Fragaria chiloensis growing herbaceous of the genus Fragaria also known as Beach strawberry or Coastal strawberry, Fragaria chiloensis perennial evergreen plant, mostly used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Leaves grow on stems the leaf divided for 3 lobes the edges serrated.
Flower color white or pink, the flower have five petal the stamens yellow.
Fragaria chiloensis fruits
Fruit are red with cone shape sometime can be in heart shape, the size of the fruit 2-4 cm.
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Requirements for Fragaria chiloensis growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate
Pests and diseases:
After the fruit season
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
5-20 cm, 2-8 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn, winter – frost free area / Spring, summer – temperate climate
General information about the flower
Pink or white flower with five petal the stamens yellow
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Winter-spring – frost free area / Spring, summer – temperate climate
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Fragaria chiloensis fruits?
Eat raw, jams, juice, cakes
Work requirements on the fruit:
Prevent the fruit touch the grounds
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Scientific name: Fragaria chiloensis