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ALBION

ALBION

Product Description:

Our go-to everbearing strawberry. Albion produces very large, deep red, conical berries with firm, deliciously sweet flesh. Give these plants a little extra space for largest berries. Good disease resistance.

Strawberry plants are shipped bare root in mid-March. Order early for best availability. Detailed planting information and growing instructions are included with each order. Not available to US Territories or Canada.
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BARE ROOT

$24.95

$24.95

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Customer Reviews

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Jeffery H.
Small Plants

When we received the bare-root plants, they were difficult to separate. Many were so small that it was difficult to determine where the crown was. All the plants have died, and we attribute that to several factors. The first was the size of the plants. Second, we did not do additional research into tips and tricks for planting bare-root strawberries before making the purchase. Third, our planting location. Lastly, please do not consider that our area can suffer from a late session of snow, frost, and hard freezes until mid-May.

What we learned from our local extension service and garden groups is to soak the plants inside, change the water daily for a few days before planting, trim the plant's roots by 1/4 to 1/3 to stimulate growth, and mix a root simulator into the trench we plan them in.

We will try the barefoot option again, but we might switch to a vendor that publishes the minimum bare root sizes they will ship.

So sorry to hear that! As always, our products are backed by our full guarantee. We want you, our customers, to be 100% satisfied with the seed, plants and supplies that you purchase from us. If anything you buy from Territorial proves to be unsatisfactory, we will either replace the item (if available) or refund the purchase price, whichever you prefer (for up to 1 year from purchase). You can also reach out to us for any troubleshooting! Contact our customer service (Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Pacific Time) at either 800-626-0866 or info@territorialseed.com

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Susann K.
Absolute failure

Out of 25 bare root plants only 2 survived. I spent a month pampering these plants. I finally came to the conclusion they were an epic fail. I had to buy and borrow strawberry plants to replenish my patch. I was very disappointed.

So sorry to hear that! As always, our products are backed by our full guarantee. We want you, our customers, to be 100% satisfied with the seed, plants and supplies that you purchase from us. If anything you buy from Territorial proves to be unsatisfactory, we will either replace the item (if available) or refund the purchase price, whichever you prefer (for up to 1 year from purchase). You can also reach out to us for any troubleshooting! Contact our customer service (Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Pacific Time) at either 800-626-0866 or info@territorialseed.com

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Sandra S.
Strawberry roots not ok

I bought 25 strawberries (roots) Only three strawberry plants came up from those. Is it possible for you to credit my account ?

So sorry to hear that! Please reach out to our customer service so we can issue a refund. Contact our customer service (Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Pacific Time) at either 800-626-0866 or info@territorialseed.com

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Katie S.
None of them grew

Not a single one of my bundle of Albion strawberry plants grew even though they’ve been faithfully watered and planted in good soil. I’m so bummed. My other strawberries from years ago are still putting off runners thankfully but these didn’t do anything. I will still be a territorial customer - everything else I’ve ever gotten from them has been great. I just wish these had grown, or I had gotten a different variety that worked better.

So sorry to hear that! Please reach out, so we can help troubleshoot or figure out if we need to issue a refund. Contact our customer service (Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Pacific Time) at either 800-626-0866 or info@territorialseed.com

Soil Temp for Germ 65–75°F
Seed Depth Press into soil lightly
Days to Emergence 2–6 wks
Plant Spacing 8–12"
Fertilizer Needs Medium
Minimum Germination 60%
Seeds per Gram Listed per variety
Seed Life 2 years

Fragaria vesca

Culture
• Strawberries require fertile, well-drained soil, high in organic matter, with an optimum soil pH of 5.5-6.5
• Prepare beds by deeply digging in a 1 inch layer of compost and 5 pounds of bone meal for 100 square feet
• Plant in raised beds, and cover with plastic or straw mulch to prevent fruit contact with soil, which can cause rot
• Keep beds evenly moist, use drip irrigation if possible, avoid wetting fruit; plants need 1-1 1/2 inches of water per week during the growing season
• Pinch off runners to keep plants productive
• June bearing: Produce berries over a 2-3 week period in early summer
• Everbearing: Produce berries consistently from late spring through fall

Direct Sowing
• Direct seed outside as soon as the soil warms

Transplanting
• Sow indoors 2 months before last frost date
• Strawberry seeds need light to germinate
• Keep moist with a mister
• Up-pot at 3-4 weeks and transplant outside after the danger of frost has passed

Insects & Diseases
• Common pests: Root weevils, aphids, and slugs
• Pest control: Neem oil or Pyrethrin, and baits or traps for slugs
• Common diseases: Mold, mildew, root rot and verticilium wilt
• Disease control: Rotate every 3-4 years with new plants, Greencure®



Strawberry Plants

Fragaria x ananassa

Culture
• Strawberries require fertile, well-drained soil, high in organic matter, with an optimum soil pH of 5.5-6.5
• Prepare beds by deeply digging in a 1 inch layer of compost and 5 pounds of bone meal for 100 square feet
• Plant in raised beds, and cover with plastic or straw mulch to prevent fruit contact with soil, which can cause rot
• Keep beds evenly moist, use drip irrigation if possible, avoid wetting fruit; plants need 1-1 1/2 inches of water per week during the growing season
• Plant 12-15 inches apart in all directions
• Pinch off runners to keep plants productive
• June bearing: Produce berries over a 2-3 week period in early summer
• Everbearing/Day Neutral: Produce berries consistently from late spring through fall

Planting
• Plant in 4 inch pots and hold for a few weeks if soil is not ready when you receive plants
• Dig in 1/4 cup complete fertilizer per plant
• Pinch off blossoms of everbearing varieties until July 1st of the first year
• Pinch off blossoms of June bearing varieties the entire first year

Insects & Diseases
• Common pests: Root weevils, aphids, and slugs
• Pest control: Neem oil or Pyrethrin, and baits or traps for slugs
• Common diseases: Mold, mildew, root rot and verticilium wilt
• Disease control: Rotate every 3-4 years with new plants, Greencure®

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