Starting seeds indoors with LED grow lights

Starting seeds indoors with LED grow lights

Whether you grow indoors or in a greenhouse, proper plant development is profoundly dependent on the quantity and quality of light your crop receives. The photoperiod, light intensity, and light quality are key lighting properties in regulating plant growth and development.

Yet whatever setting you grow in, using the proper grow light for seed starting presents an opportunity to begin your crop on the path to higher yields and a quality product. 

Why use seed starting grow lights

Using grow lights for seedlings not only allows growers to get an earlier start to the season, it creates more developmental uniformity and hardiness for any crop. This addition can lead to better predictability within your grow cycle, assisting in regulating your farm's seed-to-harvest schedule.

Another pro to adding LED grow lights for seed starting to your farm is once seedlings are ready for transplant, the fixtures can remain functional, becoming a staple of your grow operation. 

If you're looking for a simple and effective LED grow light for seedlings, as well as one you can use in any stage of your crops' lifecycle, the Arize Life2 is a popular solution. This fixture emits 126° light distribution, providing a uniform cast to your plants. It is also an affordable and easy-to-install seedling light. 

With nine spectral options, the Arize Life2 can provide an exact hue to whatever crop you grow. Another feature of the Arize Life2 is flexible mounting options for the 4' or 8' lamps, which can be used in vertical systems.

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Photo Courtesy of Hort Americas

Source: Hort Americas

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