RED&BLUE LIGHTS and PLANT GROWTH

How does a red light source affect a plants growth ?

Research

  • Red light combined with blue lights encourage flowering
  • Blue lights speed up vegetative growth
  • Red LED lights can quickly start photosynthesis

Hypothesis

Red and Blue light combined can greatly enhance plant growth.

Experiment

Analysis

Plants under the red and blue lights grew a total of 1 1/4 inch more than the those under white lights. Also they matured quicker and were flowering a couple days before those under the white lights.

Conclusion

For quicker plant growth grow your plants under red and blue LEDs instead of white lights.