Grow Light LED
Grow lights for plants and people
Designed to fit your
plant’s growth stage.
With a higher light output to help growth and a pleasing light quality, our energy efficient LED Grow Lights create an optimal indoor gardening space for your plants and you. Here are the benefits in full bloom.
Compared to the purple tint of other grow lights, ours has a light quality that’s pleasing to the human eye.
Compared to fluorescent grow lights, LED Grow Lights reduce energy costs.
LEDs put off very little heat compared to other bulb technologies.
LEDs produce no buzzing or humming sound.
LEDs last longer than other lighting technologies.
So many reasons to grow
Grow a single plant
Simply add our LED Grow Light to a table lamp to give nourishment to a single potted plant.
Grow herbs and vegetables
Add a convenient mini vegetable and herb garden in your kitchen with our LED Grow Light tubes.
Set up an indoor green space
Create an unbeatable green space in any room of your home.
Get creative with plants
Enhance your décor with artistic plant displays.
Different bulbs for
different growth stages.
Balanced Light Spectrum
These bulbs optimize the seeds and greens stages of
growth with a balanced red:blue light spectrum that
appears white to the eye.
Advanced Red Light Spectrum
These bulbs give your vegetation optimal light for
flowering and fruit production with a red light spectrum
that appears white to the eye.
A natural light quality for you.
Compared to other grow lights, our light appears pleasing and natural so you can display it anywhere in your home.
Perfect for all growth stages.
Rated for dry and humid conditions with the ability to adapt to high and low light requirements, our Grow Lights provide the flexibility you need to grow a variety of plants.
A high light output for plants.
Our Grow Lights provide the highest number of micromoles available—which means your plants will receive more light to use for both photosynthesis and growth.
What our customers say
Balanced Light Spectrum
Balanced Light Spectrum
Balanced Light Spectrum
Advanced Red Light Spectrum
Advanced Red Light Spectrum
Advanced Red Light Spectrum
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Grow Lights FAQ
What can I grow with my LED Grow lights?
LED Grow Lights can be used to grow a wide variety of plants indoors including seedlings, lettuce and other leafy greens, herbs, flowers, and fruiting plants such as tomatoes and peppers.
How does our LED Grow Light technology work?
Our LED Grow Lights deliver two different light wavelength spectrums to maximize plant growth potential based on the type of plant being grown and its growth stage, all inspired by best practices used by professional growers.
Our Balanced Spectrum LED Grow Lights, used for Seeds & Greens, provide nourishment for the early and mid-stages of plant growth in seedling trays. This mix of blue and red is appropriate for growing leafy greens and herbs through maturity to harvest.
Our Advanced Red-light Spectrum LED Grow Lights, used for Flowers & Fruits, provide the most appropriate nourishment for plants entering the flowering stage of their growth.
How many lights do I need for proper growth?
This depends on the type of plant, size of plant, and how many plants you are trying to grow. A single light might be appropriate for a small pot with a single plant or a small seedling tray. As plants get larger or the required coverage area expands, more lights may be needed. Generally, if plants are growing well and have a compact, robust structure, they are getting enough light. If plants are weak, with elongated stems and many small leaves, this may indicate additional light needs to be provided. Up to eight LED Grow Light fixtures may be connected in series by using the integrated cords and receptacles in the fixtures. Our LED Grow Lights come in several forms, which may be mixed to provide more light.
Which of your products work better for different types of plants?
Our Grow line products focus on two spectrums—balanced and reproductive. Depending on the type of plant you want to grow, only one may be needed for the entire growth cycle, or both. For a non-flowering plant, grow products with balanced spectrum light technology can be used for the full growth cycle from establishment to maturation. In contrast, a flowering plant would need a product with balanced light spectrum technology for the beginning stages of its growth cycle and would benefit from an addition or transition to a product with reproductive light spectrum technology for the stages from flowering to harvest.
How do I know how long I need to keep the lights on?
Different types of plants need different amounts of light. Check your seed packaging or plant tags or ask at the nursery for specific suggestions. While seedlings or vegetative plants can require as much as 18 hours of light exposure each day, flowering plants benefit from at least 12 hours. Timers or our C by GE Smart Plug can be connected to the lights to help manage or automate these cycles.
How are our LED Grow Lights different/better than what is out on the market today?
Our LED Grow Lights feature a prescribed light spectrum with high Photosynthic Photon Flux (PPF). Within Grow lights, the higher the PPF number, the more light generated for photosynthesis and growth. Within an indoor environment with high PPF, plants can reach their full growth faster than the time it’d take under direct sunlight.
Our LED Grow Lights feature the highest PPF in the industry when compared to comparable models with more PPF per watt, combined with greater efficiency, for higher efficacy
Unlike other systems on the market today, our LED Grow Lights emit a natural white light vs. an artificial purple light found in most grow systems, so the indoor garden is pleasant to be around no matter where you decide to grow.
- High PPF (exceeds comparable competitive models)
- High Efficacy (true 660nm red LEDs – not red phosphor)
- Two Growth Spectrums for optimized growth given stage and type of plant
- Balanced with
3:1 red:blue flux (general purpose)
Reproductive Red / Flowering with
6:1 red:blue flux (fruiting/flowering)
Is indoor gardening really a trend? What are the stats?
