Fragaria x ananassa 'Diamante' Plant Patent #10,435Item #7152 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
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Known for large fruit size, exceptional fruit quality and excellent sweet flavor, Diamante is ideal for eating fresh or using in preserves or pies, and is a popular choice for chocolate covered strawberries. This high yielding, day-neutral selection provides a bountiful harvest from spring through frost. Semi-evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:fra-GAY-ri-a a-NAN-ass-uhPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Reaches 12 to 18 inches tall, spreading 18 to 24 in. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Edible, Fast Growing, Gift Plant, Pet FriendlyFoliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Companion PlantsYarrow (Achillea); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Blueberry (Vaccinium); Blackberry (Rubus)
- CareCare InformationProvide fertile, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Plant the crown at soil level. After harvesting, remove old leaves with hand pruners. Leave the crown and new leaves untouched, to allow sunlight into the center of the plant.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Requires regular watering - weekly, or more in extreme heat.