Strawberry Alpine

Fragaria Vesca
Full Sun Perfect for Pots Loved by Pollinators Edible

Alpine Strawberries are a spreading perennial with leaves composed of three leaflets and rounded white flowers followed by small (1cm long) fruit

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1 x 9cm Potted Plant £3.00In stock
1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant £4.75In stock
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Commonly found in the woodlands of northern Europe, this delightful plant has a show of white flowers in late spring, followed by a crop of petite, bright red berries. Though less tasty than named strawberry varieties, they have a pleasant sweetness and make a superb decorative garnish for cakes and desserts.  This is an excellent ground cover variety, and look particularly effective on a pathway, or at the edge of a traditional cottage garden bed.

Wild Strawberries were highly regarded by traditional herbalists, who valued their calming properties and often used them in the treatment of digestive disorders.

Please note 1 x Seed Pack = Approximately 150 Seeds
An approximate number of seeds in each packet is given. Seeds are hand packed by weight, not counted individually.

Latin Name:
Fragaria Vesca
Common Name:
Alpine Strawberry
Position:
Grows best in a well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade
Soil:
Loam, Sand & Clay, Moist but well drained
Height:
30cm (12 inches)
Flowers:
White
Pollinator:
Yes
Planting:
Water generously before planting in a hole large enough to accommodate the rootball without disturbing it.
Care Tips:
Keep well-watered until established.
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