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Fragaria x ananassa 'Bolero'

Strawberry

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Key information

Plant type

Fruit

Flower colour

White

Feature

Fruit

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Geoff Kidd, copyright GAP Photos (145183)

Plant details

Bolero' produces heavy crops of firm, glossy berries with a good flavour. It shows good resistance to powdery mildew, crown rot and verticilliurn wilt. Rich, well-manured soil is essential, together with ample water during flowering and fruiting. Plants should be netted against birds and squirrels.

Genus: Fragaria

Species: x ananassa

Cultivar: Bolero

Plant type: Fruit

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 20cm

Spread: 20cm

Time to take cuttings: June to August


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