Albion Strawberry

Albion Strawberry

Fragaria x ananassa 'Albion'

$15.00

Everbearing perennial starts blooming mid-spring and dainty white daisy-like flowers give way to large, bright red fruit from early summer to fall. The dense, leathery green foliage accents the sweet, juicy fruit.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 1.5 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.5 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Fragaria x ananassa 'Albion'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Dense, leathery green foliage

Pollination:

Self-pollinating

Other:

Bears fruit all season; Heavy producer

Notes:

 Common Concerns: Considered a high maintenace fruit crop

Disease/Problems:

Generally susceptible to a large number of diseases and insects - this variety has generally good disease resistance

Invasive:

Produces many runners

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in spring

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires moist, well drained conditions

Mulch:

Cover plants with straw or leaves for winter protection.

Soil Acidity:

Prefers rich, alkaline soils

Maintenance:

High maintenance

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Great for fresh eating, freezing, jams/jellies, baking/desserts and in beauty products. High in vitamin C, abundant in antioxidants. Has a role in prevention of diseases including skin pathologies, certain types of cancers, cardiovascular disorders and age-related degenerative diseases

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot