Mold can be a big problem for both small-scale and cash cropper marijuana cultivators. This happens when cultivation is done outdoors with the Northern climate. It is an area where there’s no adequate sunlight, so it doesn’t allow the evaporation of moisture.
It can also be an issue of indoor plantation and a greenhouse. When the air circulation is not good, molds can easily develop. This issue is likely to arise if the climate is warm and humid.
Mold is a pathogen that spreads quickly all over the plants, so you may be thinking of how you can prevent it from happening. As a grower, you need to be attentive in giving your plants’ needs as well as applying solutions to issues that may arise.
Regular Marijuana Strains that are Highly Mold Resistant
Some species are mold resistant due to the massive resin production. Resin is a sticky substance that contains cannabinoid that delivers the high most consumers look forward to. So it has other purposes like protecting Cannabis plants from pathogens, diseases, and animal attacks.
Here are some strains that you can grow when your garden is prone to mold formation.
1. A.M.S. (Anti-Mold Strain)
It’s a delightful strain with the flavors of citrus and fruits. It has significant cannabinoid content as THC is 19%, and CBD is 1%. It’s a wonderful combination of Swiss Sativa and Swiss Indica.
It’s recommended for both recreational and medical use. It also has properties that make this Cannabis plant extremely resistant to molds. So it’s the ideal candidate for an outdoor garden in a humid climate.
Another plus factor is it is a big yielder as it can give you 700 – 800 grams per square meter indoors. The outdoor plantation can give 800 grams per plant. When you give it a week before harvesting, you can get deep and more flavor in its buds.
This strain can develop two phenotypes. You should get the Indica variety for a favorable result.
2. Blue Forest Berry
It may have gotten its name from blueberry or a forest in blue color. It can also be because of its appearance as its buds project violet and deep clue hues when it’s on its maturity.
It’s easy to cultivate Sativa in a short structure. It has attributes that can block molds and pests, which can alter its health. So you will be able to harvest haze-flavored nuggets that are generously covered with resin.
It would only take 8 to 10 weeks to bloom. You will be amazed at its color that develops under cool climate. The yields and effects of this weed are world-class, so it’s worth growing it.
3. Eleven Roses
It is the result of the attempt to make a better version of the multi-awarded strain, Sugar Black Rose. With the genetics of Appalachian Kush male, it was a success to form a heavy producer of resin.
You will appreciate seeing its colorful phenos with hues that represent autumn. It can grow lateral branching as well as impressive single cola. The buds are magnificent smoke as they are covered by an ample amount of resin, which makes it highly resistant.
4. Frisian Duck
It has a unique appearance due to the unusual leaf shape and mauve hair. It has inherited such traits from Australian Duck Foot, which was crossed with Frisian Dew.
When the vegetation time comes, the leaves of this strain look like they’re webbed without any Cannabis silhouette. So they don’t appear like Cannabis, so it may convince other people that it’s not marijuana. It’s an option for stealth growing.
When it matures, it will have the kick of Cannabis even though it won’t look much like one. It’s a robust Indica variety that can resist pathogens like molds.
It will be ready in just eight weeks. You can harvest average yield, but the effects are unparalleled like its leaves.
5. Mexican Sativa
Durban and Pakistani hash plant that is packed with resin were used to make this strain. It has a short flowering time due to the genetics of the Pakistani hash plant. It also shows heavy resin production, so it becomes highly resistant to molds and mildew and can be grown indoors and outdoors.
Growers can’t forget this strain because it is a robust plant and heavy yielder. It has a pleasant flavor, which is composed of sandalwood incense, earthy, woody, florals, and sweet fruits.
6. Moby Dick
It’s a psychoactive heavyweight that was born from the combination of Haze and White Widow. It’s a contemporary classic that insanely produces buds. The production contains 21% THC.
The bud density of this strain is like Indica, while the psychedelic high is a Sativa. It can handle obstruction outdoors like molds, so it’s one choice for outdoor Cannabis plantation. But you can also cultivate it indoors.
It has mold resistance ability as its buds are packed with resin. You will get the flavor of pine, wood, incense, and haze.
7. Peyote Cookies
It’s a sturdy Cannabis plant that resists molds and mildew quite well. It has dense, attractive flowers that display shades of red and blush pink. It has parts of legendary Cookie Kush and Peyote Purple, which brings its toughness.
Its resinous buds form its resistance to molds and unique flavor. Puffing this weed will let you savor sweet guava first, and then, you will taste the freshness of ground coffee and vanilla. You will not only enjoy its taste but the relaxing effects that last long.
Black Domina was combined with the pure Afghani, namely Sweet Afghani Delicious S.1, to create this strain. Both parents are known as heavy resin producers. So it comes out as a 90% Indica that exhibits the same amount of resin just like what its parents produce.
The abundance of resin gives it abilities to prevent molds and mildew, and it offers pleasant stone that can numb the body. Aside from the resin, you will also be impressed with its looks. It shows a dark green color with a hint of purple, and there’s bright orange hue on its buds.
The flowers of this strain are in a knotted pattern, and it has a THC content of 15 to 20%. It matures in a matter of 9 weeks, and it gives 500 grams per square meter.
9. 2 Pounder
It was given a name that literally describes its shaggy delight when it reaches full bloom. It can produce an exceptional yield, which is not only about quantity but quality as well. The buds are also enveloped in a thick resin, which is not only for potency but as a mold resistance too.
It can grow colas in forearm size, so it makes its branches sag. It needs more time to mature, and it is suitable for a hot and temperate climate. You can get a Sativa high from getting its sweet and fruity smoke.
10. 707 Truthband
You can find a lot of good traits in this strain. It is easy to grow, resilient, and mind-bending in terms of effects. Thanks to the genetics given by its parents, which are 707 Headband, Maui, and The Truth.
You can cultivate its regular seeds indoors and outdoors. It will give you a high yield. The harvest drips with rich resin, which makes it highly resistant to molds.
It’s lovely to look at when the dense colas turn purple and red when the maturity stage comes.
It is stated above that resinous strains result in resistance to molds. All of the strains on the list have this common trait. You have to choose them when you are having a hard time with molds.