Strawberry Yellow Wonder Seeds
Info: This unique variety produces creamy yellow-coloured strawberries with an distinct and delicious flavour. And if you don`t want to net your strawberry plants to keep the birds away, try this one. The yellow colour of these Strawberries will have the birds preferring your neighbours` crop. The plant grow compact and bushy (45 cm) and produce lots of fruit the first year from seed. Fruits are borne throughout the summer and autumn. Many prefer the taste of this yellow-fruited type to the more common red strawberry.
Sowing & cultivation: Sow indoors in February/March or outdoors from April on. Seeds germinate best after cold treatment. Place the sealed packet in the freezer for 2-4 weeks. Cover seeds only lightly with soil. When the plants get their second set of true leaves, thin them out, leaving three to four inches between plants. Or, replant them into separate containers. Strawberries do not like wet roots, preferring a well-drained site with a preferably slightly acid, medium loam. They tolerate shade but thrive in sunshine. To avoid diseases, you should plant strawberries in a 3-year-cycle at new locations in the garden.
|Botanical name||Fragaria vesca|
|Sowing||Feb/Mar indoors, from April outdoors|
|Location||sunny to partial shade, slightly sandy and acidic, well-drained soil|
|Harvesting||May to September|