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Strawberry Plants Misted Tips - Long Harvest Collection

  • Catalogue Code 1060-5528
  • Pack Contents: 18 potted plants (6 of each variety)

Misted Tip Strawberries have become very popular for late summer planting. This innovative process in strawberry production is increasingly being used by commercial growers to give bigger and better first year yields.

Plants are produced by taking early, un-rooted runner tips from specially selected mother plants. These are rooted into individual modules in a mist propagation unit and when planted in late summer, (up until end of August) the plants establish quickly and form a strong root network underground over winter rather than in spring, ensuring plants are ready to put up lots of flowering stems for harvests earlier in the season.

This fantastic collection includes an early, mid and late season variety, meaning you'll be able to enjoy crops for as long as possible through the summer.

Collection consists of 6 Potted Plants each of:

Strawberry Christine (Early) -With large very bright orange-red fruit with an exceptionally fine sweet flavour. Christine is the best early variety for disease resistance.

Malling Centenary (Main)- A New introduction from East Malling to mark 100 years of unparalleled UK fruit breeding. Plants produce very attractive glossy fruit with a good shape and stunning flavour

Strawberry Fenella (Late)-Lush plants with attractive glossy, bright orange-red berries of a good uniform shape. Superb sweet flavour and juicy texture it has been proven to have the best ‘rain resistant’ fruit. Plants are very hardy and grow well even in the North of the country.

Strawberry Fenella and Malling Centenary are protected by Plant Variety Rights and cannot be propagated even for own use and resold without licence.

Features

  • Good in containers and pots
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Varieties that, in our selector's opinion, have exceptional flavour

Growing Calendar for Strawberry Plants Misted Tips - Long Harvest Collection

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Harvest
17-Sep-2018
Rating:5

They were in tip top condition nicely wetered.

09-Sep-2018
Rating:5

Plants arrived looking healthy and have rooted quickly. Next years fruit will be the proof of the pudding.

05-Sep-2018
Rating:3

Plants showed some signs of distress after so long in transit

Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days