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Commonly known as Strawberry

The wild strawberry, usually of the Alpine type with larger fruit but still tiny when compared with commercial varieties.

Genus of 12 species of stoloniferous perennials from open woodland and grassy places in Europe, Asia (as far as southern India), North America and temperate areas of Chile.

The UK native wild, or wood, strawberry is found in dry grassland and woods usually on limy soil.


  • Evergreen - except in very severe winters. 3-palmate leaves with toothed leaflets.
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - pink or white flowers followed by succulent fruits
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - birds and small mammals.
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mite, vine weevil grubs, leaf spot, powdery mildew, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - Europe, Asia(as far as southern India), North America, temperate areas of Chile.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to alkaline soil

Buy Varieties of FRAGARIA


FRAGARIA vesca  >

Commonly known as: Alpine strawberry, Wild strawberry.
Perennial with white flowers and small red strawberries. Ideal for naturalising or can be grown en masse
individually £8.00 each, 3+ £7.00 each, 10+ £6.00 each
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