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Purple Pineapple Express

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 19 - 20%

CBD 0.12 - 0.35%

Effect Relaxed

Side Effect Headache

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All About Purple Pineapple Express Weed Strain


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


Newbie Skilled

In Purple Pineapple Express, the THC level sits around 19%. This content is not at the upper end of the spectrum, so the strain can be placed in the moderate-THC category by modern standards. Also, it has little CBD, and this concentration ranges from 0.12% to 0.35% in various cuts.

This cannabis is a balanced hybrid that is almost 50/50, combining the genetics of Sativa and Indica worlds. The cannabinoid profile features the following compounds:

  • CBD 0.12-0.35%
  • CBC 0.06-0.19%
  • CBG 0.32-0.39%
  • CBN 0.06-0.29%
  • THCV 0.04-0.17%

Terpenes and Aromas

The aroma delivered by the Purple Pineapple Express strain is multilayered. It evokes the smell of flowers, grapefruit, and blueberry along with chemical and spicy notes. Some smokers may notice menthol and cheese hints in the aftertaste. This complex odor is determined by terpenes such as limonene, pinene, myrcene, and terpinolene.

Most Common Effects

Purple Pineapple Express brings smokers therapeutic relaxation, nicely paired with a calming fruity aroma profile. Relaxation is both mental and physical, and it promotes happy and euphoric feelings in people. This strain improves mood and has a hunger-inducing influence. Some users feel chattier during social events. The slight body high can potentially result in smokers falling asleep.

In general, the strain has gained prominence among medical marijuana patients diagnosed with stress, anxiety, and insomnia. The terpenes found in this weed encourage a reduction in inflammation and help manage:

  • PMS
  • Epilepsy
  • Muscle spasms
  • Arthritis
  • Phantom limb pain

The strain stimulates an increase in hunger, which is great for people suffering from anorexia.

Predominantly, all issues caused by the Purple Pineapple Express strain are minor and may include:

  • Headache
  • Dry eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Thirst and dry mouth

These side effects could be more severe if you overdose.

Cultivation Data

This strain can be involved in indoor and outdoor plantations, meaning that it develops plants of medium heights (30-60 inches). It is a moderate-to-grow variety with a 55/64-day flowering cycle. Its harvest time starts 60 days after germination. Breeders get 1-2 ounces of dried flowers per 1 ft2 from indoor plants and 10-15 oz./plant from outdoor bushes.

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Purple Pineapple Express Strain Cannabinoids

THC 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. 19 - 20%
CBD 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. 0.12 - 0.35%
CBC 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. 0.06 - 0.19%
CBG 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. 0.32 - 0.39%
CBN 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. 0.06 - 0.29%
THCV 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. 0.04 - 0.17%

Purple Pineapple Express Terpene Profile

Pinene 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. 0.21%
Myrcene 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. 0.18%
Ocimene 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. 0.1%
Humulene 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. 0.04%
Limonene 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. 0.21%
Linalool 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. 0.02%
Terpinolene Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases. 0.13%
Caryophyllene 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. 0.1%
Total terpenes content 0.99%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 64 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 60 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

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