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Alpine Strawberry

Alpine Strawberry

 - (Fragaria vesca 'Wild form')

The Alpine Strawberry is a cousin of the wild strawberry. It produces a crop of small, thimble sized, but sweet berries throughout most of the growing season.

Price: 25.00

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Flowering Time:

June - November

Height x Spread:

25 x 35 cm

Available to Order:

January - June

Recommend Sales:

March - August

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

(Fragaria vesca 'Wild form')

Narrative Description:

The Alpine Strawberry is a cousin of the wild strawberry. It produces a crop of small, thimble sized, but sweet berries throughout most of the growing season.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, free draining, rich, but moist soil or compost, especially in hot, dry weather.

Possible Situation:

Excellent for ground cover or lining walkways, paths, as well as in borders and containers.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

25 x 35 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

white

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

June - November

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Ground Cover

Prefers:

Full Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

ROSACEAE

Genus:

Fragaria

Species:

vesca

Cultivar:

Wild form

Alternative Names:

(Fragaria vesca 'Wild form')

Category:

Herbs

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

10 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - June

Recommended Sales Window:

March - August

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:27/17
Qty:5

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (4.7)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Two Spotted Mite

Vine Weevil

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

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