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Strawberry 'Elan F1'

Fragaria x ananassa

Elan F1 is part of the Strawberry genus and is a Strawberry variety. Its scientific name is Fragaria x ananassa 'Elan F1'.

A vigorous growing, gourmet selection producing white flowers in spring followed by quality yields of bright red, shiny fruits.

A biennial, Elan F1 is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches in imperial).

Elan F1 Strawberry is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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How to grow Strawberry 'Elan F1'

  • Full Sun

  • High

Mulch plants in late autumn with fresh straw. For best results, remove blossoms the first season

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Elan F1 is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Elan F1 requires a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Elan F1 from seed

Ensure a distance of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.0 inches (0.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Elan F1

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Elan F1 is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Elan F1

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