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cannabis grow light guide

Cannabis grow light guide

Actual Power Consumption: 270W

Grow Space: 2.5×2.5’ coverage at 24” (suitable for vegetative stage) and 2×2’ coverage at 18” (suitable for flowering stage)

This is especially common in the flowering/budding phase, especially towards the end of flowering when the same leaves have been directly under the LED for months. Discolored leaves don’t necessarily mean you’ve done anything wrong, especially if the LED grow light is being kept far enough away, but if you’re noticing it particularly near the lights, it’s a good indication it might be light burn. Most modern LED grow lights need to be kept at least 12-18″ away to prevent light burn.

Horticulture Lighting Group (HLG) LED Grow Lights

Actual Power Consumption: 328W

Example of cannabis plants grown under the HLG550 LED Grow Light

How Far to Keep from Plants: 32″ is the recommended starting distance from the plants.

1.) Spread Style

Although this is just one example, this is pretty typical of LED grow lights in that they tend to bring out colors. This Eldorado plant was bloomed under two light sources, an HPS on one side and an LED on the other. Nothing scientific, no partitions, so there was light overlap. At harvest the color difference was surprising (see below) and after curing 2 select pieces from each side of the plant, the aromas are slightly different as well.

Introduction – LEDs on average yield 0.5 to 1g/watt (of actual power draw

Cannabis grow light guide

To help you choose the best grow lights for your indoor cannabis garden, Weedmaps tapped into the specialized knowledge of a team of experts from the Resource Innovation Institute (RII), a non-profit devoted to efficient cannabis agriculture in Portland, Oregon.

Why should I use indoor cannabis grow lights?

Vegetative phase

What is the average cost of indoor grow lights?

Some of the reasons he touts indoor grow lights are: