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By Nodge

United Kingdom Gb

does cutting leaves off strawberry plants help to ripen the fruit



No, just lots of sunshine will ripen the fruit.

1 Jun, 2011


It's a wash. The greater sun exposure and higher temps around the fruit will speed ripening, but the loss of photosynthesis will slow ripening and reduce size and sugar content.

6 Jun, 2011

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