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

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skill rating
5 hours care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fragaria x ananassa 'Korona'

Other names

Strawberry 'Korona'

Genus

Fragaria 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

Habit

Trailing

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

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

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice

Crown rot , Grey mould , Root rot , Verticillium wilt 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

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.

Propagation methods

Runners


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Where to grow

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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Fragaria x ananassa 'Korona'

Other names

Strawberry 'Korona'

Genus

Fragaria 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Trailing


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

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

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.

Propagation methods

Runners


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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