June Bearing Strawberries and Shade

kellynola(9)July 18, 2009

I have a SFG bed that gets only partial sun in the winter and early spring but full sun in the summer and fall. I have a hard time growing things in it during the winter months and was wondering if it might be a good spot for June bearing strawberries.

Do the plants need full sun year round or is it only important when they are flowering?

Any advice would be great.


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You might ask on the fruits forum if you don't get an answer here. This year is my first for strawberries, so I'm no help...

Here is a link that might be useful: Tales of a Transplanted Gardener

    Bookmark   July 19, 2009 at 4:22PM
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Thanks greenbean, I'll post over there.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2009 at 5:16PM
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i have some in the sun and pt shade and they do just fine, as long as you have bee's your good to go :') ~medo

    Bookmark   July 19, 2009 at 8:20PM
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Thanks medo. I needed a bit of encouragement as they will be in that spot for the next three years or so :)

    Bookmark   July 20, 2009 at 6:59PM
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sure!! i know how that is!! :') **big smile** if ya have a lack of bee's, just grow a patch of clovers, and beleive me, they'll come!! (just grow them in a container if ya don't want them all over LOL) ~medo

    Bookmark   July 21, 2009 at 7:32PM
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