Garden Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Tresca) 50 seeds (#1853)

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The sweet, aromatic red fruit of this low-growing herbaceous perennial are a late spring favorite. Garden strawberries vary greatly in the size and flavor of their fruits, but all bear three-lobed leaves and most form offsets via trailing stems known as stolons. Plants bear round white five-petaled flowers in early to mid-spring, followed by the cone-shaped fruits. Continue fruiting through summer and fall (June - October).
Adaptable to and grown in many regions of the world, garden strawberries like ample sun and moderately fertile, moist, well-drained, acidic to neutral soil. Remove older "mother" plants in spring or after plants bloom, leaving offsets to replace them. Garden strawberries are good choices for culinary gardens, containers, or "strawberry towers."
They are vulnerable to numerous pests and diseases, which should be monitored and controlled if necessary.
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Approximately 50 seeds in 0.03g packet.

Genus - Fragaria
Species - x ananassa
Variety - Tresca
Common name - Garden Strawberry
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 8
Height - 0,15 - 0,20 m
Spread - 0,30 - 0,60 m
Plant type - Perennial
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acid, neutral
Soil type - Fertile garden soil, well drained
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Container, Edging, Edible, Fruit / Fruit Tree, Hanging Basket, Herb / Vegetable
Bloom season - May - September
Leaf / Flower color - Green / White

Sow in spring inside in the pots on the moist surface. Tamp the soil, cover with clar plastic or glass. Keep moist in very light position.
Temperature for germination - ~+20-22C.
Germination time - 14 - 20 days.

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