Best Outdoor Grow Lights: What Features To Look For

Best Outdoor Grow Lights

There are some necessities that you will need to consider before buying the best grow lights. You should know the different features that you need for the best grow lights. There are many factors that you should consider when selecting the best grow lights.

Quick table with our top 3 picks:

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Espird LED Grow String Lights for Greenhouse Waterproof, Adjustable Length LED Grow Light Lamp Full Spectrum Grow Light for Succulent Plants, Veg, Flower (6-Bulbs)
LED Outdoor Grow Lights String for Greenhouse Plants Waterproof 22FT(6 Lights) with 110V Plug Daisy Chain,Full Spectrum Grow Lights Outdoor for Seedling Veg Flower of Garden Backyard Farm
Grow Lights for Indoor Plants,Engilen 400W Full Spectrumg Grow Light, IP65 Waterproof Grow Lamp,3 Types Dimmable, Remote Control Distance 8m,Suitable for Indoor Plants,Outdoor Gardens,Growing Tents.
Espird LED Grow String Lights for Greenhouse Waterproof, Adjustable Length LED Grow Light Lamp Full Spectrum Grow Light for Succulent Plants, Veg, Flower (6-Bulbs)
LED Outdoor Grow Lights String for Greenhouse Plants Waterproof 22FT(6 Lights) with 110V Plug Daisy Chain,Full Spectrum Grow Lights Outdoor for Seedling Veg Flower of Garden Backyard Farm
Grow Lights for Indoor Plants,Engilen 400W Full Spectrumg Grow Light, IP65 Waterproof Grow Lamp,3 Types Dimmable, Remote Control Distance 8m,Suitable for Indoor Plants,Outdoor Gardens,Growing Tents.
Product
Espird LED Grow String Lights for Greenhouse Waterproof, Adjustable Length LED Grow Light Lamp Full Spectrum Grow Light for Succulent Plants, Veg, Flower (6-Bulbs)
Espird LED Grow String Lights for Greenhouse Waterproof, Adjustable Length LED Grow Light Lamp Full Spectrum Grow Light for Succulent Plants, Veg, Flower (6-Bulbs)
Product
LED Outdoor Grow Lights String for Greenhouse Plants Waterproof 22FT(6 Lights) with 110V Plug Daisy Chain,Full Spectrum Grow Lights Outdoor for Seedling Veg Flower of Garden Backyard Farm
LED Outdoor Grow Lights String for Greenhouse Plants Waterproof 22FT(6 Lights) with 110V Plug Daisy Chain,Full Spectrum Grow Lights Outdoor for Seedling Veg Flower of Garden Backyard Farm
Product
Grow Lights for Indoor Plants,Engilen 400W Full Spectrumg Grow Light, IP65 Waterproof Grow Lamp,3 Types Dimmable, Remote Control Distance 8m,Suitable for Indoor Plants,Outdoor Gardens,Growing Tents.
Grow Lights for Indoor Plants,Engilen 400W Full Spectrumg Grow Light, IP65 Waterproof Grow Lamp,3 Types Dimmable, Remote Control Distance 8m,Suitable for Indoor Plants,Outdoor Gardens,Growing Tents.

