Pineapple Express

    Sativa 27% THC 0.9% CBG

At a Glance

Feelings: Energetic, Happy, Social,
Negatives: Dry Mouth, Paranoid, Dizzy,
Commonly Used For: Pain, Depression, Fatigue,
Calming Energizing
Low THC High THC

Pineapple Express Strain Overview

Pineapple Express is a cultivar that gained global notoriety after being the title of a classic stoner comedy movie released in 2008. It’s a genetic cross of Trainwreck and Hawaiian with notably tropical flavors and pungent aromas of pineapple, pine, and citrus fruits. Users report feelings of buzzy energy, alertness, creativity, and focus. Medical cannabis causes patients to use Pineapple Express to treat conditions like depression, pain, depression, and fatigue.

Strain profile, effects, and common uses are based on customer reviews. Further research is needed, and effects may vary by user. Information on this page does not constitute or replace medical advice.


Energetic Happy Social Dry Mouth Paranoid Dizzy


Pineapple Citrus Tropical


Myrcene Caryophyllene Pinene


27% THC 0.9% CBG

Pineapple Express Strain Effects & Common Usage

Pineapple Express has high levels of pinene that can help with focus and act as an anti-inflammatory.

Energetic. Pinene can increase focus, which may boost energy.

Happy. THC is known to cause feelings of happiness and euphoria.

Talkative. Caryophyllene has anti-anxiety properties, while THC may help increase sociability.

Pain. Myrcene and caryophyllene both have anti-inflammatory effects that may help to reduce pain.

Depression. Caryophyllene has been demonstrated to have potential anxiolytic and anti-depressant properties.

Fatigue. Pinene can have both energizing and uplifting effects that may help ease some people’s symptoms of fatigue or tiredness.

Pineapple Express Strain Dosage Recommendations

Despite THC levels upwards of 28%, Pineapple Express is known as a cultivar suitable for even the most novice consumers. It is important to keep tolerance level in mind as large doses of Pineapple Express have had reported adverse effects of dizziness and paranoia. 

The right dosage can vary greatly from one user to the next. If you have questions about finding the right dosage or product type for your needs, consider consulting with a medical cannabis doctor, or you can request a consultation with NuggMD’s Cannabis Concierge.

Cultivation Tips

Space Needed 5 feet height
Growing Environment 55-60% humidity, warm environment (68-82 degrees Fahrenheit)
Flowering Time 7 - 9 weeks
Yield Medium
Recommended Level Novice