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RE: CULT light for seedlings


We keep ours on for 16 hours too.  But I have also heard that seedlings
(other than iris) respond well to 24 hour treatment.

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Irisborer@aol.com [SMTP:Irisborer@aol.com]
> Sent:	Saturday, February 21, 1998 8:23 AM
> To:	Multiple recipients of list
> Subject:	Re: CULT
> 
> In a message dated 98-02-21 07:11:17 EST, you write:
> 
> >when having extra light for the iris seedling, is ther anyone who have
> got
> >a clue 
> >how many hours a day i shall keep it on. now i have it on for 18 hours a
> >day.
> >and  i have about +18C degrees.
> 
> 
> Hi Gunnar.... I'm sure 18 hours is fine.... I keep mine on for 16 hours -
> but
> I think that as long as you provide a rest period, the actual time is not
> critical.  I keep a thermometer in the aviary where I grow my seedlings
> and
> try to keep the temperature between 60 and 70 degrees F.
> 
> Kathy Guest
> E. Aurora, NY





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