Example of MH/HPS Setups That Yield 1-5 Ounces/Month
Metal Halide grow lights are generally used for the vegetative stage because they produce a bluish light that vegetative plants love, though this type of light can also be used all the way to harvest.
For growers who are looking to harvest 1/2 to 1 ounce of cannabis a month, LEDs may be your best choice. At this size, they are super low on electricity, run cool and need almost no setup! They get better yields than fluorescents but don’t run as hot as an HPS of similar wattage.
CFL grow lights are the twisty-looking bulbs you can find anywhere you normally buy light bulbs. They produce a great spectrum for growing cannabis and can be used in tiny spaces where no other grow light would fit such as the inside of a cabinet.
T5 grow lights are one of the most easily available types of grow lights and are used to grow many different types of plants. As a result, they’re available in many garden and home improvement stores.
High Pressure Sodium (HPS) Grow Lights
3 Main Classes of Marijuana Grow Lights
Simply hang an LED light over your plants and start growing!
Pros of Fluorescents
Why should growers invest in lights to grow indoor weed in the first place?
Cannabis Grow Lights: Why You Should Use Them
For most small, vegetative plants grown indoors, LED lights are recommended as the grow light of choice. Bright, white LED lights cover the red-blue areas of the color spectrum.
What are the Best Indoor Grow Lights for Cannabis?
The difficulty for anyone looking to grow is choosing between the vast variety of indoor grow lights for cannabis. The endless selection can be daunting – cultivators have never had more choices, whether for home or commercial operations.