light wattage for growing weed

Light wattage for growing weed

Cons of Fluorescents

That being said, when it comes to the flowering/budding stage, if you can fit a bigger light you will get significantly better yields/watt by using an HID or LED grow light!

2.) High Intensity Discharge (HID) Grow Lights

For the many growers who are unable to cultivate cannabis outside in the free abundant sunshine, grow lights are necessary to successfully grow cannabis indoors. Grow lights take the place of the sun, and power the growth of your plants and their buds. Light is like “food” for your plants, so without a lot of bright light, even a healthy cannabis plant won’t produce much bud at all.

CFL Grow Lights

Light wattage for growing weed

Quality (potency, smell, trichome development) and ease of use are important to you

3 Main Types of LED Grow Lights

Grow Space: 2.5×2.5’ coverage at 36” (suitable for vegetative stage) and 2×2’ coverage at 28” (suitable for flowering stage)

2.) Traditional Panel

This plant was green and healthy through the vegetative stage under an LED grow light, but the leaves started dying soon after flowering started. It ended up that the LED was too close.