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Strawberry Tristan

This compact, ever-bearing Strawberry produces a high yield of fruit throughout the entire summer. (Fragaria)

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Plant - 3" pot

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 8-10" tall, 14-18" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Harvest in summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU ASL7T31
Common Name Ever-bearing Tristan Strawberry
Botanical Name Fragaria
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Estimated Mature Height 8-10" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 14-18" wide
Bloom Time Harvest in summer
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Containers, Edible
Additional Information Ever-bearing
Edible? Yes
Ships to Canada No
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Description

Plant strawberries in spring as soon as your soil can be worked to a depth of 6-8”. Well draining sandy loam with plenty of organic matter in a sunny location is preferred.

PLANTING DIRECTIONS:
1. The most common method for planting strawberries is in the matted row system. Set your new plants 18-24” apart in rows 3-4’ apart.
2. Allow their new runners to set in the row up to 2’ wide, removing plants that stray beyond that boundary.
3. Be careful to keep the crowns just at the soil surface, do not plant too deep or they might rot or too shallow as they will heave.
4. Water well at time of planting and continue irrigation through September as drought stress will affect harvest. Fertilize if necessary.
5. Remove flowers the first 2 months of the season so that plants produce more runners.

HARVEST TIME: Spring and Fall

HABIT: An abundant crop from spring until the first frost. Up to 200 flavorful, deep red, firm berries from a single plant. Will from a solid mat within the wide rows as they reach maturity.

USAGE: Fresh eating, jams and jellies, freezes well and baking.

PLANTING TIPS: Protect from severe winter cold and frost heaving by mulching with 3-4” of straw in late fall. Remove mulch in spring as temperatures moderate.

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Reviews
How-To Guides
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

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