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Strawberry 'Marshmallow'

Fragaria x ananassa

Marshmallow is part of the Strawberry genus and is a Strawberry variety. Its scientific name is Fragaria x ananassa 'Marshmallow'. Marshmallow grows as a Biennial and is a Fruit. Being a Biennial, it tends to grow best over the course of two years. Marshmallow is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches in imperial).

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

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How to grow Strawberry 'Marshmallow'

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A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Marshmallow 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. Marshmallow requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Marshmallow from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.0 inches (0.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Marshmallow

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

Harvesting Marshmallow

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