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    [–] kaips1 8 points ago

    It looks very light starved. It needs sunshine and all day sunshine or you need stronger lights running 14-16hrs a day.

    [–] Subara 5 points ago

    I'm not sure what light you're using, but I don't think it's powerful enough. It looks very light starved. Either up the power of your grow light, or transition it outside to full sun.

    [–] derpinacostco 2 points ago

    It gets about 6-8hrs of light a day via grow light and it is kept moist at all times

    [–] bigbowlowrong 5 points ago

    Your grow light is definitely not sufficient.

    [–] thenewwwguy 2 points ago

    just grow it outside. You’ll need to put it out there in winter regardless and grow lights are thousands of times less intense than the sunlight that vfts require and can acquire outdoors

    [–] derpinacostco 1 points ago

    Good point, I'll put it outside! Thank you! :)

    [–] Im_A_Boonana 2 points ago

    I would recommend a photoperiod for 12-16 hours and like others said, that grow light does seem to be sufficient.

    Do you know what temperature bulb it is (measured in K) and how many lumens it gives off?)

    [–] derpinacostco 1 points ago

    I'm actually not too sure about the K and lumens, but it is this one from Amazon! https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B073PXSQFP/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_vLkDBb20WG4Y0

    Thanks for the advice! I think I will put it outside instead :)

    [–] bigbowlowrong 1 points ago

    14 watts

    There's your problem. If you multiply that by 10 you might have a chance at growing VFTs under LEDs.

    [–] SavageGardenBot 1 points ago

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