Planting fall strawberry plugs.

drscottr(7)June 16, 2014

When is the best date to plant strawberry plugs in the fall?

I planted late last year (november) and got delicious strawberries but not a large amount.

Planted Chandler's and live just north of Baltimore - 7A.

Thanks

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

Doing it here I'd be thinking September. I believe that's what was common in CA. Near Baltimore I'd think that would be better than Nov. Not enough growth planting that late for much crop the next spring.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2014 at 9:53AM
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2ajsmama

I planted in Sept and the plants are well-established and bearing, but not a lot (not every plant) and aren't running (runnering?) yet. The ones I planted in spring 2012 and plucked the blossoms off that summer bore well last year, ran (?), that's where I got the ones in Sept, but this spring went crazy and started taking over the veggie garden.

So plant in Sept or whenever the worst heat/drought is over for you to get a head start, but I wouldn't expect them to bear much the first year.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2014 at 6:45PM
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