Fragaria x ananassa 'Toscana'
Full sun, Partial sun
Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||fra-GAY-ri-a a-NAN-ass-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to first frost.|
|Design Ideas||Fitting 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Edible, Showy Fruit, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Blueberry (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