Growth Rate:Fast once established, which takes approximately 3 - 4 weeks.
Pruning:Root only 5 or 6 runners from each plant and remove the rest. Arrange the runners to the ground and plant and remove the rest. Arrange the runners so they're about 6 inches apart. Everbearers should not bear fruit with the first flush of flowers since they need their strength to establish the main p
Winter Care:Cover bed with straw or mulch in late Fall after several hard frosts. Rake the mulch off the plants when they turn green in the Spring, but don't remove it completely. Leave some between rows over the summer.
Additional Information:Sets lots of large, delicious berries with sugar-sweet taste and a temptingly juicy texture. Plenty for processing - produced over 12,000 quarts per acre in trials-but oh, so irresistible fresh from the garden! Withstands leaf spot and leaf scorch. Our favorite, popular everbearer is famous for its large yields of bright red, unusually large berries. Ozark Beauty plants set delicious fruit from June through September. Everbearing strawberries deliver fruit all Summer, with a large initial harvest and a steady crop the rest of the season. Like Junebearers, they are very easy to grow and will do well most anywhere. Plant both Junebearers and Everbearers for a constant supply of fresh fruit. High sugar content. Thrives in any soil. Unusually vigorous plants with a deep root system. Resistant to leaf spot and leaf scorch. Especially good for the North and in Southern mountain states.