Crops in June through to October!
Sweet, dark-red berries
Improved disease resistance
Height Up to 20cm (7.9in)
Spread Up to 30cm (11.8in)
From the latest breeding in 'ever-bearing' varieties, Strawberry 'Albion' begins cropping in June and continues in flushes until the end of October! Each strawberry plant is capable of producing 450g (1lb) of tasty fruit each year! The heavy crops of mouth-watering, sweet, dark-red berries have an outstanding flavour that remains consistent throughout the summer. Better still, this vigorous variety has improved disease resistance to verticillium wilt and crown rot.
Cropping periods can also be brought forward or extended if you are growing them in a greenhouse or polytunnel. Strawberry 'Albion' is well suited to growing in containers for a space saving crop on the patio. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").
Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 4-8 months.
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
12 strawberry bare roots (T14337P)
Water strawberries frequently throughout the growing season and weed regularly between rows. When growing strawberry plants in baskets and containers, they will also need feeding every two weeks. From early summer, remove any runners that are produced as these will weaken the plants vigour. Protect the developing fruit from slugs and snails by spreading straw around each plant. Positioning a net over the plants will also prevent crop damage by birds. The netting and straw can be removed after cropping to allow better air flow around the crown of the plant. Mulch strawberry plants with well rotted manure in spring.
Although strawberry plants will continue to fruit in successive years, the crop will become considerably reduced and it is advisable to completely replace strawberry plants every 3 years.
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