If you are looking for that old fashioned strawberry that will make you glow with glee, the classic shape and flavor, you will find it in the Earliglow Strawberry (Fragaria ananassa 'Earliglow') is guaranteed to make you grin. Early pickings are larger and great for eating fresh, and the later harvest is smaller and better for cooking and canning. You can't go wrong with this high yield, disease resistant variety.
The Earliglow Strawberry is one of the most delectable varieties on the market. Its conical shaped fruit is both sweet and juicy, perfect for eating fresh from the patch or turning into pies and jam. It will bear a large crop, so you might want to freeze or can some as well. And don't forget to save room for shakes and smoothies, Earliglows make a delicious additional to them.
Strawberries self-pollinate, so your Earliglow Strawberry will be fine with just the help of local pollinators. Your bees will love their joyous white blossoms and will happily thank you by pollinating the rest of your garden as well.
Your Earliglow Strawberry is a vigorous grower and will produce a lot of runners for you to transplant to new locations.
As their name implies, these plants start bearing earlier than most varieties, so you won't have to wait as long in season to pop some of the ripe berries in your mouth for a quick snack. They will give you an excellent size crop each summer, and don't worry about the cold winters--this variety will winter quite well with a nice layer of mulch spread over it. But don't forget that these plants are so beautiful that you can use them as ground cover or borders around your yard as well.
You will want to plant your Earliglow Strawberry plants where they can bask in full sun. Give them plenty of organic matter, and make sure that the soil is well drained. These delightful plants will be happy in your garden, but you can also put it in a container on your patio, pop it into a raised bed or plant it in a hanging basket. Just make sure that you give it plenty of water.
Remember that old fashioned isn't another way of saying "boring." This traditional strawberry variety has characteristics that are alive-and-well in addition to being highly sought after. Order your bright strawberry plants for your garden today, and soon you will be enjoying all that strawberry goodness you remember from your childhood.
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Fragaria ananassa 'Earliglow'|
|Mature Height||4 - 10 inches|
|Mature Spread||8 - 12 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Harvest Time||Early Season|
|When To Prune||Early Spring|