Strawberry - late season fruiting

Strawberry 'Florence'

Strawberry - late season fruiting - Strawberry  'Florence'

Common Name: Strawberry - late season fruiting
Genus: Strawberry
Cultivar: 'Florence'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Edible fruit, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.15 m (15 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: Deciduous

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Other features: tasty red fruit (mid-July) Cropping times may be brought forward or extended if you are growing them in a greenhouse or cloche tunnel.


A consistently good strawberry with a lovely aromatic flavour and exceptional disease resistance. The large dark red fruits have a deliciously mouthwatering sweet taste and are produced in mid-July. It performs well on a wide range of soils and growing conditions.

  • Garden care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Clear all the weeds and apply a generous amount of well-rotted manure. When the strawberries are starting to form put a thick layer of straw or use strawberry mats under the plants to stop the fruit touching the soil. Sheets of black plastic mulch can also be used and it will also help retain soil moisture, reduce weeds and encourage early cropping. Strawberries can also be planted in tubs, containers and hanging baskets.



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