Long-Day Plant

Long-Day Plant

Long-day plants are plants that flower when the days length exceeds, that is the how they derive the name long-day plant. Late spring and early summer in the northern hemisphere are some of the days that exceed regular daylight time, so long-day plants flower preferably on those days. There are two types of long-day plants, obligation and facultative. Some examples of long-day plants are wheat, lettuce, barley, peas, and turnips.

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