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Sequoia Strawberry Plants by the Box (1500)

Sequoia Strawberry Plants by the Box (1500)

Botanical Berry Excellence

Sequoia strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa 'Sequoia') are a distinguished strawberry cultivar celebrated for their exceptional botanical attributes and culinary potentia.

Botanical Features

Sequoia Strawberry plants are herbaceous perennials known for their compact, bushy growth. Typically, these plants reach a height of 6-12 inches (15-30 cm) with a similar spread. The foliage of Sequoia strawberries consists of medium-green, compound leaves comprised of three serrated leaflets, forming a dense rosette at the base of the plant.

Luscious Berries

One of the standout features of Sequoia strawberries is their medium to large-sized, conical-shaped berries. When fully ripe, these berries display a glossy, vivid red exterior that adds to their visual appeal. These berries are not only visually appealing but also offer a delightful flavor that makes them a favorite among both gardeners and culinary enthusiasts.

Ideal Growing Conditions

To cultivate Sequoia Strawberries successfully, it's essential to provide optimal growing conditions. These plants thrive in full sun exposure, though they do exhibit some tolerance for partial shade. To ensure their vigorous growth and fruit production, it's recommended to provide them with a minimum of 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.

Soil quality plays a pivotal role in the success of Sequoia strawberries. They flourish in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH level that slightly leans toward acidity to neutrality, ideally around 6.0-6.5. Preparing the soil meticulously before planting is crucial to promote robust growth and bountiful fruit production.

Maintaining consistent moisture levels is imperative for Sequoia strawberries. These plants require regular watering to preserve the moisture balance without leading to waterlogging. Adequate moisture ensures that the berries develop plump and juicy.

Harvesting with Precision

Harvesting Sequoia strawberries is an art that requires precision. Ripe strawberries can be identified by their uniform, bright red coloration, an inviting aroma, and their effortless detachment from the stem with a gentle tug. Employing proper harvesting techniques preserves the fruit's quality and flavor, allowing you to enjoy the best possible taste in your culinary creations.

Cultivating Sequoia Strawberries

Sequoia Strawberry Plants are cherished for their flavor, adaptability, and botanical charm. They embody the perfect harmony of horticultural elegance and culinary potential. Whether you are an experienced horticulturist or someone just beginning their gardening journey, cultivating this esteemed variety promises a sensory and gastronomic experience like no other.

In conclusion, Sequoia strawberries are not just your ordinary berries; they are a botanical masterpiece that combines beauty, flavor, and adaptability. With the right care and attention to their growing conditions, you can enjoy the pleasure of cultivating and savoring these delightful berries, whether in your garden or on your plate.

Place Order By: Wednesday. Ships: Mondays. Available: Approx mid-Dec until they run out approx March. Can delay ship date to as late as March. Ships via:FDX HD to zone 2-5; FDX 3 Day to zone 6-8. If the customer is outside of ZN 5 and is willing to accept full responsibility for any loss due to a longer transit time, we will ship via FedEx Ground. Half-boxes NOT available.

See our recent blog post on growing big organic strawberries.

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Description

Sequoia strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa 'Sequoia') are a distinguished strawberry cultivar celebrated for their exceptional botanical attributes and culinary potentia.

Botanical Features

Sequoia Strawberry plants are herbaceous perennials known for their compact, bushy growth. Typically, these plants reach a height of 6-12 inches (15-30 cm) with a similar spread. The foliage of Sequoia strawberries consists of medium-green, compound leaves comprised of three serrated leaflets, forming a dense rosette at the base of the plant.

Luscious Berries

One of the standout features of Sequoia strawberries is their medium to large-sized, conical-shaped berries. When fully ripe, these berries display a glossy, vivid red exterior that adds to their visual appeal. These berries are not only visually appealing but also offer a delightful flavor that makes them a favorite among both gardeners and culinary enthusiasts.

