An indica dominant strain with its 80% indica genes and 20% sativa genes, Pineapple Afghan is a delicious strain bred MadCat’s Backyard Stash. Best for evening use, it has a sweet and spicy aroma. A cross made between Pineapple Express and Afghan, it can be grown indoors and outdoors.
The weed’s sweetness has notes of berries, pineapple, and a healthy herbal tea, with a kick of spiciness. It is a great strain to smoke at the end of an exhausting day, or for meet-ups with family and friends. It presents a soothing and calming effect which will stop your mind from thinking of anything negative. Instead, it will induce creative and brilliant ideas. You will recognize yourself becoming more talkative and innovative. It is also easy for you to giggle, adding more points to your social skills. The calming effect also helps in inducing sleep.
With careful intakes, the strain is great for those anxiety, depression, stress and fatigue. Since it can wipe away intrusive thoughts, it is also good for managing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Bipolar Disorder. The strain’s invigorating effects can increase their brain activity, hence, they can think and concentrate easier. Like its parent strains, it also does great wonders for diabetes, loss of appetite, chronic aches, glaucoma, migraines, nausea, and even insomnia.
As with many potent strains, Pineapple Afghan causes cottonmouth, dry eyes, and a parched throat. Taking a swig of water will easily relieve dehydration. On the other hand, paranoia, anxiety, nausea, migraine, sleeplessness, and fatigue, cannot be treated even with gallons of water. The only way to dodge these more serious downsides is to control your intake.
The strain is best grown through the Sea of Green (SOG) method. It may also require staking for additional support. This is because it develops plump buds which are bright green in color, loaded with a heavy trichome coverage. It responds well to Low Stress Training (LST).