‘Seascape’ Strawberry Everbearing-Day Neutral Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-8 Recommended for Texas by Texas A & MWe
- This is one of the easiest fruit
plants to grow in the home garden.
- You will need to set aside a portion of your
garden to maintain this perennial plant; planting your bare root or seedlings
between 8 - 12 inches apart.
- Seascape is the variety of
strawberry plant that we sell, and it is grown extensively in the Pajaro Valley
in commercial fields and private gardens.
- Bare root stock is received in
November and one begins bringing them to market in December.
- This is a perfect time
to plant them for the earliest harvest.
- Depending on the weather, you may begin
to see flower bud clusters shortly after planting.
- It is best to remove those
early buds to encourage root development.
- Later in the season, the plant will
send out runners.
- It is also best to cut those back to encourage more fruit.
late fall you may allow the runners to grow and develop new plants for the
- You can pull the older plants out every two years as the
strawberry patch matures.
- Seascape was developed by UC Davis
as an ever bearing strawberry plant that produces consistently throughout the
season (March - October). It does not require a lengthy dormant period or
intense chilling so is more productive in our moderate coastal climate. And the
berry tastes really good!
- For urban gardeners, strawberry
plants do well in large containers like half wine barrels or three to five
- Full sun is critical to fruit production so make sure you have a
good sunny location before investing time and energy into container gardening.
- There are so many ways to enjoy strawberries that I couldn't really decide on
just one. My favorite way to enjoy strawberries? Eaten warm in the garden!
- Zone: 4-8
Chandler Strawberry Plants- Fragaria x ananassa June Bearing Zone 4-9 Recommended for Texas by Texas A & M
- Chandler strawberry plants are
- They can be grown well in matted rows (although they will likely
perform better with commercial plasticulture systems).
- When they are
healthy, the mature plants will grow to be about 8 inches tall and spread 1 foot
across, but their roots are shallow.In warmer climates like southern California
or Florida, Chandler strawberry plants will be ready for harvest beginning,
oftentimes, in March with a harvest that can last up to 3-4 weeks.
- Very Good Commercial
- Particularly with for Growing in the
Coastal States and Southern States
- Excellent Choice for
Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Operations or U-Pick Farms
- Very Large Strawberries Are
- High Yield of Strawberries
- Excellent Flavor Profile
- Zone: 4-9
MONTEREY Strawberry Everbearing-Day Neutral U.C. Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-8 Recommended for Texas by Texas A & M
Monterey is moderate in day-neutrality, slightly stronger flowering than
Albion with a similar production pattern.
- It has a vigorous plant and may
require slightly more space than Albion. the fruit from
- Monterey is slightly
larger but less firm than for Albion.
- Post harvest traits for Monterey are
similar to those for Albion.
- Monterey has outstanding flavor with a distinct
sweet aftertaste that is unique among California cultivars.
- Monterey has a good
disease resistant profile, although it is susceptible to powdery mildew
(Sphaerotheca macularis); this disease will require close control by both
nursey and fruit growers in order to farm this cultivar successfully.
productivity for Montery is exceptional.
- Modern day-neutral cultivars are more consistent producing berries than the older ‘everbearing’ cultivars, which tended to produce fruit early in summer and then again late in the summer with a big non-bearing gap in between.
- Zone 4-8
SWEET SWEET ANN STRAWBERRY- EVERBEARING-DAY NEUTRAL LCN Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-8 Recommended for Texas by Texas A & M
- EVERBEARING-DAY NEUTRAL
- A vigorous plant with high productivity and
- Fruit is large size, attractive, and a beautiful long
conical shape, medium firmness with a good acid-sugar balance and very sweet
tasting, with a medium glossy red exterior/interior color, and produces few
runners in the fruiting field.
- Sweet Ann has displayed signs of being a highly
disease resistant variety, stronger than that of Albion.
- An excellent choice
for the Organic Industry.
- Zone 4-8
ALBION STRAWBERRY- EVERBEARING-DAY NEUTRAL UC Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-8 Recommended for Texas by Texas A & M
- EVERBEARING VARIETY-DAY NEUTRAL.
- The new gold standard of the industry in terms
of flavor, Albion is a Day-neutral (ever-bearing) cultivar.
- It was bred to
replace “Diamante” in the market and has done so and more.
- Fruiting plants of
“Albion” are similar in size and vigor to “Diamante”, but more open and more
erect than plants of “Diamante”.
- “Albion” is quite resistant to Verticillium
wilt (Verticillium dahliae) and Phytophthora crown rot (Phytophthora cactorum),
and relatively resistant to Anthracnose crown rot (Colletotrichum acutatum). When
treated properly, it has tolerance to two-spotted spidermites (Tetranychus
- Fruit from “Albion” is typically long, conical, and very symmetrical.
Fruit for “Albion” is firm. External and internal fruit color for “Albion” is
- Southern California fruit growers are experimenting with early dug Albion
as an alternative to Camarosa, Ventana, and Palomar. Albion fruits consistently
throughout the season. One downside is that Albion produces many runners that
must be cut to maintain high production.
- ZONE: 4-8
STELLA STRAWBERRY- LCN STRAWBERRY- JUNE BEARING Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-8 Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-8 Recommended for Texas by Texas A & M
- JUNE BEARING.
A Early heavy producer.
- Large fruit, dark red inside and out,
uniformly conic shape throughout its production cycle.
- Fruit is Very
Sweet, aromatic, and firm but not crunchy.
- This variety is heat &
rain tolerant but does downsize late in the season and has a high nitrogen
- ZONE: 4-8
CAMAROSA STRAWBERRY- LCN STRAWBERRY- JUNE BEARING Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-8 Recommended for Texas by Texas A & M
- JUNE BEARING.
- Camarosa is an early short day variety.
vigorous plant produces large to very large firm fruit throughout most of its
- Interior color of Camarosa is a brilliant red and fruit colors
- Yield potential is high to excellent in U.C. performance test.
- ZONE: 4-8
SAN ANDREAS EVERBEARING DAY NEUTRAL Fragaria x ananassa Zone 4-7
- San Andreas is a moderate Everbearing or day neutral with a production pattern very
similar to Albion.
- Plant vigor for San Andreas is somewhat higher than for
Albion early in the season but plant size throughout the fruiting season is
similar to Albion due to its high and consistent productivity.
- This cultivar
produces few runners in the fruiting field.
- The fruit for San Andreas is
exceptional in appearance and especially superior to Albion early in the
- The fruit color for San Andreas is slightly lighter than for Albion and
it has similar post-harvest characteristics.
- The flavor of San Andreas is
outstanding similar to Albion.
- San Andreas has a good disease resistance
profile with no outstanding cautions. Its typically high-quality fruit early in
the season, together with a low chilling requirement, make this a good
candidate cultivar for Southern California. Fruit productivity for San Andreas
is similar to or slightly below that for Albion.
- ZONE: 4-7