Botanical name: Fragaria x ananassa 'Korona'
Other names: Strawberry 'Korona'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Korona' _ Korona' is a stoloniferous perennial with palmate, toothed, wrinkled, mid-green leaves and white flowers in mid-spring followed by large, glossy, bright red fruit ready for harvest in early summer.
Fragaria x ananassa 'Korona' is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Pests: It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.
Pruning: Remove excess runners as needed. If planted in late summer, remove flowers in the first year to encourage fruiting next year. After harvesting, remove old leaves with hand shears. Leave the crown and new leaves to allow sunlight into the centre of the pla. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Peg down runners growing over the soil surface in summer. Leave attached to the mother plant until autumn. (5 runners at most) Cut new plants from the mother plant and plant out.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Runners. REGISTER to read more...
Fragaria x ananassa 'Korona' (Strawberry 'Korona') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Architectural, Cake decoration, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Low Maintenance, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant crown at soil level in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot. Plant through black polythene or mulch with straw. Suitable for containers and growbags.
Soil type: Loamy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained
Soil pH: Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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