How to grow Strawberry Mara des bois

Strawberry Mara des bois growing herbaceous of the genus Fragaria also known as Mara Strawberries of the forest, Strawberry Mara des bois perennial evergreen plant, used for the edible fruits and as ornamental groundcover plant, grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10a.

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

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

Strawberry Mara des bois fruits

Fruit are red with cone shape sometime can be in heart shape, the size of the fruit small to medium 1-3 cm, taste remind Alpine strawberries.

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Requirements for Strawberry Mara des bois growing and care:

Mulch, moist, slightly acid soil, rich soil

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?
5-10 cm, 2-4 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:
Summer to autumn

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

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer to autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, slugs

What can be done with big quantities of Strawberry Mara des bois 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?
2-4 month

Scientific name:

Fragaria hybrid

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone