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Alpine strawberry      

Fragaria vesca spp. alpina

Alpine strawberry is a member of the Fragaria (Strawberry) family. Its botanical name is Fragaria vesca spp. alpina.

It likes to be in damp environments. Its original home is on the woodland floor. If you have good drip irrigation or a heavy mulch or both, it should do well.

Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   White and   Yellow. The mature flowers take a single form. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Dark candy apple red and   Pearl. Leaves usually appear in   Pakistan green

A type of flowering edible fruit / herb, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+).

Alpine strawberry is known for growing with a clump-forming habit to a height of approximately 25.0 cm (that's 9.75 inches in imperial). This plant tends to mature and be ready for harvest in mid summer.

Popular varieties of Alpine strawberry include: Mignonette, Baron Solemacher, Red Wonder, White soul and Golden Alexandria.

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

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

How to grow Alpine strawberry

  • Partial Sun

  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

Alpine strawberry likes a position of partial sun / dappled sun and remember to water moderately. Alpine strawberry needs a soil ph of 5.8 to 6.5 (weakly acidic soil). Alpine strawberry is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter.

See our list of companion Plants for Alpine strawberry to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Alpine strawberry from seed

For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

Transplanting Alpine strawberry

Alpine strawberry is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Alpine strawberry

Will fruit for 3 or 4 years

How long does Alpine strawberry take to grow?

These estimates for how long Alpine strawberry takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.

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Days to Germination How long does it take Alpine strawberry to germinate?
13 days

Average 13 days | Min 6 days | Max 33 days (36)

Days to Transplant How long until I can plant out Alpine strawberry?
+ 56 days

Average 56 days | Min 29 days | Max 386 days (8)

Days to Maturity How long until Alpine strawberry is ready for harvest / bloom?
+ 135 days

Average 135 days | Min 26 days | Max 1112 days (14)

Total Growing Days How long does it take to grow Alpine strawberry?
= 204 days

Other names for Alpine strawberry

Woodland strawberry, Wild strawberry, European strawberry

Fragaria vesca alpina, Fragaria vesca 'Fructo-alba'

Misspellings: Fragia vesca

Latest Alpine strawberry Reviews

  • My Alpine Strawb’s are still producing fruit, in late Autumn. Planted them amongst Strawberry ‘Tioga’ and Siverbeet’. Are doing very well in improved clay, no care. We dont eat the fruit, too tiny!!

    4 stars

    angophora about growing Alpine Strawberry
  • These strawberries are hardy, grow into massive clumps, taste aromatic and sweet, and do not have runners. They’ll take up as much room as you give them and flower from spring through to late summer.

    4 stars

    avisrapax about growing Strawberry (alpine)

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