Acapulco Gold is a legendary Sativa-dominant hybrid landrace strain that has an impressive THC content averaging around 23%. Originating from Mexico, this historic strain was recorded in The 1964 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Described as a “special grade cannabis grown in the vicinity of Acapulco”. Found in the Guerrero Mountains just outside the famous city, the original plant’s exact genetic lineage is unknown. Regardless, Acapulco Gold has gone on to parent some of the most popular marijuana strains of modern times, such as the Skunk #1 hybrid.
TASTE & SMELL –
Perhaps one of the most infamous cannabis strains in the world. Acapulco Gold has a strong earthy aroma with a mix of citrus and burnt toffee that lingers for hours. Similarly, the flowers produce a sweet and peppery taste.
Acapulco Gold provides an uplifting euphoria that melts away stress and anxiety, boosts energy and invokes a creative and inquisitive mood.
MEDICAL USES –
Medical cannabis patients can enjoy Acapulco Gold’s anxiety and pain-relieving properties. As the plant offers an extreme body high to soothe sore muscles with an undeniably unique clear head.
GROW INFO –
Acapulco Gold has large, light green and brown flowers with a golden hue and bright orange hairs. Best cultivated outdoors in a warm and humid subtropical climate, the medium-height plants can yield up to 18 ounces per square meter indoors and up to 53 ounces per plant outdoor is achievable, with a 9 to 10 week flowering period.
SEED AVAILABILITY –
Seeds are available from several breeders online. Researching provenance and checking the reputation of breeders before purchase is recommended as some vendors would appear to be offering dubious genetics.