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LED lighting for indoor growing

Mr. Friendly

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I'm looking for lightweight LED strips that provide the spectrum needed for small window plants. our kitchen-not-kitchen window is below the deck, so there's next to nothing for sunlight besides ambient, which isn't enough for any plant.

I see lots of red and blue only strips...but due to the lack of space (the window has a blind installed), only a thin strip or two would fit and you need more than just red and blue spectrum, LoL.
 

danmitch1

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Red and blue will do just fine for normal house plants..
Edit: add a couple orange and white maybe ..
 

danmitch1

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This is what my grow lamp has, but this is for a very light hungry type of plant ;)

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lowfat

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If you want cheap and ok w/ diy. You can get cheap 5050 white led strips from Aliexpress. 5M is like $10.
 

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If you want cheap and ok w/ diy. You can get cheap 5050 white led strips from Aliexpress. 5M is like $10.
well, I want the house plants to be healthy. they probably won't grow much, due to low power...but they won't wilt n die.

are there any that have multiple colors for more spectrum coverage?
 

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well, I want the house plants to be healthy. they probably won't grow much, due to low power...but they won't wilt n die.

are there any that have multiple colors for more spectrum coverage?
5M is a lot of power. They are rather efficient, but not like Samsung LED efficient. I grow all my indoor plants with them. Including vegetables / herbs.
 
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