Hecker Strawberry

Fragaria x ananassa 'Hecker'

This vigorous and hardy everbearing selection offers medium to large berries with outstanding flavor. Produces an abundant crop from early summer until frost, great for fresh eating, preserves and freezing. Attractive addition to the edible garden.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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LoreA day-neutral strawberry that patented (since expired) by UC Berkeley in California, as F. 'CN7' in 1980, originally bred and tested as Cal. 69.141-101 in the 1970's at UC Davis, also in California. Ideal for coastal Southern California as a fall harvest after a summer planting.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 8 to 10 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers in spring and summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Wall
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEdible, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

Plant 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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