Trainwreck is a sativa-dominant hybrid with effects so potent they hit you like a freight train. This staple from Northern California delivers a piney, spicy aroma, mixed with the smell of sweet lemon. With THC levels that can reach 21%, bud grown from Trainwreck seeds stimulates a euphoric high that taps into the happiness and creativity in you.
|Plant type||35% Indica 65% Sativa|
|THC||Up to 21%|
|Climate||Indoors and sunny climate|
|Yields||18 to 25 oz per 3x3ft|
|Taste & Smell||Earthy | Lemon | Pine | Pungent | Spicy | Sweet|
|Effects||Creative | Euphoric | Happy | Relaxed | Uplifted|
Trainwreck Strain Origin
There’s a myth-like tale behind the origin of the Trainwreck strain. Its name supposedly comes from renegade cannabis growers of the 70s. According to legend, the Northern California growers were growing this strain when a train wreck happened nearby. As a result, they were forced to uproot their crops to avoid being caught.
Whether or not this story is true is up for debate, but it is well known that Trainwreck derived from Mexican Sativa, Thai Sativa, and Afghani Indica. The result is a fast-moving sativa-dominant hybrid with a bang of a heavy indica.
Growing Trainwreck Feminized Seeds
These are feminized seeds. Female plants, contrary to male plants, are the ones that actually produce weed. They start flowering when they receive less light per day, i.e. in the Fall or when you manipulate the light cycle indoors.
Trainwreck seeds can grow into hearty plants with strong roots and thick stalks, making it ideal for growers or all levels. They typically do not require much maintenance, but some plants can grow as tall as 7 feet high. Trainwreck plants can also grow quite wide, so it’s a good idea to trim your plants regularly to keep them from spreading out too wide.
But first, you must germinate your seeds. We advise reading our germination instructions for guaranteed results.
This marijuana strain has strong roots and thick stalks, making it ideal for both home growers and commercial growers. Some trainwreck plants grow as tall as almost 7 feet high. The plants don’t require a high amount of maintenance. But, you will need to trim it regularly to keep them from spreading out too wide. Trainwreck has really prominent resin, which you’ll see on the flower buds themselves.
Best Climate For Trainwreck
Trainwreck is a versatile strain that can be successfully grown both outdoors and indoors; however, it’s a good idea for beginners to grow this strain indoors. This is because it relies on a sunny climate and may not respond well to drastic changes in temperature. When growing Trainwreck indoors, these variables can be controlled.
Flowering & Yield
Trainwreck plants can take 8-10 weeks to flower when grown indoors. Yields may reach up to 18 ounces per square meter, making it a popular high yield marijuana seeds.
When growing Trainwreck outdoors, flowering will take longer. Outdoor growers can expect to harvest any time between early October and mid-November. However, the yield can be very rewarding, sometimes reaching 25 ounces per plant.
Experiencing The Trainwreck Strain
Trainwreck is a potent mixture of 65% sativa and 35% indica that can only be compared to a rollercoaster of both euphoria and relaxation. Those who consume it describe cerebral effects of happiness and upliftedness alongside a general relaxation. However, you won’t want to sit down and chill out. Thanks to this strain’s sativa roots, there’s also a noticeable kick of energy that helps you coast along on those happy vibes.
The best way to describe the experience of Trainwreck is mind-bending. A few puffs, and you’ll feel inspired to create, warm and fuzzy, and generally joyful. It’s like a gentle trainwreck of all things good.
Needless to say, train wrecks are hardly very gentle. So, those with a low tolerance should start very slow or opt for something a little lighter. The effects can be felt with a small amount, and overdoing it may leave you a bit dazed, disoriented or confused. There’s also the typical dry eyes and mouth, so be prepared before you consume.
Trainwreck Taste & Smell
Trainwreck is famous for its wet, dank texture. Its resin glistens as you handle the buds. Its aroma is so strong that it will instantly fill an entire room with the smell of cedar and pine-filled forests. You’ll enjoy citrusy undertones below a sweet smell mixed with a sprinkle of spice. It is a unique fragrance.
When smoked, you’ll taste a subtle pine needle flavor accented by a sharp lemony aftertaste. The aftertaste is hard to miss, but it’s slowly overtaken by more earthy flavors as you continue to consume. Trainwreck leaves a lasting effect. Its spicy flavor will stick around on your lips and palette, making it easy to continue consuming.
Uses for Trainwreck
Trainwreck is a sativa-dominant hybrid with powerful indica properties. It is excellent at producing a clear mental high while ensuring you stay mentally emotionally and physically relaxed. It is one of the most stimulating, yet gentle highs around that leaves you feeling like everything is and will be okay. Think of it as an ultimate stress reliever.
Many things cause stress – including constant pain. That’s why Trainwreck is a favorite for therapeutic users. The indica properties in this strain work to relax the body while its cerebral effects leave you feeling good. Whether it’s a sleepless night or a day-ruining migraine, this strain can transport you to a better mental state.
There’s also mental stress, which can play havoc on the body. Thankfully, this hybrid is useful for managing mood variances as well. When life feels generally negative, Trainwreck is an effective way to turn that frown upside down. It can also help with focus, for even the most scattered of brains.
Finally, Trainwreck will make you hungry. This can help with a lot of things, including a severe lack of appetitive caused by nausea or a headache caused by a lack of food. Basically, if you would benefit from eating, Trainwreck can help.