Fort Laramie Strawberry is a delicious variety adapted to drier, colder climates like Utah and Idaho. For Laramie will also do well in at higher elevations with dry summers. This strawberry is a day neutral strawberry meaning that it is ever bearing and will continue to produce as long as summer last.
Latin Name: Fragaria x ananassa
Site and Soil: Strawberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Strawberries are self fertile.
Bearing Age: 1st year after planting
Size at Maturity: 6-8″ in height.
Bloom Time: March – late summer
Ripening Time: June-October
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: 3-9
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-45