PowerPlant CFL Grow Lamp Optimised For Flowering

Boost your plants' flowering stage with the PowerPlant CFL 2700K Compact Fluorescent Grow Lamp Red. These energy-efficient lamps serve as the perfect lighting solution for supplementary lighting, side lighting, mother plants, and propagation.

Features and Benefits

  • Energy-efficient: The PowerPlant CFL Grow Lamps use less energy compared to traditional HID lighting systems, resulting in lower energy costs and reduced heat output.
  • 2700K Red Colour Temperature: Ideal for promoting flowering in your plants and optimising their growth.
  • Wide coverage: The CFL lamp provides even light distribution, increasing the overall effectiveness of the light output for enhanced plant growth.
  • Easy installation: The self-ballasted design enables seamless integration into your existing grow room setup.
  • Versatile usage: Suitable for various applications such as supplementary lighting, side lighting, mother plants, and propagation.

How to Use

  1. Ensure that your grow room or space has adequate ventilation to handle the heat generated by the CFL lamps.
  2. Choose the appropriate wattage (85W, 130W, or 250W) and colour temperature (2700K for flowering) for your needs.
  3. Before installing, disconnect the power supply to avoid any accidental electrical hazards.
  4. Screw the PowerPlant CFL Grow Lamp into a compatible reflector or socket, ensuring a snug and secure fit.
  5. Reconnect the power supply and switch on the lamp. Adjust the lamp's height and position to maintain optimal lighting for your plants.
  6. Monitor your plants regularly and make necessary adjustments to the lighting or other environmental factors to maximise their flowering potential.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

The PowerPlant CFL 2700K Compact Fluorescent Grow Lamp Red is best suited for indoor gardeners and cultivators seeking an energy-efficient and effective lighting solution for supporting flowering stages in their plants. It can also be utilised for supplementary lighting purposes, side lighting, mother plants, and propagation.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Always disconnect the power supply before installing or handling the lamp to prevent electrical hazards.
  • Ensure sufficient ventilation in your grow room or area to manage heat output from the CFL lamps.
  • Do not touch the lamp with bare hands during operation as it can become hot and may lead to burns.

The Powerplant CFL Grow Light Red comes in 85W, 130W and 250W sizes. These CFL grow lights are energy saving horticultural lamps for superior plant growth. There is an integrated ballast so no external ballast is required. The CFL power lead will plug straight into wall. The screw thread on the CFL lamp is an E40 thread fitting which is larger than household E21 fittings. It is recommended to use a CFL lampholder or EnviroGro CFL Reflector to mount and power the lamps, vertically or horizontally. These 85W, 130W and 250W CFL's (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) have minimal heat generation and have a 10,000 hour lamp life.


What is the primary purpose of the PowerPlant CFL 2700K Compact Fluorescent Grow Lamp Red?

The primary purpose of this lamp is to provide supplemental, side, or main lighting for flowering plants, mother plants, and propagation. Its 2700K red colour temperature makes it suitable for enhancing the flowering process.

Can I use this CFL lamp for other stages of plant growth?

While the PowerPlant CFL 2700K Grow Lamp with red spectrum is specifically designed for the flowering process, it can still be used as a supplementary light source to support other stages of plant growth, such as propagation and side lighting.

How energy-efficient are PowerPlant CFL Grow Lamps?

PowerPlant CFL Grow Lamps are energy-efficient in comparison to traditional high-intensity discharge (HID) and incandescent bulbs, producing less heat and lasting longer while still providing the necessary light for plant growth.

What are the available wattages for this CFL grow lamp?

The PowerPlant CFL Grow Light is available in 85W, 130W, and 250W options. Choose the wattage that best suits your specific gardening needs.

Can I use this grow lamp with other colour temperatures for better results?

Yes, you can use the PowerPlant CFL Grow Lamp in combination with other colour temperature CFL lamps to achieve optimal results for your plants' entire growth cycle. You may consider using the 6400K (White) for propagation and growth, and the 14000K (Purple) for propagation and cuttings/cloning.

Is a separate ballast needed to operate this CFL grow lamp?

No separate ballast is needed to operate the PowerPlant CFL 2700K Compact Fluorescent Grow Lamp Red, as it comes with an integrated ballast. Just plug it into a standard light socket, and it's ready for use.

What is the expected lifespan of the PowerPlant CFL Grow Lamp?

The expected lifespan of this CFL grow lamp is around 8,000 to 10,000 hours, providing long-lasting illumination for your plants at various growth stages without the need for frequent replacements.

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