General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small delicate white berry with red seeds. Berries turn a light blush-pink when ripe and ready to eat.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Strawberry

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Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2023-06-24
Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa 'Pineberry') on the left, regular
Location: Barcelona, Spain | April, 2023 
Date: 2023-04-03
Location: Washington State
Date: 6/1/16
Plant Events from our members
BlueHole On February 4, 2018 Obtained plant
Bought roots from Tractor Supply and planted in stainless steel pool filter. Did not fruit the first year, likely due to low light.
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