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Fruit Summer Strawberry Trio

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Trio of superb varieties for a bumper crop

Outstanding flavour sweetness and disease resistance

Range of fruiting times for a longer harvest period

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Celebrate summer in quintessential British style with a bumper crop of delicious homegrown strawberries! With this superb trio of top varieties, chosen for their outstanding qualities and range of fruiting times to carry you through the whole summer, you can enjoy a better harvest than ever before.

Fruit Summer Strawberry Trio comprises 18 bare root plants, 6 of each of the following varieties:

  • Strawberry ‘Marshmello’ (mid-season) – one of the sweetest of all strawberries with excellent disease resistance. Despite their excellent flavour, ‘Marshmello’ strawberries aren’t available to buy commercially because their soft texture makes for a shorter shelf life – so home-growing is your chance to enjoy these divine fruits that leave supermarket varieties far behind! Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 30cm (12in).
  • Strawberry ‘Malling Centenary’ (early- to mid-season) – an outstanding variety producing heavy crops right from its first year, this easy-to-grow strawberry produces richly flavoured berries in just 60 days, and keeps cropping for up to four months! Height: 30cm (12in). Spread: 50cm (20in).
  • Strawberry ‘Pegasus’ (mid- to late-season) – an RHS award-winning variety producing medium-large, soft, sweet and juicy fruit. With great resistance to verticillium wilt, crown rot and mildew, ‘Pegasus’ is ideal for organic growing, and thrives on heavy soils. Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 30cm (12in).
  • Height Up to 20cm (8in)
    Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

    Hardy Perennial

    patiokitchen garden

    full sun

    Flowering Months Harvest Months

36 Bare Roots (12 of each variety) (KF0730)
18 Bare Roots (6 of each variety) (KF0729)

Plant strawberry plants in autumn or late spring in a sheltered, sunny position in well manured, free draining soil. Plant strawberry runners every 45cm (18") in rows spaced at 75cm (30") apart. Spread out their roots and place them in the soil at a level where the crown of the plant is just poking above the surface. Avoid planting them too deeply as this may cause them to rot. Alternatively try growing strawberry plants in hanging baskets or in specially designed strawberry planters for the patio.

Water strawberries frequently throughout the growing season and weed regularly between rows. When growing strawberry plants in baskets and containers, they will also need feeding every two weeks.

From early summer, remove any runners that are produced as these will weaken the plants vigour. Protect the developing fruit from slugs and snails by spreading straw around each plant. Positioning a net over the plants will also prevent crop damage by birds. The netting and straw can be removed after cropping to allow better air flow around the crown of the plant. Mulch strawberry plants with well rotted manure in spring.

Although strawberry plants will continue to fruit in successive years, the crop will become considerably reduced and it is advisable to completely replace strawberry plants every 3 years.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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