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Strawberry, Albion

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High sugar content makes this the perfect dessert strawberry.

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Albion, an everbearing type, is a new variety from California with long, conical, symmetrical; firm fruit bursting with sweetness. Resists Verticillium wilt, Phytophthora crown rot and resistance to anthracnose crown rot. US Plant Patent #16228.
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Zone This refers to the USDA hardiness zone assigned to each part of the country, based on the minimum winter temperature that a region typically experiences. Hardiness zone ranges are provided for all perennial plants and you should always choose plants that fall within your range.

4-8

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

12 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

24-36 inches

Fruit Bearing This refers to the relative season when the plant produces fruit, or if it bears continuously or just once

Day Neutral

Growth Habit The genetic tendency of a plant to grow in a certain shape, such as vining or bush like.

Prostrate

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  • Strawberry Plants

    Strawberry Plants
    Start Indoors Start Indoors Starting seeds indoors is called Indoor Sow or Indirect Sow and these dates are when to sow seeds indoors in the spring or summer
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    Start Outdoors Start Outdoors Starting seeds outdoors is called Outdoor Sow or Direct Sow and these dates are when to sow seeds outdoors in the spring or summer
    Start Indoors Fall Start Indoors Fall Starting seeds indoors in the fall called Indoor Sow or Indirect Sow and these dates are when to sow seeds outdoors in the fall
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    Start Outdoors Fall Start Outdoors Fall Starting seeds outdoors in the fall is called Outdoor Sow or Direct Sow and these dates are when to sow seeds outdoors in the fall
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  • Choose a location with loose, well-drained soil containing plenty of organic matter.
  • Strawberries may also be planted in containers or pyramid gardens, as an edging for flower and shrub borders or in matted beds and rows.
  • To grow in rows, space strawberry plants 18-24 inches apart in rows 3-5 feet apart. Runners will form new plants and eventually form a solid bed.

Planting Bare Root Plants:

  • Soak roots in lukewarm water two hours before planting.
  • Trim roots to 3 inches long and pick off any blossoms or dead leaves.
  • Using a trowel, open a hole large enough to spread roots out without bunching roots.
  • Set plants in the hole so that the crown is level with the surrounding soil line.
  • Press soil firmly against roots.
  • Water frequently until plants are growing vigorously.

Planting Potted Plants:

  • Make sure the root ball is sufficiently moist.
  • Carefully unpot the plant.
  • Set plants so the crown is level with the surround soil line.
  • Back fill the hole with soil and press soil firmly against the root ball.
  • Water frequently until plants are growing vigorously.
  • Apply a light mulch to keep weeds down, conserve moisture and keep fruit clean.
  • After harvest, remove old foliage. Be careful not to injure the crowns.
  • Fertilize beds in early summer and again in September with a balanced fertilizer. Do not fertilize if plants are flowering.
  • Watering is very important in early summer and September. 
  • Note that June-bearing plants produce the second year after planting. Cut all runners off during the first year, leave 2-3 runners the second year.
  • Winter protection for all strawberry varieties is important in most northern areas. Apply a mulch of straw or other loose organic matter 2-3 inches deep over the plants after the ground freezes but before the temperature drops below 20 degrees F. In spring, pull the mulch back into the rows.
  • Pick the fruit as it ripens, when fully red.
  • Pick with a short piece of stalk attached.
  • Regular picking will help keep the plants fruiting.
  • Fruits are best eaten straight off the plants, and may be kept for up to a week in the refrigerator if kept dry. They are also easily frozen, or made into preserves.
Zone
4-8
Sun
Full Sun
Height
12 inches
Spread
24-36 inches
Fruit Bearing
Day Neutral
Growth Habit
Prostrate
Life Cycle
Perennial
Genus
Fragaria
Ornamental Use
Beds, Borders, Container
Harvest Season
Summer-Fall
Strawberry, Albion is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not work I planted these upon arrival, per the instructions; in a strawberry planter, in pots, as well as in the ground. All plants have died, except 1; which produced 1 strawberry.
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Vigorous plats; few strawberries I had always wanted to try growing strawberries, which I love eating, but I don't really have a suitable in-ground location to grow them. After reading earlier this year that Albion strawberries are a good container plant, I decided to give them a try and plant them in plastic containers and grow them on my deck. I bought a package of 25 bare-root plants and planted them on Good Friday in mid-April in potting soil in accordance with the instructions that came with the plants. Except for the 3 or so plants that got dug/pulled out of the pots by an animal, probably my dog, all of the plants began growing within a few days. We had a wet and relatively cool spring here in southern New England. Within a few weeks, they were growing vigorously and started producing white flowers in early-mid June, and then shortly thereafter began producing berries. Several of the berries naturally fell off of the plants before they ripened. I picked and ate the ones that did ripen, and they were very good, but not nearly as large as the web site photos would lead you to believe they might get. I only got about 2-3 berries per plant, on average, that made it to being fully ripe. The plants have also produced many "runners", some of which I have cut off with the theory that it would help promote berry production, and some of which I have just let grow with the expectation that perhaps I'll find an in-ground location to plant them later in the year. At this point, the plants don't seem to be producing any additional berries, but are healthy-appearing, very green, and are getting larger. I'm waiting to see if they start producing more berries. July 14, 2017.
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to grow I planted these 3 weeks ago and all 25 plants already have flowers!
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed Order the 25 bare root plants, but only 2 eventually grew. For a family of 5 who all love strawberries, this was highly disappointing. Hoping somehow these plants rebound this season.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yum! These are the sweetest Strawberries I've ever eaten!
Date published: 2016-09-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor Results Of the 25 bare root plants planted, only one ever produced foliage. The one plant is great, but very disappointed in product.
Date published: 2016-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strong plants Bought in time for early spring planting - even with our recent dry summer we've kept them watered and they are producing runners - plants seem hardy and are being some fruit now - early fall - can't wait for spring again
Date published: 2016-09-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed Ordered 25 bare root plants and received 26. I thought wow that's great but when only 2 plants lived...they could have sent me 30 but if they die what good is it. Disappointed.
Date published: 2016-06-04
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