Daily Light Integrals For Various Greenhouse Crops

yellow Minimum acceptable quality
 green Good quality
 red High Quality

 

 

Average Daily Light Integral (Moles/Day) Greenhouse

Ferns (Pteris Adintum) yellow green                    
Maranta yellow green red red red                    
Phalaenopsis (orchid) yellow green red red red                    
Saintpaulia yellow green red red red                    
Spathiphyllum yellow green red red red                    
Forced hyacinth yellow green red red red red red red red red red red red red red
Forced narcissus yellow green red red red red red red red red red red red red red
Forced tulip yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red red red red
Aglaonema   yellow green red red red red                
Bromeliads   yellow green red red red red                
Caladium   yellow green red red red red red red red red red Water*
Dieffenbachia   yellow green red red red red                
Dracaena   yellow green red red red red                
Nephrolepsis   yellow green red red red red                
Streptocarpus   yellow green red red red red                
Hosta   yellow green red red red red red red red red red red Water*
Hedera (English Ivy)   yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red red
Begonia (heimalis   yellow green green red red red red              
Sinningia   yellow green green red red red red              
Schlumbergera   yellow green green red red red red Temperature**
Cyclamen   yellow green green red red red red red            
Exacum   yellow green green red red red red red            
Heuchera   yellow green green red red red red red red red        
Kalanchoe   yellow green green red red red red red red red        
Lobelia   yellow green green red red red red red red red Temperature
Primula   yellow green green red red red red red red red        
Impatiens   yellow green green red red red red red red red red      
Pelargonium peltatum (Ivy Germanium)   yellow green green red red red red red red red red red    
Begonia (fibrous)   yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red red
Senicia (dusty miller)   yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red red
Fuchsia     yellow green green red red red red red red Temperature**
Euphorbia (poinsettia)     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red Stock Plants***
Hydrangea     yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red
Lillium longiflorum (Easter lilly)     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red
Ageratum     yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red
Antirrhinum     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red
Chrysanthemum (potted)     yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red
Dianthus     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red
Gazania     yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red
Gerbera     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis     yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red
Lobularia     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red
Pelargonium hororum (zonal geranium)     yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red
Rosa (miniature potted)     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red
Salvia splendens     yellow green green red red red red red red red red red red
Schefflerea     yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red red red red
Angelonia       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Aster       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Salvia farinacea       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Iberis       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Catharanthis (vinca)       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Celosia       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Chrystanthemum (garden)       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Cloeus (sun)       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Coreopsis       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Cosmos       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Croton       green green green green green red red red red red red red
Dahlia       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Echinacea       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Ficus Bejaminia       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Gaura       green green green green green red red red red red red red
Gomphrena       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Hemerocallis       green green green green green red red red red red red red
Lantana       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Lavendula (lavender)       green green green green green red red red red red red red
Tagetes (marigold)       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Petunia       green green green green green red red red red red red red
Phlox (creeping)       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Rudbeckia       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Scaevola       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Sedum       green green yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Thymus       yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red red
Verbena       green green yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red red
Viola (pansy)       yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red Temperature**
Zinnia         yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red
Alstromeria (cut flower)         yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red
Capsicum (pepper)         green green yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red
Chysanthemum (cut flower)         yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red
Dianthus (carnation)         green green yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red
Gladiolus (cut flower)         yellow yellow green green green red red red red red red
Lycopersicon (tomato)         green green yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red
Rose (cut flower)         yellow yellow yellow yellow yellow red red red red red red