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Do "full sun" plants like cucumbers actually do well in 3-5 hours of sun per day? Has anyone experimented at all?  Thanks in advance, Huxley.
 
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what climate zone are you in?
 
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Leafy vegetables will grow in shade if the weather’s warm enough. I grow lots of spinach, lettuce, chard and herbs like mint and parley in my rainy Australian winters without ever getting direct sunlight because the sun is too low in winter and my fence is too high.

I grew great looking cucumber plants in shade but no cucumbers grew.
 
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