Overwintering under lights

greybird_kekeSeptember 4, 2012

I recently upgraded the fluorescent lights on my plant stand, and the cuttings I started over the summer have done very well. My question is, if I purchased some small starts of rhizomatous begonias this fall, would they actually grow over the winter, or just sit there until spring before doing anything?

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hcmcdole(z7)

They should grow quite nicely under lights. I grow hundreds under lights in winter and most put on new leaves after the stress of moving them indoors wears off in a few weeks.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 6:16AM
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greybird_keke

Ok, thanks! I am just hoping to get a little jump start, planning ahead for next year. My plants already look so much better, switching from T12 to T8 fluorescent bulbs.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 6:30PM
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hcmcdole(z7)

I've been switching my T12 to T8 as the bulbs burn out. Now LED lights seem to be the way to go.

Always something new and better.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 8:06AM
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