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Filtered sun  [ Horticulture  ]

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Synonyms: Filtered light,   Dappled shade
     
  A very bright environment that receive partially filtered sunlight, achieved through open-canopied trees or shading nets.  
     
Filtered sun areas are never subjected to direct sunlight but receive only partially filtered sun.

Plant suited for filtered sun need bright exposure but thrive best in non-direct, screened, or filtered sunlight with eventually a few morning or late afternoon hours of sun or partial shade .
Most plants that tolerate full sun exposure are indeed much happier and grows better when they are cultivated in filtered sun as filtered sun  will get enough sun to grow but will not be over exposed.

See also: Sun exposure, Full sun, Bright shade, Full shade, Half shade

     

 

 

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