Fragaria 'Quinault' Strawberry

Fragaria 'Quinault' Strawberry

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Fresh berries from late spring through summer
SKU 48748-PK-25
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Key Characteristics

4 - 8

Mature Height

10 IN

Mature Width

24 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Fragaria 'Quinault' Strawberry

These are the biggest, softest, juiciest, most delectable strawberries you can find for fresh eating. 'Quinault' is "the" name for giant, delicious berries, and if you've got even one strawberry lover in the family, you owe it to them to grow this easy, high-yielding plant.

These Fragaria 'Quinault' Strawberries are a full 2 inches wide, with soft flesh and dessert-quality flavor. They've got everything I appreciate in homegrown strawberries—an intense fragrance, great color, and that succulent tenderness that no store-bought berry really equals.

Fragaria 'Quinault' Strawberry is an everbearing or "day-neutral" plant, so it will keep producing from late spring through summer—4 to 5 months of solid crops isn't unusual. And it's self-pollinating, which means you don't have to grow a big field of these plants to get good yields. In fact, 'Quinault' is a great choice for pots (as well as the garden, of course), because it sets berries even in unrooted runners.

Reaching anywhere from 12 to 18 inches wide and spreading up to 2 feet wide in the garden, Fragaria 'Quinault' Strawberry is terrifically vigorous, thanks to its great resistance to many common strawberry diseases: leaf scorch, leaf spot, and root rot. It's the perfect combination—huge fruit size, unbeatable flavor, and heavy yields.

Among the best fruit crops for the home gardener, strawberries ask only fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. They offer years of tasty fruit, renewing themselves from the runners they produce. Set plants 2½ feet apart. They will set ¾-inch white blooms a few weeks later, followed by fruit about 4 to 5 weeks later.

Replace this crop about every 2 years to keep up the yields. Everbearing varieties flower and bear fruit over about a 5 month time frame, although the spring and fall months tend to be heavier, particularly in warm climates. They do best in the Northern U.S., and are a great choice for the higher elevations in the South.

Product Details

Item Form Bareroot
Genus Fragaria
Species x ananassa
Variety 'Quinault'
Product Classification Fruit, Perennials, Plants
Habit Compact
USDA Zone Low 4
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Color White
Max Bloom Size 0.75
Bloom Season Start Late Spring
Bloom Season End Mid Summer
Foliage Color Dark Green
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance
Characteristics Berries, Bird Lovers, Edible
Uses Baskets, Beds, Border, Containers, Cuisine, Outdoor
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI

Customer Reviews

Great Strawberries!!!
Review by DirtyHands
This is an amazing plant! The first year I grew it in pots and rooted the runners in another small pot. This year I transplanted them to the garden and they are doing great! They're producing more fruit and runners in the garden than the pots - they must be happy and so am I!!!
I planted these the same day I received them, within 24 hours I had green foliage. Its been a week and they are doing fantastic. They are growing Fast, I planted them in my new Topsy Turvy Tree, I cant wait for some fresh strawberry. These are a must have. So far I am happy this is my first purchase. I will be back for more !!!! I think I will make a Youtube Video of the progress

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