Fragaria x ananassa 'Quinault'Item #8156 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
This vigorous everbearing selection bears large, deep red, firm berries with good flavor. Produces an abundance of fruit on unrooted runners from spring until fall, perfect for fresh eating and preserves. Particularly suited to the Pacific Northwest and Midwest. An attractive choice for the edible garden.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often during growing season.Average Landscape Size:Reaches 8 to 10 in. tall, 18 in. wide.Key Feature:Edible FruitBlooms:White flowers in spring and summer.
- DetailPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Reaches 8 to 10 in. tall, 18 in. wide.Blooms:White flowers in spring and summer.Flower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasMakes excellent ground cover or border planting along walks or paths.
- 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.
- History & LoreHistory:This great tasting strawberry was developed by Washington State University.