Colombian Gold is a classic landrace sativa which comes from the Santa Marta mountains of Columbia. Due to the sativa in this strain, it has a high THC level of 19% to 22%. Users of this strain describe it to have a very potent high and the outer and inner surfaces are covered by amber trichomes which gives it a golden glow as its name stipulates. The strain has sweet, woody, skunky, lime and lemon flavors as well as skunky, pine, lime, lemon, sweet and earthy aromas and fragrance. Colombian Gold has a low CBD level of 0.6% to 1% due to the sativa which it possesses.
This strain can be grown both indoors and outdoors but is ideally grown outdoors because it does well in temperate to warm climates between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Colombian Gold is tall (grows up to 6 feet) and branchy and is also resistant to mold and has a flowering period of about 10 to 12 weeks. It also has a high yield of 450 to 600 grams per plant and like most sativa strains, it grows tall.
Various users of Colombian Gold have reported it to have both positive and negative effects. Some of these effects are outlined below:
- Gives users a feeling of euphoria and happiness
- Uplifts its users
- Energizes users and helps keep them focused
- Provides a feeling of calmness and relaxation
Users reported negative effects such as dry mouth, anxiety, dizziness, and dry eyes.
Users report using the Colombian Gold Strain to treat or suppress the following medical conditions:
- Chronic pain
- Loss of appetite
- Mood swings
- Bipolar disorder
The Colombian Gold cannabis strain is very potent and is ideally smoked in the day. Users describe its high as providing a sense of awareness accompanied by a boost in energy levels as an overriding sense of positivity.