Acapulco Gold is an old school classic. It’s a near purebred sativa and a rarity today with genetics dominated by hybrids. The gold alludes to its leaf and trichome complexion; some say an homage to its quality and legend.
One of few strains that’s maintained over 20% potency long before modern day nutrient advances.
The strain has been in known existence for over 60 years and maintains a lofty reputation of quality and potency.
Also making High Times top 25 best strains of all time, we are proud to grow this South American legend.
The strain is an impressive yielder both indoor and out.
Potency for the strain has rated 20% + long before today’s soil medium and nutrient advances.
The high is definitely heady and energetic with a sativa|indica ratio of 80|20 but also manages to relieve stress and pain with calming effects.
Acapulco Gold is pretty hard to find because it’s difficult to grow indoors. it’s popular throughout the United States, especially in warmer climes.
It’s best used to treat anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. it’s also good for insomnia and headaches, as well as some mental disorders.
This strain can be especially powerful, with THC levels as high as 24%.
It has a distinct earthy flavor and aroma, with a taste of chestnut and tealeaves.
As with most strains, the most likely adverse effects are dry eyes and dry mouth. Paranoia and dizziness are also possible but less common.
Acapulco Gold is most popular in the Western United States, the Upper Midwest, and the desert Southwest.
It often costs more than other strains because of its potency and the beautiful gold-tinged appearance of its bud.