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Bright shade [ Ecology - Horticulture ]

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Synonyms: Light sun, Bright shade, Partial filtered sun, Light shade, Afternoon shade
  An environment that receives between 4-6 hours of direct sunlight .  
"bright shade" or "partial filtered sun" An environment situation receiving about half a day of direct sunlight between 4-6 hours of direct sun (morning sun and  afternoon shade) , such as a very bright location with a high, diffuse canopy of trees.  Bright shade is indicated for plant species which require some protection from prolonged hot sun, but which will tolerate about a half-day of full summer sun. Often these species prefer morning sun and afternoon shade.

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





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