Light is one of the key factors needed to grow healthy and thriving plants. When placing the yCubes in the Gardyn, it may be helpful to be aware of a few key elements to placement such as size and height of the plant, light exposure, etc. Here are a few tips:
- Be aware of how big the plants are. It is best practice to avoid grouping large grown plants.
- Trimming , pruning and harvesting regularly will ensure sufficient airflow and light for all plants.
- Spacing crops or leaving an empty space above a large plant is a good option. You can cover with one of the caps that came with your welcome kit.
- As plants mature, you can move them around as they grow to ensure they are not blocking the light or other plants from the much needed light.
To help take the guesswork out, you'll find below a helpful image to show the light intensity on your Gardyn and the suggested plant varieties for those locations. Wherever you place your plants on the Gardyn, Kelby recommends 14 to 16 hours in Boost mode for optimal growth and healthy plants.
The different light zones of your Gardyn and the suggested varieties for:
Varieties best suited for the maximum intensity zone:
Varieties best suited for the moderate intensity zone:
Varieties best suited for the minimum intensity zone:
You can also check the suggested placement per variety.
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