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:
Spring to summer
Pests and diseases:
After the fruit season
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
5-10 cm, 2-4 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:
Summer to autumn
General information about the flower
White flower with five petal the stamens yellow
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer to autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
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?