the carrying capacity of secondary metabolites.