Pineapple Upside Down Cake Strain Information and Review


Pineapple Upside Down Cake Marihuana is a creation of the Humboldt Seed Company. It is a sativa-dominant hybrid with 60% sativa and 40% indica genes. Its rich terpene profile is one of the unique selling points of this aromatic and fragrant weed.

Sativa / Indica% Internal return Outdoor yield Heyday
60% / 40% about 2 ounces per square foot Above average 7 weeks inside, mid-September to early October outside

The cannabis strain Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a cross between Cookie Monster and Pineapple Trainwreck. Its sharp, energetic high does not make you feel heavy and immobile. Instead, the indica balance combines with the high to elevate your senses.

Information about Pineapple Upside Down Cake Strain

This hybrid has a complex flavor structure that is both sweet and spicy. The fragrance remains trapped in the buds long after it has hardened. With a crème brûlée-like smell and a nutty tropical taste, this hybrid makes for a delicious experience. Part of the excitement surrounding this strain is not only beautiful and tasty, but its relative novelty. The bright, almost neon-colored, buds have red pistils and golden crystals, which makes them pretty colorful!

The THC content in this strain averages 22% and the highest is 25%. This delicious mixture of earthy and fruity taste makes every exhale a pleasure. The effects of this strain also add to its popularity. Therapeutic or just for fun, the Pineapple Upside Down Cake strain is a potent weed with powerful effects.

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ORIGIN Biscuit monster and pineapple train wreck
IMPACT Energetically
Dry mouth
Dry eyes
SCENT Pineapple, earthy, nutty, sweet
TASTE Pineapple, spicy, herbal, sweet
BLOOMING TIME INDOOR 7 weeks (50 days)
BLOOMING TIME OUTDOOR Mid-September to early October
INDICA / SATIVA% 40% / 60%
INTERNAL RESULTS 2 ounces per square foot
OUTDOOR AREA Above average


Most of the time, when you smoke this hybrid, you feel happy and euphoric. The sweetness in the buds immediately leaves an energetic high. The effects make it a great option to hang out with friends or do some chores yourself. This hybrid lifts your spirits and makes you feel great. So, when you have a job that requires focus, you can use it for a nice boost to get the job done.

This strain doesn’t give you a couch lock. Instead, it does what some would call a spiritual high, which helps take your mind off of your ailments. As a result, many have found it very useful in balancing their mood. Others use it for chronic pain, muscle spasms, and body tension. Morning or evening, light this strain for a deep sense of relaxation and be amazed by its soothing effects on the body and mind.


The Pineapple Upside Down Cake variety smells just like its namesake. The deliciously unique scent attracts you. You will quickly understand why this is such a popular strain.

You will feel the excitement even before you breathe in for the first time. This strain has an earthy and nutty base so the sweetness doesn’t feel overwhelming on your palette. It also adds a degree of complexity to the fragrance.


Enjoy this variety as a dessert to get a sip of cake without the calories that come with it! The cannabis strain Pineapple Upside Down Cake deserves brownie points for a fantastic aftertaste and has amazing flavors.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake gives you a mood boost and an energetic high. Its tempting tropical taste will tickle your taste buds while delivering a good punch. You can find similar seeds in our online seed shop.

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There is a distinct pineapple flavor when inhaled. However, exhaling leaves a slightly spicy, herb-like feeling. This unique flavor combination is ideal for people who prefer mildly sweet buds that also deliver a punch.

Side effects

Like most marijuana, smoking this strain can cause certain adverse reactions. With a little willingness on your part, these effects are manageable.

If you are new to this strain, try to enjoy it in the company of trusted friends. This strong bud has a good punch and can make you feel a little anxious or paranoid. Don’t worry though. The intense high turns into a long-lasting buzz after a short time. But it’s good to have people around if you’re a beginner.

It is also a good idea to have a bottle or glass of water handy when you sit down to enjoy these beauties. The taste may be sweet, but your mouth may feel dry afterwards. Another common side effect is dry eyes. Just keep that in mind and have eye drops and water ready. If it bothers you too much, wash your face with cold water.

In the end, try not to indulge in this stress just before bedtime. Although it is quite relaxing, smoking does add stress. A few puffs and you are full of deep thoughts that can make it difficult for you to fall asleep.


If you’re looking for tips on how to turn pineapple upside down, here’s what we recommend. These plants don’t take up a lot of space. However, they produce higher yields outdoors than indoors. Breeders like to label this strain as an easy-to-use hybrid. There is no need to exercise, and it doesn’t require constant attention. If you are a beginner, this can be a huge strain to try out your green thumb.

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Experts recommend using the “Screen of Green” growing method to grow this strain indoors. This can improve the yield and leave you with an easy to manage batch.

The plant is short and is known to be resistant to powdery mildew and mold. This makes it pretty low maintenance. However, if you plan to harvest for commercial purposes, then stocking up the plants early. This encourages lateral growth.

But what about growing this strain of marijuana outdoors? For growers in the northern areas, a greenhouse setup is ideal. However, be prepared for the sweet smell of tropical fruits and vanilla that will draw attention to your garden. If you’re trying to keep it a secret, the not-so-subtle scent could become an obstacle.


Pineapple Upside Down Cake Strain seeds take approximately 50 days (7 weeks) to flower. With an approximate yield of two ounces per square foot, it is recommended that this strain be grown in a greenhouse setting.


While it’s convenient to grow unnoticed, indoor yields will be moderate or average at best.


The harvest time for seeds of Pineapple Upside Down Cake Strain is between mid-September and early October outdoors. With the right settings, growers can expect high yields.

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  1. Biscuit monster
  2. Pineapple train wreck

FAQ about Pineapple Upside Down Cake Strain

What is the yield of Pineapple Upside Down Cake?

Pineapple upside-down cake produces approximately 2 ounces per square foot indoors and has above average yields outdoors.

How Much THC does Pineapple Upside Down Cake have?

It contains between 22-25% THC.

What are the origins of the Pineapple Upside Down Cake variety?

Pineapple Upside Down Cake was made from Cookie Monster and Pineapple Trainwreck.

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