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Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.


ElanOrganic (F1) Strawberry Plugs


Product ID: 3969G

Organic strawberry plugs for field or container. A favorite in our taste tests.

Elan is a high yielding, day-neutral field or container variety with a vigorous plant habit (many runners) and white flowers that produce medium-size, conical berries with excellent flavor. Compared to Durban, Elan produces berries that are slightly more tender and have a sweeter, more intense strawberry flavor. Grows best in hardiness zones 5-8. Organically grown.

Strawberry Plugs - 15 Week Lead Time

Product Price Qty
3969G1 Unit  $202.35 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   100-120

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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Shipping Information & Notes

This product cannot be shipped to the following states:AA, AE, AP, AS, FM, GU, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI

This product cannot be shipped to Canada

This product cannot be shipped outside the United States or Canada

• Order Minimums: Two flats of 128 plugs per flat per variety per order. Plugs are shipped in two- and four-flat increments, and must be ordered in multiples of two. Strawberry and Herb plug orders may be combined to meet the order minimum given adequate lead time.
• Lead Times: The lead time required for all strawberry plugs is 15 weeks.
• Shipping Schedule: Plants ship Monday through Wednesday of your selected ship week via two-day service. Please provide a physical shipping address.
• Shipping Charges: Standard shipping charges apply. Shipments to U.S. 50 states only (no U.S. territories).

All orders are considered custom orders because these plants are grown to your selection. Sorry, no cancellations.

Organic Strawberry Plugs | Tech Sheet

Growing Information


CULTURE: Strawberries prefer a sunny 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: Transplant the plugs into single rows or staggered double rows with 12" between plants, and 36" between rows. Place the plugs so that the bottoms of the plants are level with the soil surface – strawberry plants will not thrive if planted too shallow or too deep. Remove any flowers that form for six weeks after planting, and remove all runners during the first summer of growth in order to allow the root systems to become established. Because these varieties are day-neutral, they will flower and bear fruit from midsummer until frost. Mulch with straw in late fall when plants have died back. Pull mulch aside in spring when plants start to grow. Leave the mulch in the aisles to keep the fruit clean and help suppress weeds.
HARVEST: Plants will bear fruit in the late summer and early fall of the first year, with a normal, full-harvest season beginning in late spring of the second year.
SPECS: 100 plants/100' row, or 14,520 plants/acre at 12" spacing, rows 3' apart.

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