Answer: The alpine strawberries are relatively small plants, so you could fit several plants in a hanging basket sized pot. Alternatively you could plant them about six inches apart in a larger container such as a half barrel; this would be easier to keep well watered during the heat of the summer. Be sure that the soil is rich and that you keep the plants well watered and well fertilized all summer for the best results. Birds may peck at the berries so you could protect them with netting draped over sticks stuck in the pot or possibly deter the birds by using metallic flash tape near the pots. With a little trial and error you will see what works best for you.
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