move to a cooler location after germination?

chuckstoll(5)March 25, 2005

I started some impatiens in trays with domes over them, the room is a steady 71-72 degrees, I have a florecent grow light about 6" above the trays. I planted them 5 days ago. 95% of them have germinated. Can they be moved to a location that isn't quite as warm? I know they dont like direct sunlight should the grow light be further away from the trays? The varieties are Sunny Lady Red and Bruno Red.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

I would keep them where they are. They like light not sun. Florecent lights are no where near as strong. The plants see it as bright shade which they like a lot.

    Bookmark   March 31, 2005 at 2:24PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
I plant my impatiens among my hostas in partial shade....
New Guinea Impatiens
Can i get these at any garden center right now or is...
Will Sunpatiens bloom in shade?
I managed to get home from a garden buying trip with...
Seeking Impatiens oliveri seeds
Is there anyone who would be willing to send me Impatiens...
Floating impatiens island in pond
Hello! I'm new to GardenWeb, and working on a big pond...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™