LED Light Wavelength Effect on Flowering Spike in Phalaenopsis Orchids

UC Davis LogoThis study examines how varying intensities of red and blue supplemental LED light influenced the growth and elongation of Phalaenopsis orchid flower spikes. The flowers were grown under 200 μmol·m-2·s-1 of LED light.

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  • Quicker flowering times
  • Faster spike elongation
  • Increased anthocyanin levels

Poster Session presented at American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Conference, 2014, in Orlando, Florida

Authors

  • Jake Holley, Horticulture and Agronomy, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
  • Dr. Melanie Yelton, LumiGrow Inc., Emeryville, California, USA
  • Dr. Heiner Lieth, Horticulture and Agronomy, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA