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Strain Overview: Thought to be a cross between Trainwreck and Hawaiian, Pineapple Express is an exceptional hybrid strain. Developed by G13 Labs, this flavorful strain exhibits a strong fruity aroma and an energetic, creative high.
Grow Techniques: Pineapple Express has multiple phenotypes that grow quite differently. From its shorter indica-dominant phenotypes to its lengthy sativa varieties, Pineapple Express is great option for someone looking to grow something new. Top and crop these plants as they grow into a well-rounded bush, and make sure to support the branches that are not strong enough to support heavy buds. Growing this in soil will help preserve its fruity aroma.
Flowering Time: 8 weeks
Grow Difficulty: Moderate
Climate: Moderate to warm climates between 70 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
Indoor/Outdoor: Grows well indoors, but will also work outdoors as long as the plants are protected from heavy winds.
Feeding: Silica products will help keep the stems large and healthy to support heavy buds. Keep a gentle breeze on the plants to encourage the plants to strengthen as they grow.