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  • Indoor lighting for pepper plants

    Created by Moddie on

    I’ve set up an area for indoor veggie growing. How many hours of lighting should I set my timer for when I grow pepper plants? bush beans? and once they show fruit, should I decrease or increase the time in the lights? Thank you. M.

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    E. Vinje
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    After some quick research…

    A 14 hour on 10 off light cycle seemed to fit the needs for both of these plants the best. If you wanted to simulate nature you could match the timer to sunrise and sunset.. depending on latitude summer day length can be anywhere between 14 and 18 hours. Anything over 12 hours should induce flowering for vegetable crops.

    Hope that helps!

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