Questions tagged [grow-lamp]

Use this tag with questions about grow lights and grow lamps in general. About how to choose, install and maintain them. For questions about LED lights use the [led] tag.

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Is a grow light sufficient for an indoor olive tree over the winter?

I have two small olive trees which I would like to grow indoors. Olive trees need a lot of light. Winter is coming and it will be fairly dark here, especially indoors. Will an ordinary grow light be ...
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Best wavelength mix for an indoor LED grow light used to grow basil

I want to grow basil. A lot of it. Unfortunately the winter is coming, and my plants won't be able to survive outdoors. Beeing an electronics engineer, i decided to DIY an indoor growbox, so that ...
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Why are “naked” LED lamps so deadly?

Several months ago, I made the following experiment: Make a plant grow inside of a box with artifical lighting. I bought this lamp (15W): And removed the white sphere from it, so it got like: ...
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Distance and spacing of LED growlights for propagation

I am planning to make an indoor propagation setup which consists of h:30cm x w:40 x L:50cm recycled polystyrene boxes and full spectrum LED panels. Clearly, the biggest limitation is height in this ...
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Why are my grow lights helping some plants but not others?

I have two 20 watt grow lights in my basement shining on some potted herbs and some sprouts, in soil, not hydroponic or anything like that. I grew the sprouts from seed and they seem to be thriving. ...
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Instead of using 54W 6500K T5's, can I use 54W 5000K T5's?

I want to buy some T5's for indoor planting. The specifications I found until now are 54W and 6500K. In a nearby shop, I found 54W with 5000K. I've been reading this and there is the following graphic:...