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Strawberry care instructions

Fragaria x ananassa

All care instructions and information about Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) have been provided by real gardeners.

Lifecycle Is Strawberry annual or perennial?
Growing Difficulty How hard is it to grow Strawberry?
Very easy 1/5
Growth Habit What shape or habit does Strawberry grow into?
Hardiness How frost hardy is Strawberry?
Country of Origin Where did Strawberry come from?
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Mature Height How tall does Strawberry grow?
20.0 cm / 7.8 inches
Mature Spread How wide does Strawberry grow?
23.0 cm / 8.97 inches
USDA Zone Range Which zones does Strawberry grow best in?
Zone 3 to Zone 10
pH Range The level of acidity for Strawberry.
5.0 - 7.5
Water Requirements How much water does Strawberry require?
Nitrogen Requirements How much nitrogen fertilizer does Strawberry need?
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Soil What sort of soil should I plant Strawberry in?
Loam / Clay
Sun How much sunlight does Strawberry need to grow?
Full Sun / Partial Sun
Can Sow Direct? Can Strawberry be sown directly?
Sowing Depth How deep to plant Strawberry?
0.0 cm / 0.0 inches
Sowing Distance Apart How far apart to plant Strawberry?
30.0 cm / 11.7 inches
Sowing Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Strawberry?
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Ideal Germination Temperature Range What temperatures does Strawberry need in order to germinate?
14°C / 57°F to 20°C / 68°F
Growing Temperatures What temperatures are best to grow Strawberry in?
15°C / 59°F to 21°C / 70°F
Planting Distance Apart How far apart to plant Strawberry seedlings.
50.0 cm / 1.62 feet
Planting Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Strawberry seedlings.
1.20 metres / 3.90 feet
Bloom Time When will Strawberry bloom?
Early Summer
Harvest Time When is Strawberry ready for harvest?
Mid Summer
Pruning Time When should I prune Strawberry?
Mid Summer