FRAGARIA virginiana

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FRAGARIA virginiana

Virginia Strawberry, Scarlet Strawberry

Select Item No. FA017

Quantitative Restriction

1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Rosaceae
Origin: Eastern North America: forest margins, open forests, forest clearings.
Special Features: Aromatic fruits. Strawberry fruit you buy in stores are a hybrid between F. virginiana x chiloensis. Very good groundcover with long runners in spring and fall. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Suitable for natural landscaping. Erosion control.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: 3-parted, serrate, glossy green.
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / vigorous
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit / medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb / groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Portion weight: 0.03 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.4 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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