Strawberry Tristan

 
Strawberry Tristan, Fragaria, Ever-bearing Tristan Strawberry
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This compact, ever-bearing Strawberry produces a high yield of fruit throughout the entire summer. Strawberry Tristan is a compact plant that produces few to no runners. Along with it’s delicious berries, it blooms a bright pink flower from spring to fall. Plant in containers for urban gardens. (Fragaria)

Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Containers
Containers
Edible
Edible
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 8-10" tall, 14-18" wide
Bloom Time Harvest in summer
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU ASL7T31

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 form 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.

SKU ASL7T31
Common Name Ever-bearing Tristan Strawberry
Botanical Name Fragaria
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
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 Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Containers, Edible
Additional Information Ever-bearing
Edible? Yes
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping is based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.
Zone 6-11 - orders ship the week of May 9th, 2016
Zones 1-4 - orders ship the week of May 16th, 2016

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 ‘Plant Information’ section 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.

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        USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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