What is it? How to prevent the appearance of powdery mildew fungus on marijuana plants?
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 14 August, 2021
Powdery mildew is one of the most common fungi, usually appears in marijuana growing, and is one of the most feared by cannabis growers; because it is not prevented and detected in time can cause very negative consequences in the cannabis plantation.
Do you know how to prevent this fungus from invading your growth? No? Well, keep reading this article here we tell you what you should do.
What is powdery mildew?
As we mentioned, powdery mildew is one of the fungi (of the erysiphaceae family) that can affect marijuana plants, both indoors and outdoors.
This infection starts on the leaves but can spread over the entire surface of the plant and can even affect your dear buds.
This fungus could end up ruining months of work in your growth because once it has penetrated your flowers; you will have to forget about them, as they will not be suitable for consumption. After all, it could seriously affect health.
To recognize powdery mildew, you will have to observe your plants; this fungus manifests itself as a kind of whitish powder.
How to prevent powdery mildew?
To avoid having bad experiences with this fungus, the best thing you can do is prevent it from appearing on your plants.
As general advice, if you grow your babies indoors, the relative humidity is 40% and 60%. Also, make sure that the air renewal system is working well.
If, on the other hand, your pot plantation is outdoors, avoid placing your flowers in sunny areas.
Do not place your plants too close together so that air can circulate. Keep your growing area clean and tidy.
If your vines are too leafy, you can choose to prune your plants. Also, get rid of dry leaves.