Hybrid
Golden Nugget

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 21.25 - 23.25%

CBD 0.52 - 0.78%

Effect Happy

Side Effect Paranoia

Flavor Citrus

All About Golden Nugget Weed Strain

THC

High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%

CBD

Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%

Potency

Newbie Skilled

Golden Nugget is a 50/50 hybrid strain that Greenpoint Seeds invented. They decided to cross Stardawg with Golden Goat, resulting in the potent Golden Nugget strain. This flower is only recommended for experienced marijuana users as its buds contain from 21% to 23% THC. It is primarily a suitable cannabis strain for recreational use. However, it also helps with some conditions for many, even though CBD varies from 0.52% to 0.78%.

The terpene profile contains nine terpenes, but the most important are:

  • Terpinolene
  • Humulene
  • Pinene
  • Caryophyllene

Strain Main Flavors

The main feature of this marijuana are citrus and woody undertones, thanks to terpinolene. Humulene and caryophyllene provide this weed with a tangy, spicy herbal note. Supporting the woody direction of this cannabis, pinene finally opens up as pine needles. At the first toke, smokers often feel menthol, to which the taste of coffee is smoothly connected.

Golden Nugget Strain Main Effects

Because this kush has a high THC content, a long-lasting high with evident euphoric characteristics is achieved. Users can enjoy doing their favorite things because they feel an influx of creativity and energy. Over time, this weed perfectly relieves stress and relaxes the body. Thus, the Golden Nugget weed strain experience grants both head and body high.

Strain Medical Benefits

This cultivar may be helpful for those people who suffer from:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Muscle spasms
  • Insomnia
  • Glaucoma
  • Arthritis
  • Lack of appetite
  • Epilepsy
  • Phantom limb pain

Strain Common Side Effects

Users note that if the high was too strong for them, then they felt such side effects as:

  • Paranoia
  • Drowsiness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Rapid heartbeat

Info for Growers

If you are a grower interested in growing the Golden Nugget strain plant, you can find its seeds online. Be prepared to be finicky in some areas. This cannabis is a photoperiod plant that prefers outdoor conditions with lots of light. However, growers can try to provide such necessities indoors.

Golden Nugget is not very tall, and it reaches from 60 to 80 cm in height. The plant will please its cultivator with a rich harvest of 550 g/plant outdoors. The yield indoors is 400 g/m. This cultivar begins to bloom at 7-8 weeks, so growers can start harvesting on the 69th day.

Side Effects

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Paranoia 83% Voted
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Drowsiness 50% Voted
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Low blood pressure 50% Voted
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Golden Nugget Strain Cannabinoids

THC 21.25 - 23.25% Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component.
CBD 0.52 - 0.78% Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps.
CBC 0.14 - 0.4% Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.
CBG 0.4 - 0.9% Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure.
CBN 0.06 - 0.2% Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss.
THCV 0.3 - 0.76% Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V.

Golden Nugget Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.14% Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects.
Myrcene 0.09% Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon.
Ocimene 0.11% Ocimene (derived from the Ancient Greek word Ocimum meaning basil) is a terpene with sweet and herbaceous flavors, also boasting citrusy and woody undertones. Naturally, ocimene occurs in mint, parsley, orchids, hops, kumquats, mangoes, basil, bergamot, lavender, and pepper. Offers antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties.
Humulene 0.16% Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies.
Limonene 0.01% Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief.
Linalool 0.01% Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes.
Nerolidol 0.03% Nerolidol (also known as trans-nerolidol) is a terpene found in jasmine, tea tree, and lemongrass, as well as in some cannabis strains. Nerolidol has a distinguished floral aroma with notes of citrus, apples, and rose. The terpene has sedative, anti-anxiety, antimicrobial, anti-parasitic, anti-oxidant, and pain-relieving properties.
Terpinolene 0.33% Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases.
Caryophyllene 0.12% Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects.
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 62 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 69 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

Golden Nugget strain lineage

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