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  • What grow light is best for foliage plants?

    Created by Linda Magnus on

    I have just moved all of my plants indoors for winter, and they are already dropping leaves after only a week. We moved here over the summer and I did not realize how dark this house is. I have mostly foliage plants from 6 inches tall to 7 foot tall. I have these all in three rooms and I really need some advice and help to get some grow lights and to keep my babies green.
    thank you

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    E. Vinje

    Hi Linda –

    One of the best grow lights for small indoor growing is a T5 fluorescent system. They’re wonderful for growing greens, aren’t as expensive as high intensity discharge lamps used by serious growers, and they use less electricity. They’re perfect for dark rooms and foliage plants. Key advantages of these high-end fluorescents include: more of their light is used by the plant, they produce less heat than incandescent and HID grow lights and consequently can be placed much closer to the plant.

    Hope it helps!

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