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Strawberry 'Albion'

Fragaria x ananassa

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'Albion' is a Strawberry variety in the Strawberry genus with a scientific name of Fragaria x ananassa. 'Albion' is considered a hybrid cultivar. This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Albion is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches in imperial).

Albion Strawberry is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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

How to grow Albion

  • Full Sun

  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Albion is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Albion are Zone 3 and Zone 10. Ideally plant in loamy and clay soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 7.5 as Albion likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Albion from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.0 inches (0.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between Strawberry plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Albion

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

Harvesting Albion

Latest Strawberry 'Albion' Reviews

  • Attributing the failed first attempt to weird weather. 22 of 25 showing signs of life in one day. More detail in journal.

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    PaulP about growing Strawberry, Albion
  • Called today. Replacement bareroot coming. Very nice lady on the phone. Reserving rating for when I actually get to see some berries!

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    PaulP about growing Strawberry, Albion
  • Called burpee re: the fact that ONE plant is growing. They suggest more time. If they don’t grow in the first 10 days they’re not going to. Well, I’ll wait until the weekend. Zero star so far. TBD.

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    PaulP about growing Strawberry, Albion

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