Pineapple Chunk Strain

A few chunks of pineapple a day gives one a decent dose of vitamin C and fiber. But, when it comes to marijuana strains, Pineapple Chunk promises its users an ample cerebral high and intense full-body effects.

Indoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
80% / 20%Up to 22 oz / m²22 oz+ / plant8-9 weeks indoors, mid to late October outdoors

Developed by Barney’s Farm, the hybrid traces its lineage to Pineapple, Skunk #1and its descendant (or likely a phenotype) Cheese. Between the three, it is clear to see where the exotic fragrance of Pineapple Chunk came from, but more important, it is the outstanding Indica traits that it inherited that matter the most.

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Boasting on an insanely high THC is not ideal for beginners. In fact, even seasoned smokers may find themselves overwhelmed. Not that it is a bad thing, though. Instead, people who use Pineapple Chunk are ones who want to relax at the end of a long and tiring day.

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Pineapple Chunk weed strain attributes:
ORIGIN Pineapple, Skunk No. 1 and Cheese
EFFECTS Relaxed – 10
Happy – 7
Euphoric – 6
Uplifted – 5
Sleepy – 5
FRAGRANCE Sweet, berry, pine
FLAVORS Sweet, fruity, citrus, berry, pine
Stress – 10
Pain – 9
Insomnia – 8
Depression – 8
Fatigue – 5
Dry eyes – 4
Paranoid – 3
Dizzy – 1
Anxious – 1
MEDICAL Stress – 10
Pain – 9
Insomnia – 8
Depression – 8
Fatigue – 5
PLANT HEIGHT 3-1/2 feet
THC CONTENT % 15% to 25%
CBD % 0.1% to 1.1%
INDICA/SATIVA % 80% / 20%
INDOOR YIELD Up to 22 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD 22 ounces or more per plant
CLIMATE Warm climate
GROWTH LEVEL Easy to grow

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Purple Panty Dropper is a potent strain with a powerfully heavy-hitting high. Its THC levels of 18% to 25% can overwhelm the mind and lock users in place. Thus, users should always stay cautious while consuming its buds. With that said, its onset is a light cerebral euphoria that uplifts the mood.

Pineapple Chunk Strain Effects
Pineapple Chunk Effects

Within minutes after it settles, there is an immediate change in a user’s behaviour. It lifts spirits in a dreamy cloud. If anything, the sensation is similar to floating in carefree happiness as one slips into a casual disposition.

A tingling sensation creeps into the temples, soothing the mind before it eventually moves down to the rest of the body. It releases tension from the muscles to fully free users from any accumulated stress. Planting itself in the limbs is a heaviness that, in all likelihood, will entice users to lounge around the couch or bed before settling to an evening of relaxation.

Overall, Purple Panty Dropper is best used on a day off, early in the evening, or a few hours before bedtime. It ends with a sedating buzz that cradles users to sleep. Using it in moderation, however, can lead to a good time between lovers. After all, it did earn its name from its aphrodisiac qualities.


Taking a whiff of Purple Panty Dropper is like walking through a garden full of flowers. It has a sweet floral scent with a strong earthy aroma. Combusting the buds or crushing it releases its pungent fruitiness which has the delicious undertones of grape.


Richly coating the palate upon the first swig is the sweet but tangy taste of ripe grapes. It later develops into a rich floral flavour accentuated by the taste of wet soil. On the exhale, it leaves a fruity aftertaste that convinces users to consume a few more tokes.

Adverse reactions

Dry eyes and a cottonmouth are two common reactions to smoking cannabis. However, due to its mildness, it is often ignored by users due to its mildness. A more cause for concern is greening out especially when using beyond individual tolerance level. Its high levels of THC can induce a keen awareness that makes one feel either anxious or paranoid. For the most part, the side effect is limited to a headache which lasts for hours. Although rare or light, users should still pace consumption of the bud.


Purple Panty Dropper’s effects actually go beyond the recreational. Its uplifting head high, for instance, significantly reduces stress. It clears the mind of overwhelming dread triggered by stressors and the anxiety that comes with it. However, its best use is centered on the body.

