×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Fragaria ananassae ‘Alexandria strawberry’

Strawberry

Garden

Wishlist

  • Fragaria ananassae ‘Alexandria strawberry’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & July
  • Height0.2m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green-white

Description

Fragaria ananassae ‘Alexandria strawberry’ (Strawberry). This variety will produce large red fruits in mid summer to late autumn they have a very good flavour.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fruit

Origin

Hybrid of garden origin, probably F. Virginian x F. chiloensis

Interest and use

Culinary fruit

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Fragaria ananassae ‘Alexandria strawberry’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Grow in a light to medium organic well drained shallow soil, with low salinity and medium fertility with full sun.

Propagation

Propagate from seed or runners in spring to autumn and replant with fresh stock every few years.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Protect them from snails, strawberry aphids and birds.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Other Fragaria posts

To view Fragaria plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Get started & find out why

Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

Open your garden for Thrive
Rhubarb

“It’s not just gardening,
it makes us healthier and happier”

Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)