Strawberry 'Elsanta' | 3 Bare Roots per Pack
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Strawberry 'Elsanta' | 3 Bare Roots per Pack

A strawberry known for its bright red glossy fruits and outstanding flavour and when given the right growing conditions ‘Elsanta’ can produce up to 400-500g of fruit per plant making them ideal for summer jam-making.

350011 Price:  £4.99

A strawberry known for its bright red glossy fruits and outstanding flavour and when given the right growing conditions ‘Elsanta’ can produce up to 400-500g of fruit per plant making them ideal for summer jam-making.
The relatively compact size of Strawberry ‘Elsanta’ makes it ideal for growing in pots, window boxes, strawberry planters and even in hanging baskets if space is limited.

See the tabs above or click these links for information on: Delivery and Advice.

Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  3 Bareroots
Position:  Full Sun
Plant Type:  Hardy
Botanical name:  Fragaria x ananassa

You will receive 3 bare root strawberry plants per pack. Each strawberry will arrive with a plant base attached to roots.
Soak the roots in warm water for 30 minutes or so before planting to rehydrate the roots.
Strawberries are best grown in a sunny sheltered spot in an area that has had plenty of well-rotted manure or compost dug in.
Plant them approximately 30-45cms apart and, if you are planting a whole strawberry bed in your allotment or veggie patch then, allow 75cms between rows to allow the plants to grow fully.
Plant at the depth of the roots, spreading them out in the prepared hole and back fill with soil keeping the crowns (top of the plants) at soil level.
Water after planting and then mulch around the plants with bark to help retain the moisture. As the plants mature, pinch out any runners if you do not need extra plantlets.
When cropping is over, remove old foliage, and feed with a balanced fertiliser such as
Aim to replace strawberry plants every three years as their crops reduce over the seasons.

Our bare root perennials are available for dispatch during the month of March. If you have also ordered plug plants for dispatch in March, we will send your bareroots during the same week. Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 24 , larger orders via Parcelforce 24

If you have ordered bareroot plants only (or other non-plug plant varieties), we will dispatch your order during week commencing 16th March 2020 or if you order after this date we will dispatch within 3-4 working days of ordering - these are sent via Royal Mail 48 or Parcelforce 48.

For more advice and information about bare root plants, please click on the advice tab above.

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