Pineapple Chunk Strain Medical
Pineapple Chunk Strain Medical

Its high THC levels contain impressive painkilling effects that relieve the body of aches. Preventing the muscles from contracting uncontrollably is a soothing buzz that starts at the temples before rushing down to the toes. Hence, it makes for a great antispasmodic against spasms especially in the gastrointestinal tract which can sometimes prevent one from eating heartily. By relaxing the stomach, it invigorates one’s appetite so patients can eat without being interrupted by eating disorders like anorexia or cachexia.

A good night’s rest can help hasten the healing process. It stabilizes turbulent hormones while giving users a break from experiencing knee-jerking physical pain. Through its sedating properties, Purple Panty Dropper entices users to sleep earlier while improving both its quality and quantity.

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Purple Panty Dropper is a big plant with a sturdy frame. It is moderately dense which improves its resistance against humidity and other growing conditions like the wind or cold. Because of this, it is a great introductory strain for first-time growers. Although, one may need to ensure that it develops into a full batch of females which have calyxes that produce buds.

Pineapple Chunk Strain Growing
Pineapple Chunk Strain Growing

At the moment, Purple Panty Dropper is only available in regular form. Growers will need to subject the seeds to pre-germination techniques such as overnight soaking to increase the chances of producing a female plant. During the flowering period, stressing the plant must also be avoided. Otherwise, it can turn into a hermaphrodite which either does not flower or yields substandard buds.

One unique aspect of Purple Panty Dropper is its uniformity. Due to its stability, it will rarely produce phenotypes with notable differences from the mother plant. This eases the growing process as growers can subject the whole batch to the same techniques or setups. With that said, it works best with both the Sea and Screen of Green method. Both will train the plant to produce higher yields while taking advantage of small spaces.

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Flowering Time


Growers opting to cultivate Pineapple Chunk inside the house can trigger the flowering period within 8 to 9 weeks. With essential care, even amateurs can look forward to an abundant yield of up to 22 ounces per square meter.


Pineapple Chunk grows well in a dry and warm climate. Its ability to resist pests makes it a little bit easier to tend to and maintain. Like typical Indica plants, it has an early flowering period that occurs between the second and third week of September. Growers can also expect around 22 ounces of buds per plant.

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


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13 comments on “Pineapple Chunk Strain”

  1. Growing PC right now and it is a monster, she stands at 15 feet tall , still in veg with at least a month to go till it switches to flowering. Then I expect it to grow even MORE! Outdoor , in eastern Washington. Been an absolute beast. I’m going to clone her and keep this one for a minute.

  2. Grew PC about 3 years back. Only seed I’ve ever germinated that produced two plants. The main plant was an absolute powerhouse that sat seasoned veterans down. The secondary was an albino variation that, to be frank, needed special care and constant attention. Smoked well but next to the primary there was no comparison. Both where raised in a Coco medium and the flavour was incredible. Like smoking rose petals. 10/10 would definitely recommend.

  3. This is supposed to be about Pineapple Chunk, and it’s clearly not. It says purple panty dropper all throughout it… I WAS excited… but i guess it wasn’t gonna be here where I read about it.

  4. I have grown this strain once and Seems to be bug and mold resistent Wonderfull taste and high however did not produce well enough for me

    • FYI for anyone reading: The entire text-only “Information” section is straight copy/pasted from the Purple Panty Dropper entry. Flowering section here appears unique, as do the stats in the beginning.

  5. Janie’s review is the closest I have heard to getting this strain right. this plant has one of the best buzzes I have experienced. it’s not a couch locker, while if you are a light weight it may knock you out, but with me I like to do something even read a book. it’s relaxing with a clear mind. perfect for working in the yard, doing something active (I like to surf, snowboard or hike while using) or hanging with friends. this plant is a beast that loves sunshine, but is very mold resistant. I live in coastal central California and we get some cold (60 F degrees) wet foggy weather in the summer and this particular strain always pulls through. pC can be very stretchy during flowering. I’ve had plants grow 8 feet high forcing me to continuously pull down the branches. could be a phenotype issue because I have also grown pC plants that have stayed around 4 feet. by the way, the second half of your review switches to purple panty dropper.

  6. Pineapple chunk is very easy to grow. It is a beautiful plant and the smoke is awesome. I make E-juice, tinctures and infused oils in my Levo machine as well as infused coconut oil Gummies.
    Pineapple chunk is great for my chronic pain and insomnia. I highly recommend it.