Helpful guidelines

Is full spectrum LED good for flowering?

Is full spectrum LED good for flowering?

Many LED lighting suppliers will say that full-spectrum LED grow lights are the best option for growing plants because they mimic the natural light from the sun.

Is full spectrum LED good for veg?

The advantages to using a single, full-spectrum LED grow light for both vegetative and flowering lifecycles include: Plants don’t experience shock when changing spectrums. When plants grow leaves, they optimize the leaves for the light they are currently receiving.

Is 4000K full spectrum?

3000K/4000K (warm) LED spectrums happen to have an ideal amount of blue light, and a good amount of yellow light for growth power. Even though red and infrared are mostly left out, it’s a decent growth spectrum. Go any lower to 1000K, and the blue light will drop below what is good for plants.

What makes an LED full spectrum?

Defining Full Spectrum Truly full spectrum light sources, by virtue of being similar to natural daylight, must have a very high CRI and color temperature between 4000K and 6500K to be considered a true, full spectrum light source. Waveform Lighting’s ABSOLUTE SERIES™ LED lamps have up to 99 CRI (Ra).

What color LED is best for flowering?

Red lights
Red lights from 2000K to 3000K and 640-680 nanometers are most important in the flowering stage. This range of light promotes stem growth and overall plant height because red light signals that there are no other plants above it so it can grow unimpeded.

How far should a 100 watt LED light be from plants?

A general rule is that LED lights should be about 12-30 inches from the top of your plant.

Is 3000K enough for plants?

Foliage growth is generally best around 6500K, though many plants need a period of warmer light, around 3000K, in order to produce flowers, and thus fruit. In other words, if your goal is to simply produce seedlings, leafy green vegetables, or root crops, you only need higher spectrum bulbs.

What is valoya?

Valoya helps growers and researchers reach their cultivation targets efficiently. The core of Valoya’s technology is a high quality, finely balanced, wide LED light spectrum. Slim and light LED tubes that produce minimal heat. Designed for rooms and chambers, tissue culture and vertical farming. Slim, powerful and dimmable LED bars.

Why choose valoya LED grow lights?

Valoya’s LED grow lights are designed to accelerate the growth and efficiency of the plant production whereby the LED lights have been optimised through more than 500 research projects implemented in collaboration with the Wageningen University, Max Planck Institute, Julius Kühn-Institut, John Innes Centre, Rothamsted Research etc.

Why choose valoya spectra?

Valoya’s wide spectra offer the best possible light for plants in an energy efficient way. 
 Our patented spectra are designed to optimize growth of a variety of plants in different applications.

What are the CRI values for HPS and valoya spectra?

CRI values for HPS are 20-40, depending on the lamp type. CRI value for traditional red-blue LEDs is zero! CRI values for Valoya spectra vary between 60 to 90, ensuring a comfortable working environment.