Popular Name: Botanical Name: Fragaria vesca Plant Height: 30cm/12in Plant Class: Hardy Perennial (HP) Pack quantity: 200 Seeds Item code: 26363 Despatch: Within 7-10 days
What could be more appealing than delightful wild strawberries? Few of us will have tasted the lovely wild form of this favourite summer fruit, so now is the chance to give yourself a treat. The berries are superb, but also try adding some of the bruised leaves to a meat stock for an added dimension.
Sow indoor March to June in pots or trays of seed compost. Sow thinly, gently firm seeds into the surface. Cover with glass, polythene or a propagator lid, do not cover with compost. Temperature 20°C. Seedlings appear 14-28 days. Keep moist. Remove cover when seedlings appear. Transplant to individual pots. Grow on at approx. 15°C. Harden off, transplant to minimum 30cm containers or transplant to a sunny growing position, 30cm apart. Keep well watered. Harvest June to November
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