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SP.ED.STRPINR-0020/1

STRAWBERRY Pink on Red x20 Seeds

The variety Strawberry Pink on Red is a recently released variant of the popular, pink-flowering edible strawberry varieties. This vigorous variety produces large, bright red fruit, which actually taste the way strawberries should! Fragrant, sweet and juicy with a smooth texture, unlike the rubbery pulp the supermarkets call strawberries these days! Just for some more fun, Strawberry Pink on Red is a repeat harvesting variety which means it is constantly fruiting, and as a result is constantly covered with the beautiful apple-blossom pink flowers providing cheerful colour around the vege garden, pot, or hanging basket.

The variety Strawberry Pink on Red is one of the earlier fruiting varieties of strawberry, which is both long-lived, and a strong producer, which is sure to provide an extremely rewarding experience for any gardener.

This variety does best if it is allowed to run (preferable over a garden/pot edge) and remember, like all strawberry varieties, will require a sunny spot in the garden and for the leaves to remain dry during watering. The use of mulch around strawberry plants can assist in keeping fruit fresh and preventing fruit from rotting as a result of sitting on wet soil. Strawberry Pink on Red is generally pest and disease resistant if the leaves are kept dry, however the bigger challenge will be keeping adventurous birds from devouring the fruits of your labour!

Important note: We only sell the very best, modern hybrid Strawberry varieties. Many of the "traditional" varieties, have poor disease resistance, require a long period before producing fruit and of course produce strawberries that are much smaller than the modern polyploid varieties we have all come to expect. Finally, at The Climbing Fig™ we only stock the very best range of proven premium varieties - we most certainly do not stock imaginary varieties such as the "rare blue strawberry" or the "heirloom black variety" and the various other clearly fake variants. We thank you for your support in allowing us to keep it real.

Advantages of Strawberry Pink on Red

  • Early fruiting variety
  • Large fruit - excellent for home-gardeners
  • Sweet and juicy bright red smooth flesh
  • Extremely heavy yielding variety, with months of continual harvesting
  • Generally vigorous plant, provided it has sufficient nutrition, particularly calcium and phosphorus

Features

  • 20 - 30cm height at maturity (but can 'run' 50cm+)
  • 50 - 60cm apart is suitable planting distance
  • Requires full sun
  • Will grow in most regions of Australia but can develop mildews in continually humid weather
  • Hardy Spring, Summer, Autumn fruit (avoid winter frosts)

Seed Sowing Instructions

  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
  • Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden

What am I Purchasing?

  • Premium seeds of Strawberry Pink on Red
  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes

Customer Reviews

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Gareth Mills (VIC)
A tail of learning.

Firstly a general note on buying any seeds from this seller, as seen in the other review, they do package them by far the best of all sellers on eBay that I have bought from with clear informative packaging.

The Strawberries, this was the first time trying to grow strawberries from seeds, previously I bought seedlings but I wanted lots of strawberry plants so I thought I would give seeds a try...DO NOT make my mistake in being lazy and attempting to scatter the seeds directly in the garden bed and scatter soil over them as none of mine grew. I think anyone wanting to grow strawberries from seed that they plant them in a seed propagator first (for which I am yet to get my hands on) then once they are seedling size, plant them in the garden bed.i very much recommend this seller and hope I will be successful in growing the strawberries second time round.

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Aleisha Smith (QLD)
Strawberries

Purchased a few times from this seller.
Items have always arrived on time.
This time I purchased Strawberry seeds; they arrived quickly and were packaged safely in a little seed envelope, that was nicely labelled with all the planting info.
(Which is handy when buying heaps of different seeds, so they don’t get mixed up, and you know exactly what is in each seed packet and when to plant it).