Grow Light Lamps / Bulbs
Grow light lamps/bulbs are an essential tool for hydroponic gardening and indoor plant growth. If you want to start an indoor garden you will need to choose the right light. If so, you'll need a good set of grow light lamps and bulbs.
Types of Grow Light Lamps and Bulbs:
Fluorescent Grow Lights:
Fluorescent lights are a great for gardening indoors because of the low cost.
Fluorescent grow lights : They come in two main types: T5 and T8 bulbs.
T5 bulbs are more energy-efficient and produce more light than T8 bulbs.
Fluorescent bulbs produce a cool light that is suitable for seedlings, clones, and young plants.
High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Lights:
HID lights are more powerful and provide more light intensity than fluorescent lights.
They come in two types: metal halide and high-pressure sodium bulbs.
LED Grow Lights:
LED grow lights are becoming increasingly popular due to their energy efficiency, long lifespan, and customizable spectrum.
They provide a full spectrum of light that is suitable for all stages of plant growth.
Grolux Sylvania 400w/600w£21.50 - £27.99
Power Plant Super HPS Lamp 250w 400w 600w 1000w£14.99 - £59.99
Power Plant Metal Halide Lamp 250w 400w 600w 1000w£12.50 - £59.99
250w EnviroGro CFL Super Cool White Lamp - 14000k£38.99
130w LUMii CFL Warm Lamp - 2700k£24.99
LUMii SunBlaster HPS Lamp 400w, 600w, 1000w£17.45 - £49.94
Grolux Sylvania SHP-TS 600w/400v£38.94
Philips 55W Cool White Lamp£9.99
315w Philips Master Lamps£99.95
LUMii BLACK 600w HPS Lamp£17.99
Gavita Pro 600W 400V EL SE Lamp£43.99
Gavita Pro 6/750W 400V EL DE£73.99
Gavita Pro Plus EL HPS Lamp - 1000W/ 400V / DE£105.00
Philips Master GreenPower 600W/400V HPS Pro EL Lamp£49.95
Optilux 600w Dual Spectrum HPS Lamp£21.95Sold Out
Incandescent Grow Lights
Because of their low efficiency, incandescent grow lights should not be used indoors for gardening.
These are not suitable for seedlings or small plants.
Consider these Factors when choosing a grow light
The spectrum of a grow lamp refers to the number of wavelengths it emits.
Some plants like different light spectrum, so choosing the right light is very important.
Full-spectrum grow lamps are good for plants because they offer a wide range of wavelengths that are helpful for all stages.
PAR and Lumens
Both PAR (Photosynthetically Active radiation) and Lumens measure light intensity.
PAR is the amount of light plants need to photosynthesise, while lumens are the total amount of visible lighting emitted from a grow light.
These are two important considerations when selecting a grow lamp.
A grow light's Kelvin rating refers to its color temperature.
A grow light with a lower Kelvin rating will produce a bright red/orange light suitable for flowering.
However, a light with a higher Kelvin rating will produce a light suitable for vegetative growth.
For indoor gardening and hydroponics, grow light bulbs and lamps are vital.
It doesn't matter if you are growing mature plants or clones of seedlings.
You need to select the right grow light for you.
To ensure your plants receive the right light intensity and spectrum, consider the PAR, lumens and Kelvin ratings of the grow lights.