Fragaria 'Jewel'

Fragaria 'Jewel'

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The best all-around June-bearer
SKU 49919-PK-25
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Key Characteristics

4 - 8

Mature Height

12 IN

Mature Width

3 Feet

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Fragaria 'Jewel'

A terrific all-around strawberry, this June-bearer begins about 2 weeks after Earliglow and keeps the berries coming over a long season. Its large, firm, deliciously sweet fruit is excellent for fresh eating or canning and preserving, holding up well after picking.

The first thing you will notice about these berries is that they are particularly resistant to bruises and abrasions. They can take a bit of rough handling and still look attractive and healthy. Perfect for home gardeners, 'Jewel' earns its name by sight as well as by taste.

Developed by Cornell University, 'Jewel' was bred specifically for large fruit size, attractive appearance, and high quality eating. Who can ask for anything more from a strawberry, really?! It excels at all three, but its best feature is flavor. You will find it very productive and always delicious.

Product Details

Item Form Bareroot
Genus Fragaria
Species x ananassa
Variety 'Jewel'
Product Classification Fruit, Plants
Habit Prostrate
USDA Zone Low 4
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Color White
Bloom Season Start Mid Spring
Bloom Season End Mid Spring
Harvest Season Mid Summer
Resistance Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant
Characteristics Berries, Easy Care Plants, Edible
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cuisine, Ground Cover, Outdoor
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI

Customer Reviews

Review by naturelover
We purchased 25 jewel strawberry plants in April of 2018. When they arrived we only had 2 that didn't make it and the rest took right off and grew healthy and strong in the raised bed we made for them. Spring 2019 we had a great first harvest, even though the weather in Michigan was less than cooperative. I'd say we picked at least 14 quarts and had a fresh quart about every other day to eat. They are delicious and easy for all ages to handle. I'm hoping for a bigger 2nd year crop!
survived week of neglect
Review by Deborah
They arrived and I didn't have the bed ready for a full week, since I was building a pyramid planter from scratch. I added a touch of moisture the day after they arrived and left them in the box on the cool, but not freezing porch for a week. Guiltily, they were dry, but not whithered when I planted them. All survived.

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