Strawberry – Lila

$2.17

This mid-season variety has a good yield of firm bright red berries. The flavour is sweet and juicy, but somewhat tart.

Price is for 3 plants. Not available as seed.

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Description

Botanical name
Fragaria ananassa ‘Lila’

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
Mid season

Season
Perennial