Our most popular variety and one of the best varieties for Northwest gardeners, Tristar Strawberry is is hardy, disease resistant, day neutral, productive, and very easy to grow. These large and attractive berries are great for fresh eating, preserves, and freezing. Tristar grows well throughout the US and is hardy to minus 25°F. It’s an OGW favorite!!
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: Tristar is is hardy to minus 25º F.
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: 4
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-45