Acapulco Gold has wonderful fruity overtones, with a smooth and relaxing taste. As a popular strain, people will flock to buy up this beautiful bud. The strain comes from the areas in and around Acapulco, Mexico. Its orange hairs resemble a gold nugget, with gold, green, and brown colors of resin collecting on the buds. An aroma of burnt toffee lingers when the bud is broken up. Acapulco Strain has a reputation for being one of the best cannabis strains ever created. Unfortunately it is becoming more difficult to find due to more growers moving indoors.
This famous sativa-dominant hybrid, which has an 80:20 sativa/indica ratio, combines a powerful head high with a soothing body high that last for at least two hours. Acapulco Gold originated in Acapulco, Mexico, unfortunately the history of the strain is a mystery. Unfortunately due to Acapulco Gold having a hard time growing indoors, many growers have stopped growing this plant.
Medically known to treat anxiety, depression, and chronic pain, but is 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 tea leaves.
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 Strain 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.