Which kind of deck treatment.

Hi Folks,
As summer is approching (Hopefully it will fall over a weekend this year in the UK) it is time to treat my deck.
We have just moved into the house (November) and the deck was a mess. Black slimy mold covered it all. After much cleaning with deck cleaner and a pressure washer, it is now clean. However, the wood is now raw.
I am in a quandary as which product to use. There are three on the shelves: Deck Treatment, Deck Stain and Deck Oil.
I am not interested in the stain.
My first reaction is to use oil. No real reason though. is this a wise choice? Only drawback I can see is the cost and the drying time. 1-2 days.
How about the "Treatment" What is it and why is it better / worse. It dries in 1-2 hours.
Any advice would be welcome....
TIA. Regards, Crispin
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On Apr 16, 7:38am, snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

Oil might last a year, transparent oil stain a bit more, semitransparent maybe 2 years, but I will bet the deck is in shade and it will mold again in less than a year, laundry bleach kills mold, semi transparent oil stain will protect against mold the best. Old grey wood wont look good with just oil.
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