Sassy Strawberry Collection
Plant name - This collection contains 4 x 12cm pots of 3 varieties:
1. Elsanta x 1
2. Gorella x 1
3. Gariguette x 2
Plant size - Height up to 0.3m, Spread up to 0.3m
Hardiness - Hardy to between -5c and -10c. Best planted away from exposed windy sites.
Ideal for - Garden veg beds, pots, baskets, large containers and allotments.
Position - Full Sun
Flowering - Fruits from late spring into Summer
Pot Size - 12cm
Soil Type - Any
Description - Elsanta - An excellent strawberry that produces masses of glossy, highly aromatic fruit that have a good shelf life. Great for the home grower as the strawberries have a delicious taste and it can grow on most soils. The orange-red fruit are produced from mid-June to mid-July.
Gorella - A favourite variety in Europe for many years, early cropping with large red fruits. Strong but compact growth. One of the best older varieties, good crops of well flavoured firm fruits.
Gariguette - Much favoured by some of the world's top chefs, this wonderful variety of strawberry produces bright red fruits with a sweet and delicate flavour, and is at its best when eaten fresh. It is an early variety with berries ready for picking from May.