Fragaria x ananassa 'Albion' Plant Patent #16,228Item #6835 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
The perfect dessert strawberry due to its high sugar content! Bursting with sweetness, this newer everbearing selection is distinguished by its conical, symmetrically shaped fruit with firm texture and superior flavor. Albion is high yielding, tolerates heat and humidity, and has excellent disease resistance.
- DetailPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousAverage landscape size:Reaches 12 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleCottagePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Companion PlantsBlueberry (Vaccinium); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Coneflower (Echinacea)
- CareCare InformationPlant the crown at soil level in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun in a sheltered spot. After harvesting, remove old leaves with hand shears. Leave the crown and new leaves untouched to allow sunlight into the center of the plant.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often during growing season.