Grow this hardy variety and fill your freezer with beautiful, bright red, flavorful fruit. The Shuksan Strawberry is large, firm and great for fresh eating and excellent for freezing and preserves. Good for colder regions, Shuksan Strawberry is hardy to minus 20°F. We sell the plant as bare-root bundles of 25.
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.
Hardiness: Shuksan is hardy to minus 20?F.
Bearing Age: 1st year after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6-8″ in height.
Bloom Time: March – April
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: 5
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-45