Pineapple Haze Strain History
Pineapple Haze is a sativa dominant hybrid 70/30. This beautiful cannabis strain is a cross between Afghan x Skunk #1 with the addition some spicy Haze genetics. An absolute must-try if you like fruity and uplifting marijuana strains. The sweet pineapple flavor appeals to newer tokers as well as old school smokers who love the skunky undertones.
Flowers are medium to large-sized and clasp together with a hardy round shape. Although their genetic background is mainly sativa, Pineapple Haze buds exhibit a dense and typical indica bud structure. The tightly-coiled chartreuse-colored leaves appear decorated with coffee-stained pistils. Crystalline, maple colored trichomes coat the inner and outer surfaces of the compact flowers. Stickier than honey, Pineapple Haze gums up your fingers with its highly adhesive resin.
Pineapple Haze has a tropical essence of freshly sliced pineapples and sun-ripened citrus fruits. The Haze genetics brought a gentle herbal kick to this strain. Distinct notes of mint, sage, and verbena add to the addictively delicious aroma of Pineapple Haze. Pineapple Haze burns with a smooth and forgiving smoke which is skunky and citrusy on the exhale. The aftertaste is tropical with hints of diesel.
Pineapple Haze Terpenes
Pineapple Haze produces a pineapple and banana smoothie terpene profile. The primary terpenes are myrcene, beta-caryophyllene, pinene, and, humulene. Some people notice a sharp fermented fruit odor similar to a batch of pineapple kombucha.
With a 19-22% THC content, Pineapple Haze is potent and provides a multitude of benefits for medical cannabis patients. Procrastinators and those with ADD experience an increase in focus and concentration that allows for greater productivity. Pineapple Haze stimulates hunger and makes eating way more enjoyable. After smoking, eating something simple becomes a celebration. Pineapple Haze has a 2% CBD level. The therapeutic properties of this strain can be used to soothe minor aches and pains, including headaches, muscle spasms, and joint pain.
Within a few moments of the first toke, you’ll begin to feel a thumping cerebral buzz and a steadily growing sense of euphoria. The forehead and temples will feel a warming sensation. You may even have a little brow sweat. Pineapple Haze is a perfect wake-and-bake choice. The buzz provides optimism and energy first thing in the morning. In moderation, its psychoactive components are distinguished by a clearheaded high with almost no ceiling and little sedative effects. Subtle relaxation attributed to indica genetics can be felt but these sensations take the passenger seat to the driving sativa high.
Growing Pineapple Haze Seeds
Pineapple Haze requires some patience but if you’ve got the time, this plant will reward you handsomely with heavy yields. Indoor flowering time is longer than average, between 10 and 12 weeks. Otherwise, Feminized Pineapple Haze seeds are relatively easy to grow and offer a generous yield of sweetly scented nugs. The plant is mold resistant, hardy, and rewarding even for nonprofessional growers. The colas are large and chunky. She can grow considerably tall at up to 8 feet. For an indoor strain, Pineapple Haze is impressive. However, if you prefer growing outdoors, she does best in a warm and sunny Mediterranean climate. Start your seeds between late April and the end of May, to receive your harvest by the end of October. Outdoor plants yield 17-21oz/plant. Pineapple Haze is stretchy and might need some trimming back to fit into smaller indoor grow rooms. Pineapple Haze flowers after 10 to 12 weeks indoors and, at maturity, offers growers a yield of 9-17oz/m2.