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Strawberries are a herbaceous short-lived perennial, prized for the delicious fruit that it bears mainly in spring to autumn. They have white flowers, and there is also a pink flowered variety.
Strawberries need a slightly acidic, well drained, rich soil and regular watering to produce well. They will grow well in pots and raised garden beds, as they get good air movement around them which helps to control fungal diseases. Strawberries can be propagated from the runners that they regularly send out, which should be removed to retain the plants vigour.
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Flower colour: White, pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.3 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
The frost tolerance of this plant is not specified.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.5-7
Fungal moulds and botrytis
Slugs, snails, mites, aphids
Planting season: Winter, but can be planted at any time.
Types of fertiliser: Low nitrogen fertiliser applied through the growing season..