Should I Keep the Wild Strawberry Plants?

achang89(Z6)August 22, 2014

I just planted the strawberry plants. Then I saw several wild strawberry plants came up in the same patch. I'm quite sure they are wild.

Should I keep them, or just yank them out? I remember seeing the wild one around, setting small fruits. I'm not sure.

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lucky_p

Are you sure your wild ones are actual strawberries, or the introduced and flavorless "Indian" or mock strawberry?

Here is a link that might be useful: Duchesnia indica

    Bookmark   August 23, 2014 at 10:15AM
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achang89(Z6)

I do not know what kind of strawberry it is. I'm sure it is strawberry. I did not plant those.

I've seen something like strawberry which sends out 1/2" shinny berries, just like tiny strawberry. Never tasted them.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2014 at 10:24AM
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curtis(5)

Those wild ones tried to take over my patch. Easier now then when they have multiplied.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2014 at 11:49AM
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achang89(Z6)

These are the pictures.


    Bookmark   August 23, 2014 at 4:11PM
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