Everbearing Strawberry or Fragaria produces sweet tasting fruit that is usually eaten raw and a usual ingredient in baked goods. They are very hardy and very resistant to disease. Everbearing is the type of strawberry that only produces two to three abundant harvest per year that usually happens in spring, summer and fall season. Strawberry has uncountable health benefits, it can help in Boosting Immune System, Reduces the risk of eye-related ailments, Prevents heart disease and reduces cholesterol etc., You can grow some in your garden and provide yourself a self-rewarding sweet treat when the fruit is all good to harvest.
EVERBEARING STRAWBERRY - a producer of sweet red fruits and can be grown in your very own garden. Easy to care and grow as long as provided with enough grow conditions.
GROWING STRAWBERRY - Full sun should be considered. Well-drained or sandy soil is preferable for them and doesn't plant in the soil where tomatoes or potatoes has already grown. Plant your strawberry and let the crown stay above the soil as burying them can cause it in rotting. Irrigate enough water to keep it moist, do not over water. Fertilize every 2 weeks.
TAKING CARE OF STRAWBERRY - Space your plant about 10'' inches apart and eliminate daughter plants. The first and second generation tend to produce higher yields. Keep your plant moisture. Be attentive to unwanted weeds that can invade your strawberry plant. Use row covers to protect the blossoms and fruits from birds and other predators.
HARVESTING STRAWBERRY - Your sweet strawberry fruit will be good to harvest within 4-6 weeks after blossoming. Harvest ONLY the ripe ones which are usually red in color and give a 3 days space before picking the left fruits. Harvest season usually lasts for 3 weeks and the strawberry fruit that you harvested can last up to 2 months if keep in frozen