Strawberry
Fragaria x ananassa 'Fragissimo'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fragaria (frag-AY-ree-uh) (Info)
Species: x ananassa (a-NAN-ass-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Fragissimo
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Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Perennials

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USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

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Bloom Color:

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On Sep 16, 2013, Karlien from Oranjemund
Namibia wrote:

Medicinal Uses. It is said that:
• Strawberries are rich in pectin, fiber, vitamins A, B, C, E, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus and antioxidants. It is an appetite stimulant, astringent, antimicrobial, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. A tea of the leaves treat diarrhea and mucosal inflammation of the mouth (as a gargle). The leaves and fruit are considered to be a cleansing diuretic for urinary tract disorders, rheumatism, gout and arthritis. Combine with St. John's Wort for mild arthritic pain, or with celery seed for gout. Young leaves have been used as a substitute for black tea and are sometimes taken as a bulking agent (filler) in medicinal herbal teas. The leaves are rich in flavonoids. Crushed strawberries have been a popular cosmetic remedy for centuries. Apply to wh... read more