Re: [tomato] grow light

Doreen Howard (
Thu, 11 Mar 1999 19:41:55 -0600

To add my 2 cents.  I've been using one cool light (blue) and one aquarium
bulb (red), and my plants are dark, dark green!!  Done this for the last 4
years and have had very healthy, stocky transplants.
Doreen Howard
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From: Byron.Bromley <>
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Date: Thursday, March 11, 1999 12:09 PM
Subject: [tomato] grow light

>In Nancy Bubel's book "The New Seed Starters Handbook"
>She recommends 1 cool and 1 warm white per fixture.
>In personal test, IE Same plants under 2 cool whites, 1 warm and 1 cool
>and 2 grow lights. The ones under 2 cool whites were yellower than either
>Under the mixed, slightly yellower than the grow lights,
>ALL greened up with 4 hours of exposure to direct sunlight.
>Growth: Grow Light slighly more than mixed which were slighly more
>than cool. Less than 1/2 in.
>These were my results, under my conditions