How is full sun measured?
Similarly one may ask, what does full sun mean?
When you read "full sun," it means that a plant needs direct, unfiltered sunlight for at least 6 hours a day. This is the minimum amount of light a sun-loving plant needs to thrive. As you have noticed, the intensity of sunlight varies depending on the time of day.
Also to know is, how do you make a sun map Garden?
How to make a sun map
- Grab a blank piece of paper (standard printer paper is fine), a pencil, and a ruler.
- Grab 3 colored pencils (I use yellow, red, and blue).
- Shade in yellow the areas of your yard that receive more than six hours of sunlight per day.
- Shade in orange the areas that receive 4-6 hours of sun per day.