Golden Goat is an exceptionally pretty flower that boasts of a very recognizable lime-green flower with long red hairs that is coated in trichomes. This Kansas-native sativa is a great social smoke that is perfect for a night out with friends, socializing and chatting the night away.
This golden strain may have originated in Kansas, but it is in Colorado where Golden Goat is considered one of the finest and most popular strains available. This uber-sativa is all about its infamous sativa high that can give even the most lethargic of users, an uplifting and energizing boost.
Golden Goat was created by crossing a Hawaiian-Romulan with Island Sweet Skunk, entering the cannabis scene in 2012. Become an instant sensation, this strain now has maintained its popularity all over the west coast market, where it is regularly stocked due to its high demand. This sativa-dominant strain is very potent and can often have a THC level of up to 23%.
Information about Golden Goat Strain:
|ORIGIN||Hawaiian sativa, Romulan indica and Island Sweet Skunk sativa|
|EFFECTS||happy – 10
euphoric – 9
uplifted – 9
relaxed – 8
energetic – 7
|ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)||dry mouth – 10
dry eyes – 6
paranoid – 3
anxious – 2
dizzy – 1
|FRAGRANCE||blueberry, earthy, sour, sweetcitrus, dank, earthy, lemon, sweet|
|FLAVORS||sweet, citrus, earthy, tropical|
|MEDICAL||stress – 10
depression – 8
pain – 7
fatigue – 4
lack of appetite – 4
|FLOWERING TIME INDOORS||9-11 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS||late October|
|THC CONTENT %||12%-23%|
|INDICA / SATIVA %||30% / 70%|
|INDOOR YIELD||16oz/ m2|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||14oz/ plant|
|CLIMATE||warm and dry climate|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||high|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
This sativa is all about the full-bodied experience. Golden Goat is a true hybrid, giving you the ultimate best of both worlds. You will feel happy and be bowled over by its overwhelming state of euphoria, inducing laughter and giggles for no reason whatsoever.
Golden Goat is incredibly uplifting, named by many as the “happiest high” they have ever experienced. This sativa creates a great balance between a high-flying head high and a relaxing body high. It will leave you in a state of unwinding, while having enough energy to still be up and about.
The head-to-toe body buzz this strain provides, is almost psychedelic, and will have you jumping out of your seat enjoying light visuals and a distinct cranial buzz. Golden Goat is sure to have you doing all the things you enjoy doing, all while mindfully floating with lightness and a relaxed mind.
Golden Goat is an aromatic sensation, filling the room with a dank citrus fragrance that will fill the room instantly. This sativa is both earthy and sweet, and distinctly hints on the sweet lemon flavors that are sure to entice you.
This sativa’s smoke has a very fruity-sweet taste, that resembles its aroma very closely. Golden Goat unveils its deep Hawaiian roots, with its tropical fresh flavor, reminding you strongly of its distinct parentage. This strain will leave a sweet and citrus taste on your tongue, long after smoking it.
Golden Goat is a strong sativa, which might not sit well with some users, who aren’t used to its potent energizing effects. This may cause paranoia in some, and sometimes, this may also translate into a mild case of anxiety.
For some, this strain may cause some dizziness, however, the most common side effect of this sativa is a dry mouth sensation. You may feel slightly dehydrated with Golden Goat, and this may be accompanied with a case of dry mouth too.
Golden Goat is popular not only among amateurs and veterans alike, but also among patients. Doctors like to prescribe this strain due to its effectivity in managing many debilitating illnesses. Patients who suffer from fatigue may find the boost of energy they need to get through their day, by smoking this strain.
Stress-sufferers and depressive patients have lauded this sativa for being effective in the treatment against their symptoms. Golden Goat has also successfully helped those who deal with a number of pain issues, such as joint pains and migraines, allowing them to go about their day as normal.
Cancer patients commonly suffer from a loss of appetite due to the nausea that is often caused by chemical treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. Golden Goat can help induce a healthier appetite, and allow these patients to eat normally again, reducing the risk of weight loss greatly.
This tall plant needs a lot of space to grow and stretch out its roots. Golden Goat likes a warm and dry outdoor climate to really flourish in the outdoors. This sativa is highly resistant to regular molds and mildews and also isn’t susceptible to pests and parasites.
Golden Goat smells very dank and often diesel-like, so be sure to be ready for that smell to take over everything. This strain can yield around an average of 16 ounces per square plant, and can be expected to take an average of 9 to 11 weeks to flourish and be ready for a harvest.
This strain prefers a controlled amount of fertilizer, thriving in warm and sunny outdoor environments. Golden Goat can yield around an average of 14 ounces per plant, and is generally expected to be ready for a generous harvest around late October.
Have you ever smoked or grown your own Golden Goat? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.
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