Why do plants grow under fluorescent light?

Answer Plants use light energy (present in the photons of blue and red light) to break apart carbon dioxide and combine it with nutrients in order to produce glucose. Any lighting will do as long as it is... Read More »

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Do plants grow better under a fluorescent light or the sun?

Although the natural light from the sun is ultimately best, plants can grow very well under artificial fluorescent light. As long as the quality, duration and intensity needs of the plant are met, ... Read More »

How do I grow plants under fluorescent lights?

Install LightsInstall a combination of cool-spectrum and warm-spectrum fluorescent lights in an adjustable fixture. Fluorescent bulbs come in different shades of white light. Look for the cool whit... Read More »

Can You Grow Seedlings Under a Fluorescent Light?

Starting seedlings indoors is necessary in cooler climates to protect young seedlings. Using the correct light to grow healthy seedlings is a necessary element of this, and fluorescent lights are a... Read More »

Why Do Plants Grown Under Blue Light Grow Taller Than Under Red & Green Lights?

Plants are amazing examples of evolutionary adaptation and there's no doubt about that. Over the eons, for example, plants have been able to learn how to use specific colors within visible light to... Read More »