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Alexandria Alpine Strawberry (75 seeds) (GR221) $3.00

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Alexandria Alpine Strawberry

         
 
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(Fragaria vesca) Deep scarlet, egg-shaped fruits weigh two to three grams each. Everbearer that yields the first season from an early planting. A very productive alpine sort, sweet and flavorful.
 
Alexandria Alpine Strawberry
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 7
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Bonnie
Location:
Plantation, FL, United States
Date:
March 31, 2018
          4.0
 
Tiny but explosive flavor
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? Great flavor, healthy plants

What are the cons? Slow to flower for me

Review:

I've never grown strawberries before and actually didn't research what an alpine strawberry was before I started these. I wasn't expecting the fruits (which took moooonths to get out of the tiny, slow growing plants) to be so tiny, and I was a little disappointed... then I tried one! While, OK, I'll probably never have enough to make a pie with even with 10 plants going, these make such a good little snack when I'm out pulling weeds that I don't complain anymore. Super sweet little fruits, highly aromatic, slight taste of bubblegum if you look for it. Love these little guys! I just wish they grew a little faster and put out a little more fruit, but that may be my growing technique or my climate, so take that with a grain of salt.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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5 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Jennifer
Location:
Port Huron, MI, United States
Date:
January 17, 2018
          4.0
 
Not much yield
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? Got berries the first year

What are the cons? Had to have 2nd packet sent.

Review:

Took awhile to germinate for first packet of berries. Only 2 plants made it. I called and Baker & they sent me another packet. That did it. Grew in a container on deck. Probably got 24 strawberries throughout the summer. Hoping for more this year!!!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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39 out of 43 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
beesnberries
Location:
columbia, MO, United States
Date:
February 4, 2017
          5.0
 
Burst of Flavor
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? So tiny - a delight to nurture

What are the cons? None

Review:

I grew these for joy, not yield. I started them indoors from seed in 2016. Grew some in a large flat container in full sun on my deck. Grew some in partial shade in a raised bed in an area about 2X3 feet. The plants in full sun were full and bushy. The shaded plants were less robust, but they had more berries by the end. The tiny delicate blooms were a joy to see even though we got few berries during the summer. In the fall, they took off, and there would be tiny bursts of flavor waiting for me every evening. I just ate them in the garden, but they would be delightful to top a salad or dessert. Pick them when they look "overripe" for good flavor. We didn't baby them - they look delicate, but they're tough. Not a good choice if you are short on garden space, but they might make a nice ground cover elsewhere. I'll report in later as to whether they overwintered well and if they bear earlier and heavier this year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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25 out of 27 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Arbiter
Location:
Columbia, MO, United States
Date:
December 21, 2016
          5.0
 
Great berry
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? extremely flavorful

What are the cons? none

Review:

Seeds sprouted and grew very well. Bore fruit all summer, slowing down with the heat, but kept producing right up to the first frost! Excellent fruit.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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32 out of 35 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Alexa
Location:
Brooks, GA, United States
Date:
September 10, 2016
          5.0
 
like a member of the family
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? perfect germination

What are the cons? none

Review:

I just love growing these as windowsill plants during the winter. It allows something young and green to grace the house. I sprout a new packet as often as I can, keeping young ones on my windowsill. They start off best in shallower pots that are bigger around; I favor perforated gallon ice-cream containers. I water the seed/lings with a tablespoon so as not to displace anybody. The new tender sprouts are so fragile. Extremely fertile seed with this variety, if I don't get %100 germination I know I'm doing something wrong! Looking forward to accumulating enough plants to fill rows and borders.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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