Many people love a good vacation, especially to a tropical paradise, and that’s exactly what the cannabis strain sporting its name is: Acapulco Gold marijuana, the golden girl of the marijuana world! This strain hails from sunny Acapulco, Mexico, best known as a Mexican resort city. This cannabis strain is a cross between some potent Sativa strains! The magic happens when the heady effects kick in. You’ll feel a rush of euphoria and creativity, followed by a relaxing body high that’ll have you feeling like you’re on cloud nine. So go ahead, take a puff of Acapulco Gold, and let your worries melt away
What are the effects of Acapulco Gold strain seeds?
Get ready to experience some seriously uplifting and energizing effects with Acapulco Gold marijuana! This strain is known for its high THC content, ranging from 15% to 24%, making it a potent choice for cannabis enthusiasts. When you first smoke it, you’ll feel a rush of euphoria that can last for hours, leaving you feeling happy and giggly. Your creativity will soar with this sativa marijuana strain, making it a great strain for artists or musicians.
The physical effects are equally impressive, with a relaxing body high that doesn’t leave you feeling couch-locked. Instead, you can go about your day while feeling a sense of calm and peace. This makes it a popular choice for people who want to enjoy a buzz without feeling too sedated. Overall, Acapulco Gold marijuana is a fantastic strain that delivers a balanced high that’s perfect for any occasion—no wonder indoor growers love her so much.
What does Acapulco Gold marijuana taste like?
Acapulco Gold, also known as the Gold Nugget by cannabis enthusiasts, has a sweet and earthy flavor profile that’s sure to please your taste buds. When you take a hit, you’ll first taste a fruity and tropical flavor, reminiscent of its Mexican heritage. This is followed by a more subtle earthy taste, with hints of pine and spices. The combination of sweet and earthy flavors makes Acapulco Gold a popular choice for those who want a tasty smoking experience without any harshness or bitterness.
How do I grow Acapulco Gold marijuana strain seeds?
This Mexican plant is a relatively easy strain to grow, making it a great choice for beginners. It thrives in warm, sunny climates and prefers a soil-based growing medium. The plants can grow quite tall, so topping and training may be necessary to control their height. Indoor growers should provide plenty of light and space for the plants to stretch out. With proper care and attention, the Gold Nugget can produce impressive yields of high-quality buds. You certainly get a heavy yield indoors. She’s not a difficult strain to work with per se, but she does require a watchful eye to fully thrive. Patient growers are a must.
What do Acapulco Gold marijuana plants look like?
Acapulco Gold marijuana plants are tall and bushy with long, slender leaves that are a vibrant green color. You may notice some brown colors as well. The buds are dense and resinous, with a golden hue that gives the landrace strain its name. When trimming and harvesting your plants, you may notice plenty of resin due to the density of its buds. The pistils are a rusty orange color, and the trichomes are plentiful, giving the buds a frosty appearance. Overall, this awesome strain is a beautiful Mexican plant that is as visually appealing as it is potent.
When to harvest your Acapulco Gold marijuana plants
This fan-favorite strain typically has flowering times between 8-10 weeks (or a 60-to-70-day flowering period). Outdoor growers should harvest the plants in mid to late October when the buds are at their peak potency. Indoor growers can harvest the plants after 8-9 weeks of a flowering period. The longest indoor growers have had to wait is 10-11 weeks. The average yield can vary depending on the growing conditions, but outdoor growers can expect a harvest of around 16 ounces per plant, while indoor growers can expect a yield of 14 ounces per square meter—that’s a lot of baggies of weed! Take note of the square meter as it impacts the space of your grow room.
Similar throwback strains to Acapulco Gold
We have a feeling all of you indoor growers (and outdoor growers, too) will enjoy these best-balanced sativa strains.
- Panama Red is another sativa-dominant strain known for similar energizing heady effects.
- Maui Wowie will also make you happy and euphoric.
- Durban Poison is a strain with similar growing habits, as it also thrives in warm, sunny climates and produces tall plants.
- Golden Pineapple is a strain with a similar tropical flavor profile, featuring sweet and fruity notes.
- Pineapple Thai is also a popular sativa that can be grown indoors and outdoors.