FRAGARIA

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

FRAGARIA vesca

Alpine strawberry, Wild strawberry

perennial with white flowers and small red strawberries. Ideal for naturalising or can be grown en masse

 
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