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May 7, 2020 10:52 AM CST
marina del rey, CA
Hi,

I have a wall shelf with plants on it as pictured below. I have track lighting with PAR20 bulbs that is not directly above the plants but near it to the left (maybe 3 feet away or so). Will these lights damage my plants? If so, would you recommend I switch out the bulbs to something more plant friendly?
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May 7, 2020 4:30 PM CST
Name: Sally
central Maryland (Zone 7b)
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They won't damage, they won't even help them grow.
Plant it and they will come.
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May 7, 2020 4:35 PM CST
marina del rey, CA
They will not help them grow?
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May 7, 2020 6:57 PM CST
Name: Sally
central Maryland (Zone 7b)
Let's all play ukulele
Charter ATP Member Houseplants Keeper of Poultry Vegetable Grower Region: Maryland Composter
Native Plants and Wildflowers Organic Gardener Region: United States of America Cat Lover Birds Butterflies
I think they're too far away to make a meaningful contribution to the plant. When I grow plants on a shelf inside, the light is inches from the plant. Light intensity drops drastically as it gets farther away.
Plant it and they will come.
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