Excellent for starting seeds and cuttings. Ideal for houseplant care and display. Sturdy anodized aluminum tubing supports the light fixture which is easily height adjustable with a simple toggle clamp. The light fixture has a highly reflective interior finish that directs more light to the plants. It holds one 48 inch T-5 energy-saving, full daylight spectrum grow light (included) hat puts out 15 to 20% more light than 2 of the older style T-12 tubes. Has an integrated on/off switch and 6 foot grounded power cord. Unit measures 31 3/4 inches high by 50 inches wide. Easy to assemble.