Purple Trainwreck Marijuana Strain

Purple Trainwreck is the ultimate pick-me-up. Unlike what the name suggests, it won’t make you feel like you’ve been hit by a train. Instead, if you already feel like you have been run over, Purple Trainwreck is sure to help you feel better. It is an uplifting strain that is known to boost your mood as well as stimulate creativity. This is the perfect strain for hanging out with friends, an after-work boost, or for midnight creatives.

Purple Trainwreck Lineage and Origin

Purple Trainwreck is classified as a balanced hybrid. Created by Humboldt Seed Organization, Purple Trainwreck is a cross between two popular strains, Trainwreck, and Granddaddy Purple. The Purple Trainwreck strain genetic make-up is a unique and intriguing blend of Thai, Afghani, and Mexican strains. The Purple Trainwreck strain THC levels can reach up to 25%. This is a hard-hitting and powerful strain.

However, even though it may hit you hard, it won’t make you feel like you have been run over. This strain is ultimately a brilliant and fantastic creation that medical marijuana patients and recreational users both enjoy.

To understand the Purple Trainwreck cannabis strain even more, you need to know a little bit about its parent plants.


This is a robust marijuana strain known for its powerful effects. Its THC levels range from 16-28% and will produce both a mind and body high. Trainwreck is an uplifting and relaxing strain that tastes and smells like citrus, menthol, and pine.

Grandaddy Purple

Grandaddy Purple is a well known name in the cannabis world. This Indica-dominant strain packs a powerful punch with THC levels ranging from 17-24%. Grandaddy Purple is known for its stunning and vibrant purple color and its sweet, citrusy, and earthy flavors. This is also a strain that will get your mind and body nice and relaxed.

Aroma, Flavor, and Appearance

Living up to its name this strain consists of beautiful purple buds with dark red spread throughout making it unique in its appearance. Not only will you be captured by its beauty, but the Purple Trainwreck weed strain is also notorious for filling an entire room with a sweet fruity aroma making you not want to leave.

The Purple Trainwreck marijuana strain also produces a unique combination of flavors. First, you are likely to experience the potent taste of herb with highlights of grape and berries. Next, a sweet woody flavor will linger on the tongue.

Purple Trainwreck Strain Growing Information

This is a pretty low maintenance strain to grow which can be great for growers who are new to the game. It has a high resistance to mold, and the Purple Trainwreck yield is known to be high.

This marijuana strain can grow to be very tall which may make growing it outdoors a better idea. Growing the Purple Trainwreck strain outdoors is pretty easy as long as you are cultivating the plants in a warm and dry climate. The plants will be ready for harvest around mid-October and will produce around 25 ounces per plant.

When cultivating the Purple Trainwreck OG strain indoors, you will need to be sure you are growing the plants in a tall space or train the plants. If you don’t, the cannabis plants are likely to grow too close to your lighting system causing the plants to suffer from lightburn. Other than that, the Purple Trainwreck strain flowering time ranges between 9-11 weeks. Indoors, this strain will produce around 18 ounces per square meter.

Positive Effects

This is a potent and extremely fast-acting strain. However, instead of leaving you glued to the couch, you will begin to feel energized. The Purple Trainwreck strain is a favorite among recreational users for social situations. It will probably make you feel very hyper and will also make you extra talkative. It may even give you a case of uncontrollable giggles for no apparent reason.

If you take a high dose of Purple Trainwreck, after your hyper euphoric experience, a heavy body high will start to set in. You will then feel calm, relaxed, and generally happy. Some believe there are few better mood lifting strains on the market than Purple Trainwreck.

Possible Negative Side Effects

Every marijuana strain comes with its possible negative side effects. If you are new to marijuana, this might not be the strain you want to start out with. Purple Trainwreck is very potent and may be too much for beginners. If you aren’t used to weed, Purple Trainwreck may make you anxious or paranoid. Headaches and dizziness are also side effects associated with this strain.

If you aren’t new to marijuana, the most common side effects are going to be dry mouth and dry or itchy eyes. However, these two side effects can be easy to treat or even prevent. Just be sure to have plenty of hydrating fluids nearby and drink them before, during, and after your high. Keeping some moisturizing eye drops on hand will also help with the dry or itchy eyes.

Purple Trainwreck Benefits

Being that the Purple Trainwreck strain is a balanced hybrid, medical marijuana patients can get the best of both indica and sativa effects with this strain. In fact, this strain is popular among medical marijuana patients because of its versatility. It can help with issues from chronic pain to depression. It can also be very useful for patients who have sleep conditions. But, in these cases, a higher dose may be needed.

Some of the medical conditions Purple Trainwreck may help relieve are:

  • Chronic stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Joint/Muscle pain

This strain provides the best of both worlds, making you energetic and ecstatic about life and then easing you into a relaxed and still positive state. While this is a great ‘social’ strain, you may still want to stay close to home when using it.

Its effects may prove to be too potent to be a good strain to use before you get your day started. The Purple Trainwreck strain is known to provide a burst of euphoric energy lasting for around an hour before it begins to act like a sedative. Its effects will vary, but this strain may be best used at home after a long day of work.

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