The strawberry, a member of the rose family, is the only fruit with seeds on the outside. Research confirms that daily consumption of one serving of strawberries (about eight strawberries) a day may help improve heart health, lower blood pressure, and fight the development of certain cancers.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: TRANSPLANTS: Plant outdoors in early spring.
Fall: Not recommended for fall planting.
Preferred Growing Climate: Warm
Planting Depth: So roots are just covered.
Plant Spacing: 9″; as plants send out “runners” (daughter plants), clip off all but the healthiest 5 runners.
Days to Germinate:
Days to Harvest: Berries will be ready about one month after the plants flower.
Pairs Well With:
Bananas, berries, chocolate, dairy, lemon, mint, vanilla
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 153 mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 8 g 2%
Dietary fiber 2 g 8%
Sugar 4.9 g
Protein 0.7 g 1%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 97%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 0%
Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 3%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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