Ideal for both snacking & edging a garden pathway, balcony containers, hanging baskets.
Alpine Strawberries are hardy and easy to grow perennials.
This variety promises larger-than-average fruit and very few, very short runners. Fruits are fully edible and veru delicious. It bears from June to October with heaviest production late in the season.
Grows better in deeper, porous and humous soils, sunny or partly sunny locations.
Genus - Fragaria
Species - Vesca
Variety - Rugen
Common name - Alpine Strawberry
Pre-Treatment - Required, (30 days cold moist stratification)
Hardiness zones - 3 - 8
Height - 0,30 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Perennial
Vegetation type - Deciduous
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral
Soil type - Deep, porous, humous
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Container, Edible, Groundcover, Hanging Basket, Herb / Vegetable, Wildflower
The germination rate and speed will be higher if seeds kept in the freezer at +4C for 4 weeks before planting. Its is recommended, but seeds can be sown without a pretreatment.
Sow indoors in March-April on top of the soil, press in gently. Keep soil moist.
Cover the pots with clear plastic or glass to keep the moisture in.
Normal germination time - 20-40 days at +20-24C.
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