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Strawberry Collection

Fragaria x ananassa

Hardy Perennial

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Choice of 2 varieties - or buy them both for a longer cropping period!

Deliciously sweet and juicy fruits picked straight from your own garden

Ideal for creating a new strawberry patch in the garden or on the allotment

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Our Strawberry Collection is the easy way to start your own strawberry patch! Choose from 2 popular varieties, or double up and grow them both for a longer picking season. There’s nothing quite like the flavour of sun-warmed strawberries, picked fresh from your own garden - but if you find yourself with fruits to spare, they make superb jams and preserves with a good, old-fashioned flavour! Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

Strawberry Collection comprises:

  • Strawberry ‘Polka’ - A midseason variety producing an abundance of juicy, dark-red fruits with a deliciously sweet flavour.
  • Strawberry ‘Honeoye’ - The sweet and glossy fruits of this early summer variety are perfect for eating fresh picked or making flavoursome jams.

Height Up to 20cm (8in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

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Flowering Months Harvest Months

12 strawberry Polka bare roots (kc0910)
24 strawberry bareroot plants (12 of each variety) (kc0912)
12 strawberry 'Honeoye' bare roots (KC1913)

Plant strawberry plants in September or April in a sheltered, sunny position in well drained soil. Dig in a generous helping of well rotted manure. Plant one strawberry plant 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. Planting too deeply may cause them to rot! Alternatively grow strawberry plants in hanging baskets or in specially designed strawberry planters for the patio.
Water strawberries frequently throughout the growing season. Feed container grown plants every two weeks. Remove any runners that are produced in early summer as these will weaken the plants vigour. (They look like a long flexible stem with a baby plant at the very end). In May, place straw either side of each plant to protect developing fruit from slugs and raise fruits off of the ground. Place a net over the plants to protect your crop from greedy birds! After cropping remove netting and straw to allow better air flow around the crown of the plant. Mulch strawberry plants with well rotted manure every spring. Although strawberry plants will continue to fruit in successive years, the crop will become considerably reduced and it is advisable to completely replace 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 £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 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.

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