The berries might be small but Alexandria Alpine Strawberry more than makes up for it in flavor. These strawberries are an alpine type known for their abundant harvest of sweet, flavorful berries. They can continue to blossom and produce fruit from late fall into autumn of the second year. There relative small size make them great for container gardening.
Latin Name: Fragaria
Site and Soil: Strawberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Strawberries are self fertile.
Hardiness: Alpine Strawberry is hardy to minus 10 F. or below.
Bearing Age: 1st year after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6-8″ in height.
Bloom Time: March-October
Ripening Time: June
Yield: 1 pint
Pests & Diseases: Strawberries are not bothered by insect pests or diseases. Use straw mulch to keep berries off of soil and to deter slugs.
USDA Zone: 6-8
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-45