are the nurturelite® colours, these are detailed more
on charts for SPDs
Plants: Actinic Blue for Marine Plants
and PURple for Tropical & Freshwater plants.
Warning: All fluorescent lights emit UV light, PURple
emmits proportionally the most. When using any fluorescent
lighting with early seedlings or early cuttings they
would be best be protected from copious amounts of UV.
This is easily remedied with a single sheet of glass
or perspex or plastic, between the fluorescent light
source and the plant tops, a Propagator top is ideal.
In many circumstances a combination
of only White and Red are traditionally used, White
for all pre-flower stages and red for all post flower
A favourite for all pre-flower stages
is 50% PURple and 50% Gold, a favourite for all post
flower stages is 30% PURple and 70% Red.
is known to be favoured for growing equitorial plants,
such as Orchids and is proven to promote the production
of flavoids which can enhance the colour, odour and
and flavour of plants.