strawberry plants - Knowledgebase Question

oak harbor, Wa
Question by Popsmurf69p
July 25, 2010
I have some strawberry plants that are really producing nice berries. what do i need to do when they stop producing so that they will come back next year?


Image
Answer from NGA
July 25, 2010

0

Strawberries are reasonably easy to grow in the Pacific Northwest. In October you can mow over the tops of your strawberry plants (but don't damage the crowns). The idea is to remove most of the oldest leaves so they don't over winter and develop diseases. Or, you can hand prune your plants. Just remove the oldest, outermost leaves and then mulch around the plants but leave the crowns exposed. In the spring when new growth begins you can brush the mulch away from each plant. Enjoy your harvest!

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by rocklady and is called "Fringe Tree"