Yes – today one in three households are growing their own food. Indoor gardening appeals to those who want fresh, healthy food year-round. Gardening indoors eliminates the challenges of unpredictable weather, poor soil conditions, pests and weeds.
Where would I put these lights in my house?
Our LED Grow Lights work great in any area of the home, from a kitchen herb station to a basement workspace.
How close do I need to keep them to my plants?
In general, most should be positioned 6 inches above the plants, but there is a range dependent upon three things to consider:
- Type of plant you are growing
- Type of light source being used ie. BR30, PAR38, Linear tube or linear fixture
- PPF output of light source
Here are some general guidelines to start. You may adjust depending on plant response.
Are LED Grow Lights going to help my plants grow faster?
Yes, under the right conditions. Our LED Grow Lights will support a plant’s photosynthesis process during the growth cycle via photosynthetic active radiation technology and high photosynthetic photon flux levels incorporated in our products. With high PPF, plants can reach their full growth faster (within an indoor environment @ 18hrs. per day) than the time under direct sunlight (outdoor environment).
How long does it take from beginning to end to grow something meaningful?
We suggest you consult your seed packet for a time range. Plants have different growing cycles, so it is best to learn more about your plant’s growth cycle so that you can determine the length of time it will take.
Can I do the whole grow cycle with these lights or is this something I start inside and then go outside with?
Our grow light technology allows you to control the locations of plants during their growth cycles. Completing the entire growth cycle of a plant indoors is a feasible option since we carry products with different light spectrums for the different stages of growing a plant. Similarly, you can also start a growth cycle of a plant during its off season and then transplant it outside once the external environment factors are compatible with the plant again, and vice versa.
Isn’t it going to take a lot of energy and money to keep lights on that long?
No. Because these are LED lamps, they are about 40 – 80% more efficient than traditional lights such as fluorescent or incandescent.
What types of solutions do you offer, and how much are they?
Retail prices will vary by retailer, but should reflect MSRPS of:
BR30 – $15-$18
PAR38 – $40-$45
T8 48-Inch Tube Type A – $25-$30
24-Inch Linkable Fixture – $70-$80
48-Inch Integrated Fixture – $50-$60
How can I gauge if everything is working?
Light intensity is only one of three key components which ensure proper growth. Soil condition along with the proper amount and frequency of watering round out the other two components. You should learn about your plant’s growth cycle to maximize growth and reduce challenges along the way. By doing so, you can select the proper model and light spectrum combination to provide sufficient lighting. We suggest regular inspections to confirm that plants are on the correct growth track.
Do I need to water more, consider fertilizer or take any additional precautions?
When gardening with our LED Grow Lights, treat the plants no differently than if they were planted in the traditional sense. Although not necessary, you are welcome to incorporate any additional water supply systems, fertilizer, and precautions at your own discretion.
Where are our LED Grow Lights available for purchase?
March 2019: Right now, LED Grow Lights are available at True Value, Amazon.com and Walmart.
Product will be available in Target stores in May 2019 and Lowe’s in June, with other retailers over the coming months.
Where can I find more information on LED Grow Lights?
The product package/box has some helpful tips like recommended plants per LED Grow Light type and how many inches to place the light from the plant. Also, certain retailers will be showcasing an LED Grow Lights manual on their LED Grow Lights display, so make sure to look for one at your favorite store.
Are these lights for both amateurs and professionals alike?
Yes, our LED Grow Lights are designed to be used by both amateurs and professionals alike. The lights deliver a blue:red ratio in a balanced spectrum inspired by best practices used by professional growers. The mix of blue and red allows plants to absorb the maximum amount of light for their growth stages.
How long will the lights last?
Floodlights, linear tubes and integrated fixtures last up to 25,000 hours.
Explain more on the aesthetics of the lights for different spaces and places in the home.
Our LED Grow Lights can be used in various lamps and fixtures to coordinate best with your home or room’s aesthetics. The light output appears white to the eye, not a harsh purple like some grow lights on the market.
Is it okay to combine sunlight and supplemental plant lights?
Yes! You can start a cycle indoors and move the plants outdoors or vice versa. You could also combine natural light nearby a window with LED Grow Lights.
Are there different traditional lighting technologies for indoor plants?
Yes, there are, however, we suggest you stick with an LED grow light for the best, maximized grow results with the greatest efficiency
Sunlight uses UV rays. If this is recreating sunlight type elements, are these safe for me to use at home?
Our LED Grow Lights do not pose a UV risk. They produce light in a visible spectrum.
Is it safe for me to keep lights on 12-18 hours a day at home?
Yes – these are LEDs, so they run cooler than traditional light sources and operate efficiently.
With a higher light output to help growth and a pleasing light quality, our energy-efficient LED Grow Lights create an optimal indoor gardening space for…
Are White LED Grow Lights Good for Growing?
For people who love to grow indoor plants, there are always continuous debates on the best grow light that gets the best results for growth. One of the most recent debates is the effect of white LED lights on indoor plant growth.
