Q & A

Welcome to the Planet Natural Garden Forum! Whether you’re new to gardening or have been at it for some time, here you can search existing messages for answers to your questions or post a new message for others to reply to. If this is your first visit, please read over our forum instructions carefully before posting. Enjoy!

This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  E. Vinje 3 years, 8 months ago.

  • Indoor grow lighting for herbs

    Created by Casey on

    What type of lighting would be abundant enough to reach a few potted herb plants 4-6 feet away? I would like to grow indoors using the wasted space above my kitchen cabinets. It’s a small galley kitchen so the plants will be pretty close to the light fixture in the center. I’ve read a lot about lighting but still feel unsure. Thanks for your time!

  • Author
    Posts
  • #163651 Reply

    E. Vinje
    Keymaster

    Casey –

    Using a 2 foot 2 tube T5 fixture with the standard cool spectrum bulb, as well as a replacement warm spectrum bulb will help cover the red and blue light spectrum and fit into a compact space. Depending if a 2 foot 2 tube T5 fixture would fit in the space, another option could be to use a T5 Jump Start system if space is limited.

    If the space is there, a 200W CFL light and fixture from hydrofarm could work as
    well.

    https://www.planetnatural.com/product/compact-fluorescent-fixture/

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.