A local garden center has these available this year & I'm thinking of planting a few. Anyone have any first hand observations or experiences with them? Thanks
I have grown Alpine strawberries for thirty years. I did not bother to buy the yellow or white, as red have little taste but are very pretty and children love them. I would not bother to grow it for its berries but as a novelty. Mrs. G
I think Alpines blow away regular strawberries, but to each his own! Only used by the best restaurants. The whites and yellows have a pineapple like taste. But I like the reds better. I actually like them all. Yellow Wonder is hard to find, most places that sell it are sold out, it is a huge seller.
I have a yellow Alpine, and a red, got the seeds from Pinetree.
I think the flavor is very good on both, much better than any berry from the grocery store.
I also grew some from Pinetree seeds years ago. Taste was not much, plus mine produced runners all over the place despite description saying they didn't do runners. Had to rip mine out as they were so weedlike.
Pam in cinti
Pam, we must have gotten different seeds. Mine just make a small bush.
I picked up 12 plants today. Thanks for the input.
I started Pineapple, a yellow/white Alpine from Parks, many years ago. Last year tried White Soul and Yellow Wonder from Pinetree. The Pineapple taste is outstanding over the others and seems to have larger, tastier berries. The yellow strawberries do not seeds everywhere like the red ones because the birds leave them alone. They are great for snacking and make a good pot plant.