Pineapple Express Description
Pineapple Express?is a wonderfully flavorful hybrid strain, combating anxiety while also aiding in physical relaxation. Its large, resinous buds exude unique scents of sweet pineapple and cedar that coat the palate upon consumption. A great strain for those looking to reduce stress throughout the day.
History & Genetics
?Pineapple Express,? believe it or not, is actually a meteorological term. It indicates strong moisture currents off of Hawaii that extend over the Pacific to the North American coast. In the mid-latitudes of the world, suffice it to say, water vapor is a big deal. Nowadays, the term is more directly associated with the 2008 stoner comedy of the same name, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. However, the film got its name from the strain, which I guess got its name from ? Hawaiian water vapor.
Effects of Pineapple Express
A 25% THC level on the high end means that even experienced users will probably enjoy the body buzz when they board the Pineapple Express. People who work creatively, especially at home, may find that the strain relieves their work anxieties ? it?s known to be proficient at smashing writer?s blocks, for instance.?Anxiety, stress, and mild aches and pains can fade as you drift, stimulated and focused, on the Pineapple currents.
Pineapple Express provides a great respite for a busy mind, promoting focus and heightened clarity. It pairs great with laid-back creative tasks like writing and studying, as well as reading, fishing, crafts, and?yoga. Pineapple Express makes a great afternoon strain, whether you’re knocking out some work or letting your creative juices flow. Some dry mouth aside, the strain offers a great entry-point for novices that don?t know where to start when it comes to their bud.
Despite the nebulous marketing and inconsistent reported effects, most cuts of Pineapple Express are sought-after cultivars noted for their fluffy, lean flowers that shine with a lime and yellow coloring. Consumers select Pineapple Express for a tropical, citrus aroma that exudes from its typically higher limonene content. Growers will have an easy time growing Pineapple Express indoors, and can expect a high yield between 55-65 days.
Sativa Dominant Hybrid?-?60% Sativa / 40% Indica
Pineapple Express is a Sativa dominant strain with a 60:40 sativa/indica ratio. The strain is quite popular and has achieved recognition thanks to the stoner film of the same name. However, you have to keep in mind that the strain is not as intense as the movie has made it out to be.
But Pineapple Express still manages to offer a mild and nice body-numbing buzz, which is something to look forward to. The strain is offered in the form of well-weighed nuggets that look like Styrofoam popcorn. It does not taste sweet, but it does smell funky with its citrus overtones. The taste is quite extraordinary with a hint of pineapple while you inhale. Pineapple Express is chosen to treat a lot of medical problems including anxiety and stress.
However, it is even more effective at curing the symptoms of chronic depression at the same time. If you are suffering from mild pains and aches, you should look no further. After a smoke, you will realize Pineapple Express is calming and stimulating at the same time. Not only will it heighten all your senses but you will feel energized all the while observing an increase in focus, awareness and creativity.
Our Growing Technique
?Pineapple Express grows in heavy nugs shaped like popcorn. It flowers in just over 7 weeks. To increase the strain?s potency, experienced growers recommend ?supercropping? the strain. If you didn?t know, this means using bush-style growing techniques, setting up lights that are at least 600W, and regularly topping the plants. When done, the plant is dense, light green, and subtly purple-tinted.