Everbearing is part of the Strawberry genus and is a Strawberry variety. Its scientific name is Fragaria x ananassa 'Everbearing'. 'Everbearing' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
Unlike the name suggests, Everbearing strawberry varieties don’t tend to produce all season around – instead they typically produce a spring and a late summer crop. They don’t produce many runners, as all energy is directed into the plant to produce multiple harvests.
It is a Fruit
and is treated mainly as a Biennial
, This means that it grows best over the course of two years. Everbearing is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm
(that's 7.8 inches in imperial).
Everbearing Strawberry is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Everbearing
Position in a full sun location and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Everbearing 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. Everbearing needs a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).
Growing Everbearing 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.
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Everbearing is a hardy plant.
This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.
Everbearing is due to this variety’s tendency to produce more than one fruiting period per season.
Latest Strawberry 'Everbearing' Reviews
Some of my berries grew nicely and produced good fruit. Others didn’t do so well and will not be overwintered this year.
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