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The best strawberries to grow

Check out our pick of the most flavoursome, biggest-cropping strawberries to grow.

Strawberries are a highlight of summer, and you don’t need masses of space to enjoy a delicious, home-grown harvest – even a balcony will do.

There are so many varieties to grow, but most of them are split into several categories depending on when they ripen. Earlies ripen from late May, mid-season strawberries from mid-June and the late varieties from late June. Everbearing or perpetual strawberries produce flushes of strawberries from late summer until the first frosts, extending the season.

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