What CFL light is best for growing?

What CFL light is best for growing?

What CFL light is best for growing?

If you're just starting out, the best CFL grow light on the market is the Agrobrite 2′, 4-Tube T5 Fixture. It comes with four 2″ long T5 bulbs in the 6500K range – perfect for getting plants through the vegetative phase of the growth cycle.

Are CFL lights good for growing plants?

Compact fluorescent light bulbs are a good source of supplemental light for growing plants in low-light conditions or for providing extra light to increase the day length and encourage blooming.

Can you grow with LED and CFL together?

As far as I know, using LED and CFL together is recommended, as long as you keep the temperatures in check so your plants won't get burned.

What's the difference between led and CFL grow lights?

Here are some tips for using CFL lights: CFLs do generate some heat compared to LEDs but don't need to be actively cooled Use a grow tent or white/reflective material around your plants to steer light back to your plant As a very general rule of thumb, plan for one CFL bulb per medium plant.

Do you need a CFL grow light for marijuana?

CFL grow lights are not cost effective when growing more than 1-2 flowering marijuana plants at a time, if you’re growing more than a handful of plants, you’ll probably want to invest in a LED Grow Light or LEC grow light to supplement your light intensity.

When do you add CFL bulbs to your plants?

You’ll likely need to add CFLs a little as a time while your plant grows, but by the time the plants are flowering, you definitely want more light than your original two bulbs to get your plants to produce lots of bud. Light is what gives your plant energy, and the more energy it gets, the bigger buds it will grow.

How big should grow lights be for spiral CFLs?

For the spiral CFLs that I have recommended, a lot of light comes off of the sides as opposed to the front, so you may want to align the sides facing the plants instead of a traditional top down setup. Try to keep your lights anywhere from 4-6 inches away from the surface of your plants.

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