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Full sun (Exposure) Horticulture ]
Synonym:
Sunny-brightly exposure

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  An environment that receives at least 6 hours of direct, unobstructed sunlight.  
     
"Full sun" generally means that plants should receive and tolerate at least six hours or more of direct sunlight  per day given that the most intense sunlight occurs mostly in the afternoon (with a little in the late morning), shadows during these hours have a big effect on how much light plants receive. Six hours of direct sun during the morning is very different from the same six hours in the afternoon. Morning sun, even if it is six hours worth of direct sun is still not strong enough to be considered anything more than partial sun (or part shade) The afternoon sun has a stronger intensity which makes it more powerful.
See also: Sun exposure, Bright shade, Half shade, Full shade, Filtered sun
     

 

 



 

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