Tribute Strawberry is well adapted to upland areas of the South and mild areas in the East. Underutilized in the Pacific Northwest. Tribute Strawberry has medium to large, firm, and sweet fruit. It will bear a good crop in September the first year of planting and then follow with a bountiful crop in Spring.
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