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Sativa Aca Acapulco Gold
Out of 103 ratings:
/ 4 Good to Very Good


One of the most well-known strains, Acapulco Gold has been likened to dinner at a five-star restaurant. 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 Gold has a reputation for being one of the best cannabis strains ever created, and is becoming more difficult to find due to more growers moving indoors. It is also known to contain approximately 23% of THC.

Strain Attributes

  • Flavors
Acapulco Gold has the following taste and smell flavor profile:
  • Effects
  • Medical
  • Negatives
Acapulco Gold makes patients feel:
Acapulco Gold helps patients relieve:
Eye Pressure
Used to help with: Anxiety, PTSD, PMS, Anorexia, Asthma
Unfortunately, patients may experience:
Dry Mouth
Dry Eyes

Acapulco Gold Availability

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Anonymous -- 5/22/2012
"Instant favorite! Has plenty of gold hairs to go along with the brightly colored bud. Carries a heavy tropical smell and taste. Very fast kick in and lasts more than 2 hours. Nice ..." Read more
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Anonymous -- 8/28/2014
"this is the original strain of "loud" that I know of. im 34 in philly & I remember my uncle always talking about this back in the 80s. all the OGs criticize the new SD's & kushes &..." Read more
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Acapulco Gold Genetics Information

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By: Bailey Rahn 1/28/2014
Many growers believe the earliest cannabis strains sprouted in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan and Pakistan and eventually spread to other areas. We call these indigenous strains landraces.