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250 Organic Native Perennial Wild Strawberry Seeds - Heirloom & Non-GMO

250 Organic Native Perennial Wild Strawberry Seeds - Heirloom & Non-GMO

SKU: WLDSTWBRY
$3.95Price

Wild Strawberry - Baron (Fragaria Vesca Baron Solemacher) - Grow Strawberry seeds for this old-fashioned favorite ground cover plant. Known as Wild Strawberry, Woodland Strawberry or Alpine Strawberry, this wild Fragaria Vesca is very hardy and a strong grower. This edible, cold tolerant Strawberry is known to have been harvested and eaten by stone-age man, traded from Europe along the Silk Road into Asia. Alpine Strawberry plants have quite a history! Wild Strawberries do not send out runners like other Strawberry plants do, so they are easier to contain and keep them where you desire for them to grow.

 

Growing Fragaria Vesca From Seed: Sow the Strawberry seeds from January to April indoors. Use quality seed starter mix, and small pots or starter trays. Sow the Wild Strawberry ground cover seeds on the surface and press the seed into the mix. Keep the soil damp but not wet, and seal the starter tray or pots inside a plastic bag until after germination. When the Strawberry seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant them into 3 inch pots, and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. After all danger of frost has passed, harden the young Wild Strawberry plants over a period of 7 - 10 days before planting outdoors in their permanent location.

 

Groundcover Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 4 - 8

Height: 6 inches

Width: 12 - 18 inches

Bloom Season: Late spring to early summer

Bloom Color: Pink

Growth Rate: Fast

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Foot Traffic: Light

 

Planting Directions

Temperature: 60 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 30 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Seed should be surface sown and if covered, covered very lightly with medium

Soil Type: Well-drained soils, pH 5.8 - 7.2

Sowing Rate: 5 - 6 seeds per plant or 500 seeds per 10 square feet

Moisture: Constant moisture must be maintained until germination

Plant Spacing: 16 inches

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    Seeds will be shipped through the regular mail using USPS and will not include tracking. We try to have germination instructions on all of our listings, though additional online researching is advised. We are not responsible for buyer germination success; seeds have been tested. Seed count is approximate, and packaged by weight. Seeds vary in size, weight is exact, and based upon empirical count, quantity is estimated. Liability of seller is limited to the cost of the item(s).

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