Short Day Plant
Name: Ben P.
What is a short day plant?
Plants that grow, flower, and fruit only if day length is less than 12
Anthony Brach, Ph.D
A short day plant is one that flowers when the days are short, i.e., mums
that bloom in the fall or tulips that bloom in the spring. Plant hormones
respond to day length and tell them when to flower. Long day plants flower
when the days are long.
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Update: June 2012