Can Impatiens be kept under lights the whole time?

ashley_minnigMarch 10, 2009

Hello, does anybody know if I can keep my impatiens under lights until they are transplanted may 25? Right now I have the newly germinated seedlings(2-flats) under 4-tubes of the cool fluorescent lights. I hope to keep them short and stocky for the garden yet I don't know if impatiens react negatively to that much light!

All I can say is it seems so far so good. Thanks for your help!

Oh and also when should I fertilize impatiens and with what??

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MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

The closer they are to the lights the stocky they will be. Lack of light makes them stretch and become leggy.

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