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Fragaria ananassa Sweetie

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Fragaria ananassa Sweetie

FraanaSwe
Strawberry,
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Wantirna
C7, Indoors
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Wantirna
C7, Indoors
Size: 12cm
Available: 12
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.15 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $3.46 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Fragaria ananassa Sweetie Strawberry,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit Clumping, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Small low-growing, spreading perennial with dark green foliage and pink flowers in Spring, followed by sweet edible red fruits. Ideal for containers. Strawberries are great for making jam or to eat alone. 'Sweetie" is a good variety for producing a heavy crop. Grows approx. 20cm tall x 30cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Clay, Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Ants, Botrytis, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Performs best in a full sun position and a moderately acidic well drained soil, add compost or blood and bone. Water often. Mulch with straw. Space 30cm apart. Harvest fruit when it is two-thirds red. Cut plant back to 10cm after fruiting, this will promote fresh growth for the following season. Refresh Strawberry plants every 3-4 years. Feed with a pellet, granular or liquid fertiliser during growing season.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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