Strawberries

Strawberries

Strawberries are the most popular fruit grown by home gardeners. Strawberries are easy to grow and produce abundant harvest. With proper care, strawberry beds can produce good crops for three to five years. Strawberries are best eaten fresh, frozen or made into a preserve. Strawberries either produce all at once (June Bearing) or small continuous harvest throughout summer (Everbearing).

The Ozark Beauty Everbearer, just like its name suggests, is one of the most beautiful everbearing strawberry varieties around! This popular variety produces a sweet, uniform-shaped fruit that is the perfect addition to any picnic or summer snack. The Ozark Beauty Everbearer produces all throughout the summer and fall and does well all over the USA and Canada. Strawberry Details: - Everbearing, produces a continual harvest from spring to fall. - Grows 8" tall and 12-18" across. - Heat tolerant - Disease resistant - Zones: 4-9 In general the strawberry roots can be planted in the ground, containers, or hanging pots. Strawberries are extremely adaptable and are grown in every state in the U.S. They will benefit from mulch such as straw, pine needles, or plastic. They prefer a soil rich in all the basic nutrients with a pH of 6-6.5.

Fragaria vesca var. vesca, aka Woodland Strawberry, has white flowers and small, very flavorful crimson berries. This everbearing alpine strawberry will produce fruit all summer long.

Sequoia is one of our favorite strawberries for home gardens and market growers. This has to be the tops for best tasting strawberry! Fruits like an ever-bearing strawberry under certain conditions.  Works best in California and in southern states. Produces lots of huge, sweet fruit. Strawberry Details: - June-bearing, produces a continual harvest from spring to fall. - Grows 8" tall and 12-18" across. - Heat tolerant - Disease resistant - Zones: 3-7

Get the best of both worlds! This mix includes both Everbearing and Junebearing strawberry plants. This combo will give you an abundant harvest in spring (Junebearer) followed by a continous harvest until fall (Everbearer). Seascape (Everbearing): An everbearing strawberry that produces very large and sweet fruits. Strawberries are bright red with a medium to long conical shape. Seascape is a very productive and disease-resistant variety ideal for gardens, containers and farmers. This day-neutral variety performs well throughout the United States and Canada. Honeoye (Junebearing): A popular choice for home gardens and picking patches! A versatile strawberry that does well in the United States especially in the north. Produces heavy yields of extra large, sweet fruit great for fresh eating or desserts. As a Junebearer, the harvest season is concentrated over a few weeks, making it a good choice if you want to freeze or cook with a lot of berries at one time. Strawberry Details: - Grows 8" tall and 12-18" across. - Heat tolerant - Disease resistant - Zones: 4-9 In general the strawberry roots can be planted in the ground, containers, or hanging pots. Strawberries are extremely adaptable and are grown in every state in the U.S. They will benefit from mulch such as straw, pine needles, or plastic. They prefer a soil rich in all the basic nutrients with a pH of 6-6.5.

Ruegen is an heirloom cultivar that is still as good today as it was when it was first selected. Several cultivars on the market today have been selected from Ruegen. Also known in various European countries as 'RĂ¼gen', 'Rujana', 'Rjugen', and 'Rugia'.

Seascape is an everbearing strawberry that produces very large and sweet fruits. Strawberries are bright red with a medium to long conical shape. Seascape is a very productive and disease-resistant variety ideal for gardens, containers and farmers. This day-neutral variety performs well throughout the United States and Canada. Starts fruiting 3 months from planting and will continue spring, summer and fall! Heat tolerant. Strawberry Details: - Everbearing, produces a continual harvest from spring to fall. - Grows 8" tall and 12-18" across. - Heat tolerant - Disease resistant - Zones: 4-9 In general the strawberry roots can be planted in the ground, containers, or hanging pots. Strawberries are extremely adaptable and are grown in every state in the U.S. They will benefit from mulch such as straw, pine needles, or plastic. They prefer a soil rich in all the basic nutrients with a pH of 6-6.5.

Honeoye is a popular choice for home gardens and picking patches! A versatile strawberry that does well in the United States especially in the north. Produces heavy yields of extra large, sweet fruit great for fresh eating or desserts. As a Junebearer, the harvest season is concentrated over a few weeks, making it a good choice if you want to freeze or cook with a lot of berries at one time. Strawberry Details: - Junebearing, produces a concentrated 2-3 week harvest. - Early Junebearer, (early to mid-spring time harvest). - Grows 8" tall and 12-18" across. - Zones: 3-9, needs protection in zones 3 & 4. In general the strawberry roots can be planted in the ground, containers, or hanging pots. Strawberries are extremely adaptable and are grown in every state in the U.S. They will benefit from mulch such as straw, pine needles, or plastic. They prefer a soil rich in all the basic nutrients with a pH of 6-6.5.