Ideal Growing Conditions

To cultivate Sequoia Strawberries successfully, it's essential to provide optimal growing conditions. These plants thrive in full sun exposure, though they do exhibit some tolerance for partial shade. To ensure their vigorous growth and fruit production, it's recommended to provide them with a minimum of 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.

Soil quality plays a pivotal role in the success of Sequoia strawberries. They flourish in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH level that slightly leans toward acidity to neutrality, ideally around 6.0-6.5. Preparing the soil meticulously before planting is crucial to promote robust growth and bountiful fruit production.

Maintaining consistent moisture levels is imperative for Sequoia strawberries. These plants require regular watering to preserve the moisture balance without leading to waterlogging. Adequate moisture ensures that the berries develop plump and juicy.

Harvesting with Precision

Harvesting Sequoia strawberries is an art that requires precision. Ripe strawberries can be identified by their uniform, bright red coloration, an inviting aroma, and their effortless detachment from the stem with a gentle tug. Employing proper harvesting techniques preserves the fruit's quality and flavor, allowing you to enjoy the best possible taste in your culinary creations.

Cultivating Sequoia Strawberries

Sequoia Strawberry Plants are cherished for their flavor, adaptability, and botanical charm. They embody the perfect harmony of horticultural elegance and culinary potential. Whether you are an experienced horticulturist or someone just beginning their gardening journey, cultivating this esteemed variety promises a sensory and gastronomic experience like no other.

In conclusion, Sequoia strawberries are not just your ordinary berries; they are a botanical masterpiece that combines beauty, flavor, and adaptability. With the right care and attention to their growing conditions, you can enjoy the pleasure of cultivating and savoring these delightful berries, whether in your garden or on your plate.

Place Order By: Wednesday. Ships: Mondays. Available: Approx mid-Dec until they run out approx March. Can delay ship date to as late as March. Ships via:FDX HD to zone 2-5; FDX 3 Day to zone 6-8. If the customer is outside of ZN 5 and is willing to accept full responsibility for any loss due to a longer transit time, we will ship via FedEx Ground. Half-boxes NOT available.

See our recent blog post on growing big organic strawberries.

Strawberries are sent out on Mondays. Place your order by Wednesday to ship the following Monday. Unless you specify otherwise, we will send your Strawberries on the next possible Monday. You could also request delayed delivery in the Order-Specific Comments box.

Strawberries are extremely adaptable and are grown in every state in the U.S. Plants generally grow 6-8" tall and 12" across, are shallow-rooted, and benefit from mulch such as straw, pine needles, or plastic. Prefer a soil rich in all the basic nutrients with a pH of 6 to 6.5. Susceptible to root rot and must be planted in well-drained soil, with crown set at soil level. Yield under the best of conditions is about one basket per plant per season.

June Bearers generally produce a single large crop in spring to early summer (as early as March in warmer regions) and are prolific producers for 3 to 4 weeks. Pick the blossoms off June bearers the first year to boost production the second year.

Everbearers are not as prolific as June bearers but are especially suitable for growers who wish to harvest a constant supply of berries throughout the summer. Plant some of both to have a large harvest to preserve, and plenty to eat all summer!

Full Box Quantities The plant count of a full box is 1500. These ship directly from the supplier.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Ships direct from our supplier beginning in mid December, on Mondays only. Order by Wednesday to ship the following Monday. You can request a later ship date at checkout. Ships via FedEx Ground to Shipping Zones 2-5; FedEx 3 Day to Shipping Zones 6-8. Tracking emails will be sent once the box ships.

Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU

Does not qualify for Flat Rate Shipping.

Cannot ship via USPS.

Cannot ship via SmartPost.

Ships directly from the vendor. Tracking emails will be sent once the box ships.

Shipping Weight: 45.0 lb

Dimensions: 22.0"L x 11.0"W x 11.0"H

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Long-Lived
  • Plant Spreads
  • Self-fruitful
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Suited to Warmer Climates
  • Thornless

Characteristics

Approximate Harvest Time : Early Spring
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Plant Quantity : Box
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Winter
Strawberry Fruiting : June Bearer
Time to Fruit Production : 1 Year

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