Fragaria x ananassa 'Fern'Item #8158 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
This vigorous everbearing selection offers good sized, firm, sweet berries. Provides a bountiful harvest in spring, summer and fall. Perfect for for fresh eating, preserves and freezing. Ideal addition to the edible garden. Attractive used as a ground cover or border plant. Well suited to containers.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often during growing season.Average Landscape Size:Reaches 12 - 18 inches tall, spreading by runners.Key Feature:Edible FruitBlooms:White flowers in spring and summer.
- CareCare InformationPlant the crown at soil level in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. After harvesting, remove old leaves with hand shears. Leave the crown and new leaves untouched to allow sunlight into the center of the plant. Feed again at mid-season.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often during growing season.