Elsanta is part of the Strawberry genus and is a Strawberry variety. Its scientific name is Fragaria x ananassa 'Elsanta'. 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. Elsanta is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches in imperial).
Elsanta Strawberry is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Elsanta
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Elsanta is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. As a rough idea of the types of climates Elsanta does best in, check to see if your local area is within USDA Hardiness Zones 3 and 10. Elsanta 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 Elsanta 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.
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Elsanta is a hardy plant.