LED grow lights are the latest technology in the crop cultivation a propagation. They have improved farming methods and crop yields and general. Whether you do commercial framing or you do it as a hobby, LED grow lights, when used properly, will certainly give you are a reason to smile. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about LED grow lights and their use out there. That misinformation is either making many farmers avoid using this revolutionary technology, or use it in the wrong way.

This guide seeks to bust these myths and misconceptions and inform you fully about the operation of LED grow lights. The guide with bust some of the common myths out there, and replace it with the correct information. We always advocate for farmers or users to fully understand how LED grow lights work, as well as the requirements of their plants so that they can get the best out of their grow lights.


LED Lights do not Have Sufficient Illumination

Many people believe that LED light cannot have illumination equal to that provided by natural sunlight. Nothing can be further from the truth. This misconception has made many farmers not buy LED grow lights at all, or put the lights too close to the plants in a bit to ensure the plants have enough illumination. Putting the lights too close to the plants might actually destroy them. The plants do not need illumination equal to that of the sun. Even the suns illumination fluctuates with seasons. They need a just enough amount of illumination. Different LED grows light can provide different amounts of illumination. All you need to do is ensure you get the appropriate light for your plants and install it correctly.

LED Lights Cannot Damage Plants

Many people consider the Illumination from artificial sources too weak to damage plants. It would be a grave mistake to make any such assumption. We always insist that you understand the amount of illumination that your plant needs at any given time so that you can provide that exact amount. Excess illumination will quickly destroy your plants. The plants require different amounts of illuminations at different stages. You need to understand the plant stages well, to ensure you can adjust the LED light accordingly.

LED Lights do not Dissipate Heat

LED light dissipates heat, just like any other electric appliance out there. Anything that involves current flow will dissipate heat. However, LED lights do not dissipate as much heat as the other types of lights, because the amount of current that flows through them is little. That being said, you still need to ensure that the LED light has a functional heat dissipation system, to ensure that heat has no effect on the plants. Having a grow light fan and a thermometer to keep the temperature in check is always advisable.

These are some of the most common myths about LED grow lights out there. We always advise that you understand your plants well so that you know the best conditions for them. That way, you will avoid falling victim to some of this misinformation.

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