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PlantFiles: Strawberry
Fragaria x ananassa 'Tristar'

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

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Customlucky On Apr 7, 2006, Customlucky from Amarillo, TX wrote:

WOW! what an amazing plant to grow!! i have three plants in an 8" hanging container and in the past week they have grown tremendously! I can't wait until they start producing fruit and I will keep you guys posted!

Positive Gabrielle On Jan 16, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

These are the absolute best strawberries I have ever tasted! They are big and prolific, all summer long.

Positive Sarahskeeper On Dec 18, 2005, Sarahskeeper from Brockton, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

This is a great strawberry! They are the first to ripen in June and have a tangy strawberry flavor, very sweet and pleasant. No need to add sugar to these.
The berries are small to medium in size and keep coming ALL Summer (except for a 2 week break in early July) until frost. I've picked them for Halloween.
The plants are a bit smaller than most. They often bear fruit on the runners even before they are rooted.
Andy P

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

, (2 reports)
Littleton, Colorado
Ellendale, Delaware
Rockledge, Florida
Washington, Illinois
Barbourville, Kentucky
Paducah, Kentucky
Macomb, Michigan
Ashland, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
Bend, Oregon
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Amarillo, Texas
Layton, Utah
Marysville, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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