Robert Bergman

April 5, 2019

Made famous through the infamous stoner movie, Pineapple Express is a sativa-dominant that is perfect for a clear-headed daytime high. Unlike the film suggests, Pineapple Express is notably more mellow than crazy and hectic.

Nonetheless, Pineapple Express is still all the tropical sensation both its name and reputation suggest. The strain provides a potent and long-lasting and enjoyable high, and is most notable for its lightness and easiness to navigate.

Crossed by blending a high grade Hawaiian strain with Trainwreck, Pineapple Express turned out a smooth, energizing hybrid. It’s international fandom is well-deserved. The strain is a reliable tropical delight, without the heavy body high.

Its parentage guarantees a strong a solid high, allowing you to stay in the clear, while enjoying a long-lasting creative surge. This means Pineapple Express has quickly become a favorite among those looking for an inspired afternoon of creating and a full-on focused cerebral experience.

Information about Pineapple Express Strain:

ORIGIN Trainwreck mixed with Hawaiian
EFFECTS happy – 10
uplifted – 8
euphoric – 7
relaxed – 6
energetic – 6
dry eyes – 5
paranoid – 3
anxious 1
dizzy – 1
FRAGRANCE tropical, fruity, sweet, earthy, pineapple
FLAVORS pineapple, sweet, tropical, pine, mango
MEDICAL stress – 10
depression – 9
pain -5
fatigue – 4
lack of appetite – 3
THC CONTENT % 19-25%
CBD % 1%
INDICA / SATIVA % 40% / 60%
OUTDOOR YIELD 19oz/ plant
CLIMATE warm maritime climate

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


A guaranteed feeling of happiness will creep in on you when you smoke Pineapple Express. Unlike what its namesake film suggests, there is nothing extreme about this strain.

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Pineapple Express is a smooth criminal, that will leave you feeling joyous and uplifted, and ready to go about a full day with much gusto. You will feel a sense of euphoria and a boost of energy from this popular strain. It is a definite mood-lifter, often leading creative types to come up with exceptional and unexpected ideas.

Pineapple Express has the ability to relax you without making you feel sleepy or tired, makes it the perfect daytime toke. It will keep you in a blissful mood, with a bit of daydreaming and laughter to keep you on your toes.

Pineapple Express Effects
Everything They Say And More


One of the reasons why Pineapple Express is so popular, is because of its distinct pineapple aroma. This is very noticeable especially in tight settings so you might want to watch out for your neighbors if they can be slightly nosy.

Pineapple Express Fragrance
Pineapple Fragrance

Pineapple Express boasts of certain earthy-fresh fruity smell that is wildly invigorating and appetizing. It does justice to its name by truly representing the famed pineapple scent that embodies its Hawaiian heritage.


Staying true to all things pineapple, this strain tastes much like it smells. Pineapple Express has a cedar and pine flavor to it, mixed with a sweet tropical vibe. It is said that it leaves a bit of sugary aftertaste in your mouth, reminiscent of fresh mangoes and of course – pineapples.

While there are many other strains that can out-do Pineapple Express in terms of potency, this strain maintains its popularity by being one of the tastiest varieties available on the international market. Its flavor is renowned for being unique, and largely unrivaled by its peers.

Adverse reactions

Because Pineapple Express isn’t such an extremely potent strain, unlike its reputation suggests, its adverse effects are kept quite a minimum. Dry mouth and dry eyes can be observed at times, with a feeling of dehydration being the most prevalent negative effect.

Sometimes Pineapple Express can make someone feel slightly paranoid, especially when consumed in copious amounts. Very rarely one might feel a slight bout of anxiety, leading to possible dizzy spells and nervousness.


One of the reasons why Pineapple Express is an ideal strain to be prescribed to those in need of medical relief, is because it is a balanced sativa-dominant strain. It heals without creating heavy side effects.

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Among the many medical conditions Pineapple Express is able to ease, stress-control is quite likely to be the one it is most popular for. It’s ability to calm down the nerves without slowing down the mind in a heavy manner, makes it an effective stress-buster.

The strain is proven to be quite useful in combating other mood-disorders such as depression and anxiety, but is also a powerful pain reliever. Those who suffer from debilitating and chronic pains will benefit from the use of Pineapple Express, often being able to do day-to-day activities that they have not been able to do due to the extreme pains.


Pineapple Express seeds were at one point quite rare and difficult to find. It is a high-grade strain that yields quite generously. It is notably easy to grow and has a naturally high resistance to common diseases and molds.

Pineapple Express Growing
Growing your own plant

Flowering Time

Growing Pineapple Express indoors means that it flowers in a relatively short amount of time, taking an average of about 7-9 weeks to be ready to be harvested. It is a generous strain and yields an estimated 18 ounces per square meter.

October is the best time for a harvest when it comes to Pineapple Express grown outdoors, with mid October being the prime time of the month for this strain. It is estimated to yield around about 19 ounces per plant.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Pineapple Express? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


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The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]


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  1. By William Darby

    ,27 Jan 2017
    I just got my white widow I hope that they are Auto flower seeds how long should I put them in veg. For I thought i I thought there was no veg. Time have not started them because don't want […]Read More
    1. By Roy ILGM

      ,27 Jan 2017
      Hi William, you can find all the details about White Widow autoflower here. If you're not sure which seeds you bought you can check your order emails orsend an email to our support department at [email protected]
    2. By kittyboy

      ,28 Mar 2017
      use half of your normal nutrients but wait about 2-3 weeks 2 use them.[4 veg]. about 4 weeks start your bloom nutrients did I mention that mine r in coco coir . do your self a favor and use advanced […]Read More
  2. By David Pierson`

    ,28 Aug 2018
    what do you think the best soil/fertilizer mix would be
  3. By jeff

    ,09 Oct 2019
    Thanks for providing your thoughts I am a first time grower. My plant is close to harvest now. I do feel the erge to harvest now but after reading your site I now know I need to wait. Thanks again!
  4. By UncleBEE

    ,17 Oct 2019
    This is my first outdoor grow and I was lucky to get my hands on some pineapple Express clones... Planted May 21st, started to flower around August 21st, had to move indoor due to extreme humidity with rain. Will harvest […]Read More

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