There is an overwhelming amount of lights to choose from for optimal plant growth. I have purchased a Monios-L T5 LED Grow Light but am uncertain if it is suitable for seedlings. I am currently trying to grow indoors:

  • Pansies
  • Snapdragon
  • Forget-me-not
  • Cosmos
  • Lavatera
  • Bee Balm
  • Corn Salad
  • Hibiscus
  • Zinnia
  • Geranium
  • Coreopsis
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    Some plants also require some time in darkness. Nov 7, 2020 at 21:18

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Maybe. It is very difficult to get enough artificial light to grow plants to maturity. Most of the ad looks like advertising ( no surprise). A very important number is lumens , the amount of light, not given . A temperature spectrum ( ad - 2900 K) only applies to incandescent lights and halogen and metal halide ( as I understand it) . You want the frequency spectrum of light that it emits; green chlorophyll has two absorption peaks -( I forget the numbers ) ,not provided .SO ,the CRI number is useless because that tells how natural the light looks to the eye - not how effective it is to the chlorophyll. I think you can get more technical info on light if you search under "aquarium". But try it , to maximize lumens put the light as close as you can to the plants .

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