potted strawberries ripe and sweet prematurely - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Simmone Leverette
Cheektowaga, Ne
Question by smlvrt
June 3, 2010
how do i get my potted strawberries to grow plump and larger than they are? right now, they are very small, while sweet and red.

Answer from NGA
June 3, 2010


The berry size is directly related to the cultivar of berries you are growing. Everbearing strawberries tend to be small but there are lots of them all season long. Summer bearing strawberries produce a single crop of large berries. I'm betting you are growing an everbearing type of strawberry.

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