Lettuce

flannaDecember 9, 2007

Hi

I have a Question as a newby. I am growing butterhead lettuce under fluerscent lights about 2 inches from the bulb.

My leaf color looks good but they are curling under.

Too much fert?

Too much light?

Any help would be great

Thanks

Darren

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object16

What type of lamps are you using, brand and color temperature?
pm.

    Bookmark   December 10, 2007 at 10:59AM
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shrubs_n_bulbs(z8/9 UK)

Lights may be too bright. More likely they are just overheating the leaves and causing dessication. Or perhaps they are too dry. Run a fan, or lift the lights a little, make sure they are watered. Also check that the temperature drops at least 10F at night.

    Bookmark   December 10, 2007 at 11:02AM
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object16

I think Shrubs is right, some of my herbs were doing the same, and putting the light down a little seems to have helped. pm.

    Bookmark   December 11, 2007 at 1:29AM
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pushindirt(z8 OR)

I don't get it
shrubs says "lift the lights a little"
object16 says "putting the light down a little seems to have helped"

Which is it, lift the lights, or put them down?
Dave

    Bookmark   December 18, 2007 at 12:44PM
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