History of Acapulco Gold and Its Genetics
Acapulco Gold is a landrace strain out of the Acapulco region of Mexico. Making it one of the oldest cannabis strains in North America. Prior to Acapulco Gold being recorded in America around 1964, there isnt much information on the history of the strain.
In the 1960’s-70’s, Acapulco Gold was considered the peak of cannabis quality and was known to have a high unlike any other type of cannabis at the time. Acapulco Gold, even back then, was known to test up to 23% THC. Today, 23% is still considered really high levels. Back then, 23% was astronomical considering anything over 15% was unusual.
Acapulco Gold Growing Tips and Details
- Sativa Dominant
- 80% Sativa/ 20% Indica
- Growing: Easy (indoors or outdoors)
- Grow Time: 8-9 Weeks
- THC: 17-23%
- CBD: 1% <
- Yield: 400-500gr
- Country of Origin: Central America
Acapulco Gold, like many, landrace strains, is very resistant to a lot of common diseases and crop damaging elements like:
- extreme temperatures (native to Mexico)
- mites (and other insects)
- bacterial infections
This makes damaging the crop much more difficult compared top other strains. Acapulco Gold is ideal for growing outdoors since its very resilient the outdoor extremes. So if your in regions like California or Texas and want to start growing cannabis outside, Acapulco Gold would be a great strain to start with. The plants require lots of flowing air, lots of sun and can grow up to 80 inches in height. It has one of the most unique appearances out of any cannabis strain.
When the plants starts to produce buds, the trichomes on the plant make it appear as if has been dusted with gold. Upon closer look the buds have a gold, green and blue tinge to them with the smell of burnt toffee and flavor of nutmeg. Nature couldn’t have created a better strain with great flavor, effects and super resilient.
The effects of Acapulco Gold are what you’d expect from a sativa but delivered in its own way. A head high of uplifting euphoria, happiness and creativity while relieving things like anxiety, feeling relaxed and energetic.
Acapulco Gold Cannabis Seeds
This very difficult to find strain can be found here at Sonoma Seeds. From 5 packs to 50 packs there’s something in store for you. Be on of the few to help bring back this legendary strain of sativa nostalgia.