Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa 'Tristar') in the Strawberries Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Fermented
Dynamic Accumulator: Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Offsets
Pollinators: Various insects

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Growing Strawberries in Cold ClimatesGrowing Strawberries in Cold Climates
January 1, 2014

Strawberries are of the rose plant family Rosaceae and genus Fragaria. There are over 20 different species and hundreds of varieties. In addition, there are three different "Types" of strawberries: June-Bearing, Ever-Bearing and Day-Neutral. The different types do require some different growing maintenance to achieve a good size crop in your home garden year after year.

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