Growing Strawberries (from seeds)

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
  S S   P P            

(Best months for growing Strawberries (from seeds) in USA - Zone 5a regions)

S = Plant undercover in seed trays P = Sow seed

  • Start inside in pots or trays after chilling seeds.. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 10°C and 20°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 30 - 100 cm apart
  • Harvest in approximately 1 years. Seedlings need to grow for about a year before fruiting. Remove first flowers. .
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Better in a bed on their own to allow good sun and air circulation
  • Avoid growing close to: If you are using rotation beds then avoid putting strawberries where you have grown tomatoes, potatoes, peppers or eggplant

Your comments and tips

05 Jun 19, eouis (Australia - temperate climate)
which strawberry do i grow?
07 Jun 19, Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Go and buy some plants from Mitre 10 or Bunnings or nursery.
21 Feb 19, Pam Clark (USA - Zone 11b climate)
What strawberry seeds will grow in this zone and where can I buy them.
02 Aug 18, Glenn Yu (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
We are looking for strawberry seed
03 Aug 18, Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Google and then go to eBay. Look out - a few are China etc.
04 Jun 18, Denise Heaven (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
I actual now live in Samoa and want to grow strewberries. Im thinking of importing plant seedlings Our temperatures range from morning 19 - 23 degrees to heat of the day being between 27 - 34 degrees. Do you think it is possible to grow strawberries in this climate
07 Jun 18, Mike L (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Give it a try. Probably need to plant April?May and allow them some shade each day - morning or afternoon shade.
21 Feb 18, Masego (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Hi, I live in Kimberley, Northern Cape. Is it a good time to buy strawberry plants or should rather wait for August?
02 Feb 18, Linda Roman (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
I press some strawberries on toweling paper. Its dry now. I want to know when can i plant it.
10 Oct 17, Edward (Australia - arid climate)
I live in northwest nsw Australia. Our summer is hot and dry about 45 celcius max and high twenties at night.in winter our days are about 25 celcius and nights about 8. Purchased different types and colours of strawberries and want to plant them when would you recommend is the best time of the year and how long can I keep the seeds before planting them without them going to waste
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im interested in starting a farm of strawberries, in easterncape/south africa..where can i get the strawberries seeds?

- kairo Busie

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