Hybrid
Pie Crust

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 19.5 - 22.5%

CBD 0.69 - 0.89%

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All About Pie Crust Weed Strain

THC

High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%

CBD

Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%

Potency

Newbie Skilled

Pie Crust strain is a Sativa-dominant cannabis hybrid bred by Grow West Dispensary. This weed has an exceptional terpene profile dominated by myrcene and pinene, which create a distinct flowery, nutty, and pine taste with citrus undertones. Smokers can also notice light menthol, apricot, and lemon hints on the exhale. THC levels contained in Pie Crust marijuana flower can fall somewhere between 19.5 - 22.5%, providing potent effects suitable for veteran smokers.

Alongside THC, the chemical makeup of Pie Crust is also made up of the following cannabinoids:

  • CBD 0.69-0.89%
  • CBC 0.19-0.25%
  • CBG 0.63-0.64%
  • CBN 0.09- 0.25%
  • THCV 0.05-0.35%

Pie Crust Taste and Terpenes

Pie Crust cannabis flower is well-recognized for its floral, earthy aroma with hints of mint. The Pie Crust strain has potent citrus and apricot undertones, with myrcene and pinene dominant terpenes. The main flavor of this marijuana is reminiscent of a freshly baked pie followed by citrus fruit and floral overtones. Other terpenes in the strain's composition include:

  • Ocimene
  • Humulene
  • Limonene
  • Linalool
  • Caryophyllene

Medical Usage and Effects of Pie Crust

Being a Sativa-dominant hybrid (60% Sativa/40% Indica), Pie Crust strain provides a potent euphoric effect that, within time, turns into whole-body relaxation. Smokers say the weed leaves them feeling euphoric and creative at first upon consumption. That first inhale might give an energy and concentration boost. However, the Pie Crust cannabis flower then helps relax, unwind and achieve inner homeostasis. Due to these sedative effects, Pie Crust may be best for a late afternoon.

Medical patients prefer to use this marijuana to cope with symptoms related to the following health issues:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Lack of appetite

However, the extra high THC level in Pie Crust strain may cause some side effects, especially in those who have never smoked such THC-rich strains:

  • Hunger
  • Tingly
  • Concern
  • Fatigue
  • Dry eyes
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Hallucination
  • Panic attacks
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Low blood pressure
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Heightened sensory perception

Info for Growers and Strain's Appearance

Pie Crust strain is quite easy to grow. The weed produces fluffy and colorful buds that are covered with red hair and crystal trichomes. This marijuana flower can be successfully grown both indoors and outdoors, reaching 3-60 inches in both conditions. The weed flowers within 55-62 days, and growers can pick the yield of 1-2 ounces on 61 days.

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Pie Crust Strain Cannabinoids

THC 19.5 - 22.5% Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component.
CBD 0.69 - 0.89% Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps.
CBC 0.19 - 0.25% Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.
CBG 0.63 - 0.64% Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure.
CBN 0.09 - 0.25% Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss.
THCV 0.05 - 0.35% Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V.

Pie Crust Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.17% Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects.
Myrcene 0.55% Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon.
Ocimene 0.06% Ocimene (derived from the Ancient Greek word Ocimum meaning basil) is a terpene with sweet and herbaceous flavors, also boasting citrusy and woody undertones. Naturally, ocimene occurs in mint, parsley, orchids, hops, kumquats, mangoes, basil, bergamot, lavender, and pepper. Offers antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties.
Humulene 0.05% Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies.
Limonene 0.02% Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief.
Linalool 0.02% Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes.
Caryophyllene 0.13% Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects.
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 62 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 61 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

Pie Crust Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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