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Herb Plants That You Can Grow In A Hydroponic System

by aditya abhishek


Hydroponic system help us to grow more number of plants in the same area, reduce chances of pests & diseases and get optimum yield. 

Exotic Herbs

You can grow these exotic herbs in your hydroponics garden to sell them at various market places such as to pharmaceutical companies, hotels, etc.


You can grow thyme in a hydroponic system. It prefers E.C. range of 0.8 – 1.6 & light for 14 to 16 hours. You can grow along with basil, lettuce, strawberries, & spinach.


You will have to select slightly acidic nutrient solution for growing basil as it enjoys water pH around 5.5 to 6.5 with minimum 14 hours of light. 


Just as the name suggests, they are popular for their healing properties. It takes 80 to 90 days to reach maturity & can grow well in water pH around 6.0 to 6.5. 


You can also grow mint in a hydroponic system, it requires EC of 2.2-2.6 & pH around 6.0 to 7.0. You can use grow light for growing mint as they require light for 14 to 16 hours.


Oregano seeds takes 7 to 21 days to germinate & to reach maturity it will take around 90 to 200 days. Keep E.C. in the range of 1.8 – 2.3 to grow oregano. 

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