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Ft. Laramie strawberry, Fragaria x ananassa 'Ft. Laramie' produces large berries with good flavor and texture. An excellent yielding strawberry, Fort Laramie Strawberry plants are very winter cold hardy. With dense leathery foliage it is resistant to leaf spot. Ft. Laramie is an ever-bearing cultivar that produces a smaller but more constant supply of berries throughout the growing season. Shipped as mature plant in 4" container.
A healthy strawberry patch requires at least six hours of sunlight per day. Strawberries are perennial, winter hardy, and will thrive in full sunshine, as long as the soil is fertile and well drained. Good draining soil is required for optimal strawberry production. Fertilize with an organic fertilizers such as Down To Earth All Purpose fertilizer or Maxi-crop liquid fertilizer. Keep your plants well watered until they are established (but don't overdo) and up to fruiting time. Strawberries can also be planted in tubs, containers and hanging baskets.
Tip: Pinch off blooms for first two months on everbearing strawberries to promote larger harvest. In addition to being low in fat and calories, strawberries are naturally high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium and antioxidants, making them a sweet choice that advances heart health and can assist in reducing the risk of certain types of cancer. NOTE: When making a strawberry bed in an established garden, be sure to locate it away from any spot where you have grown peppers, tomatoes, eggplant or potatoes. These plants can harbor verticillium wilt, which is devastating to strawberries.