If you wish to grow marijuana within industry guidelines, then you will need to understand plant count limits. These limits will ensure you can maintain the proper licensing to legally grow marijuana for sale in the state.
Michigan.gov explains the plant count limit depends on whether you will have a cultivator license or if you are an adult-use marijuana grower.
Adult-use marijuana grower
An adult-use grower grows plants for recreational use. Under this law, the government will only count adult, mature plants. Smaller plants do not count towards the limit. You should know which type of license you have as this determines the plant count limit for your business.
If you have a Class A license, you may have up to 100 plants. This is the lowest level you can be at. Next is a Class B license, which allows you to have up to 500 plants. Next is Class C, which means you can have up to 2,000 plants.
You may also be a microbusiness, which means you can have up to 150 plants. If you are an excess grower, you can have up to 2,000 plants.
A cultivator license is for medical marijuana growing. If you have a cultivator license, you also need to pay attention to the classification. The lowest level is A and the highest is C.
Class A license holders can have up to 500 plants. A Class B license allows you to grow up to 1,000 plants, and the high-level Class C provides you the right to grow up to 1,500 plants.
Under this type of license, all plants at any stage of growth will count towards your plant count limit.
It is essential to know the type and class of license you hold as a marijuana grower in Michigan. This will allow you to stay within the legal limits of your license.