TIMING Germination 15-30 days Harvesting 90-120 days
SPACING When sowing 1-3 cm; Depth 0,2 cm When thinning 10-15 cm
GROWING Sunligth Partial shade Soil Well-drained, moist and fertile soil Watering Regular, heavy watering Feeding Light feeder
CARING Expert tip Tiny strawberry seeds require a bit of patience, but don’t give up on them. Sow them on the surface and don’t cover them. Be sure not to let the soil dry out – not even for a few hours. For best results, keep the soil temperature at around 20°.
SUPPORTING Pollinators Borage and thyme attract bees and butterflies, helping with strawberry pollination. Pests Grow companion plants that attracts ladybirds to prevent aphids attacks.
HARVESTING There’s nothing easier than picking alpine strawberry. Grasp the tiny strawberry between your thumb and your forefinger, pull gently, eat and repeat!
EATING Medicinal properties The juice of alpine strawberries can be applied to the skin to eliminate wrinkles. How to eat Alpine strawberries can be cooked and used in jams, tarts and other sweet treats. But, in my opinion, the best way to experience their delicious flavour and scent is to grow them in your garden and eat them fresh, straight from plant to mouth.
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