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Fragaria viridis

Green strawberry

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to July
  • Height0.25m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.8m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Fragaria viridis (Green strawberry). A perennial from Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous or Fruit

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Ornamental, culinary, ground cover, fruits

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Grow them in fertile limy well drained soil with full sun with some dappled shade. Harvesting may start in early summer and may end in late summer.

Propagation

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

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to leaf spot, honey fungus, fungal wilts, red spider mites and vine weevil grubs.

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