Acapulco Gold is a rare sativa dominant variety that is hard to get your hands on. This beautiful gem hails from Mexico and has a THC content boasting up to 24%.
The variety has a fan-base including the Beatles and Rush who have made songs about this legendary variety of landrace cannabis. Music culture has given much attention to this amazing plant and songs have been written about it lifting your spirits and making you feel incredible when you are under the influence of one of the all-time greats such as this one.
In 2014, High Times named Acapulco Gold one of the greatest strains of all time and to this day, is still considered top-shelf cannabis genetics.
The beautiful gold coloring comes from the bud’s blend of a vibrant gold with a greenish-brown hue which creates an aura around each of the buds on the female plants.
Known for being one of the purest sativa highs – your head remains clear and your energy levels are on high. This combination creates a full-body euphoria which makes for the perfect daytime use when things just gotta get done. There are also reports of it helping with fatigue and general aches and pains.
In flower, the plant’s aroma tends towards a light toffee note with a hint of forest to make this variety a true pleasure on the inhale and well as the exhale.
Originally grown in a coastal climate, today it is farmed in both indoor and outdoor locations with little fuss. The flowering time is between 60-70 days and it requires little maintenance so great for a beginner grower who wants to experience landraces on the easy.
Outdoor grows can double the amount of yield inside of tents or greenhouses. This variety reaches a height of approx. 4 feet when grown indoors with a moderate yield can get double that size if grow outdoors.