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Overwintering under lights

Posted by greybird_keke (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 4, 12 at 13:00

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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RE: Overwintering under lights

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.


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RE: Overwintering under lights

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.


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RE: Overwintering under lights

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.


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