University Studies Show White LED Grow Lights are Better than Purple:
A study at Chiba University measured the effects of supplemental lighting with LEDs on tomato yield, which included white LEDs.¹
Based on the unit photons emitted, the white LEDs showed as high efficiency as the red LEDs in increasing tomato yield, followed by the blue ones.
This is quite an interesting result because not many grow lights include white spectrum, although some of the higher end models have started to include it.
The study found that tomato yields increased 12 to 16% when white LED lights were included with a mix of red and blue lights to grow tomatoes.
Even though the red and blue lights contributed to the result, the study’s authors concluded that “The results were probably due to the white LEDs that contained more than 50% of green light characterized by high penetration into the canopy.”
A second study observed lettuce grown using only red blue spectrum compared to lettuce grown using red blue plus white spectrum.² The study found soluble sugar and nitrate contents in the lettuce grown with added white spectrum was significantly higher and lower, respectively. If you’re wondering – that’s exactly the result you’d want.
Researchers also observed higher shoot and root fresh and dry weights as well as higher crispness, sweetness, and better plant shape for the lettuce grown using white light.
What is White Grow Light Spectrum, Actually?
While most indoor growers are familiar with the benefits of using purple growing lights, white LED lights are a newer consideration.
Almost all growers have previously considered white light to have little or no value for plant growth. However, this is not actually true with white LED Lights, as seen in the studies cited earlier.
The white light spectrum includes a few colors currently included in all LED grow lights, like blue and red. But it also comprises of a few wavelengths not included in significant intensity in most LED grow lights today.
The full white light spectrum can be seen in the table below:
Most LED grow light spectrum charts will already show these wavelengths, but the intensity of the wavelengths other than red & blue is weak. Below we linked to a brand of more modern grow lights that includes a full white spectrum, including the all important red and blue as well.
White LED lights are also great lighting to help enjoy the plants as they grow, and they provide a 40% light absorption rate. Additionally, because they are LED, these lights will not burn or over chafe the leaves, ground or soil with a drying light.
What Color LED Is Best For Plants?
While there are a host of different grow lights produced, there has not been enough discussion of the benefits of using white LED grow lights for plants.
With that said, the studies cited above prove that white spectrum LEDs are best for plants.
Traditional high intensity bulb lamps are not as effective because they use more energy and the light released is lower quality. The spectrum produced by HID lamps (HPS and CMH) are usually heavy on red or blue and nothing else.
The use of high intensity bulbs for growing can create a hot environment that’s hard to control. This has often been a significant complaint from indoor plant growers.
Because of this, an increase in plant light analysis was done that included the use of white LED lights. Part of the desire to compare white LED lighting for plant growth came from their low energy use and ability to stay in use for longer periods of time safely.
Based on the studies above, we conclude that more high quality grow lights should include white spectrum. In fact, many are starting to do so.
Which Grow Lights Utilize White LEDs?
The Mars Hydro TSW 2000 is a modern, low price range quantum board grow light that has an intense white light spectrum. This light is the best value on the market right now. You can click the image below for more details.
Mars Hydro TSW 2000:
It emits a full white light spectrum (including blue & red) . It’s the most modern LED grow light currently on the market, and will cover a 3’x3′ space with ease. You can click the picture below for more details.
Mars Hydro SP-3000:
The Mars Hydro SP-3000 is a great modern white spectrum grow light at a mid-price range cost. You’ll be able to light a 3×5 or in some cases 4×5 foot area with this full white spectrum grow light. You can check out my review of the SP-3000 here.
What Are The Best White LED Grow Lights For Small Plants?
The white spectrum LED grow lights above are meant for fruit, vegetables, or cannabis. They cover a 3×3 foot area, and may be overkill for smaller plants such as flowers or succulents growing in a small 1×1 foot area.
If you’re looking for a small white spectrum LED bulb that’ll cover a 1×1 foot area and is sufficient for smaller plants like succulents, flowers or seedlings, I highly recommend the Sansi 40w daylight LED bulb. I have these bulbs at home and wrote an article about my experience with them here. You can click the image below for more details.
Sansi 40 watt full white spectrum LED bulb:
White, Red and Blue Wavelengths – Not White Alone:
Since most white LED lights run at a lower light absorption rate, and are not comparable to natural sunlight, the use of red, purple, blue or green LED lights are often used in combination with white lights.
When red and white, purple and white, blue and white or green and white LED lights are used in combination, the outcome of light absorption is much better.
Using white LED lights with other primary color LED lights offer the added benefits of visibility and better room atmosphere. This allows plant growth to occur in any room of a home versus a specified plant room.
In some cases, people have used a combination of red, white and blue LED lights to give the plants their much-needed light combinations while enriching the room with a patriotic glow.
When it comes to indoor plant growing, studies have shown the use of LED lights has been found superior to traditional plant growing lights. Using LED lights significantly reduces energy consumption and does not create overheating or the hazards of higher heat risks from ongoing daily usage.
There are debates on the best light that gets the best results for growth. One of the biggest debates is the effect of white LED lights on plant growth.