Supplies you need to start growing Fast Plants.


Fast Plants Seeds

Below you will find some of the most common seed types used for experiments.

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A Growing System

Fast Plants need a place to grow with continuous light and water.

Wisconsin Fast Plants Watering System

Teacher-friendly system that you can purchase

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Deli Container Watering System

A stable growing system that is easy to construct for all age learners

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Bottle Growing System

Low-cost, easy to construct environmentally-friendly

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Potting Mix & Fertilizer

Fast Plants need a soil-less mix and fertilizer.

Potting Mix Options

  • Soil-Less

    A soil-less mix or seed starter from your garden or hardware store

  • Make Your Own

    1 part Peatlite™ to 1 part coarse or medium vermiculate


Fertilizer Options

  • Time-Release, Pelleted

    Osmocote 14-14-14
    An easy to use option that is added during planting.

  • Water-Soluble Fertilizer

    Jack’s or Peter’s 20-20-20
    Good for more precisely controlling nutrient levels in experiments

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In order to grow Fast Plants to flower in 14 days and through their entire life cycle and produce seed, you need a 24-hour fluorescent or LED lighting system. Below are several options.

Light Box

Light Box

  • A vertical space-efficient system
  • Perfect for group experiments
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Light Bank

Light Bank

  • A horizontal space efficient system
  • Perfect for growing large numbers of plants
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Other Systems

Other Systems

  • Full spectrum LED light tubes
  • Individual LED full spectrum lights
Buy LED light tubesBuy Individual LED Plant Lights

Short on Time?

You can purchase kits that provide everything you need to grow Fast Plants except the light source.

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