There are many ways to provide indoor plants with the light they need. However, those that want to do it efficiently use grow lights LED grow lights.
LED grow lights conserve 75 percent more energy than traditional grow lights, such as metal halide and high-pressure sodium bulbs. More importantly, LED grow lights produce only the specific wavelengths the plants need. This means that LED grow lights can cut a grower’s energy costs as well as provide better light for their plants.
To pick the best LED grow light for one’s particular set-up, it is then just a matter of finding the right wattage.
800 Watts: California Light Works Solar Storm 800W LED Grow Light
One of the highest-powered grow lights on the market is the Solar Storm 800W LED Grow Light by California LightWorks. This 800-watt system gives the grower control over the color spectrum the light emits via the product’s dual spectrum switch. When the grow light is in “veg” mode, the LEDs emit high levels of blue balanced with red. When it is in “flower” mode, it emits intense levels of red balanced with blue. Also unique to the Solar Storm is its special UVB switch, used to boost crop potency in the finishing phase.
180 Watts: Apollo Horticulture Full Spectrum 180W LED Grow Light
Apollo Horticulture’s full spectrum 180-watt LED grow light has an actual power draw of only 109 watts, which lights each of its 3-watt Epistar chips as well as the cooling fan. This product includes a stainless steel hanging kit, which means that growers just have to hang it up, plug it in, and they are good to go. The 180-watt grow light provides enough light for a 5-square foot area of plants in their vegetated stage or a 4-square foot area of plants in their flowering stage.
240 Watts: Lighthouse Hydro BlackStar Flowering LED Grow Light
The 135-watt model of the Lighthouse Hydro BlackStar Flowering LED Grow Light is a high-powered UFO-style grow light in a small 10.75-inch package. Since its light only covers a 4-foot square area, this model is ideal for small grows that require high-intensity light. This BlackStar LED grow light also houses 45 3-watt LED chipsets, rated to last at least 50,000 hours.