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Toscana Strawberry

Fragaria x ananassa 'Toscana'

SKU
08609
An edible jewel for garden, patio or balcony! Toscana features brilliant pink flowers that continue to produce juicy, deep red strawberries from summer until first frost. Spreads gently by runners in borders or herb beds, or spills beautifully from a container. Often semi-evergreen in frost-free climates.
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Botanical Pronunciationfra-GAY-ri-a a-NAN-ass-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring to first frost.
Design IdeasFitting perfectly into the "grow it yourself" lifestyle, Toscana provides summer-long beauty and sweet, tasty fruit. Urban gardeners will find this an easy-to-grow perennial fo terrace or balcony along with potted herbs and vegetables, or as a companion to other flowering annuals and perennials. Consider massing in tubs at the foreground of taller container shrubs for a formal border appearance. A natural for the vegetable garden but highly versatile in the landscape, making a beautiful border in shrub beds or combined with perennials.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEdible, Showy Fruit, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsBlueberry (Vaccinium); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Coneflower (Echinacea)

Provide fertile, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Plant the crown at soil level. Space 12" apart. After harvesting, remove old leaves with hand shears, leaving crown and new leaves untouched, to allow sunlight into the center of the plant.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10

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