Fragaria x ananassa 'Albion' PP #16,228
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||fra-GAY-ri-a a-NAN-ass-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 12 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, Showy Fruit, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Exceptional Flavor|
Thrives 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9