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Acapulco Gold


Acapulco Gold

This is a legendary smoke that has its roots in Mexico. This is a strong sativa variant that sometimes can be difficult to find. It is the reason many find it quite exclusive. The rare nature of the strain makes it highly sought after. You will find that this strain is popular in the U.S., but can be tricky growing it indoors. You are likely to find it being grown mostly outdoors in sub-tropical climates. This is the kind of strain that will make you feel like you have to try it even if it is once in your life. You should be ready for the sativa mood elevating effect when you decide to use the strain.

This strain truly embraces its sativa roots the whole time you get to use it. For this reason, you can already predict the way the high is going to go. You are definitely going to feel the sense of strong happiness each time you get to use the strain. You can feel enlightened and invigorated when smoking the strain. The best part is that you will get to have a clear-head high. This is unlike the indica dominant strains that would make you sleepy.

This strain is also known to give you the arousing effect as well by uplifting your moods. Generally, you will like being high on this strain. It could also be great for those who need a party starter strain. The strain is also good for giving you the euphoric effect that you have always wanted. It is also an opportunity for you to relax for a moment and feel comfortable.

This strain is also seen to be an energetic strain, meaning it will keep you on your toes all the time. It makes you also focused and ready to work on various tasks. The sativa properties are also good for keeping feel relaxed and stress free even if you have a demanding job.

When it comes to the fragrance, you will note that it gives you a fresh scent that you will like. You will also love the strong aroma that comes from smoking the strain. It will fill the room with a great smell. Even if someone enters your room while smoking, he would not be irritated by the smell. The earthy fragrance is also mixed with bits of fresh pine that should make strain liked even more. Well, as for the taste, it is just as good as the smell. It is known to have an earthy taste with hints of coffee. You can expect to experience a creamy and sweet taste whenever you inhale and sour citrus as the aftertaste.

This strain not the novice’s favorite when it comes to growing. It needs a lot of work to have it growing properly. It is one of the most demanding strains, so you need to have enough time to take care of it. It would grow well in the hot and sub-tropical outdoor climate easily. Well, since it originated from Mexico, it is no surprise. If you cannot get this type of climate in your area, consider growing it indoors.

Why patients use the Acapulco Gold strain

With its high THC levels, you should get to see why many patients would love to use this marijuana strain. It is preferred mostly by those looking to deal with their pain. The strain studies show that it can be very effective when it comes to deal chronic pain. If you have back aches, migraines, and muscle spasms, this could be your way out. Patients who suffer from chronic stress probably due to pressure from work.

Medical uses of the Acapulco Gold strain

Chronic pain

Side effects of the Acapulco Gold strain

Dry mouth

Information about the Acapulco Gold strain


Sativa 80% and Indica 20%


The parents of the strain are unknown

Stoned meter

It comes with an average score of 8 on our stoned meter

THC level

It comes with a THC level of 24%


The breeder of the strain is unknown

Flowering Time

It would take around 10 to 11 weeks for flowering to occur

Ideal Growing Method

It grows well both indoors and outdoors

Plant Height

It has a medium plant height


It has medium yield

Growing skills

It needs an experienced grower to grow the strain

Potential problems

No major problems have been reported when using this strain


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