Wasatch Everbearing Strawberry is another introduction from Michigan State and is an improvement in everbearing strawberries, offering higher yields, vigor, and flavor than most. Fruit interiors are slightly paler in color than seascape but flavor is excellent and said to be superior.
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: Wasatch 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: throughout the summer
Yield: 1 pint
Pests & Diseases: Wasatch Everbearing Strawberries are highly resistant to pests and viruses. Use straw mulch to keep berries off of soil and to deter slugs.
USDA Zone: 6