Fluorescent Grow Lights Great for Home Gardeners

July 6, 2018

Fluorescent lamps are popular with home gardeners for grow lighting. You can expect a fluorescent tube to give you about 20,000 hours of light for growing. That’s roughly three years if you’re using the lamp to light plants for 16 hours a day every day of the year.

These T5 Fluorescent lamps are lighting a propagation table in a glass greenhouse. Even glass greenhouses need supplemental light.
PC: Leslie F. Halleck

You can use HO T5 fluorescent tube lamps in just about any fixture that holds traditional fluorescent tubes, so they are an easy and affordable solution for most home growers.

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