The History of Train Wreck

Train Wreck is a popular strain for both recreational and medical users. It is a sativa dominant hybrid that packs a powerful cerebral punch. Its genetics are made of Mexican Sativa, Thai Sativa and Afghani Indica strains. Rumor has it that Train Wreck was named after an actual train wreck incident.

A couple of brothers from California harvested their crops early due to a train wreck that occurred nearby. The brothers did not want the emergency crew to stumble upon their product because they would call the cops. However, many agree that Train Wreck first appeared in the city of Arcata or Humboldt County.

Humboldt County is known as the Emerald Triangle. It is the largest cannabis-producing region in Northern California and within the U.S. There is much debate over when the Train Wreck first appeared. It could have emerged during the 60’s or the 80’s.

One of the Staples of Any Medical Marijuana Grower

Train Wreck is mainly 90% sativa and 10% indica mix. But there are other phenotypes where it’s 80% indica and 20% sativa. The indica dominant strain can be found through the company called Medicann Seeds. However, Train Wreck sativa’s are found more frequently through companies like Goldenseed.

The mostly sativa version of Train Wreck can be grown indoors and outdoors, but prefers outdoors. It is an easy to grow strain that flowers within 63 days. In just 7-9 weeks, it’ll grow nice and tall and the yields it produces will be high.

Let Train Wreck grow large. Put this strain in a big pot with healthy soil, prune it, top it, trellis it, and it’ll grow into a Northern Californian giant. When growing a giant plant like this one, expect big stretches and lots of water and nutrients. It can handle a range of temperatures, but it likes to grow between 65 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit.

At the start of the growing cycle, start with nutrient-rich soils and include calcium, magnesium and nitrogen. Top your soil with bat guano and worm castings when it begins to flower. This plant can finish sooner than expected so its ok to flush early.

The Most Effect Hybrid in the Market Today

Train Wreck is an extremely strong pain-relieving strain. Not only does this strain provide strong feelings of happiness, euphoria, relaxation and an uplifting sense of creativity. It also provides relief from stress, depression, pain, headaches and fatigue. Medical users love this strain because it helps alleviate their symptoms associated with ADD/ADHD and PTSD.

There are a few side effects associated when smoking Train Wreck. Such as dry mouth, dry eyes, anxiousness, paranoia and dizziness. Just have a tasty beverage nearby and eye drops to feel fine while toking. Also, watch those dosages; Train Wreck is a powerful sativa strain that shouldn’t be taken for granted.

A Great Daytime Strain

The sativa dominant hybrid is the perfect strain to smoke during the day. Many users say they are able to get daily chores and tasks done in the day. And they also find joy accomplishing their tasks. The cerebral high gives consumers a clear head while creating a euphoric feeling that travels through the mind.

It has a very strong, pungent scent that is unforgettable. It emits scents of lemons and diesel. There are no sneaking tokes with this strain, everyone around will know someone is smoking some dank weed.

The taste is just as unforgettable. Train Wreck has deep flavors of mint, pine, lemons and citrus fruit. This strain delights the taste pallet that stimulates the senses. “It tastes almost like dusty pine needles and aromatics reminiscent of a skunk den in an old pine stump. The Train Wreck high comes like a thief in the night and hits like a sledgehammer to the head. I felt my face getting intoxicated mere seconds after my first hit. And I’ve got a wonderful sativa-y headspace minutes after my smoke session…” said Squatchmo, a fan of Train Wreck.

Don’t Smoke Too Much Train Wreck

Train Wreck is a wonderful daytime sativa, but there are side-effects when consumers smoke too much of this potent sativa. Even though Train Wreck is a sativa, it can still couch lock a person for a long period of time.

Some users say that they also experienced a sense of confusion. They can’t find their car in the parking lot, or can’t find their way home. When it comes to smoking Train Wreck, smoke with caution or it can wreck you.

Have you tried Train Wreck? Did it wreck your world? Have you tried the indica version of Train Wreck? Let us know in the comments down below.

Adam Rhodes

An adventure seeking nerd, nothing too serious but people seem to like him, Adam is also the creator and writer for The Strain Domain

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