What began as an entrepreneurial dream of George and Louise Lucas for a small greenhouse operation has, 40 years later, grown to more than 1.7 million square feet of glass greenhouse space. Lucas Greenhouses grows and sells vegetative liners to growers all over the US, and finished plants to garden centres/retailers in eastern US.
New Jersey, USA
With HID lights failing, Lucas Greenhouses explored options to provide sustainable and efficient light levels to their vegetative liners.
In 2016, Lucas installed a trial of Philips GreenPower LED toplighting. The trial proved to be a success, in that propagation time for some crops was reduced by up to one week, crops required less PGRs and Lucas experienced more predictability in crop time.
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