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Confused - Day Neutral??

Gardening Reference » Gardening in 2006
by Deborah L. on June 20, 2006 11:41 AM
Does day neutral strawberries mean a particular variety that isn't fussy about the length of day/number of sunlight hours? [dunno]

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by DeepCreekLake on June 20, 2006 12:02 PM
Means it will set fruit no matter the length of light or time of year- depending of course on outside temps. June bearing set a flush of fruit usally in June until july, then quit.
by johnCT on June 21, 2006 01:10 AM
That's how I understand it. From what I remember, normal june and everbearer's growth and runner habits are in response to daylight amounts throughtout the growing season. Day neutral varieties, which are everbearing for the most part I think, don't follow these habits.

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John - Zone 6
by Deborah L. on June 21, 2006 03:24 PM
OK, thanks, so I had the basic understanding right ! [grin]

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