Himalaya Gold is a very stable and vigorous Indica / Sativa hybrid, a jewel full of exoticism that will delight all types of growers.
It is an original variety of Greenhouse cross between Nepal and North India. From the Nepalese Sativa it inherits an explosive growth and a high typical of these genetics. The Indian Indica shortens the flowering period, compacts the flowers and rounds the bouquet with very characteristic touches.
It has excellent opinions and favorable reviews on websites such as Leafly or Seedfinder, where it is often also called Golden Himalayan. It is undoubtedly always a very good choice and never disappoints the grower.
How to grow Himalaya Gold
It is an easy to grow and very resistant plant. Something that many growers value is its quick flowering time, it is always one of the first to be ready for harvest.
Outdoors and if conditions are favorable, it will grow to a great height of 3 meters. It has a large apical and many lateral branches that will spread out giving it the appearance of a giant spinning top.
The flowering period is very short, as it is harvested towards the end of September. It is perfect for areas where the first autumn rains occur in October.
Indoors it has a great development, so it is convenient to use some cultivation technique to control the height. From a simple apical pruning to a spectacular SCROG crop with 4-5 plants per m².
From the moment the photoperiod is changed from growth to flowering, it will take 8-9 weeks for the flowers to be ready to harvest.
Characteristics of Himalaya Gold
The buds are large, obese and super sticky. Any enthusiast of extractions and especially of hashish will enjoy them for the great return they offer.
It has a spectacular aroma and flavor, with fresh, menthol and fruity notes, which blend perfectly with light spicy and slightly spicy touches.
The effects are powerful. A rush of energy will sweep through your body and fill your mind with creativity, leading to calmer, more sedated and drowsy sensations.
Himalaya Gold in bulk is also an XXL production plant. Outdoors, the largest plants will reach a kilo and a half of dried flowers.
Indoors and with a good LED lighting system (between 300 and 350W per m² of crop), yields will be 500-600 grams.
What we like the most
- Very easy to grow.
- Fast flowering.
- XXL production.
- Very intense effects with a calm end.
What we like least
- In bloom it is very fragrant.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions by growers interested in this strain:
When does Himalaya Gold start flowering outdoors?
Depending on the latitude of the crop, flowering begins between late July and mid-August.
When to cut an outdoor Himalaya Gold?
It is a fast flowering variety that is harvested at the end of September.
How to grow a feminized Himalaya Gold?
Since it has such a short flowering period, it can be grown in any area. It is a very simple cannabis strain that does not require much care.
What are the effects of Himalaya Gold in bulk?
The effects are initially very energetic and creative. Over time they become calmer and sleepier.