How to grow Fragaria chiloensis

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:

Mulch, moist

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
After the fruit season

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
5-20 cm, 2-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
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:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Winter-spring – frost free area / Spring, summer – temperate climate

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, slugs

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?
4-6 month

Scientific name: Fragaria chiloensis

Blooming Seasons

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Culinary Uses

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Watering plants

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