Do Plants Grow Better Under a Fluorescent Light or the Sun?

Plants grow better under sunlight. Fluorescent light substitutes when sunlight is not available. Whilemfluorescent lights produce most of the wavelengths of light that plants need, they cannot provide the intensity of light that the sun provides.

Keywords: plant lighting, fluorescent plant lights, natural sun lighting

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Diane Watkins has been writing since 1984, with experience in newspaper, newsletter and web content. She writes two electronic newsletters and content around the web. Watkins has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Clemson University. She has taken graduate courses in biochemistry and education.