How to grow Fragaria viridis

Fragaria viridis growing herbaceous of the genus Fragaria also known as Wild strawberries, Fragaria viridis perennial evergreen plant, used for the edible fruits and as ornamental groundcover plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.

Leaves grow on stems the leaf divided for 3 lobes the edges serrated.

Flower color white, the flower have five petal the stamens yellow.

Fragaria viridis fruits

Fruit are red with cone shape sometime can be in heart shape, the size of the fruit 0.5-2 cm, with sweet sour taste.

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Requirements for Fragaria viridis growing and care:

Mulch, moist, rich soil, slightly acid

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:
Spring to summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
After the fruit season

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
2-7 cm, 1-3 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:
Spring, summer

General information about the flower
White flower with five petal the stamens yellow

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring, summer – temperate climate

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, slugs

What can be done with big quantities of Fragaria viridis 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 viridis

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

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Harvest season

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