Eversweet everbearer fruits throughout spring, summer, and fall, even when temperatures are over 90 degrees! Outstanding flavor, and grows well in gardens or hanging baskets. Eversweet has shown very good results all over the USA. Strawberry Details: - Everbearing, produces a continual harvest from spring to fall. - Grows 8" tall and 12-18" across. - Heat tolerant - Disease resistant - Zones: 4-9 In general the strawberry roots can be planted in the ground, containers, or hanging pots. Strawberries are extremely adaptable and are grown in every state in the U.S. They will benefit from mulch such as straw, pine needles, or plastic. They prefer a soil rich in all the basic nutrients with a pH of 6-6.5.

'Mignonette' is the tastiest red alpine variety in our opinion. It has moderate production of 1" long conical shaped fruit has an aroma and taste unlike anything you've ever experienced. Not as hardy as some of the other selections so mulch well for winter in colder zones.

Improved Rugen is a delicious alpine strawberry. Produces strong, upright plants that are great for rock gardens, border plantings and edible landscapes. Rugen produces smaller, elongated red berries with a sweet flavor. First grown over 250 years ago in France, these Alpine natives grow well in either sun or shade.

'White Soul' is a white fruiting variety that has been around for several years. It is a clumping type (few to no runners) and is day neutral meaning that flowering is not day length dependent. The fruit is among the largest white fruit produced by alpines. Has the wild strawberry flavor and aroma expected from alpines and has a hint of pineapple flavor. I consider white alpine fruit to be sweeter than red alpine fruit in general. Tends to be a very strong grower and top producer. This variety will "fool the birds". They don't go after the fruit as much as they do for red fruit.

Alexandria is a delicious alpine strawberry that produces delicious fruit. Deep scarlet and fragrant aromatics, these strawberries are the size of wild berries. Alexandria is an everbearing strawberry that can produce the first year if planted early. These day-neutral plants stay compact and produce few runners. Excellent for pots and window boxes.

'White Solemacher' (Also known as Weiss Solemacher) is a white fruiting alpine strawberry cultivar that has been around for many years. It was discovered in Germany. The fruit is among the largest white fruit produced by alpines. It is a clumping type (few to no runners) and is day neutral which means it is not dependent on day length for flowering. The white fruit has the distinctive wild strawberry flavor and aroma expected from fraises des bois. The fruit has a hint of pineapple flavor typical of white alpine fruit. We like it that birds don't seem to know the fruit is ripe and so it Fools the Birds and a part of the collection by that name.

Strawberry Spinach is a delicious fruit that is almost entirely edible. A beautiful plant with showy leaves and berries. It's triangular toothed leaves and tender shoots are great for salads. Shiny red mulberry-like fruits are edible and can be added to salads. Grown in Europe for centuries.

Musk has been found to have the highest quality flavor and aroma compared to any other strawberries. This wild strawberry is native to Europe. They are nick named bubble berries in Europe because their flavor is a mix of tastes that remind people of fruit bubble gum.

Red Wonder, aka Fraises des Bois, is a tasty Alpine Strawberry that is easy to grow from seed. Red Wonder is one of our favorites because it's considerably sweeter than most strawberries. An everbearing strawberry plant that produces all summer long.

'Reine des Vallees' is grown in Europe by home gardeners and commercial fruit growers. Its name in French means "Queen of the Valleys". Its name in Italian is Regina delle Valli. Whatever the name, this cultivar is THE standard in Europe for alpine strawberries. The major fruit exporting growers in Europe grow this variety exclusively. Reine des Vallees is a clumping type (produces few to no runners) and is day neutral which means that flowering is not dependent on day length. It is very productive and produces scarlet red fruit with the distinctive wild strawberry flavor and aroma that is expected from fraises des bois.

'Yellow Wonder' is a very productive variety. It is a clumping type (few to no runners) that is day neutral which means that flowering is not dependent on day length. The fruit is a pale yellow at full ripe and soft. This variety is sweeter than the red alpine strawberry varieties. There is a strong wild aroma as well.