Top 10 Best Outdoor Grow Lights Reviewed

SaleBestseller No. 1
LED Outdoor Grow Lights String for Greenhouse Plants Waterproof 22FT(6 Lights) with 110V Plug Daisy Chain,Full Spectrum Grow Lights Outdoor for Seedling Veg Flower of Garden Backyard Farm
  • [Sunlike Full Spectrum LED Outdoor Grow Lights] High efficacy 3500Knm white LED and enhanced 660nm deep red LED, infinite close to natural sunlight, and the mix of blue&red allow the plants absorb the maximum energy needed for their rapid growth, increase yield & crop quality, best for all plants all stages growing from seed to flower, perfect for tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, leafy greens and herbs.
  • [High Efficiency, Low Energy Consumption Greenhouse Grow Lights] With LED technology that uses only 15 watts, which emits a high output PPF of 35 micromoles per second. (210 micromoles total for 6 lights), The high reflective aluminum hood condense the photons down to your plants without waste or harsh lighting.
  • [Linkable Waterproof Grow Lights] You can link up 6 sets of this plant grow string lights end to end, 540watts Max. and have the free combination of these lights, which can be widely used for different growing space and growing stage, outdoor plant gardening greenhouse.
  • [Durable & Long Lasting LED Grow Lights Outdoor] The aluminum housing bring this led grow light a good heat dissipation, and with a built-in auto-ranging power supply, our led grow light is applicable for 100-277VAC universal input voltage, and ensure stable light output. ETL certified plug and cord for safe and long lasting use, E26 sockets and on/off switch for a convenient installation and daily use.
  • [Quality Assurance and Worry-free Choice] Perfect growing lamps for your indoor and outdoor garden, we are committed to one-year unlimited manufacturer's warranty making sure you're satisfied with your purchase of Yidasyn led grow lights. If for any reason you are not satisfied, please contact us and we will make things right.
Bestseller No. 3
13FT Outdoor Grow Lights Waterproof LED Plant Light for Greenhouse & Shady Areas, Full Spectrum Greenhouse Lighting for Seedling, Vegetables (3-Bulbs)
  • [Efficiently Promote Plant Growth]: Our grow light used scientific and blanced spectrum, mainly red + blue spectrum, and some green spectrum, the grow light has a pink tint. When plants perceive more red, photosynthesis is more vigorous, and more carbohydrates are synthesized to providing sufficient energy for plant growth. The blue can help seedlings better utilize the energy in photosynthesis, allowing plants to grow and mature faster. Adding some green can reduce visual "light pollution".
  • [More brightness, Less Heat]: Plant grow lights adopt high quality LED chips that only 33 watts in total, which emits a high output PPF of 33.89 umol/s. Higher in luminous efficiency, lower in heat generation, and saving electricity bill.
  • [Link up to 10 sets]: This plant grow light is extendable if needed.(10 sets maximum, 30 heads). It can be disassembled and assembled at any time, can be widely used for different growing space and growing stage, outdoor plant gardening greenhouse.
  • [Durable & Long Lasting ]: This LED grow light outdoor has strong heat dissipation efficiency, sturdiness and durability, and can resist to various harsh outdoor environments. Moreover, our plant grow lights are Ip65 dustproof and waterproof, in addition to indoor use, it can also be widely used in garden or greenhouse farm planting.
  • [50000 Hrs Lifespan]: The string grow light has a long lasting performance, comes to 50,000 hours' lifespan, average using 5 years. Contact to us if you have any quality problem, replacement or refund would be sent under warranty (5 Years Warranty).
Bestseller No. 4
Oreilet Solar Plant Growth Light, Waterproof Solar Power 16 LED Growing Lamp Light for Outdoor Plant, Floor Plant Light 12PCS Red Light, 4PCS Blue Light Courtyards, Balconies, Gardens, default
  • Red and Blue Spectrum Grow Light---16 high‑quality LED light chips, 12pcs red lights and 4pcs blue lights, simulate brightness of the sun, reduce spectrum that plants cannot absorb. Red light can bring about better result of flowering and fruiting. Blue light can help your indoor plant to sprout. Besides, white light can enhance the photosynthesis of your plants.
  • Red and Blue Spectrum Grow Light---16 high‑quality LED light chips, 12pcs red lights and 4pcs blue lights, simulate brightness of the sun, reduce spectrum that plants cannot absorb. Red light can bring about better result of flowering and fruiting. Blue light can help your indoor plant to sprout. Besides, white light can enhance the photosynthesis of your plants.
