Viva Patricia Strawberry is an excellent new strawberry cultivar that was bred for the fresh market in the UK and is primarily grown in Spain. Shelf life and sugar content is excellent. In the U.S. this variety will likely thrive on the West Coast and in the South. This is a June Bearing Strawberry.
Sweet and flavorful Strawberries are the most poplar small fruit in home gardens. Grow them in Small places like flower borders or even in attractive containers on your patio, deck or balcony.
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: Viva Patricia Strawberry is hardy to -5° 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: Viva Patricia Strawberries are highly resistant to pests and viruses. Use straw mulch to keep berries off of soil and to deter slugs.
USDA Zone: 6