Hold on tight because Trainwreck marijuana hits you like a freight train going a million miles an hour. Trainwreck strain was named after the way it’s intense effects hit you and this can be overwhelming for some. It gets its potent tendencies from being a Sativa-dominant brand. The typical ratio for this strain is 65% Sativa to 35% Indica.
Originally bred in Northern California, the Trainwreck weed strain was bred from Mexican and Thai Sativas paired with Afghani Indicas. Trainwreck strain genetics were made to mimic the Thai Stick strain. Because of its heavy hitting potency; Trainwreck is used to make a variety of marijuana strains including:
- Blueberry Trainwreck
- Lemon Trainwreck
- Purple Trainwreck
- Sour Diesel Trainwreck
- Pineapple Trainwreck
There is a story floating around about the original creation of Trainwreck. Some think of it as an urban legend and some believe the story to be 100% fact.
Back in 1970, two brothers were have said to have a crop growing when a nasty train crashed near where the crops were being grown. Not wanting to be discovered for growing illegal drugs, the two brothers had to pull their whole crop. Hence the name being birthed, Trainwreck.
Aroma and Taste
Trainwreck strain has an overall citrus aroma, often referred to as lemon-lime. Earthy, menthol and Pine notes can also be smelled within the tones. The overall aroma to this strain is unforgettable and when you smell it once you’ll be able to pick it out from other strains.
The overall taste matches the smell, and notes of citrus, menthol and pine are discovered. If you have ever tried menthol cigarettes and don’t like that taste, you might not like the taste of Trainwreck marijuana.
A peppery taste is sometimes left on the tongue of those who choose to smoke this strain. Its unique flavor makes it desirable for people to use in edibles and food.
The THC found in this strain ranges from 16%-28%, which is why it is so hard hitting. The Trainwreck strain is so notorious that it often earns a spot on “The Strongest Cannabis Strains” lists all over the world.
You will get both a mind and body high with this strain, which can be medically and recreationally beneficial to users. Heavy cerebral effects can leave you feeling in good spirits, and an overall body melt can ensue.
Depending on the dosage you can use this strain in the morning or at night.
While this strain is great for medical uses, it is not suggested for use by people with anxiety. With its potency being so high, it can cause those with anxiety to enter a state of panic and paranoia.
It can medically help those with:
- Chronic Pain
- Muscular Pain
Trainwreck strain leaves the whole body in a relaxed state, which can help those looking for relief in their muscles or bones. When used as a topical lotion, it can be used in place of pain relief lotions such as Bengay or Tiger Balm.
You might find yourself getting a case of the giggles, which can make this great to use before movies, sporting events or comedy shows. Because it is Sativa-dominant, you will feel a greater head high than the body high.
Not a great recreational strain for those looking for a creative boost because of how potent it is, and while it will alter your reality, it does so in a way that won’t make you productive.
People like this strain to help cure their hangovers and get them moving again so they aren’t sick in bed all day.
Consumers of Trainwreck say the body buzz is so intense it works as an aphrodisiac. Some users maintain that it helps them ‘get in the mood’ instead of using harmful pharmaceutical drugs like Viagra. Consumers won’t have to worry about any negative side effects when using Trainwreck marijuana strain.
If you are looking to use this strain to get you in the mood, but are worried it will put you to sleep; users suggest mixing this strain with one that has a high CBD level.
This strain is great for those who have grown before but aren’t experts in the field. Trainwreck can be grown indoors or outdoors, but it should be noted that the plant itself grows tall with very full leaves.
Trainwreck strain seeds are very hard to come by and are almost impossible to purchase. True Trainwreck is only available in clone form but a few companies have recently stated that they have been able to recreate the seeds.
This plant does have a tendency to grow into a hermaphrodite, which requires immediate attention or your whole crop will be ruined. If caught early enough you can save the plant and still harvest the crop.
Fertilizer is suggested to be incorporated with growing this specific strain because it has necessary nutrients the plant needs to grow properly and flourish.
Trainwreck strain flowering time is about 8 weeks and it has a large yield of up to 500 grams in a square meter.
Trainwreck buds are dense and full of nice resin. The buds themselves give off a citrus smell as they grow, which makes for an added bonus if you are growing indoors.
Being such a popular strain means that many users go out of their way to leave rave reviews. While each consumer will have their own experience, Trainwreck strain reviews often say the same over all things.
Some of these reviews include things such as:
- Most potent strain ever tried to date
- In under a few minutes Trainwreck marijuana will have you glued to the couch
- Exhale taste is like sweet pine
- Leaves users feeling uplifted and relaxed
Users often rave about the money they save when they buy this strain. A small dose goes a long way because it is so potent and the Trainwreck marijuana strain will last twice as long as other strains. Not having to rebuy so often leaves more money in the bank.