  • Solar Power---LED grow lights, intelligent light control, automatic charging and storage during the day, please face the solar panel to the sun to better charge the battery. Automatically turn on lights at night, turn on the projection lighting, long working hours, environmental protection and power saving.
  • Plug and Play---Grow light for floor plant, equipped with ground insert and install kit, which can be ground plug and wall mounted, to meet needs of lights in different scenarios. Outdoor plant growth light, using high‑quality ABS material, IP65 waterproof design, rainproof, moisture‑proof, durable.
  • Wide Application---Suitable for courtyards, balconies, gardens, paths, pastures, lawns, greenhouses, hydroponics, etc. For growing succulents, orchids, African violets, basil, tomatoes, tomatoes, rosemary, green peppers, greenhouse, and other common houseplants.
SaleBestseller No. 5
450W Waterproof Led Grow Light, Relassy Sunlike Full Spectrum Grow Lights Outdoor, COB Grow Light with No Noise, Heat Dissipation for Indoor Outdoor Plants Seedling, Growing, Blooming and Fruiting
  • 🌻【Sunlike Full Spectrum】: The outdoor grow light for plants has favorable full spectrum (380~830nm), which provides plants, veg, succulent and flower with natural sunlight that they desire at each growth stage. (630-660nm) Promote flowering, fruiting and increase yield. (440-460nm) Grow lights for seed starting,Enhance germination and photosynthesis. (780-800nm) Benefit for plant cell growth.
  • 🌻【Water-Resistant & Multiple Use】: The waterproof grow light with IP67 waterproof and dust-proof, the waterproof grow light led is suitable for both indoor & outdoor plant growth and illumination, especially when plants need extra light in rainy or snowy day. No need to worry about damage caused by water seepage. Promise your ourdoor & indoor plant with a safe and warm greenhouse.
  • 🌻【High Efficiency COB Technology】: The cob grow light with new COB technology which can maximize the use of light, offer a uniform sunlike full spectrum to your plants, that can efficiently increase the plant, vegetables yield. Our lab result shows that the cob grow light full spectrum can increase by 37% comapare with red and blue light. Meanwhile saves up to 40% energy consumption, lowering electricity costs. (Please note the actual working power is 150±5%W while replacing traditional 450W).
  • 🌻【Safe & Smart Design】: The indoor plant light equipped with aviation aluminium as well as artful ventilation holes on the back board, ensures the led grow lights outdoor panel operates temperature under 167℉, offer a excellent heat dissipation. While extra power switch on 67inch(1.7M) prolonged cable plus 180°adjustable bracket and 3 ways of mounting, making it safer and more convenient. WITHOUT FAN and driver working, ultra-thin and ultra-light with wide light angle of 180°.
  • 🌻【High Standard Product 】: This led grow lights for indoor plants has qualified with CE, FCC and ROHS certificates. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us, and we will offer a fast and friendly customer service within 24 hours.
Bestseller No. 6
Espird LED Grow Light Bulb, Full Spectrum Plant Grow Light Bulbs Outdoor Plant Light Bulb, Grow Bulb Replace Sunlight Grow Lamps for Seedlings, Greenhouse, Hydroponic, E26 Socket
  • [Waterproof outdoor plant bulbs] Premium aluminum as well waterproof feature, Espird plant grow light bulb can be used both outdoor and indoor. 48 led light beads, 25w power, it is perfect for outdoor and indoor plants, flowers, greenhouse, indoor garden, hydroponic.
  • [High-efficient growing light bulb] 120-degree luminous angle and 27.849 umol/s photosynthetic photon flux density can offer sufficient high-quality plant light, which will help your plants and vegetable photosynthesize and grow easily. High efficiency can be more energy-saving. Clear cover of the grow bulb can distribute more light efficiently.
  • [Full spectrum plant light bulb] The wavelength of light required for plants to synthesize chlorophyll is 420-680 nanometers, Espird full spectrum LED grow light bulb can offer full spectrum light to promote growth and photosynthesis of your plants. You can grow your plants even without the sun all year round.
  • [Excellent service] This sun light bulbs suit all E26 bases. It can provide helpful spectrums for all growth stages, such as seeding, budding, flowering, ripening.
SaleBestseller No. 7
450W Waterproof Led Grow Light, Bozily Heat Lamp Outdoor for Plants, Full Spectrum Outdoor Grow Lights, COB LED Grow Light with Fast Heat Dissipation, for Seeding, Veg, Blooming
