Fragaria x ananassa 'Albion' PP #16,228
Pronunciation: fra-GAY-ri-a a-NAN-ass-uh
|Description||The perfect dessert strawberry due to its high sugar content! Bursting with sweetness, this everbearing selection is distinguished by its conical, symmetrically shaped fruit with firm texture and superior flavor. Albion is high yielding and tolerates heat and humidity. Resistant to verticillium wilt, Phytophthora crown rot, and anthracnose. May remain evergreen in frost-free areas.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 12 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Showy Fruit, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Edible, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Blueberry (Vaccinium); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||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
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