Strawberry – Beauty

$8.70

Format: 3" pot

An ever-bearing type – produces berries all summer and into the fall. The berries are large, prolific, and have good flavour when picked ripe from the plant.  Red on the outside, and bright red on the inside.

Price is for one plant. Not available as seed.

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Description

0Botanical name
Fragaria ananassa ‘Beauty’

Family
Rosaceae

Spacing
Set plants 51 cm (20″) apart.

Depth
Strawberry plants have a thick section of tissue called the “crown” between the stems and roots.  Your plants should be planted so that the crown is even with the soil. Dig holes deep and wide enough to accommodate the entire root system without bending any roots.

Requirements
Prefers a loamy, well-drained soil, pH 5.5-7. Full sun (6 to 10 hours a day of direct sunlight).

Pests
Grey mold, powdery mildew, Japanese beetles, spider mites, slugs.

Timing
September is the ideal month, but can be planted as soon as ground can be worked in the spring.

Growing
The shallow roots demand adequate watering. Mulch to reduce moisture loss and weeds.

Harvest
May – October

Season
Perennial