Growing Strawberries (from seeds)

Fragaria : Rosaceae / the rose family

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
              S S S    

(Best months for growing Strawberries (from seeds) in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions)

  • S = Plant undercover in seed trays
  • Start inside in pots or trays after chilling seeds.. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 68°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 12 - 39 inches apart
  • Harvest in approximately 1 years. Seedlings need to grow for about a year before fruiting. Remove first flowers. .
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Better in a bed on their own to allow good sun and air circulation.
  • Avoid growing close to: If you are using rotation beds then avoid putting strawberries where you have grown tomatoes, potatoes, peppers or eggplant.

Your comments and tips

04 Nov 21, nqobile (South Africa - Humid sub-tropical climate)
where can i buy strawberry in Gauteng?
17 Nov 21, (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
try the internet for companies who sell them.
25 Jun 21, joseph mcameni (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
can I grow strawberries in Ventersdorp North West?
04 Apr 21, Robert (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Have purchased giant Russian strawberry seeds and wondering if the planting time frame the same as standard varieties, are these seeds a actual species or have i been lead up the garden path !! ?? Rob nrthn nsw
06 Apr 21, Anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Planting time should be on the packet.
03 Mar 21, Mani Pillay (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
When do you plant seeds in Eastern Cape?
08 Mar 21, (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Look up the planting guide here for plant time.
04 Mar 21, (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Best to buy strawberry runners.
01 Mar 21, Fouzia Saeed (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
I want to plant strawberries in pots here temperature varies 34 to 40 Celsius any recommendation.
02 Mar 21, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Have a good size pot. Place it where it receives some shade during the day. Water them often, this will be your problem with limited soil and high temperatures.
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