  • 🌱 【Waterproof Sunlike Full Spectrum Plants Lights】the grow light is suitable for outdoor plant growth and illumination, especially when plants need extra light in rainy or snowy day.The light has favorable full spectrum (380~830nm), which provides plants, veg, succulent and flower with natural sunlight that they desire at each growth stage. (630-660nm) Promote flowering, fruiting and increase yield. (440-460nm) Enhance germination and photosynthesis. (780-800nm) Benefit for plant cell growth.
  • 🌱【COB Technology&Save Energy】The Led light with new COB technology which can maximize the use of light, offer a uniform sunlike full spectrum to your plants, that can efficiently increase the plant, vegetables yield.Our lab result shows that the cob grow light can increase by 37% , Meanwhile saves up to 80% energy consumption, lowering electricity costs
  • 🌱【Plants Growing&Outdoor Lighting】The sunlight for plants widely applys to potted plants, succulents, sowing, breeding, farms, vegetable growth, plant factory, greenhouse farming, indoor gardens and flower farming.Suitable for outdoor lighting, can be applied in garden, backyard, squares, factories, docks, stadiums, garage, street, yard, exterior accent lighting for house, outdoor shop lighting and other places where lighting needed
  • 🌱【More Design&Heat Dissipation】Power switch / Longer cable ( 67inch1.7M)/ 180°adjustable bracket /without fan/ No driver working/Ultra-thin and ultra-light / wide lighting angle of 180°and 3 ways of mounting, making it safer and more convenient. The led plant light equipped with aviation aluminium/ heat dissipation IC as well as artful ventilation holes on the back board, ensures the led grow lights outdoor panel operates temperature under 167℉, offer a excellent heat dissipation
  • 🌱【High Quality&Great Servcie】Bozily Waterproof COB LED lights have been certified by FCC, CE, ROHS . We provide 2-Year warranty & 30 days money back. If more questions, pls feel free to contact us
Bestseller No. 8
Bright Solar Powered Grow Light Full Spectrum Growing Lamp 139 LEDs for Outdoor Indoor Garden Greenhouse Potted Various Plants IP66 Waterproof Hanging UV All Stages Lights, Auto On Off, Remote Control
  • 【Solar Powered & Zero Power Bill】This solar grow light is equipped with a 14''x14'' solar panel, which could provide up to 3300mA of charging current under direct sunlight, and with 18000mAh of batteries(8 powerful batteries), it could be fully charged within 5 to 6 hours at clear day, and be luminous more than 20 hours with middle brightness after it is fully charged.
  • 【Full Spectrum Sunlight Light】Equipped with 139 high-efficiency LEDS, full spectrum 390nm-780nm, 4200K warm white, exceptional color-rendering up to 98, is equivalent to a 100w halogen bulb, which could provide 3000 lumens of brightness, and it is similar to natural sunlight, could effectively provide plants with ample light, meet the light conditions your plants need most in all stages, from seed to germination to growth to flowering to results, it is suitable for all kinds of plants.
  • 【Easy To Install】With a total of 33ft of power cable, simply fix the solar panel on roof or wall or other open place to make sure it could absorb maximum sunlight at day time, then hang the light head with a string or a hook. this grow light head and solar panel both are IP66 waterproof, it could be used for outdoor or indoor, potted plants, greenhouse, garden, farm, balcony plant, grow tent, darkroom, office, etc.
  • 【Auto Mode & Manual Mode】This grow lamp is conveniently controlled by a remote, the remote control distance up to 30ft, there are several working modes you could choose: (1)AUTO mode, automatically turn on at dusk, turn off 3/5/8 hours later; (2) Choose lighting duration for AUTO mode, 3/5/8 hours; (3) Force to turn on or off at any time day or night; (4) Adjust the brightness (increase or decrease) for AUTO mode or Manual mode.
  • 【Warranty & Multiple Uses】24 months of unlimited warranty since you receive the package, 24*7 of online customer service all the year, please feel free to contact us through Amazon if you have any questions, we will respond you within 12 hours and we will ensure you a satisfying outcome. this great plant grow light could also be used as a light to illuminate your SHED, SHOP, GAZEBO, BALCONY, KITCHEN, etc.
SaleBestseller No. 9
Waterproof LED COB Grow Light 300W, WY CN Premium Small Grow Light, Full Spectrum Grow Lights for Indoor & Outdoor Plants, Flowers, Vegetables, Succulent Plants, seedings (Pink))
