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Botanical name: Fragaria vesca 'Mara des Bois'
Other names: Woodland strawberry 'Mara des Bois' , Alpine strawberry 'Mara des Bois'
Variety or cultivar: 'Mara des Bois' _ 'Mara des Bois' is a stoloniferous perennial forming rosettes of 3-palmate, bright greens with ovate, toothed leaflets. Clusters of 5-petalled white flowers in late spring are followed by small, red, pointed, edible fruit.
Fragaria vesca 'Mara des Bois' is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Spring
Foliage: Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer; Bright-green in Autumn
Pests: It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.
Diseases: 'Pegasus' has an open habit, which makes it less susceptible to grey mould.
Pruning: Remove excess runners as necessary.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Woodland Strawberries rarely form runners, and are usually propagated by seeds or division of the plants.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Runners, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Fragaria vesca 'Mara des Bois' (Woodland strawberry 'Mara des Bois' ) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildlife, Woodland
Cultivation: Prefers a fertile, well-drained, moisture retentive soil in full sun. Plant through black polythene of apply straw to keep strawberries clean. Tolerates semi-shade though fruit production will be reduced. Succeeds on acid and alkaline soils.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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