Puget Reliance Strawberry
Pugent Reliance Strawberry plants produce high yields of large, medium-red conic fruit that is good for processing or local fresh market. It is virus tolerant. Season is similar to ‘Totem’. The plant has an erect growth habit, and unripe fruit are usually held off the ground, providing some degree of avoidance to fruit rot. Bundle of 25 bare root plants
- Released by Washington State Univ., Oregon State Univ., Univ. of Idaho, and the USDA-ARS in 1994
- US Plant Patent #9310
- WSU 1945 x BC 77-2-72
- Tested as WSU 1988
Latin Name: Fragaria x ananassa
Site and Soil: Pugent Reliance Strawberry 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