These Genius Light Bulbs Are Designed to Help Your Plants Grow—And They’re Available on Amazon

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This story originally appeared on realsimple.com by Christina Butan.

If you’re not a pro at keeping your plants alive—but are determined to turn that thumb green regardless—lighting company GE has something that could help: light bulbs designed to help your plants grow.

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The newly released LED light bulbs, Grow Lights, are specially designed to suit your indoor plant’s growth stage. The bulbs “use a balanced red:blue light spectrum” that appears white to our eye, but optimizes the developmental stages of seeds and greens. AKA, they’ll help your team of greens reach their full growth faster than direct sunlight alone.

You can use the Grow Lights for all kinds of plants, whether they require low or high light, including common houseplants like spider plants, ferns, calla lilies, and African violets. The bulbs come in various shapes, sizes, and wattages depending on the type and quantity of plants you own. GE’s smallest bulb starts at nine watts, which is great for individual plants, while its largest fixture goes up to 40 watts for a full plant rack. The best part? You don’t have to buy anything else to accommodate Grow Lights—the bulbs should be compatible with any existing fixtures.

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To buy: from $21.99; amazon.com

And while you’re at it, don’t forget to check out Amazon’s Plant Shop for any new plants you want to add to the family—or if you’re ready to finally become a first-time plant parent. The shop has all kinds available, from the extremely low maintenance ZZ plant to the highly sought after (and well-rated!) Fiddle Leaf Fig tree.


This article originally appeared on realsimple.com

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