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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.
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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.
Product Code: PSTR500Brand: Brookside Nursery
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.
If ordered with plants we will normally dispatch flower bulbs with your plant order during your first requested dispatch week. If you would prefer your flower bulbs to be dispatched separately (within two working days of ordering) please tick the “please dispatch this item separately” box on the shopping basket page. (an extra charge of £1.50 per item applies)
If you are not ordering any plants, we will normally dispatch your bulbs within two working days of ordering. Delivery is normally made within 3-5 working days of ordering. The delivery method (usually Royal Mail or Parcelforce) will be displayed in the shopping basket.
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