Posted 3w ago by @PlantTherapy

Grow lights 💡🪴
Hey there all.

Can anyone help with giving any advice and tips on where to start with grow lights? I know absolutely nothing and now that my plant collection has became huge quick I’m learning but I need more light and my natural light isn’t cuttin it. I know absolutely nothing on grow lights.

• What’s the difference in the white and purple?
• do plants need different type of lights depending on the plant?

I have a hutch that’s all glass even the shelves and I thought about putting my more tropical plants in there for more humidity and put lights in there.. I have no idea where to start with this omg but I’m super excited!

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I posted about grow lights a week ago and I got some awesome recommendations from @KikisOasis. I haven’t gotten any yet since I’m broke; but she recommended one of these!

Grow Lights for Indoor Plants, LED Full Spectrum Plant Light with Stand (Adjustable Tripod 15-60inch for Floor Plants, Red/Blue/White, 4/8/12H Timer with Remote Control) (Red)

Limited-time deal: DOMMIA Grow Lights for Indoor Plants, 20W Full Spectrum LED Grow Light with Auto ON & Off Timer, 132 LEDs Sunlike Plant Light for Hydroponics, Succulents & More, Easy to Assemble(2Pcs)
@kscape thanks so much!
Did you look through the #GrowLights community? This discussion has come up a lot!
It depends on your setup. My plants main light source are my grow lights.

If you have shelves or can hang, I'd recommend the GE tube light to hang:

I bought two 5 socket flexible lamps and put GE full spectrum lights in them. I have them pointed for plants on my bookcases and my 5 foot BOP.

GE Full Spectrum Light Bulbs:

5 socket flexible lamp:

I have two of tripods for plant stands and even my big boys like them including my "fickle" leaf figs. They also have a clip version you can clip anywhere.
@RJG no I haven’t, sometimes I forget I can do that! I’ll do that now! Thanks!
@PlantTherapy I just know it's come up a lot! Hopefully you can get lots of ideas!
@PlantTherapy Examples of my lights and setup.
@PlantTherapy Regarding the colors of the grow lights:

The GE ones I mentioned are full spectrum and look like a normal light for those that don't like the colored lights.

Color Lights:
Purple is supposed to be full spectrum. Blue is supposed to focus on germination and red is supposed to assist flowering plants.
@AwesomePlants thank you so much!! I’m so excited for new things!
My favorite plant blogger has a post dedicated to explaining how to understand the science behind grow light measurements & how to evaluate them. I’ve found it really helpful:

The grow lights I use are:

GE Grow Light Bulb, PAR38 Grow...

Monios-L T8 LED Grow Light 2FT,...
@melaza I love those! Those would be perfect in my hutch
@PlantTherapy i use grow lights from sansi 15-36 watts full spectrum. No funny colors hahhaa

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