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June Bearing Strawberries and Shade

Posted by kellynola 9 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 18, 09 at 9:57

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.

Thanks!


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RE: June Bearing Strawberries and Shade

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


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RE: June Bearing Strawberries and Shade

Thanks greenbean, I'll post over there.


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RE: June Bearing Strawberries and Shade

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


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RE: June Bearing Strawberries and Shade

Thanks medo. I needed a bit of encouragement as they will be in that spot for the next three years or so :)


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RE: June Bearing Strawberries and Shade

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


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