Fragaria vesca

Fragaria vesca


Woodland Strawberry Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium-Moist)
Sun: Part Shade – Shade
Height: 6-12″
Color: White
Bloom: May – July

More Details:

Suggested Uses:  Woodland strawberries are a beautiful addition to any woodland garden with rich, moist soil.  Strawberries spread by runners (above-ground shoots). They can be a great, spreading ground cover but they can overwhelm a small garden if is not maintained regularly.

Native Range: Native throughout much of the U.S. except the South.

Pollinators: Bees!

Flowers: Flowers are typically 1/2″ in diameter, with 3-5 flowers per plant. Each has 5 white petals and yellow centers (stigmas and stamens). Flowers typically bloom on stems above the leaves. Small, red strawberries develop later in the summer.

Leaves: Basal, palmately compound with 3 leaflets each. Noticeably toothed with prominent veins.

Note: Similar in appearance to Wild Strawberries (Fragaria virginiana).

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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