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Old 08-20-2016, 03:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Grow light recommendations?

Originally Posted by eharriett View Post
I'm about a month from taking my new banana tree in for the Ohio winter. I live in a home where there isn't too much all day light in the house and I'd like my tree to continue to grow.. I've got a room with very little light, but it always gets super warm during the winter, so it will be a nice room for the banana. I wanted to add a couple of grow lights to keep it going as well.

Can't seem to find any threads about this on the site, so I wanted to ask some recommendations. I know they can get expensive, into the hundreds or even thousands of dollars. I was hoping for something significantly more economical that will do the job for the banana. And just the banana.

I found this on Amazon as an example. Any idea if a couple of these around the tree would work?

Any other ideas for grow lights that banana trees thrive under during the winter?
Most of the best recommendations are in the Youtube video and cannibis forums....keywords "grow lights for cannibis"..
The lighting requirements are the same. ALOT OF LIGHT FOR THEM TO THRIVE

There are also good informative Youtube videos keywords Growlights for bananas.

Do you have a ceiling fan in that room?
I have a set up with 3- 68 watt spiral cfls which works well in a ceiling fan.

There are also many threads on this lighting subject in the forums which are pretty helpful and detailed to get you started.Grow Light? yes or no?
I find watching the youtube videos the best. you will also find a lot of DIY lighting projects which could fit your budget.

Just pick and choose what you want to use /spend and go from there.
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