Plants can really improve any space, making it much more pleasant and inviting. Lighting is the most important factor for a healthy plant.
Common signs your plants are not getting enough light:
- Slow or no growth
- Lighter leaf colour
- Smaller new leaves
- Older leaves dying
The Pianta Grow Light will ensure they have enough light
How Long Should Grow Lights be on for?
This will vary a lot depending on how much natural lights your plants are getting, so it will vary depending on where you live and what time of the year it is. As a very rough rule of thumb to effectively mimic the sun's natural light it should be on for 8 - 16 hours a day however if there is already natural light it can be used for just a few hours a day to top up the light and keep the plant thriving.
Even plants need a good nights sleep! Make sure not to run the light for longer than 16 hours a day so your plants can rest.
How far should grow lights be from plants?
The Light should be pointing directly at your plants. Be careful not to keep the light too close as it can burn the plant, between 0.3m - 1m is a good distance to start with, then move as required. Keep an eye on your plants as they will give you feedback.
Refer to our blog for more guidance: How close to keep your grow lights?
- Do not operate if any part of the light is damaged
- Do not use in a totally enclosed fixture
- Avoid direct eye contact with the light
- Not suitable for dimmable fixtures
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