Acapulco Gold is an oldie but goodie. A truly top-notch Sativa, Acapulco Gold is a strain every connoisseur should try at least once. It hails from the Acapulco region of Mexico.
The high from this Sativa is renowned. with a storied history of inspiring bands like the Beatles and Rush. In the popular Led Zeppelin song, Over the Hills and Far Away, frontman Robert Plant would sometimes improvise the line, “I live for my dream and a pocket full of (Acapulco) gold,” paying homage to this legendary strain. Cerebral and energetic, expect Acapulco Gold to lift your spirits and put you in an excellent mood.
Many often find this strain to be particularly arousing, perhaps in part due to a relaxed body sensation it creates. This is a great recreational strain for mellow and relaxed daytime activities. With the potential for a long-lasting and potent effect, it’s recommended that beginners start slow.
This strain is Sativa dominant with a ratio of 80/20, originating in Acapulco, Mexico. As with many of the world’s most famous strains, the origins of Acapulco Gold are unknown. With its difficult growing conditions in indoor settings this strain has become something of a rarity, but is often found in the West and South Western United States.
The THC levels of this strain can range from 20 to 24%, depending on growing conditions, which makes it a highly powerful Sativa with both cerebral and physical effects. It’s flavor and aroma are often described as earthy and tea or coffee-like. It earned is name thanks to the beautiful bud this plant creates. A glistening layer of trichomes makes deep, earthy green flowers shine with a golden hue.
Medical patients tend to appreciate Acapulco Gold’s high THC content. For an old-school Sativa, this strain has an impressive 20 to 24% THC. This makes this strain a good choice for moderate aches and pains. You can also count on this herb to kick depression to the curb and cultivate a nice, happy attitude.