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Woodland strawberry    

Fragaria vesca

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Woodland strawberry is part of the Fragaria (Strawberry) genus. Its scientific name is Fragaria vesca.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   White. When mature, blooms are roughly 1.9 cm (that's 0.74 inches in imperial) in diameter. The blooms display an average of 5 petals. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Red. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green

It is an edible fruit and is treated mainly as an evergreen, so it retains its leaves throughout the year.

Woodland strawberry is known for growing to a height of approximately 5.07 inches (that's 13.0 cm in metric) with a ground covering habit. This plant tends to bloom in early summer, followed by first harvests in mid summer.

If you would like to attract birds to your garden, consider growing this plant.

Woodland strawberry needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

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

How to grow Woodland strawberry

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To keep beds tidy, clip runners as you find them, or train them in your direction of choice, burying all but the new crowns and securing with small stones until they have their own roots and are ready for transplant.

Remember to water Woodland strawberry moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Woodland strawberry is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

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

Growing Woodland strawberry from seed

Ensure a distance of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 3.12 inches (8.0 cm).

Transplanting Woodland strawberry

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

By our calculations*, you should look at planting out Woodland strawberry about 0 days after your last frost date.

Harvesting Woodland strawberry

Can be harvested starting the second year after sowing.

Seed Saving Woodland strawberry

Best to save runners as opposed to seeds. A runner will be a vine-like shoot that grows outward from the base of the “mother” plant. It will develop it’s own crown with time and, if in contact with soil, will develop its own root system.
Clip runners as you find them, or train them in your direction of choice, burying all but the new crowns and securing with small stones until they have their own roots and are ready for transplant.

How long does Woodland strawberry take to grow?

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

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When should I plant Woodland strawberry?

Our when to plant Woodland strawberry estimates are relative to your last frost date.

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Other names for Woodland strawberry

Strawberry

Fragaria vesca L.

Footnotes

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