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Acapulco Gold Marijuana Strain

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THC
CBD
LINEAGE
22%
0.1%
Mexican
Acapulco Gold can be difficult to find, but this is one sativa you won't want to pass up. A classic strain, this lively Mexican beauty features up to 24% THC.

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.

 

Acapulco Gold Experience


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.

 

Traits of Acapulco Gold and Acapulco Seeds


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 Benefits of Acapulco Gold


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.

  • With its heavy cerebral effects as a result of high THC levels, this strain is a good choice for anyone looking for a pick-me-up and to inspire creativity

  • The gentle body buzz produced by this strain can be effective in relieving pain and even inspiring a bit of a kick in the libido


Effect(s)

Aroused
Cerebral
Creative
Energetic
Euphoria
Happy
Uplifting

Flavor(s)

Coffee
Earthy
Pine
Pungent
Sweet

Flowering Period

70 to 75 days

Average Yield

High: 500 g/mindoors

Outdoor Harvest Date

Mid to late-October

Average Height

Medium: up to 4 feet

Growing Tips

If you live anywhere other than a sub-tropical climate, you'll want to bring this strain indoors. However, it will be quite picky in indoor setups. Acapulco Gold does alright in both soil and hydroponic systems, but you will need to use light stress training (LST) to control growth.

Availability

Bellingham, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Shoreline, Washington
Spokane, Washington
Spokane Valley, Washington
Vancouver, Washington
McMinnville, Oregon
Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles, California
Detroit, Michigan

Grow Difficulty

Medium

Food Pairing

True to sub-tropical fashion, this strain has an earthy, pungent flavor with hints of sweetness. Pair Acapulco Gold with musky mango or creamy avocado.

May Help

Depression
Fatigue
Muscle Spasms
Pain
Stress

Terpenes

Caryophyllene - Pepper
Limonene - Lemon
Myrcene - Musk, mango
Pinene - Pine
Terpinolene - Wood

Negative Effect(s)

Dizziness
Dry Eyes
Dry Mouth
Paranoia
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