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Fragaria x ananassa 'Korona' (Strawberry 'Korona')

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Time to maturity
1-2 years
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Botanical name: Fragaria x ananassa 'Korona'

Other names: Strawberry 'Korona'

Genus: Fragaria

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

Habit: Trailing

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Pests: It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.

Specific pests: Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice

Specific diseases: Crown rot , Grey mould , Root rot , Verticillium wilt

General care

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

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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

Aspect: South

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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