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Strawberry

Fragaria spp.

Fragaria iinumae (Montage s2) by Alpsdake (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

2m

10cm

Min

50cm

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Strawberry Overview

Fragaria is a genus containing around 22 perennial plants in the Rosaceae family. These plants have a worldwide distribution. Known commonly as Strawberry or Strawberries, this genus includes many cultivars and hybrids bred commercially for their edible fruits. They are characterised by their three-lobed leaves and creeping habit, spreading through runners, producing offsets that root rapidly, forming new plants. They prefer full sun and can be grown in containers, grow-bags or in the ground.

Common problems with Strawberry

How to propagate Strawberry

Seed

Special features of Strawberry

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Attracts bees

Pot plant

Other uses of Strawberry

Ornamental, culinary, ground cover, fruits

Edibles to Plant Out in August.

Young plants started off indoors can now be planted out.

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