  • 👏👏[Best cob grow light for indoor/outdoor plants] Adopt 60°optical lens for offering more uniform and stronger light than other small grow lights, good performance for indoor and outdoor plants growing.
  • 👏👏[Durable cob grow light] A high-speed mute fan+upgrade rediator constructed powerful cooling system for ensuring grow lamp works at 50°F-60°F,in a low temperature,can prolong the lighting time lifetime,you can save mush cost for changing light and your loved plants also will be happier.
  • 👏👏[Energy-effecient full spectrum led cob grow light] It can be replaced traditional 300W HPS/MH grow light, only consuming 50W, help you save much money on electricity bill ,bang for your buck. Suitable as a gift for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Mother's Day.!.
  • 👏👏[Widely usage small led cob grow light] This sunlike grow light can be used for both hydroponics and indoor plants in soil,mainly used for small plants,mirco-greens, greenhouse, plants shelvies.omdppr gardem. grow tent.
  • 👏👏[Professional costomer service] We are fully confidence in our grow lights, we provide a 90-day money-back guarantee and a 2-year warranty. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact us at any time. We will provide you professional service within 24 hours!
SaleBestseller No. 10
Solar Grow Lights for Outdoor Plants,Bsod Cordless Full Spectrum Growing Led Greenhouse Lamp with Timer Auto Remote Wireless Waterproof,2in1 Motion Sensor Street & Plant Light
  • 🌞【Sunlight Full Spectrum】Solar Powered Grow Lights with Full Spectrum Different from the single light of red and blue growth lamp, BSOD Sun Lamp for Plants can offer full spectrum from 380nm up to 780nm. Similar to the natural sunlight, effectively promotes photosynthesis, increases growth rate, and satisfies plant germination, growth, flowering, and results entire process of light energy needs🎋
  • 🌞【2in1 Lamp】Solar Outdoor LED Plant Growing Lamps and solar LED smart street lights in one.Waterproof Suitable for outside greenhouses, garden,yards ,farms where will not allow for wired power lights in certain structures🌟 TIPS: no pole included, Suggestion:“B09QMMVMF4 ”... or DIY PVC Stander/Hang kits/Wooden Stick by yourself.
  • 🌞【Save Electricity Bills】Solar Battery Powered Grow light environmental protection,care for the earth🌎.Timing Function & Auto On/Off,LED has a long working life, waterproof design, Keep the sun 🌞for 5 hours More.TIPS:Regular cleaning of solar panel can extend lifespan
  • 🌞【FASTER CHARGING】 Polycrystalline silicon solar photovoltaic panels have high photoelectric conversion efficiency. High conversion of solar energy, to be fully charged in only 4-6 hours.
  • 🌞【Widely Used & One Year Warranty】You can use plant growth lights for any outdoor where there is sunlight🌞 during the day, such as Farm,Greenhouse,Garden,Balcony plant,Hydroponic growing... Bsod promise 12-month warranty. Any queries, please feel free to contact✉

4 Things To Consider Before Buying The Best Outdoor Grow Lights

1. Light Intensity

You need to know that the light intensity is the amount of light used by each bulb. The intensity of the light means how much power or energy is being produced by each bulb. You should consider this type of feature when choosing the best grow lights.

2. Lifespan Of Bulbs

You need to know that lifespan of bulbs will determine how many years you can use your grow lights before replacing them. You should consider this type of feature when choosing the best grow lights.

3. Efficiency Of Bulbs

You need to know that efficiency means how efficient or effective the bulb is in producing the required amount of power or energy needed for growing plants indoors and outdoors. You should consider this type of feature when choosing the best grow lights.  

4 .  Type Of Bulbs

You need to know that type of bulbs will determine how many watts (w) you will use for your grow light unit and how long it will last in comparison with other types. You should consider this type of feature when choosing the best grow lights.

The Last Line

To conclude, I would like to say that there are many options available in the market today. You can choose from either LED grow lights or HID grow lights. The best outdoor grow lights will depend on your personal preference and needs. You should consider the above-mentioned factors when choosing the best outdoor grow lights for your growing needs.

Staci Duke is a professional writer with years of experience in the field. Specializing in SEO copywriting, she has written for a variety of clients in a wide range of industries.

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