What is the name of the strawberry that Monty Don has in his garden, described on Gardeners' World last year as half way between an alpine and a standard variety and has an Italian sounding name. Where can one buy the plants
It would appear that no one knows-there is one called Florence and another called toscana-about as near to Italian sounding I can find-cannot recall the clip myself but someone might
In the meantime look here-perhaps something will ring a bell?
Scroll down a bit and you'll find .... "Strawberry 'Mara des Bois'
A cross between modern and wild strawberries, it has the advantage of fruiting from July to October, rather than just June and July. Berries are small, but tasty."
I wasn't going to grow strawberries in this new garden - but having read about these, I've changed my mind and ordered some from Ken Muir.
I'm thinking warm ripe strawberries for breakfast on a sunny morning