Pineapple Chunk leans Indica and features highly noticeable full-body effects. The strain is marketed as "exotic" and has a "very strong Indica-stone" according to its breeders. Pineapple Chunk is a High Times Cannabis Cup winner in 2009. THC levels have tested between 16 and 26 percent and CBD levels generally sit around 1 percent.
In its true form Pineapple Chunk is a cross of Skunk #1 and the original Cheese - so expect it to be smelly! People remark on the smooth feel of the smoke in the mouth as well as the taste of pineapple undertones.
Recreational users are getting seriously stoned with Pineapple Chunk. The high is long lasting and some people might find themselves couch-locked. Some have said that it is the best couchlock strain on the planet.
Due to the high THC content and modest amount of CBD, Pineapple Chunk is a favorite of medical patients as it alleviates strong pain. While many strains that are potent enough to blunt pain also help with insomnia, Pineapple Chunk delivers a head high as well, possibly adding to paranoia and anxiety making it unsuitable for people with anxiety and depression in high doses.
The plant grows quickly and can flower in 60 days when indoors. The plant is stable, strong, and proliferates well under the right conditions; good for a first time grower. You can grow it indoors, outdoors, or in the greenhouse as it is extremely mold/disease resistant.
Pineapple Chunk was developed at Barney's Farm, which now sells the strain in an autoflowering variety - incorporating ruderalis into its lineage.
Flowering period is approximately 8-9 weeks, best grown outdoors