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    I have 1 12V 20W light bulb, is that sufficient for a vft?

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    Nope. They need way more than 20 watts. I'm not sure how many they need. That's why I grow mine outside.

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    For a healthy VFT, I would say at least 80 watts.
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    I have a VFT growing fine under 60w of lights. It has nice color and grows fine.

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    They need much more than 20W.

    Mine are currently 3" under 160W of cool white fluorescents.

    The lowest I've gone is 80W, but the red-colored cultivars lost their coloration.
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