Robert Bergman

August 14, 2017

Pineapple Kush is an effective pain reliever that is popular among medical patients due to its high effectivity, without being overwhelmingly potent like other medical strains. This hybrid is therefore ideal for those who seek to enjoy a high that is mellow and calming, without being too much of a sedative.

An extraordinary strain with roots of parent strains Pineapple and Master Kush, resulting in a uniquely flavored hybrid, reminiscent of the tasty notes of a sweet and buttery caramel. It isn’t known what breeder we can thank for Pineapple Kush, however, there is no doubt about the fact that this strain is a fan-favorite with good reason.

Pineapple Kush is ideal even for beginners to smoke, as it it gentle in its effects, and doesn’t usually produce a couchlock. This strain kicks in a manages to relax without being overwhelming, and is accompanied by a smooth cerebral head high, allowing you to sink into its effects and enjoy the soothing brain massage.

Information about Pineapple Kush Strain:

ORIGIN Master Kush mixed with Pineapple
EFFECTS effects – 10
relaxed – 7
euphoric – 7
uplifted – 7
giggly – 6
paranoid – 4
dry eyes – 4
dizzy – 2
headache – 1
FRAGRANCE earthy, kush, pineapple, pungent, sweet
FLAVORS pineapple, sweet, tropical, citrus, caramel
MEDICAL stress – 10
depression – 7
pain – 5
fatigue – 4
lack of appetite – 4
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS late September or early October
CBD % 0.04%-0.2%
INDICA / SATIVA % 50% / 50%
OUTDOOR YIELD 20oz/ plant
CLIMATE warm and sunny outdoor climate
RESISTANCE TO DISEASE resistant to common molds and mildew

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


An ideal choice for beginner smokers, Pineapple Kush is just the right amount of mellow for it to create an enjoyable cerebral ride. This strain isn’t heavy on the body like other hybrids, and can carry you into a solid happy high, making you feel warm and fuzzy all over, and staying enveloped in a stimulating haze.

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Pineapple Kush will instantly relax you and unwind you, and make you forget all the troubles of the day, making it an ideal choice for an after work escapade. This strain is instantly invigorating, and will instill a solid sense of euphoria in you that will make you feel inspired and ready to be creative, making it an artist’s dream.

Pineapple Kush Effects
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This strain will keep you in a warm and uplifted mood, making you feel more social than usual, and wanting to surround yourself with equally vibrant company. Pineapple Kush will also make you burst out into spontaneous laughter, and will have you in fits of uncontrollable giggles for absolutely no reason at all.


Pineapple Kush has an especially pleasant fragrance, making it stand out from the rest of its Kush siblings. Its aroma ranges in the earthy notes, mixed with a strong kush aroma that is infused with a potent scent of pineapple. This tropical strain smells very pungent with a variety of sweet undertones to further enhance its sweetness.


This strain truly embodies a tropical variant of the Kush family. PIneapple Kush is all about the sweet and thoroughly enjoyable tropical signature that truly highlights this strain. This hybrid is all about its sweet and citrus notes, mixed in with a gentle hint of a sweet caramel flavor that makes this strain extra enjoyable.

Pineapple Kush Flavors
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Adverse Reaction

Pineapple Kush has some of the usual side effects that you get from hybrid strains, however, with these tend to be less prevalent than the standard. This strain will usually make you feel like your mouth feels dry, often accompanied by a feeling of dry and itchy eyes, and mild dehydration.

This hybrid otherwise can make you feel slightly paranoid at times, and in rare occasions, you may feel slightly dizzy and off-key, and slightly num. In some rare occasions, smoking Pineapple Kush may leave you with a slight headache, although these don’t then to land very long.


Pineapple Kush has a number of medical uses, which makes it a very popular strain for doctors to prescribe. This strain is a great ally in the fight against any kind of stress, but most prominently is an effective all-round mood elevator to those patients who need a little help and suffer from irregularities in the mental health sector.

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This hybrid is also useful in the treatment of mood ailments such as depression and anxiety, for its ability to regulate moon fluctuations and ensure that the patient is able to maintain a healthy state of mind. Pineapple Kush is therefore also an ideal choice in the treatment of any other mental health issues such as ADHD and ADD.

Pineapple Kush has the tendency to make patients feel uplifted while nixing an array of their pain issues. Muscle pain and fatigue are often combated with the use of this effective strain. This hybrid can also be of use to those patients who suffer from a lack of appetite due to chemical treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation.


Pineapple Kush is most successfully cultivated when grown in an indoor setting. This strain is quite resistant to many usual molds and mildew and other diseases, and is pretty hardy all around, making it easy for even rookie growers to attempt to keep.

Pineapple Kush Growing
Pineapple Kush Growing

Flowering Time

This plant when grown outdoors can be expected to yield an average of about 18 ounces of weed. Pineapple Kush can usually be expected to be ready for a hearty harvest in around 8 to 9 weeks.

Pineapple Kush grown outdoors can be expected to yield an average of about 20 ounces per plant. This strain usually flower throughout the late summer and should be ready for a harvest around late September to early October.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Pineapple Kush? 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 Mr Nathan J Pedley

    ,28 Jan 2018
    Nice flavours and smell is reassuringly strong, I feel a nice cerebral head high and relaxed. My anxiety has lowered and what bothered me before no longer seems as upsetting or stressful. I'm 41 so I appreciate this strain does […]Read More

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