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Fluorescent light question

This is a discussion on Fluorescent light question within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Does a flowering plant still need the red spectrum to keep on flowering or will ...

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    Does a flowering plant still need the red spectrum to keep on flowering or will the blue spectrum be okay ?

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    don't know if this will really answer your question, but i found this recently about light.


    http://www.firstrays.com/plants_and_light.htm


    there's a fair amount of other info there too....maybe you know of it already....

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    Quote Originally Posted by peteMc
    don't know if this will really answer your question, but i found this recently about light.


    http://www.firstrays.com/plants_and_light.htm


    there's a fair amount of other info there too....maybe you know of it already....
    Great site, thanks for posting that!

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    Great site(been there before).

    I,ve probably answered my own question.If i use a flourescent light(blue spectrum) as a supplement to some natural light flowering should continue.
    Just looking @ options for growing in the winter months.

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