A grow light can be a great way to keep your succulents colorful and compact. It helps add more bright light during the day. I’ve had succulents indoors for several winters without a grow light and they’ve been ok.
Moreover, how far should succulents be from a grow light?
Move them to a partial sun location and give the plants another week or so to adapt. … Certain sun-loving succulents like cacti and sedum will display more beautiful shades of red, pink, and purple when they’re exposed to more sunlight as their pigments will become more vibrant.
Considering this, what kind of light is best for succulents?
Most succulents prefer bright, indirect light. Some succulents can still thrive even if your lighting condition indoors is less than ideal.
Can I leave my grow light on 24 hours?
A: In general, you should not leave grow lights on 24/7. Plants need a light-dark cycle to develop properly. It’s believed that they truly do “rest” during periods of darkness, and probably use this time to move nutrients into their extremities while taking a break from growing.
Do succulents need darkness?
Succulents especially need the dark. Most of them use a special kind of photosynthesis called CAM. Those plants only take in carbon dioxide during the night and store energy during the day.