Fragaria x ananassa 'Seascape'Item #6836 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
A cross between two popular varieties, Seascape is highly productive over a long season, yielding large, delicious berries with excellent flavor. This ever-bearing strawberry has good disease resistance and produces well in a wide range of climates. May remain evergreen in frost-free areas.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:fra-GAY-ri-a a-NAN-ass-uhPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 12 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.Special features:Bird Friendly, Edible, Fast Growing, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, Pet Friendly, Showy FruitFoliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsBlackberry (Rubus); Blueberry (Vaccinium); Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Rose (Rosa)
- CareCare InformationThrives in organically rich, fertile, well-drained soil that is evenly moist but not soggy; plant with crown at soil level in a sunny but sheltered location. After harvest, prune away old, faded foliage; leave crown and new foliage intact to allow sunlight into the center of the plant. Apply fertilizer in early spring and again in midsummer.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
- History & LoreHistory:Seascape was selected from a cross between two popular varieties, Selva and Douglas.
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