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Strawberry 'Loran'    

Fragaria x ananassa

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Belonging to the Strawberry genus (Fragaria x ananassa 'Loran'), Loran is a variety of Strawberry. 'Loran' is considered a hybrid cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   White. The mature flowers are of a Single form. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Dark candy apple red. Leaves appear approximately as a   Lincoln green colour.

Loran is a compact, early cultivar of strawberry that produces large, deep-red aromatic fruits with dark green foliage. Great for hanging baskets and garden pots, but doesn’t tend to produce a lot of runners.

This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Biennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of two years. Loran is known for growing with a mound-forming habit to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches in imperial).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Loran Strawberry is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Loran have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Loran

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Prefers to grow in well drained soil – keep moisture levels even.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Loran is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Loran are Zone 3 and Zone 10. Planting Loran in loamy and clay soil with a ph of between 5.0 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Loran from seed

Requires light. 65F

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 Loran

As Loran is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Loran

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

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