Pot of Gold comes from Dutch seed bank Flying Dutchmen and won 2nd prize at the 2003 Cannabis Cup. Its seeds produce massive yields of very sticky buds that are hard to break up by hand. It has a refined sweet, fruity hashish taste and an extremely potent physical effect.
This is a strain that provides a satisfying level of relaxation that might ultimately lead to sedation and sleep. It comes from two outstanding strains and has won multiple awards. MMJ users enjoy Pot of Gold’s painkilling properties and also use it to help fight insomnia.
About Pot of Gold
Pot of Gold is a 90 percent Indica whose heritage includes the well known landrace strain that hails from Afghanistan called Hindu Kush. Producing a powerful but typical Indica high that can include laziness and euphoria, this strain carries the usual negative side effects. An excellent strain for managing chronic pain, Pot of Gold was chosen as one of two from a total of more than 500 different experimental strains. Designed by the Flying Dutchmen Seeds the strain was chosen for it’s sparkling buds, small stature and rather large yields. The pure Indica Hindu Kush mother and the Skunk #1 father arrived in Holland back in 1985 from California.
Requiring between eight and ten weeks to finish flowering, Pot of Gold can be grown outdoors but it’s three foot height makes it perfect for an indoor set up. The strain prefers to be grown organically in soil. Carrying an average of 15% THC the strain can produce up to 150 grams per plant. The strain’s resinous buds and socially upbeat high make it a strain ideal for hashish. Pot of Gold was crowned the champion of the 1998 High Times Cup by the celebrity judges for it’s potency and has continued to win various awards since. Users should beware as the couch-lock of this strain may completely overwhelm some users for over two hours.
Indica Dominant Hybrid – 90% Indica / 10% Sativa
Pot of Gold is a heavily indica dominant hybrid (90% indica/10% sativa) strain that was created by breeders from the infamous Flying Dutchman Seed Company. This strain is an insanely potent cross of the hugely popular Hindu Kush X Skunk #1 strains and boasts a THC level ranging from 15-21% on average. Pot of Gold won 2nd Place at the 2003 Cannabis Cup for Best Hybrid and is well known among cannabis connoisseurs as the ideal bud for night use. Users describe the Pot of Gold high as a powerful but typical indica high with an overwhelming sense of laziness and euphoria. Users are clear-headed and very creative but in a very relaxed state of mind and body that is still functional. Because of these potent effects, Pot of Gold is the ideal choice for treating patients suffering from conditions such as chronic pain due to illness or injury, muscle spasms, and inflammation. The Pot of Gold bud has dense minty green leafy oversized nugs with rich amber undertones that are spattered with thick fiery orange hairs and a fine layer of crystal trichomes. This strain has an aroma that has been described as being reminiscent of a skunk in an apple orchard, and a taste of sweet fruit with a skunky aftertaste.
All About Pot of Gold Weed Strain
Pot of Gold strain is a hybrid with a beautiful bud, covered with golden pistils. Flying Dutchmen Seeds cultivated the weed by crossing Hindu Kush with Skunk #1. Its THC levels reach above 20%. As a result, consumers can expect a heavy stone that leads to a sedation-like effect.
Pot of Gold cannabis is known to alleviate insomnia and stress. The physical effect is very strong, so it’s best to save this weed for use before sleep. It may cause exhaustion as an after-effect for novice users.
The aroma is strong. Users describe it as very earthy and slightly sweet with a hint of cheese.
Pot of Gold marijuana is not the easiest to grow. It requires a greenhouse environment and delivers a generous yield of 2.88 oz/ft? in 8-9 weeks of flowering time. Seeds are available from Flying Dutchmen.
Pot of Gold cannabis is beautiful for its bud, but it’s mostly known for its above-average potency. It has won a variety of awards, including the 1998 High Times Cup.
Users can expect to experience the typical strong hash smell associated with high-quality cannabis. You might also get floral and fruity notes when grinding Pot of Gold buds. It is certainly an aroma that gets mixed reviews from consumers. Experienced users are more likely to appreciate the nuances of this strain’s smell. Meanwhile, novices might find that the odor is simply too strong.
Once again, it is most likely that seasoned users will like Pot of Gold’s taste more than their inexperienced counterparts. It provides a fruity and sweet hash taste that provides a noticeable aftertaste.
Pot of Gold has small, densely packed buds which are tricky to break with your hands. The long and thin leaves have a dark green color, while the orange pistils weave their way around. The sparkling coating of trichomes only adds to this strain’s visual appeal.
Pot of Gold Strain Grow Info
When you get Pot of Gold seeds, you’ll find that it is best cultivated indoors. It doesn’t tend to grow to more than three feet tall when grown inside. This means it is an excellent option for growers with minimal space.
We must warn you that this isn’t the best option if you’re a first-timer. Pot of Gold requires a lot more care and attention than the average cannabis strain. You need to ensure that the temperature and humidity are at the right levels. Otherwise, the strain could develop mold. It is much easier to keep things under control when growing indoors.
Pot of Gold requires a lot more care and attention than the average cannabis strain.
Also, make sure these plants receive high-quality ventilation. It is best to prune the plant regularly to ensure buds low down get enough air and light.
If you elect to cultivate Pot of Gold outdoors, please note that it requires a warm and dry climate. It is usually ready for harvest by the middle of October. If you have the expertise, you could receive a yield of up to 31 ounces per plant.
Indoors, Pot of Gold provides approximately 21 ounces per square meter planted in optimal conditions. Its flowering time is 8-9 weeks.