California Gold is an indica strain, being quite popular among individuals who have been smoking cannabis for some time. It offers an amazing kick and an exceptional flavor at the same time. The smell, being fruity and strong. he high is known for its relaxing effects and will calm you in no time. It is the perfect wake and bake strain but it should not underestimated. not recommended for individuals who are new to smoking cannabis but experienced users can use it as a daytime strain. The strain is most commonly recommended for patients who are suffering from depression, anxiety and anorexia.