Alpine Strawberry Fresca - Ontario Seed Company

Alpine Strawberry Fresca - Ontario Seed Company

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Fragaria x ananassa

A summer favourite! Fresca Strawberry produces large traditional strawberries. Plants produce berries from the start of summer through Autumn. Compact, perennial plants grow in pretty, leafy mounds and are perfect for hanging baskets or the garden. Grows best in full sun with a rich, moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter.

How to Grow

Strawberries can be tricky to germinate. A cold stratification is normally required. Place the seed packet in a sealed plastic bag and freeze for 3-4 weeks. Remove the sealed container BUT DO NOT OPEN IT for 24 hours until it has warmed to room temperature. Seeds will then be ready to sow. Sow seeds in pots or trays, keeping a soil temperature of 18-24C (65-75F). Heating mats or fluorescent lights will help with this. Germination can be slow, taking anywhere from 10 days to 6 weeks. Grow on at slightly cooler temperatures and provide air circulation to prevent damping off. Transplant to the garden after danger of frost and space 20 cm (8") apart or place several plants in a hanging basket for growing on the back deck.

Approx. 15 seeds/pkt.

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