Woodland Strawberry

Fragaria vesca

Also called Wild Strawberry

  • Habitats include fields, woodland borders, streambanks, and meadows
  • White flower petals surround yellow stamens
  • Flowers are followed by edible bright red fruit
  • Green foliage forms a bushy, trailing mound
  • Useful as a ground cover for erosion control
  • Bloom Time: Mid-spring to midsummer
  • Flower Size: 2 cm

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
White

HEIGHT:
10-15 cm

SPREAD:
30-40 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, partial shade or shade and is quite adaptable to drought conditions. This plant spreads by runners, which can be separated from the parent plant, to form new plants. 

Additional Notes about Woodland Strawberry:


Native to Ontario

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fruit
FLOWERING TIME:
Lt. Spr-Sum
HABIT:
Trailing
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green