Wild Strawberry

Fragaria vesca

Sprouts in: 7 - 14 days
Enjoy for: 60 - 120 days
Plant is edible!
Grows best at: 18°C to 26°C (64.4°F to 78.8°F)

  • If multiple seeds germinate per pod, leave up to two seedlings to grow per pod. This ensures there is enough space and nutrients for the plants to grow.
  • Once your plant is flowering it needs to be pollinated by hand. You can do this by gently shaking your plant to carry pollen from one blossom to the next.
  • If your plant has given you the first harvest, just trim old leaves and fruit stems from the bottom of the stem. New green leaves and flowers will emerge soon.

Fun facts!

  • You may replant Wild Strawberry plants into containers or beds after the growing cycle is done in a Smart Garden. It will bear fruits again and again, even in hardy climates.
  • Wild strawberry leaves are perfect for tea, both fresh or dried. Strawberry leaves contain iron, calcium and vitamin C.
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