Taste bud changes can occur naturally as we age or may be caused by an underlying medical condition. When you dry trim, chances are you will lose a lot of trichomes because they tend to fall off a lot easier. You need to decide whether quality or quantity is more important to you. All you can do now is wait. Check your bud regularly and allow it to dry until the outsides feel dry to the touch. At the correct dryness and cure … Archived. My buds came out less dense and more airy after drying in 50% humidity and 70 degrees for 5 days, what is the cause of this? Curing takes place after cannabis has been harvested, manicured and partially dried. The denser, healthier, and fatter the buds, the less overall weight they seem to lose compared to fluffy, airy, loose buds. After the first week, continue to open the jars once per day to let the moisture evaporate. share. This step is crucial for getting supreme buds at the end of the process. My buds came out less dense and more airy after drying in 50% humidity and 70 degrees for 5 days, what is the cause of this? No worries, though, read on to learn how to prevent and fix light, airy buds. DRYING. 2. Read these next tips to make sure you harvest huge, hard and THC rich buds. If you smell ammonia when opening a container, that means that the bud was still too wet after drying, and that anaerobic bacteria are currently eating your cannabis. Another sign is when the small stems snap rather than bend. Plus, you have to really handle the buds to trim them properly. There's always just this window of completely airy bud right after chop... until about 3 days in dry before they tighten. Point is, you WANT dense, hard buds. 5. Posted by 3 years ago. Try smoking buds directly off the plant vs smoking those same buds after they’ve been dried/cured. After you have trimmed your cannabis, it needs to dry to get rid of the moisture in the buds. The best way to understand the difference is to try it for yourself! The goal is to produce buds that are dense and sticky and those that are dripping with THC.Inferior buds tend to be the result of temperatures that are too hot, … It usually takes 3 – 7 days for buds to dry fully. Thanks for reading. This can lead to mold and rot. 8 comments. Avoiding Loose and Airy Marijuana Buds. After a certain point, higher density only means lower quality. save. Step 4 – Patience! report. Also, drying and curing extremely dense buds is trickier without them molding or starting to rot, so new growers especially might struggle with buds that are so big and heavy. Above all, dry your weed in an area that is easy to access so you can check on it regularly. Many growers feel that drying buds slowly and proper curing will actually make buds feel more potent up to a point. Close. hide. 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