Large, Very Sweet FruitThe Allstar Strawberry has excellent flavor and it is resistant to disease. The entire crop ripens in June, mid to late season. This plant produces large, firm berries with high sugar content over interesting 3-lobed, toothed leaves on extremely vigorous plants.They are perennial, winter hardy, and will thrive in full sunshine, as long as the soil is fertile and well drained. Healthy plants will produce an abundance of berries for three to four years, after which they should be replaced. Your strawberry bed should have good drainage and be well tilled with rich organic matter such as manure or compost to give your strawberry plants a good start, with amendments again in the spring. Keep your plants well watered until they are established (but don’t overdo) and up to fruiting time. Strawberries can also be planted in tubs, containers and hanging baskets.In addition to being low in fat and calories, strawberries are naturally high in fiber, vitamin C, folate, potassium and antioxidants, making them a sweet choice that advances heart health, reduces the risk of certain types of cancer, and gives a boost to total body (and mind) wellness.* Large, Sweet Fruit* Mid to Late Ripening* Disease Resistant .
Strawberry Surecrop, Fragaria × ananassa ‘Surecrop’, is a heavy producer of large, firm, rich but sweet fruit in mid-season. ‘Surecrop’ is an easy-to-grow crop and it makes great jams, jellies, pies, tarts, and an ideal canner. The berries redden all the way through, with a rich but sweet flavor. The fruit holds well both on the vines and after picking.June bearing strawberries produce a single crop each year during a 2-3 week period. If you get blooms the first year while the plant is getting established, pinch the blooms off to ensure a large fruit crop the next year. The average yield of one quart per plant and it is self-pollinating. Light to even sandy soil with good drainage is required. Neutral to slightly acidic is best. Strawberry plants need consistent, frequent watering to produce well.In addition to being low in fat and calories, strawberries are naturally high in fiber, vitamin C, folate, potassium and antioxidants, making them a sweet choice that advances heart health, reduces the risk of certain types of cancer, and gives a boost to total body (and mind) wellness.NOTE: When making a strawberry bed in an established garden, be sure to locate it away from any spot where you have grown peppers, tomatoes, eggplant or potatoes. These plants can harbor verticillium wilt, which is devastating to strawberries..
Everbearing Strawberry with Delectable Fruit and FlowersTristan Strawberry is an everbearing strawberry plant with charming flowers and delicious fruit. It would be terrific in a small garden where you have limited room or in a container on your patio.Growing only 1 foot tall with a 2 foot spread, Tristan Strawberry is a great way to bring the beauty and benefit of a strawberry plant into even your smallest spaces. In fact, this variety of strawberry is even runnerless, so it will stay where you put it. Imagine stepping outside in the morning to pick your own juicy red strawberries, ripened and warmed by the summer sun. There’s nothing quite like it! The delectable fruit is not only tasty, but also healthy and lovely to look at. Your Tristan Strawberry is a vision of loveliness with delightful hot pink flowers dotting its surface amid the dark green foliage. However, its compact nature creates a particularly attractive, mounded appearance in the landscape even without the benefit of the flowers and fruit.The Tristan Strawberry’s everbearing nature ensures that you’ll be treated to outstanding blooms and delicious fruit all summer long. Songbirds and butterflies will love it too, and it’s sure to draw pollinators to your yard that will benefit your other plantings. Delicious, lovely and ready for garden or container, the Tristan Strawberry is a great plant for just about anyone. Plant a few in the garden and few on the patio for a beautiful source of sweet strawberries all summer long. *Edible Fruit*Beautiful Flowers*Everbearing*Compact and Runnerless.
‘Ft. Laramie’ is a super-sturdy, everbearing cultivar that produces a smaller, but more constant, supply of berries through the season. The winter-hardy, perennial plants are resistant to leaf spot and yield sizable harvests of good-sized fruit with firm texture and a strong, sweet strawberry flavor. The more sun they get, the more they produce, so choose a site that gets full sun (a minimum of six hours a day). Suggestion: Pinch the blooms off for the first 2 months on an everbearing strawberry to increase your harvest. If your plants get blooms in the first year, you can increase the following years harvest by pinching those blooms off.Fertile, well-drained soil will give you the best flavor. ‘Ft. Laramie’ can also be planted in tubs, containers and hanging baskets. Strawberries are nutritionally heart-healthy cancer-fighters, and are naturally low in calories, so plant enough for freezing —the flavor of home-grown strawberries will be most welcome in January!NOTE: Locate your strawberry patch away from areas where you have previously grown peppers, tomatoes, eggplant or potatoes. These plants can harbor verticillium wilt, which is devastating to strawberries. Zones 3-9..