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Strawberry Plants

Product ID: 2500

Mid/late-season variety, known for great flavor.

This northern favorite yields medium-sized, dark red berries with excellent flavor. Vigorous, productive plants. Summer-fruiting or June-bearing type plants. Grows best in Zones 3-8. 1 Unit = 1 plant.

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25 Units

$22.00
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100 Units

$37.00
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500 Units

$115.00
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1,000 Units

$170.00
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  • This product does not ship outside the United States.
  • This product does not ship to the following states: AA,  AE,  AP,  AS,  FM,  GU,  MH,  MP,  PR,  PW,  VI.

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This perishable item ships weekly from March through mid May, starting in the South. Add item to cart and enter your shipping zip code to select from a list of available ship dates for your plant hardiness zone. If you wish to choose a ship date earlier than the recommended dates you must place your order by phone (1-877-564-6697). Physical address required for delivery (no PO Boxes).
Plants will arrive as dormant, bare-root transplants. Transplant them outside as soon as possible. If you are not able to transplant them outside right away, remove elastics/ties and gently loosen plants, then store in a cool place (28–32°F/-2–0°C), and keep roots damp.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Fragaria spp.
CULTURE: Strawberries prefer a sunny to partially shaded location and moist, well-drained soil, richly fertilized with compost or aged manure, and a pH between 6.5-6.8. Prepare beds the previous fall or in early spring to get good control over perennial weeds.
PLANTING: Space plants 12-18" apart in rows 3-4' apart. Set plants with the roots straight down into the soil, making sure the middle of the crown is level with the top of the soil. Irrigate and keep free of weeds. Mulch with straw in late fall when plants have started to go dormant to moderate freeze/thaw cycles and heaving. Pull mulch aside in spring when plants start to grow. Leave the mulch in the footpaths to keep the fruit clean and help suppress weeds.
HARVEST: Begin the second spring and for 3-5 years thereafter. Renovate the beds immediately after the last harvest each year, starting in year 2. See our strawberry production guide #8862 for detailed instructions.
NOTES: Encourage the plant to put its energy into becoming established by removing all the flower buds during the first year of growth. As the plant becomes established, the runners will set small daughter plants. Press 2 or 3 daughter plants per main plant into the soil in mid- to late July to fill in your rows or beds. Allowing any more of the small plants to take root will cause the bed to become too crowded. To prevent this, cut off any additional runners that form during the season.
SPECS: 100 plants/100' row, or 14,520 plants/acre at 12" spacing, rows 3' apart.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Fragaria spp.
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.
Begins fruiting second year after planting
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Perennial