Acapulco Gold is a legendary sativa strain that originated, as its name suggests, from Mexico. This strong smoke is difficult to find, adding to its appeal and exclusivity. This strain is popular in the United States, but is a little tricky to grow indoors, making it an ideal strain to be grown in more sub-tropical climates.
|Sativa/Indica %||Indoor Yield||Outdoor Yield||Flowering Period|
|80% / 20%||16oz/ m2||19oz/ plant||10 – 11 weeks indoors, mid to late October outdoors.|
Information about Acapulco Gold:
Acapulco Gold is a classic strain that every self-proclaimed connoisseur should have tried at least once in their life. This unique strain comes from the Acapulco region in Mexico, and is generally harder to find than other sativa strains. It is however, truly worth the wait.
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This sativa is mood elevating and a strain you will savor, making it an obvious choice for medical users who dread a possible couch lock. Acapulco Gold is energizing and is an ideal strain to be enjoyed in good company, and when you are really ready for a night of entertainment and socializing.
Information about Acapulco Gold:
|EFFECTS||happy – 10|
uplifted – 9
euphoric – 9
energetic – 8
relaxed – 7
|ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)||dry mouth – 10|
dry eyes – 10
dizzy – 6
anxious – 4
paranoid – 2
|FRAGRANCE||earthy, pine, pungent, sweet|
|FLAVORS||earthy, sweet, citrus, coffee, pine, pungent, creamy|
|MEDICAL||stress – 10|
depression – 10
pain – 6
lack of appetite – 4
fatigue – 4
|FLOWERING TIME INDOORS||10-11 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS||mid to late October|
|THC CONTENT %||19%-24%|
|INDICA / SATIVA %||20% / 80%|
|INDOOR YIELD||16oz/ m2|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||19oz/ plant|
|CLIMATE||warm and balmy sub-tropical outdoor climate|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||resistant to common molds and mildew|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
Acapulco Gold is an exclusive strain that truly represents its Mexican sativa roots. This strain is all about inducing strong and undeniable feelings of happiness, allowing you to feel enlightened and invigorated, which enjoying a uniquely clear-headed high.
This strong sativa is said to be arousing as well as uplifting and is recommended as a bit of a party-starter. Acapulco Gold will lift your mood and keep you in a solid euphoric state, especially when you are kept in good company and have the opportunity to relax and feel comfortable.
Acapulco Gold is an energetic strain that will keep you on your toes and ready to get something done. Its strong sativa properties will guarantee you a good mood and some happy vibrations, while making you feel relaxed and stress-free, even after a long and exhausting day.
Acapulco Gold is a fresh and fragrant flower, its gold nuggets producing a strong aroma that instantly makes your mouth water. This sativa practically reeks of a sweet and earthy fragrance mixed with shocks of fresh pine, finishing off with a distinctly pungent presence.
This sativa flower tastes just a good as if smell, if not even better. Acapulco Gold is known for being earthy and containing hints of coffee. It is creamy and sweet on the inhale and then changes into a pungent pine on the exhale, with a sour citrus clinging to your lips.
Acapulco Gold can be very potent, and has high THC levels, so it is no surprise that you may experience some side effects when smoking this strain. A dry mouth sensation can occur fairly frequently, coupled with dry and itchy eyes, making you feel parched.
This sativa can in some cases make you feel dizzy, especially if you consume it at a higher dose than you are used to. Acapulco Gold can make you feel anxious sometimes, and in rarer cases this may even turn into a mild bout of paranoia, especially for novice consumers.
Medical patients tend to prefer this strain due to its high THC levels. Acapulco Gold is an old school sativa, but can produce up to 24% of THC. This strain is a preferred choice for those seeking out ways to manage their pain, as this strain can be very effective against chronic pain such as back aches, muscle spasms and migraines.
Acapulco Gold is also very effective for patients who suffer from chronic stress, and have a hard time unwinding after a long day at work. This sativa is uplifting and motivating, and can help them find a more relaxed state of mind, allowing them to let go of the things plaguing them mentally.
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This strain is also a favorite among cancer patients to be used in reinstating a healthier appetite after fighting nausea during chemotherapy and radiation. Acapulco Gold is an energizing smoke, making it an ideal candidate for a wake-and-bake kind of morning and is therefore also perfect for patients who suffer from chronic fatigue.
Growing Acapulco Gold should not be attempted by novice growers, as it needs a little more tending to. This strain prefers a hot and sub-tropical outdoor climate, which comes as no surprise, considering its roots. Should you not have access to that climate, it is best to take this strain indoors in order for it to flourish.
Acapulco Gold can take an average of 10 to 11 weeks to flower and be ready for a harvest. This sativa can be expected to produce an average of 16 ounces of fresh bud during harvest.
FAQ About Acapulco Gold Strain
Acapulco Gold yields 16oz/ m2 indoors and 19oz/ plant outdoors.
From 19% up to 24%
Acapulco Gold originated from the Acapulco region in Mexico.
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